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Boys and Girls Club working to open ice cream store Video included

The historic Paines building downtown stands empty but the Boys and Girls Club of Rochester sees potential in it.

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Emerald Ash Borer problem worsening in Rochester Video included

Rochester's City Forester says the city has already outspent its yearly budget fighting EAB.

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Former Sunset Terrace SACC employee facing criminal sexual conduct and child porn charges Video included

A former Rochester school employee will be charged with criminal sexual conduct after some students filed a complaint.

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Winona County Courthouse hosts open house Video included

The Winona County Courthouse hosted an open house Sunday afternoon to celebrate a couple different anniversaries. 

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Recovery Walk raises drug addiction awareness Video included

With a Kasson police escort, they walked from the middle school to the high school to show support of those in recovery.

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Man victimized while in medical emergency Video included

Rochester Police and Gold Cross were called to an area near Slatterly Park Wednesday to help a man with no pulse.

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One Austin couple arrested after police say they threatened man with pellet gun Video included

Two people in Austin are in custody after a man allegedly threatened someone with a pellet gun.

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High school students use dunk tank to raise hurricane relief funds Video included

It's homecoming week at Lourdes High School and this year's fun dunk tank activity, sending the principal and school staff into the water, is raising money for hurricane relief.

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Former senior center hosting tag sale at Armory building Video included

The former Senior Citizens Center is hosting a tag sale to sell all its old furniture, dishes, decorations, and more

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4-year-old Rice County girl found safe after hours-long search Video included

The Rice County Sheriff's Office says 4-year-old Sawyer Hanson was found at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday.

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Mediation between Gov. Dayton and legislative leaders scheduled for Thursday and Friday

Thursday and Friday, representatives for Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders will sit down with a mediator, as the two sides work to find a resolution to a dispute entering its fourth month.

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Rochester schools receive $2 million grant for after-school programs Video included

The district announced at Tuesday's school board meeting that it received a grant of $2,008,608 from the Minnesota Department of Education to go toward after-school programs and services. 

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Rochester officer obtains $1 million settlement after claim of discrimination and retaliation by police department Video included

A Rochester police officer will walk away with a $1 million settlement after she claimed employment discrimination and retaliation by the police department.

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Hormel Foods makes donations in fight against hunger Video included

Monday morning, Hormel announced two donations for organizations working to feed people right in Austin.

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No serious injuries after SUV and city bus collide Video included

It happened at the intersection of 9th Street and 8th Avenue Southeast around 4:15 p.m.

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Crash on Broadway Avenue North turns deadly Video included

The accident happened at 12:47 p.m. in Haverhill Township.

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Shots fired into Austin home, two arrested after police find marijuana grow operation Video included

Officers were called to the scene at 10:46 a.m. Sunday and found numerous 40-caliber cartridges.

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125 Live celebrates new bike rental station Video included

The 125 Live Center for Active Adults celebrated the launch of its new "Nice Ride" station Sunday by throwing a family bike party. 

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Join the Journey walk raises funds, breast cancer awareness Video included

The 13th annual Join the Journey walk brought together more than 700 people.

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Sentencing for convicted killer, David Easter underway

More than five months after a jury found him guilty of Murder, David Easter is learning his fate in Freeborn County Court.

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Local leaders paint bowls for Channel One fundraiser Video included

They painted bowls to help Channel One Regional Food Bank prepare for its upcoming Empty Bowls event.

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Funeral gets underway for Wayzata police officer with Rochester area ties Video included

A Wayzata, Minnesota police officer is being laid to rest Thursday after he was hit and killed on the side of Highway 12 while cleaning debris on September 8th.

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UPDATE: Premature born baby dies after assault

A premature baby is fighting for survival after police said a man assaulted his pregnant ex-girlfriend causing her to go into labor too soon.

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Rochester Police searching for people involved in Watson Field shooting

Police are searching for the people involved in a Rochester shooting. Rochester Police said the shooting happened at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Watson Field.

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Rochester mother arrested for DUI, 5 kids in car with her

A Rochester mother is behind bars after she was arrested for DUI with 5 of her 10 children in the car with her.

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