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  • The hidden dangers in summer shoes

    The hidden dangers in summer shoes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- After a winter spent in snow boots, summertime in the Midwest seems like the perfect time to kick off the wool socks and let those feet breath. However, those classic summer flip-flops could be causing unseen and unsightly damage to your feet. With the rising temperatures come rising concerns from podiatrists in the area, who warn of the potential danger hidden in the footwear. "Flip-flops were mainly made for going to the pool or going to the health club...but whe...More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- After a winter spent in snow boots, summertime in the Midwest seems like the perfect time to kick off the wool socks and let those feet breath. However, those classic summer flip-flops could be causing unseen and unsightly damage to your feet. With the rising temperatures come rising concerns from podiatrists in the area, who warn of the potential danger hidden in the footwear. "Flip-flops were mainly made for going to the pool or going to the health club...but whe...More >>
  • Women at Work: Mainstream Boutique

    Women at Work: Mainstream Boutique

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Combining a passion for fashion with a love for helping women, two Rochester gal pals took their dream of owning a small business and made it into a reality. Mark Twain famously said, "Clothes make the man", but at Rochester's Mainstream Boutique, maxi dresses, tank tops, and colorful jewelry make the woman. "We have a motto here, come as a customer, leave as a friend," said co-owner Jennelle Stemper. Two years ago, friends Linda Winkle and Jennelle Stemper put bot...More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Combining a passion for fashion with a love for helping women, two Rochester gal pals took their dream of owning a small business and made it into a reality. Mark Twain famously said, "Clothes make the man", but at Rochester's Mainstream Boutique, maxi dresses, tank tops, and colorful jewelry make the woman. "We have a motto here, come as a customer, leave as a friend," said co-owner Jennelle Stemper. Two years ago, friends Linda Winkle and Jennelle Stemper put bot...More >>
  • Women at Work: Pam Benike of Prairie Hollow Farms

    Women at Work: Pam Benike of Prairie Hollow Farms

    Now more than ever, women are opening, owning, and operating their own businesses. In fact, research by the Guardian Small Business Research Institute suggests that female-owned businesses will generate 5 million new jobs by the year 2018.More >>
    Now more than ever, women are opening, owning, and operating their own businesses. In fact, research by the Guardian Small Business Research Institute suggests that female-owned businesses will generate 5 million new jobs by the year 2018. More >>
  • Getting In: A time to say goodbye

    Getting In: A time to say goodbye

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Since November, Fox 47 News has followed one local high school student on her quest to get into the college of her dreams.Despite having perfect standardized test scores and acing her AP classes, Mayo High School senior Greta Bedekovics didn't gain admission to her dream school of Stanford University.Following that heart-breaking blow, what school will Greta attend come fall? "It wasn't necessarily one of my top choices, but once I got in, I loved it so much and I ...More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Since November, Fox 47 News has followed one local high school student on her quest to get into the college of her dreams.Despite having perfect standardized test scores and acing her AP classes, Mayo High School senior Greta Bedekovics didn't gain admission to her dream school of Stanford University.Following that heart-breaking blow, what school will Greta attend come fall? "It wasn't necessarily one of my top choices, but once I got in, I loved it so much and I ...More >>
  • Pit bull ban divides one Iowa town

    Pit bull ban divides one Iowa town

    With a little more than 500 residents, the tiny town of Elma bills itself as a community of re-birth and endless growth, where many businesses, organizations, and families call home.More >>
    With a little more than 500 residents, the tiny town of Elma bills itself as a community of re-birth and endless growth, where many businesses, organizations, and families call home.More >>
  • Childhood vaccinations: yes or no?

    Childhood vaccinations: yes or no?

    As the mother of six-year-old Jay and two-year-old Jazz, Mayo Clinic nurse Sara Conway has faced many important decisions throughout the course of her young girls' lives; what foods to feed them, what school to enroll them in, and whether or not to start the girls on the traditional series of childhood vaccinations.More >>
    As the mother of six-year-old Jay and two-year-old Jazz, Mayo Clinic nurse Sara Conway has faced many important decisions throughout the course of her young girls' lives; what foods to feed them, what school to enroll them in, and whether or not to start the girls on the traditional series of childhood vaccinations.
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  • Food Desert in the Heartland

    Food Desert in the Heartland

    STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Living in the bread basket of the country, it is hard to imagine that there are those who still don't have access to fresh and affordable food. But across America and rightMore >>
    STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Living in the bread basket of the country, it is hard to imagine that there are those who still don't have access to fresh and affordable food. But across America and rightMore >>
  • Craft brewery keeps local tradition alive

    Craft brewery keeps local tradition alive

    GOODVIEW, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Suds, brewskis, or just a cold one. Whatever you like to call it, the newly-minted Wenonah Brewing Company is bringing beer- along with some hops and homemade tradition- to theMore >>
    Suds, brewskis, or just a cold one. Whatever you like to call it, the newly-minted Wenonah Brewing Company is bringing beer- along with some hops and homemade tradition- to theMore >>
  • Getting In: Yes or No?

    Getting In: Yes or No?

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- Perfect standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, and grades. These are all things that are almost required for high school students to get into the universityMore >>
    Perfect standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, and grades. These are all things that are almost required for high school students to get into the universityMore >>
  • The dangers of driving frosted over

    The dangers of driving frosted over

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- Accidents happen every day on icy roadways and side streets because people don't take the time to clear frost and snow from their car windows before driving.  But just howMore >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- Accidents happen every day on icy roadways and side streets because people don't take the time to clear frost and snow from their car windows before driving.  But just howMore >>
  • Getting In: The College Acceptance Game

    Getting In: The College Acceptance Game

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- Perfect standardized test scores, a laundry list of extracurricular activities, and a report card that would make Albert Einstein jealous.  All assets that seem almost requiredMore >>
    FOX 47 News is following one local high school over-achiever on her journey over the next year, on her quest to get into the college of her dreams.
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