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Austin High School's solar panels installed Video included

After hours of work by students and volunteers, solar panels are almost ready to be hooked up on the roof of Austin High School. More>>

Local patrol boats gear up for busy holiday weekend Video included

NEAR RED WING, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Labor Day is almost here and waters all across the Land of 10,000 Lakes are set to be packed with boats, inner tubes, and jet skis. In light of the busy holiday weekend, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office will increase the number of patrol boats on area waters.The boating season got off to a slow start near Red Wing since there was a no wake restriction in place due to high water levels for the majority of the early summer months.Now, the restriction has been ... More>>

Running Start to School provides supplies to thousands of students Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- In just 13 days classrooms all over southeast Minnesota will be filled with kids all geared up and ready to hit the books, and United Way of Olmsted County's Running Start for School makes sure that every student is prepared for their first day.However, as summer winds down, the idea of heading back to class probably has most students feeling less than enthused and overwhelmingly nervous.Students still have a little time left to enjoy some fun in the sun, but many... More>>

Man facing charges in Clear Lake boating accident

A 28-year-old man has been charged with boating while being intoxicated in connection with an accident that injured 10 people on Clear Lake in northern Iowa. More>>

Man arrested after dispute in SW Rochester

A Rochester man is facing a charge of terroristic threats after allegedly harassing a woman and threatening her husband. More>>

Expert shares information about native Minnesota foxes Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) - There are many species of native wildlife in the Minnesota area. Gray foxes are one of the Minnesota native foxes that reside at Oxbow Park Zollman Zoo. Clarissa Josselyn works with the animals there and shared her knowledge of the native foxes. "Gray foxes are really unique in Minnesota they actually don't extend into the whole state the will not be in that arrow head, the north east part of Minnesota, which is rare because a lot of our animals you find heavily p... More>>

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