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Homeless Man Charged in Brutal Rochester Assault

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A man described as homeless has been arraigned on a first degree assault charge in a brutal beating that sent the victim to the St. Mary's Hospital ER Tuesday night.

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bat affected by white-nose syndrome -DNR photo
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Bat Disease Confirmed in 5 More Minnesota Counties

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - A disease that can decimate bat populations is spreading in Minnesota.

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Minnesota’s Job Growth Remains Sluggish

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was steady last month even though the state’s economy added nearly 4,000 jobs.

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Kenyon Police Station Building
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Kenyon Police Chief Writes Public Letter To Missing Teen

Audrey Lukes, 15, left her home in Montgomery last month and has not come back since.

Kenyon Police Chief Lee Sjolander did his usual thing about posting the missing person notice, but also posted a note to the teen on the Kenyon Police Facebook page...

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Erik Narveson
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17 Years in Prison for Brutal Assault on Rochester Woman

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to a total of 17 years in prison for a brutal assault on a woman who was held captive in her home.

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Minnesota House (YouTube)
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Governor Wants Road and Bridge Projects Fast Tracked

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Governor Mark Dayton today called on the Republican controlled state legislature to approve a stand-alone bill authorizing over two dozen road and bridge projects that have been held up by the ongoing stalemate over long term transportation funding.

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Candle Blamed for Fire at Rochester Four-Plex

Rochester , MN (KROC-AM News ) - Rochester firefighters were able to prevent a fire from spreading to a four-plex townhome after it broke out in an attached garage this afternoon.

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Speed Limit Raised on Area Highway

Undated (KROC AM News) - Motorists who use Minnesota Highway 60 when driving between Zumbro Falls and Kenyon can now LEGALLY drive at 60 mph.

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Standoff near Rochester’s Jefferson School Ends Peacefully

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - An overnight police standoff in Rochester’s Jefferson School neighborhood came to an end Wednesday morning.

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Olmsted County Sales Tax Headed Higher

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The sales tax in Olmsted County will be increased by a quarter-cent this summer.

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