Byron Primary School Switching To Distance Learning After Uptick In COVID CasesA southeastern Minnesota primary school is closing due to several confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Court: Nurse's Aide Posting Alzheimer's Patient's Pic On Social Media Wasn't IllegalThe appeals court found that the photo wasn't a health record and therefore did not violate laws meant to protect patient privacy.
Former Accountant At Somerby Golf Club In Southeast MN Charged With Stealing $450,000 From BusinessEach felony charge of diversion of corporate property and theft by swindle comes with a maximum sentence of 20 years and/or a $100,000 fine. Perkin’s first court appearance is scheduled for March 5, 2020.
Heavy Rain Means More Flooding In Rochester AreaFlooding in southern Minnesota has led to park closures Saturday and the rescue of a man trapped by rising waters.
Man Recovering After Spending Night In Frigid ColdA southern Minnesota man is recovering at home after surviving a night outside in the bitter cold over the weekend.
Woman Punched Deputy After Getting Towed, Sheriff SaysA woman is accused of punching a deputy in southern Minnesota after getting angry over a tow bill.
State Patrol: 1 Dead, 3 Hurt In Crash Near RochesterA 62-year-old woman died and three others were hurt, including two young children, in a crash Wednesday afternoon near Rochester.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Minnesota's Best Prom Dress ShopClients from Iowa, the Dakotas, and even Tennessee all come to this small town near Rochester.
Boy, 11, Facing Charges In Dodge County Cement Truck Theft, ChaseWitnesses in a southern Minnesota town say an 11-year-old boy stole a cement truck and took police on a high-speed chase.
3 MnDOT Plows Hit On SE Minn. Roads Wednesday MorningAt least one person was injured Wednesday morning when three Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplows were rear ended. MnDOT officials say the accidents occurred within three hours of each other on roads in the southeastern part of the state. Visibility has been an issue on these roads due to windy conditions and light-weight snow.
19-Year-Old Charged In Death Of Teen Found Buried In SnowA 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.
Body Found During Search For Missing Byron TeenInvestigators found a body while searching for a missing 15-year-old Byron student on Thursday morning. According to the Dodge County Sheriff's office, the body was found between Kasson and Byron in Olmsted County while crews were searching for Noah Graddy. The teen was last seen on Jan. 19, according to the "Find Noah Graddy" Facebook page.
Prep Blog: Boys Basketball Section Final FridayUnless you’re one of the few teams to end a season with a state championship, there’s nothing like the feeling of winning a section title and earning that coveted trip to state.
Woman Gets 10 Years For Role In McDonald’s Robbery A Rochester woman was sentenced Wednesday to more than 10 years in prison for helping an armed robbery of a McDonald’s in June of 2011, the Justice Department said.
Texting Led To Crash That Killed Byron TeenIt is now known that distracted driving was to blame for a crash that killed a 17-year-old girl in southern Minnesota last month.