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Work on new interchange at Highway 52 and Goodhue County Road 9 starts

Get ready for new slowdowns Thursday on a stretch of Highway 52. More>>

FDA seeks to add new provisions on e-cigarettes, other nicotine products Video included

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing a new rule to extend regulations to E-Cigarettes and other popular nicotine products. With the e-cigarette industry largely unregulated right now, this could mean some changes in how you get them. More>>

Olmsted County Emergency Operations prepares for storm season Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) --You're familiar with the storm sirens and the warnings.Thursday the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office held an open house at the Emergency Operations Center to show people where they come from."It's a lot of things that start happening when a storm starts to hit," said Captain Kevin Torgerson of the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office.When severe weather is on its way, Olmsted County Emergency Officials are in the weather room in the basement of the Emergency Operation Cen... More>>

Mayo grads transform love of hockey into new reality show Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- The sport of hockey has been the thread tying lifelong friends John McCally and Randy Lee together since their rink rat days in Rochester."Even back then, it was still intense. You played hockey and you trained for hockey and for many of us, it was our only high school sport," said Lee.From playing puck in the streets and on the sheets of ice at Graham Arena, you could say that their passion for the sport has been a life-long affair."It's engrained in us. You grew ... More>>

Statewide tornado drill Thursday afternoon Video included

The planned statewide tornado drill for Minnesota takes place Thursday afternoon. At 1:00 p.m. a mock tornado watch will be issued, followed by a mock tornado warning at 1:45 p.m. More>>

RAGBRAI route through Mason City announced

The route bringing the oldest, largest, and longest bicycle touring event in the world through Mason City this July has been announced. More>>

Reception for new RCTC president Video included

A reception is being held Thursday afternoon at RCTC to welcome the college's new president. More>>

Improve student performance with breakfast Video included

Making sure all students have enough to eat starting with breakfast is part of a new challenge just announced for the 2014-15 school year. More>>

Minnesota Medical Association Statement on FDA Regulating e-Cigarettes

From Cindy Firkins Smith, M.D., MMA President“We’re glad to see that the FDA is working on tightening regulations on e-cigarettes. This is certainly a topic physicians have been advocating for in Minnesota. The dramatic growth of these products is a public health concern that warrants careful attention. The MMA fully supports efforts to restrict the availability and use of e-cigarettes, as well as regulate the devices and the substances they deliver. We applaud the FDA’s proposed regulations ... More>>

Byron property tax increase for new school to be lower than expected Video included

Those who pay property taxes in Byron will be getting a little bit of a break next year when it comes to paying for the new elementary school. More>>

Mayo Clinic looks to expand parking near Saint Marys

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Mayo Clinic is hoping to increase the amount of parking available near Saint Marys.Wednesday the Rochester Planning and Zoning Commission will look at a proposal to expand the parking lot that already exists at the corner of 2nd St. SW and 11th Ave SW.There are currently 27 parking spaces at that site.Under the proposed plan there would be 69 spaces.Mayo Clinic officials say the Clinic is regrading the site as part of a storm water management initiative. More>>

Nicholas David and Dessa kicking off Winona's Mid West Music Fest Video included

WINONA, Minn. (KTTC) -- More than 100 musicians will be invading Winona this weekend for the Mid West Music Fest, and some events are kicking off Wednesday night.The Mid West Music Fest puts Winona on the map for one of the regions major music festivals, and in the celebration of its fifth year it's bringing even more to the stage.The festival has expanded to 13 different stages throughout the historic downtown area. All venues are within walking distance of one another, and each spot provid... More>>

Houston High School named top 3 in the state Video included

HOUSTON, Minn. (KTTC) -- Houston High School has been profiled as one of the top three high schools in the entire state of Minnesota. More>>

Public works truck falls into sinkhole in southwest Rochester Video included

It was a frightening moment Wednesday afternoon for two Rochester Public Works' employees when their truck fell into a sinkhole in southwest Rochester. More>>

Supreme Court reverses sex offender's commitment

The Minnesota Supreme Court has taken the unusual step of reversing the commitment of a man to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program and sent the case back to a lower court for further proceedings. More>>

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