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2 St. Paul Residents Killed In Dakota Co. Crash

Two people were killed in a car crash in Dakota County Saturday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, 21-year-old Lui Thein was driving southbound on Hwy 52, just north of Cannon Falls. When turning eastbound onto 280th Street, Thein didn’t yield to northbound traffic and was broadsided 23-year-old Christina Chen of Rochester.

07/27/2013

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Colabello Joins Twins After Triple-A All-Star Game

The Minnesota Twins have recalled first baseman Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester, the last of three replacements in an All-Star break roster shake-up. Colabello joined the team for Thursday’s game against Cleveland.

07/19/2013

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mayo 3rd In Nation

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has regained its place atop U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s best hospitals. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was ranked third.

07/16/2013

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Rochester Man Gets 17 Years For Possessing, Trying To Sell Meth

A 45-year-old Rochester man was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison Thursday for possessing meth with the intent to sell it, the Department of Justice said.

07/11/2013

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Mpls Golf Pro Headed To PGA Championship

One of golf’s biggest tournaments, the PGA Championship is Aug. 5-11 in Rochester, New York. A Twin Cities PGA golf pro Jeff Sorenson – who makes his living teaching others how to golf – is playing in it.

07/05/2013

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Against Nearly Impossible Odds, Ashley Jagodzinski’s College Bound

Three open heart surgeries, a brain hemorrhage and an unrelated genetic disease — all before she was 18. Ashley Jagodzinski of Rochester hasn’t let anything stop her from recently from Minnesota Virtual Academy.

07/01/2013

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Police: Dodge County Burglary Suspect Arrested At Casino

Authorities said a man suspected in a string of burglaries in southern Minnesota was arrested last week after being spotted at Mystic Lake Casino. Cody Spencer Linquist, 30 of Rochester, was taken into custody on his birthday last week in connection with a burglary string in Dodge County.

06/19/2013

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Boy In Medically Induced Coma After Van Goes Into Chippewa River

A 3-year-old boy is in a medically-induced coma at a Rochester hospital after being rescued from the Chippewa River in Wisconsin. Logan Buchli was in a van that got pulled in by the strong current at a boat landing near the Lake Hallie Sportsman’s Club.

06/03/2013

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Could A Blood Test Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are determining whether a blood test could offer early detection for Alzheimer’s Disease. The Mayo analyzed samples of plasma and brain fluids from 45 patients.

05/29/2013

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Toddler Stabbed In Rochester Last Year Has Died

The young boy critically injured in a stabbing attack in Rochester last year has died at a hospital in Nebraska. Xavier Njemanze had been undergoing therapy at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., for injuries he suffered when he was stabbed at his mother’s home.

05/21/2013

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Tom Brokaw Speaks At Mayo Clinic Commencement

Former news anchor Tom Brokaw became the first recipient of an honorary degree from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine on Saturday. “If there is an oxymoron in America, it’s a humble anchorman,” Brokaw said. “But this is truly a humbling experience.”

05/18/2013

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Snowstorm Dumps 15.5 Inches In Southeastern MN

The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.

05/02/2013

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Texan Gets Nearly 20 Years For Enticing Minn. Girl

A Houston-area man must serve nearly 20 years in prison for enticing a 9-year-old Minnesota girl he met online into posing nude and email him the photo.

04/26/2013

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In Tax Bill, House Advances Mayo Project Subsidy

The Mayo Clinic is partway to its goal of winning state financial support for an expansion project in Rochester.

04/24/2013

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Report Shows Twin Cities Getting Better Grades In Air Pollution

A report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association shows the Twin Cities is making progress in fighting air pollution.

04/24/2013

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Mayo Clinic Subsidy Shrinks In Minn. House Plan

Minnesota House Democrats want to trim the state’s contribution to a Mayo Clinic expansion proposal by about $200 million from an original request of about $500 million from the Rochester healthcare giant.

04/15/2013

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Revised Mayo Financing Plan Expected By Next Week

A reworked plan to finance public portions of a massive Mayo Clinic expansion in Rochester is expected to be ready by early next week.

04/10/2013

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5 Years In Prison For Investment Scam

A Rochester man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for swindling more than $11 million in investment scam.

03/19/2013

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Firefighters Make Slithering Discovery In Fire: Snakes

Rochester firefighters may have channeled their inner Samuel L. Jackson while investigating an apartment fire and finding a few slithering victims.

03/12/2013

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March Storm Dumps Up To Foot Of Snow In SE Minn.

Parts of southeastern Minnesota have received as much as a foot of snow, causing dozens of school districts to close and prompting others to delay their starts.

03/11/2013

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Winter Storm Warning For SE Minnesota

Falling temperatures have turned a rainy weekend into a snowy start to the work week.

03/11/2013

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IBM Moving Jobs Out Of MN; Wal-Mart Moves Jobs In, & Target Expands

IBM is moving hundreds of its manufacturing jobs out of its Rochester plant and into Mexico, and New York.

03/06/2013

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Could Rochester Be The 1st All-Recycled City?

Let’s face it: Americans produce a lot of garbage.

02/27/2013

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Air Pollution Alert Issued For Twin Cities, Rochester

An air pollution health alert has been issued for both the Twin Cities and the Rochester area on Tuesday until midnight.

02/26/2013

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Best Local Standup Comics & Comedians From Around MN

A surprisingly large number of comedians call Minnesota their home.

02/25/2013

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