When it comes to small to mid-sized cities to call home, a website ranking puts Rochester, Minn. as the second best in the nation.
The Minnesota State Patrol says eastbound lanes of a southern Minnesota highway are blocked after a fatal two-vehicle crash Monday morning. According to the state patrol, the broadside crash occurred at 10:09 a.m. on eastbound Highway 14 at 7th Street. Road conditions were wet.
The Mayo Clinic is partnering with IBM and its Watson supercomputer to pair cancer patients with the right clinical trials. The Rochester clinic announced Monday it’s working with the Armonk, N.Y.-based computing company on trial matching starting in 2015.
A 58-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle crash in southeastern Minnesota Sunday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called just before 6 p.m. to the area of Highway 52 at 55th Street NW in Rochester.
The All-Star Game came to Minnesota this summer. Now the state is playing host to the World Series. The World Series of Beep Baseball, that is.
A 19-year-old Kasson man is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of a Byron teen, who died outside on a subzero morning after a night of drug use. According to the Dodge County Attorney’s Office, Darren James Rice is accused of kicking 15-year-old Noah Graddy out of Rice’s grandmother’s house in the early morning of Jan. 22.
More charges are expected Tuesday in the death of one of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases left along a rural Wisconsin highway.
Rochester police are looking for a suspect who shot a victim in the face during a fight. The shooting happened Wednesday night. The Post-Bulletin reports the victim was shot in the chin and was taken to St. Marys Hospital.
Forbes has ranked Mankato third on its list of the Best Small Places for Business in America, just behind Fargo, North Dakota, and College Station, Texas. A chamber of commerce member says Mankato had previously ranked 10th, 11th and 25th. He says the town’s greatest strength is the diversity of its economy.
Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he’s cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester. Local media report that Vanek was at the federal courthouse in Rochester to speak with officials.
An Iowa tree service owner is recovering after falling about 40 feet from a tree. Kevin Hardy was harnessed and wearing a helmet when he fell out of a tree in Charles City, Iowa, on Friday.
In Health Watch, doctors at the Mayo Clinic have made a major discovery in the fight to find a treatment for Alzheimer’s. They have uncovered a new link between a protein in the brain and the disease.
For the first time, U.S. News & World Report says the Mayo Clinic in Rochester is the best hospital in the country. According to the magazine, the Mayo is ranked nationally in 15 adult and nine pediatric specialties.
Getting you set for the All Star Game….click the link above to hear some of the best “stuff” from Tuesday’s Show.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said that a body that was found in Silver Lake on Thursday afternoon was that of a missing Rochester woman. Police earlier this week had asked for the public’s help in finding 53-year-old Dawn Jeanette Ehret.