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UPDATE: Missing 2-year-old found safe near Decorah, Iowa Video included

Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a missing two year old.

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UPDATE: Authorities release name of victim who died in train accident

Emergency crews are on scene after reports of a man on a scooter was hit by a train.

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Rochester auto shop rises from the ashes, unveils rebuilt building

Werkstatt 533 Auto Shop caught fire more than a year ago, but on Saturday the owners unveiled the newly rebuilt building.

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Rochester residents going bald for a cause

People from around the area gathered at Whistle Binkies to support the St. Baldrick's Foundation for childhood cancer research by shaving their heads.

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Stand Still Parade brings big crowd to small town

A big crowd of people made it out to the small town of Whalan Saturday for the 24th annual Stand Still Parade, something making Whalan a community like no other. 

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Rochester residents take to the roads to support Melanoma research Video included

The 13th annual "Stay Out of the Sun Run" took place Friday evening, as participants gathered at Lourdes High School to support Melanoma Research.

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Lanesboro jeweler talks about items she designed for Prince now up for auction

Friday evening, Julien's Auction in New York opened bidding for clothing, guitars, jewelry, and other objects from Prince's collection. Some of those items have ties to southeastern Minnesota.

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Trout Days brings excited anglers to Preston

Every third weekend in May, Preston celebrates Trout Days, an event that has been going on for 30 years.  

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House fire behind PEM school causes lockdown

A Minnesota school district is put on lockdown after a house catches on fire.

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Local artists on display at 9th Annual Art on the Ave Video included

The event features painters, glass blowers, metal workers, jewelers, musicians and live art. The highlight of the event is unveiling the installation of a permanent boulevard sculpture, hand crafted by a regional artist.

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UPDATE: Gofundme page set up for elderly couple who lost their house to a fire Video included

A couple is safe in rural Dodge Center after multiple fire departments responded to a house fire.

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2 Austin men arrested after an argument turned physical

Austin Police were called out to a fight Thursday at 10:20 p.m. 

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Austin woman cited after police say she sideswiped a parked car

Austin Police were called out to a crash around 1:00 Friday morning.

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West Circle Drive buckles Thursday afternoon

On its Facebook page RPD said the buckle caused cars to go "airborne.".

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Big changes at Mayo campuses in Austin and Albert Lea Video included

Surgical services are transferring from the Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea campus to the Austin campus, but a big financial donation is coming to the Albert Lea campus to keep healthcare local.  

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Rochester residents learn how to help fight youth homelessness Video included

The Youth Intervention Programs Association hosted a seminar at the Rochester Public Library to help advocates learn how to properly interact and help homeless young people.

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Ultimate Hike team in Rochester seeking participants Video included

It's a fundraiser for children's cancer research.

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1800 fifth graders attend the fifth annual All City Track Meet Video included

An annual summer tradition continues at Mayo High School, its the All City Track Meet. 

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1 man arrested after police find drugs in his car

An early morning traffic stop turns into a drug arrest.

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Police searching for Rochester man accused of strangling woman unconscious multiple times

Mug from previous arrest. Mug from previous arrest.

According to Rochester police, officers were called to assist a 32-year-old woman, who was assaulted by a man she has a relationship with, around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Austin police release suspect photos in armed robbery Video included

Austin police are releasing surveillance photos from the Austin Freedom Valu Center robbery on Friday, May 4th.

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Following Fitness: Rochester fitness vlogger attracts 30 thousand followers Video included

Bailey Ducommun has about 30,000 people watching on her fitness themed Instagram and YouTube channels called Body Fit Balance.

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Rock stars visit Rochester elementary school

A local Rochester elementary school welcomed a pair of rock stars to their school assembly on Wednesday. The drummers from Foo Fighters and The Lovin' Spoonful shared their talents with students, while also sharing an important message about exploring your passion.

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Charity dinner in Austin helps vets

A charity dinner and auction helps Austin veterans.

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Wall honoring Vietnam vets comes to Austin Video included

The wall with the names of Vietnam vets is coming to Austin.

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Olmsted County Sheriff's Department conducts 'Spring Cleaning' drug sweep, more than a dozen arrested Video included

Several people are behind bars after the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department conducts a drug sweep.

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Police chief candidate removed from consideration Video included

The two remaining candidates to become Rochester's next Police Chief now have a 50-50 shot.

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Rochester police searching for two people after park theft Video included

A man claimed he was pickpocketed at Slatterly Park Tuesday night after going there with a woman he met online. 

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House prices continue to rise in SE Minnesota Video included

Buying a house can be a pretty stressful process for many, and for nearly everyone, it's your single most expensive investment. Despite rising housing costs, home buyers say they're optimistic about the real estate market. 

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Elementary students get creative at "Young Students, Young Artists" conference. Video included

The three day activity-filled conference aims to ignite student enthusiasm in the world of art.  Sculpting, drawing, origami and water-coloring are just a few of the activities students get to participate in.

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Man arrested in Austin for driving stolen Ohio rental car

A man is arrested in Austin for allegedly stealing a rental car in Ohio and driving it to Austin.

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Austin man reports bedroom break-in

Austin police are investigating a residential burglary after a man discovered his bedroom had been broken into and left in a state of disarray.

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Plant sale promises endless options for your spring garden Video included

The 79th annual plant sale is a great way to support the group while sprucing up your outdoor planting for the spring.

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UPDATE: Names released of the drivers involved in the fatal accident near Harmony Video included

Minnesota State Patrol has now released the name of the drivers involved in the fatal crash near Harmony.

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Lake Winona Manor now has private rooms for every resident Video included

Privacy is one thing many people value, and one nursing home took that into consideration as it transitioned to private rooms for all residents. Lake Winona Manor made the switch from two people per room to one person per room on May 1st. 

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SE Minnesota farmers anxious to plant Video included

While the soaking rains may be good for our lawns and gardens, too much of it hasn't been good for farmers and their fields.

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Winnebago Industries launches all-electric vehicle

Winnebago Industries is a 60-year-old recreational vehicle manufacturer and has got some big things going on right now.   

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Ceremony to be held Friday as part of National Police Week Video included

Flags are flying at half staff all around the state to help remember those who have made a great sacrifice to keep communities safe.

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Professional women's hockey coming to Minnesota

The National Women's Hockey League expanded Tuesday morning.

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