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Three given Stork Award from the Rochester Fire Department Video included

Many firefighters were recognized for their quick thinking and bravery in the face of danger but three of them got one award that few also see. On Tuesday night they gathered at Fire Station 2 for the Awards and Recognition celebration.


Fire crews quickly put out Spring Valley blaze Video included

The fire was put out quickly and they believe it started in an electrical box in the garage. No one was in the home at the time and the lone occupant had left around 2:30 a.m. due to a power outage. 


Star Wars fans celebrate upcoming film at the Rochester Public Library Video included

The Rochester Public Library hosted a Star Wars party to get people excited for the upcoming star wars film, "The Last Jedi."


Former educator pleads guilty in child porn case Video included

John Degner pleaded guilty to two counts of child pornography possession.


UPDATE: Non-credible bomb threat causes police presence at the Rochester Alternative Learning Center, says school administrators Video included

A police presence was at The Rochester Alternative Learning Center just before noon Tuesday. The school is located at 37-Woodlake Drive in South Rochester.


1 dead after a single vehicle crash in Albert Lea Video included

Albert Lea Police report that just aft 8:30 p.m. Monday, they responded to a single vehicle crash on Hammer Road, between Paradise Road and Sorenson Road.


4 suspects in custody after a shooting in a Zumbrota mobile home park Video included

According to Goodhue County Sheriff's deputies, shots were fired at 9:30 p.m., Monday, in Ponderosa Mobile Home Park, off of Jefferson Drive.


Bunch of balloons at Mayo Children's Center

700 balloons were donated for a holiday surprise.


Caution signs placed, people warned to avoid are along Cedar River in Austin Video included

Residuals from the former Austin Gas Manufacturing Company were found along the Cedar River.


Olmsted Medical Center donate Life Team receives high honor

The award is given by LifeSource, a nonprofit organization in the upper Midwest that promotes organ donation.


Suspect arrested, two area school systems end precautionary "soft lockdown" Video included

Southland Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Sampson said the threat ended about 4:15 p.m. when the person who made the original hotline call was taken into custody.


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