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Sandbars strand barges in Upper Mississippi Video included

WABASHA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Nearly a dozen barges and their tugboats are held up in the Mississippi river, unable to get south of Winona with their cargo. Officials say they've been grounded by sandbars created by sediment washed into the river during last month's flooding.

Minnesota Health officials address Ebola concerns

The Minnesota Department of Health is working with leaders in the local Liberian community to address concerns about an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More>>

8,000 get bum notices of health care cancellations

More than 8,000 low-income Minnesotans have received erroneous notices that their health coverage would be temporarily canceled if they don't pay up. More>>

Some charges dropped against Waseca teen accused of plotting attack

WASECA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Attempted murder charges have been dismissed against the Waseca teenager accused of plotting an attack on his school and family. More>>

Collegiate solar cars arrive at the University of Minnesota

Collegiate solar cars from around the world arrived at the University of Minnesota on Monday following an eight-day, 1,700-mile cross-county solar car race. More>>

Longfellow Elementary students return to the classroom Video included

Summer vacation has come to an end for students at Longfellow Elementary School, but their early return to the classroom doesn't come as a surprise for the students. More>>

Muslims mark end of Ramadan in Rochester Video included

Local Muslims met Monday at University Center Rochester for their annual celebration to mark the end of Ramadan. More>>

UPDATE: Motorcycle riders raise $106,000 for Ronald McDonald House Video included

The “Cruise” Motorcycle Benefit Ride raised $106,000 for the Ronald McDonald House. More>>

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. More>>

Police: Rochester man threatened homeowner with machete

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A man is behind bars Monday after Rochester police said he threatened a homeowner with a machete. More>>

UPDATE: Hammond man in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Chester Video included

A Hammond man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash in Chester Sunday night. More>>

Speeding past orange barrels could bring $300 fine Video included

Getting caught speeding through a road construction work zone is about to get more costly in Minnesota. More>>

Records detail Charles City man's death after stun gun use Video included

There's new information about the death of a north Iowa man last year who died while deputies tried to subdue him. More>>

Man hurt while attempting stunt on motorcycle in Rushford

A man was hurt in Rushford while trying to do a stunt on his motorcycle. More>>

Local Skaters and BMX riders promote sports at 36th Riverboat Days Festival Video included

When the Wabasha Skate Park first came to town it was the place to be, but now years later it has lost some of its luster.  With hundreds of people coming to the city for the 36th annual Riverboat Days festival, the event became the perfect showcase for local riders to reintroduce skating and BMX to the region More>>

Olmsted County Fair finishes with a bang

Hundreds attended the demolition derby Sunday afternoon as racers put the pedal to the metal at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds. More>>

6th Annual Miracles Happen Festival Video included

STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (KTTC)--The 6th annual "Miracles Happen Festival" began with a celebration honoring military veterans and their families on Saturday. More than 100 people gathered in front of Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch Miracle Lodge for a live performance from the 34th Infantry Division Red Bulls Sax Ensemble and to listen to motivational speeches. Vietnam War veteran and double amputee, Bob Wieland, shared his story of struggle and triumph in front of a crowd of more than 100 peo... More>>

Trial set for Riceville woman charged with sex abuse

A Riceville woman will stand trial in September on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy. Mindy Jo Fetters, 22, will stand trial Sept. 17 in Mitchell County District Court. More>>

Dodge Center woman charged in connection with fatal crash

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A Dodge Center woman has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a crash that killed a Dodge Center man on July 8. More>>

Fillmore County Fair ends final full day with rodeo Video included

Fillmore County celebrated the last full day of the 2014 Fillmore County Fair with a rodeo on Friday. Hundreds attended the fast-paced, competitive sport on the eve before the final day of the fair.


Mayo Clinic Health System opens new location in Cannon Falls Video included

Mayo Clinic Health System opened a new facility in Cannon Falls on Friday. A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the beginning of operations at the new clinic and hospital 16 months after construction began in March 2013. More>>

Wanted: Manufacturers for new medical pot program

After a long push to legalize medical marijuana, Minnesota's work has begun to put the medicine into patients' hands. More>>

Nordic Fest in Decorah Video included

DECORAH, Iowa (KTTC) -- May the Norsk be with you! That's the theme this year for the annual Nordic Fest in Decorah, IowaSince 1967, nearly two million visitors from around the world have attended the festival. This year, crowds are enjoying authentic Norwegian food, traditional crafts and music, lively entertainment, and a grand parade Saturday morning. The festival concludes with a fireworks show at 10 o'clock, Saturday night. One of the highlights each year of Nordic Fest is the Nordic Dan... More>>

Road construction running on schedule Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It's mid-summer, which means warm weather, long weekends at the lake and road construction. Most of us are ready to be done with at least one of those things. More>>

Southeast Minnesota officers are DWI Enforcer All-Stars

AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- Three southeast Minnesota police officers are named to the state's DWI Enforcer All-Star team. The all stars are selected based on their total number of DWI arrests made each year. More>>

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