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Man beaten and robbed in NW Rochester Video included

A man was robbed, assaulted and had his life threatened at a Rochester apartment complex.

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'Stuff The Bus' is back

KTTC and The United Way of Olmsted County are once again partnering. 

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Negative effects of trade war not felt at Mower County Ag business Video included

A trade war between China and the U.S. is causing some concern among farmers all across the country, but one farm equipment dealer in Mower County says they're not seeing any negative effects to their business just yet. 

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Tractor enthusiasts flock to 36th Annual Root River Power Show Video included

The 36th annual Root River Power Show is in full swing this weekend, a virtual wonderland for tractor enthusiasts.

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New Mason City Fire Chief named Video included

After a candidate withdrew his name for the job this week, Mason City may have its next fire chief. 

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Rochester police investigating after $2,800 bike stolen Video included

Police are searching for handicap bike that was stolen from a Rochester Parks and Recreation building.

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CDC investigating turkey linked Salmonella outbreak

More than half the cases resulted in hospitalization. No deaths are reported from those cases.

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Hollywood in Harmony

Time to pop the popcorn and grab a seat. 

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Latest jobs report shows growth in Minnesota

Employers added 6,600 jobs in June.

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Freeborn County among counties getting public health grants

Almost one-third of all counties in Minnesota are getting new grant money from the Minnesota Department of Health to help families. 

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Rochester police searching for suspects they believe burned a woman's clothes and accessories

Rochester police say an arson investigation is underway after a video surfaces on SnapChat involving a group of women burning another woman's clothing and accessories.

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UPDATE: Mobile home fire at Zumbro Ridge Estates believed to be arson

An arson sign is posted where a mobile home once stood  at Zumbro Ridge Estates.

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Drug raid in Oronoco lands two people behind bar

Two people are arrested after a drug raid in Oronoco.

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Elite Airways delays flight service out of RST

A new flight service out of Rochester International Airport has been delayed.

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Lays unveiling 8 new chip flavors based on regions Video included

The catch is, the flavors will only be available in the regions they represent. The deep dish pizza chips are suppose to represent Middle America where the fried pickles with ranch chips represent the Midwest.

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"Field of Flags" in Byron

Wednesday is the kick off for Byron's Good Neighbor Days. The celebration starts with a "Field of Flags," 261 flags to be exact. It's an event that is commemorated all over southern Minnesota - from Kenyon to Zumbrota to Mezeppa.  The flag display is on 4th Street North East. Each flag represents a veteran of Byron. Their names are listed on the left of the field. In other years, Good Neighbor Days includes a program alongside the flags, however this year, ... More>>

Free, weekly car show highlights dozens of classic cars Video included

The Jeff Hanson Memorial Cruise In showcases a wide variety of classics and antiques each week. 

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Big donation to help Austin Community Rec Center keep moving forward Video included

Donations keep pouring in for Austin's new Community Rec Center.  

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National memorial visits Dodge County fair; honors thousands of soldiers Video included

The exhibit honors those who have died serving our country in the war on terror since 9/11. It consists of over 30 "tribute towers", each one 10 feet high with military and personal photos of nearly 5,000 fallen heroes.

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Thousands of dollars worth of power tools stolen from an Olmsted County home under construction

Power tools worth thousands of dollars are missing after a theft at an Olmsted County home under construction.

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Road rage prompts three police searches, Rochester man arrested Video included

Police arrested a 22-year-old man after a road rage incident late Tuesday night that wound past Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys and ended at the suspect's home in southwest Rochester.

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Rochester police searching for suspect who pulled gun on victim Video included

An arrest warrant is out for a suspect police believe assaulted another man by pulling a gun on him.

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Burglary investigation underway in SW Rochester Video included

According to Rochester police, officers received a report of a burglary at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of Washington Lane SW.

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Two teens arrested after BB gun shooting incident in Austin Video included

Two teens are arrested after police say they stole a phone and shot a person multiple times with a BB gun.

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Inside look at Freddy Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody"

 Despite being plagued by some director drama, the first glimpse at the film based on the life of the famed Queen singer suggests the movie has the potential to be an award season champion.

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UPDATE: Traffic impacted by semi rollover on Civic Center Drive NW Video included

Morning traffic may be impacted after reports of a semi rollover on Highway 52.

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Rochester mayoral candidates answer questions at forum

There are several people vying for Rochester's top office this year and they were all in one place Tuesday night. 

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Damage to a natural gas line forces residents out of their homes

Residents in Northwood, Iowa were forced to leave their homes after a natural gas line was struck, leaving them without electricity and gas.

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Rochester Public Schools struggling to fill crossing guard positions

The district has trouble keeping positions filled, so office staff have to fill in on occasion. 

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UPDATE: Boy's body found in Dodge Center pond

According to his father, 7-year-old Gabriel Kuhlman was playing at the pond with friends when he went missing.

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Farm animals headline Fillmore County fair

With fair season in full swing in our area, Tuesday marks day two of the Fillmore County fair in Preston. 

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Students replace graffiti with beautiful art in Austin

It's not often kids are allowed to paint on walls, but that's what's happening in Austin.  

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Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant prepares for potential emergency

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety teamed up Tuesday with other agencies in both Minnesota and Wisconsin to participate in a simulated emergency at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant.  

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Homes evacuated in NW Rochester due to gas leak

Four homes in the area are affected and evacuated at this time. The exact source of the leak has not yet been found.

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Mason City police investigating possible swatting call

A call for help after an apparent assault at a Mason City Park leads police on a wild goose chase.

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Traffic stop in Rochester leads to a drug arrest

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says a woman stopped for erratic driving had a meth pipe hidden in her bra.

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U.S. Coast Guard hauls largest drug bust from single small vessel in two years Video included

More than 5,000 kilograms of that cocaine came from a single bust.  Guardsmen recovered it after engaging a suspect fishing boat in a high speed chase. The boat dumped all of its drugs into the water, it was recovered, but the boat got away.

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Rochester mayoral candidates set to square off at community forum

For the first time in a long time, a new mayor will take over in Rochester.

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Golf tournament helps raise money for an organization helping transplant families Video included

The 34th annual gift of life golf tournament was a sold-out event to help raise money for the Gift of Life house.

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Albert Lea School Board updates policy regarding student violence Video included

Policy number 529 received an update in the language regarding student violence and teachers.

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Officials unveil new design for Minnesota drivers license and state ID card Video included

Minnesotans will see a different design for driver's license or ID cards next month as the state transitions to a new look.

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New program to help senior citizens get to the Farmers Market Video included

A new project called "Let's Go To Market!" will provide senior citizens throughout Olmsted County with free rides to the downtown and Apache Mall farmers markets.

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Man in hospital after crashing car while going 102 miles-per-hour Video included

A man clocked going almost 50 miles-per-hour above the speed limit is now in surgery after a serious crash.

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Rochester teen sent to hospital after suspect punches him in the face two days in a row

A Rochester teen suffers serious facial fractures, after getting punched at a secret meet up two days in a row.

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Rochester woman arrested on 4th DUI in 10 years

A Rochester woman is charged with her fourth DUI in the last ten years after she attempts to leave a downtown bar Friday night.

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Rochester woman arrested after police say she threatened to cut both brother's throats

A Rochester woman lands in jail after allegedly threatening her brothers with a knife in her home.

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Rochester traffic stop leads to 2 arrests on drug charges

A familiar face to Rochester police is back behind bars after getting caught with meth in his car.

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Teen arrested for stealing co-workers gun at work

A Rochester pizza shop employee steals a gun brought to work by a fellow employee after finding it in a backpack.

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Two-vehicle crash on Goodhue County Road 18 kills 3

Three people have died following an accident on Goodhue County Road 18.

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Nonprofit turns ocean's trash into prosthetic limbs Video included

Chris Moriarty and his wife Laura have already shipped 18 hands around the globe. The Moriarty's organization reclaims discarded plastic found in the ocean and on beaches, and recycles the material into prosthetics.

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Get a look at the new Minnesota drivers license design Monday

Monday afternoon, we'll get an update on what the new Minnesota driver's license and identification card will look like.

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UPDATE: 1 man arrested after firing "warning shots" and injuring a woman near Utica Video included

Authorities are investigating after a shooting takes place in Winona County.

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Uff-da Days brings the meats to Ostrander Video included

A good old fashioned cook-off took over the Ostrander City Park, as contestants squared off to see who best smoke their meats.

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Wabasha County Sheriff's Office investigating remains found on Mississippi River Video included

Authorities searched the area again Sunday and found no other items of interest. 

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Mazeppa Daze brings in large crowd from around the state

Mazeppa Daze draws people from all around the state to its small town for a weekend full of activities.

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Fried chicken filled the Hayfield Fire Department's halls to raise money

The Hayfield Fire Department's annual chicken fry featured a lot of food, some drinks and a lot of entertainment, while raising money for the department.

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Fillmore County residents honor the "Last Soldier" Video included

The Last Soldier Ceremony is a nationwide event, where communities gather honor the last soldier fallen from the Civil War.

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Volunteers spend the weekend cleaning waterways in Austin Video included

Volunteers came out to the Cedar River State Water Trail and Dobbins Creek on Saturday as part of the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center's annual River cleanup.    

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Short chase for loose steer in Waseca

County officials say the Black Simmental Beef Steer likely got spooked by lightning.

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Freedom Rock painting is underway at Kasson American Legion Post Video included

Artist Ray Sorensen has begun work on painting the new Freedom Rock at the Kasson American Legion Post.

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Jack of All Trades: Simple Soaps Video included

From flip-flop soap bars scented like cucumber melon, to motorcycle bars scented like citrus splash, the combinations are endless! Store Owner Shanna McCann shows the science, art and passion behind the one of a kind operation.

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Local nonprofits to benefit from Charter House Sidewalk Sale Friday

The Charter House Sidewalk Sale returns Friday for its 30th year.

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Dodge Co. home likely destroyed after overnight fire

A single-story house sustains major damage after an overnight fire in rural Dodge County.

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