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Rochester School Board Updated on Upcoming Staffing Cuts
The School Board is expected to be asked to approve a reduction of more than 100 full-time equivalent positions.
Rochester School Buses Get Stop Arm Cameras
It should make it easier to prosecute offenders.
Walz and MN Legislative Leaders Agree on Budget Spending Targets
The details still need to be hashed out.
Rochester Native Named City’s First Female Deputy Fire Chief
Holly Mulholland has been with the Fire Department for 15 Years.
Nuclear Power: What Spilled in Monticello?
After the leak was made public in March, several local officials released statements reassuring residents that there was no danger to their health, but many people were left asking “what is Tritium?” and “How much was detected?”.
SE Rochester Homeowners Will Pay $48 Annually For Sidewalks
The annual fee for most residential property owners will pay for sidewalk repairs and related improvements.
New Survey Asks Farmers About Crop Pesticides
To gauge how well the practices are being adopted, farmers are asked to complete an online survey. The results are anonymous, and will not be used for enforcement in any way.
UPDATE: 1 Dead, 1 Arrested in Howard Lake Shooting
One man is dead and another man arrested following a shooting in Howard Lake Monday.
Rochester PD Seeking Suspect involved in Brazen Best Buy Theft
He was seen getting into a black vehicle waiting on the north side of the store along East Frontage Rd.
Minnesota Man, Former Paraprofessional Sentenced for Sextortion
The scheme targeted minors through social media and an online gaming forum.
Rochester Area Felon Facing New Felony Drug, Gun Charges
He’s also facing gross misdemeanor charges for felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance.