Report: Republican Operative Takes Own Life In RochesterA report in the Chicago Tribune said that a former Republican operative took his own life in Minnesota. The report also said his death came soon after he told The Wall Street Journal he tried to obtain Hillary Clinton's emails from Russian hackers during the 2016 presidential election.
Officials: Wednesday’s Storms Left No Damage In Olmsted CountyAlthough weather officials said there were possible tornadoes Wednesday night in Olmstead County, there are no reports of damage.
Sheriff: Woman Struck & Killed By Motorcycle In Olmsted CountyOfficials in Olmsted County say a woman is dead after she was struck by a motorcycle while she walked down the side of a rural road Sunday evening.
1 Dead After Car Sideswipes Trailer On Hwy. 52 ShoulderOne person is dead after a car sideswiped a driver on the shoulder of Highway 52 in Olmsted County Thursday evening.
1 Killed, 2 Injured In Olmsted County AccidentOne person was killed and two were injured in a head-on collision in Olmsted County Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, just after 7:30 p.m. a Honda Civic was traveling northbound on Highway 63 when it crossed over the center line and struck a southbound Ford F-150.
MnDOT Suspends Work On High-Speed Train Between Twin Cities, RochesterWork on a proposed high-speed train line between the Twin Cities and Rochester has been suspended, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The suspension is pending a decision by the Olmsted County Regional Railroad Authority, which is expected next week.
Health Officials Monitoring Whooping Cough Outbreak In SE MinnesotaOfficials with the Minnesota Department of Health have confirmed that there is an outbreak of whooping cough in southeastern Minnesota. Officials say there have been 36 confirmed cases of whooping cough in Olmsted County in the last six weeks, specifically the Rochester area.
Rochester Officer Under Criminal Investigation Found DeadSheriff's officials say the death of a Rochester police officer under a criminal investigation appears to be a suicide. Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson said Thursday Officer Mitchell Jensen was found dead of a single gunshot wound to the head at a park pavilion in Rochester Wednesday.
Fatal Head-On Crash In Olmsted CountyThe Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal head-on crash in Olmsted County Thursday morning.
1 Dead In Head-On Crash In Olmsted Co. One person is dead after a head-on crash in Olmsted County Wednesday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, around 5:45 p.m. 65-year-old Daniel L. Atkinson, of Plainview, was driving southbound on Highway 63 when he collided with a Ford Edge traveling northbound.
State Restores Health Care Contracts After County AppealsOne Minnesota insurer that sued the state after losing most of its public program contracts is getting them all back. Another company in a similar situation isn't so lucky.
Dayton Names Panel To Study Future Of MNsure, MinnesotaCareGov. Mark Dayton has made 11 picks to a health care task force that will study MNsure and MinnesotaCare and make recommendations for their future direction.