Rochester Precipitation Tops 50-Inches For The First Time
The annual precipitation total for the City of Rochester has exceeded 50-inches for the first time.
Staff Shortage Increases Overtime At Minnesota Prisons
The Minnesota Department of Corrections almost doubled the overtime it paid prison staff in the past year because of a chronic staff shortage.
Rochester City Council to Vote on Rapid Bus Transit Plan
The Rochester City Council is scheduled to vote Monday evening concerning a key component of the Destination Medical Center initiative.
ACLU-MN Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Voting Rights for Felons
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state of Minnesota to restore the voting rights of convicted felons who are on supervised release or probation.
Rochester and Byron Men Injured in Saturday Evening Crash
Two people were injured Saturday evening in a traffic crash on the north edge of Rochester.
Ex-Winona Postmaster Sentenced for Destroying Mail
A former Winona postmaster must serve two years of probation and 80 hours of community service for destroying mail.
DMCC Board Approves Bus Rapid Transit Circulator System
The Destination Medical Center Corporation Board met Friday in a special session and approved a resolution identifying the mode and route for a planned transit circulator system to serve downtown Rochester.
Volkswagon Settlement Funds Used to Expand MN Charging Network
Minnesota will spend nearly $1.7 million from its share of the Volkswagen emissions-cheating settlement to expand electric vehicle charging options over the next two years along the state's major highways.
Minneapolis Police - Driver of SUV in Fatal Crash High on PCP
Bail has been set at a million dollars for a Minneapolis man who admitted to police he was high on PCP when he caused a traffic Thursday night that claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her unborn child.
Teen Gets Workhouse for Beating Minneapolis School Worker
A teenager who admitted beating a Minneapolis school worker will spend a year in the Hennepin County workhouse.
Defense Calls Rochester Man to Testify in His Murder Trial
A Rochester man’s second murder trial is winding down.
Rochester Woman With Car Jack Thwarts Home Invader
A violent home invasion in Rochester was broken up by a woman swinging a car jack.
Walz to Meet Privately with Lawmakers on Insulin Legislation
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is meeting privately with lawmakers about emergency insulin legislation.
Woman Reports Sex Assault During Transport From Olmsted Co. Jail
An employee of the Minnesota Department of Corrections is facing criminal sexual conduct charges stemming from an incident that occurred last month while he was transporting a female detainee from the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center to the Hennepin County jail.
State Patrol - Preston Woman Triggered Fatal Crash
The State Patrol is reporting that a Preston woman triggered a deadly chain-reaction crash in St. Paul yesterday.
Rochester Man Faces Weapons Charge After Domestic Assault Arrest
A Rochester man is facing 5 felony charges that include a weapons count that could carry a significant prison sentence.