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Medical Examiner: Rockford Man Dies 6 Days After Crash

A 51-year-old man died Wednesday, six days after being involved in a crash in Highway 55 west of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened Feb. 20 at the intersection of Highway 55 and Dague Avenue SE in Rockford Township.

02/28/2014

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Rockford Man Dies After Being Ejected From ATV

A 74-year-old Rockford man was killed Monday after being thrown from an ATV west of the Twin Cities, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

11/05/2013

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Police: Rockford Man Arrested For Possessing Child Porn

A 35-year-old Rockford, Minn., was arrested on Wednesday for possession of child pornography, police say.

09/14/2012

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Man Hospitalized After Garbage Truck Hits Train

A driver of a garbage truck west of the Twin Cities had to be airlifted to a hospital Tuesday morning after apparently colliding with a train, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

09/11/2012

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Woman Killed In Greenfield Crash

A 34-year-old woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in the western Twin Cities metro area Saturday evening. Authorities said two vehicles collided at the intersection of Rebecca Trail Road and Vernon Street at about 6:15 p.m.

06/30/2012

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Cops: Rockford Restaurant Catches Fire; None Hurt

A restaurant caught fire Thursday afternoon in Rockford, Minn.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said a fire was reported at Cowboyz Bar and Grill around 3:37 p.m. Five fire departments responded to fight the fire.

05/10/2012

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Police: Home Abuse Incident Causes School Lockdown

Authorities locked down the Rockford Middle School Monday morning after a man allegedly assaulted someone in a house near the school, police said.

09/19/2011

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Minn. Gym Teacher Acquitted On Sexual Conduct Charges

A 37-year-old Rockford man has been acquitted on charges that he allegedly inappropriately touched three female gymnastics students.

09/03/2011

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Charges: Man Faked Son’s Death To Get Out Of Work

A Rockford, Minn. man is accused of faking his son’s death in order to avoid doing work he’d been paid to perform.

01/20/2011