Governor and Senate Republicans Reach Deal on Minnesota Budget
Top legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Tim Walz reached a budget deal Sunday as the clock ticked down on the 2019 legislative session, and it was expected that lawmakers would need a special session to finish their work.
Highway 52 Repaving Work Begins Monday at Chatfield
Motorists traveling on Highway 52 between Rochester and Chatfield can expect short delays beginning on Monday.
Elderly Man Injured in Crash at Goodhue Intersection
An elderly Wykoff man was transported to St. Marys Hospital following a traffic crash in Goodhue County on Saturday.
Rochester Area Hit by Over 3 Inches of Rain Since Friday
As advertised, the storm system that moved through the region this weekend produced some impressive rainfall totals.
Rochester City Council to Review Plans to Revamp Peace Plaza Area
The Rochester City Council will be presented Monday with the proposed designs for Phase 1 of the public improvements to the “Heart of the City” in downtown Rochester.
Minnesota Senate Passes ‘Lights On’ Bill to Prevent Government Shutdown
The Minnesota Senate has approved a Republican plan for preventing a state government shutdown if the Legislature's budget stalemate persists.
Minnesota's Traffic Death Toll Above 100 For the Year
Minnesota reached a tragic milestone on its roadways this past week.
Rochester Has Seen Over an Inch of Rain - Round Two is Coming
Southeastern Minnesota is enjoying a lull in the stormy weather that produced heavy rains overnight, but another round of storms is forecast to develop later in the day Saturday and continue into Sunday.
Construction Begins for $2B Southwest Light Rail Line
Construction is underway for the $2 billion Southwest light rail line that will connect downtown Minneapolis with Eden Prairie.
Law Enforcement Asking For Assistance Locating Missing Man
The Scott County Sheriff's Office is looking for the public's assistance in locating a missing person last seen in the Shakopee area
Hennepin County Attorney to Enter Alcohol Treatment Program
A week after announcing he was taking a medical leave, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he will be entering a treatment program for alcohol issues.
Minnesota Seeks to Add Purdue Pharma Owners to Opioid Suit
Minnesota's attorney general is asking a state court for permission to add the owners of drugmaker Purdue Pharma to a lawsuit that seeks to hold the company responsible for the opioid addiction crisis.
NW Minnesota School Bus Driver Cited For Having Alcohol In System
A northwest Minnesota school bus driver was cited for speeding and for having alcohol in her system Wednesday morning according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Senate Republicans Seek to Avoid Potential Government Shutdown
The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate is prepared to pass a measure to prevent a state government shutdown if legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Tim Walz can't agree on a budget deal.