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The two-week filing period for the November elections in Minnesota opens today. While there will be no statewide races on the ballot this fall, every seat in the Minnesota House and Senate is up for election. In Rochester, voters will be casting ballots for four positions on the Rochester City Council, including the Councilmember at Large position. Sixth ward Councilmember Sandra Means has already announced she will not be seeking another term. Four seats on the Olmsted County Board will also appear on the ballot this year, along with three positions on the Rochester School Board. The filing periods ends the afternoon of May 31st. Rochester City Council Councilmember at Large - incumbent is Randy Staver 2nd Ward Councilmember - incumbent is Michael Wojcik 4th Ward Councilmember - incumbent is Mark Bilderback 6th Ward Councilmember - incumbent is Sandra Means (not running) Olmsted County Board District 1 - incumbent is Stephanie Podulke District 3 - incumbent is Paul Wilson District 5 - incumbent is Jim Bier District 7 - incumbent is Lou Ohly Rochester School Board Incumbent Deborah Seelinger Incumbent Dan O’Neil Incumbent Richard Hinds
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UPDATE: No Change in Rochester School Board Election

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - There will be no change in the Rochester School Board election after all.

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Rochester Motorcycle Accident
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Rochester Police Investigating Serious Motorcycle Wreck – [Photos]

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - There has been another serious motorcycle accident in Rochester.

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Drive by Shooting
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UPDATE:Two Arrested as Suspects in Rochester Drive-By – [Photos]

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) -Rochester police have arrested two suspects in connection to a shooting that happened around 8:15 Thursday morning.

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photo by Kim David/Townsquare Media
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Rochester Police Investigating Drive-By, Serious Accident

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - Rochester police officers are busy right now dealing with a reported drive-by shooting and a serious traffic wreck.

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Thomas Frankel-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Thomas Frankel-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Suicidal Man Keeps Rochester Police Busy

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police officers had their hands full Tuesday with a suicidal man.

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from NWS/Twin Cities
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Heavy Rain, Funnel Clouds Hit Southern Minnesota

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A line of storms that crossed southern Minnesota Tuesday dumped heavy rain and produced some funnel clouds.

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Rochester school board ballot
Rochester school board ballot
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Change Made in School Board Election

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester school district is spreading the word about a significant change involving its election process.

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Rochester Homebuilders Have Busiest May in Ten Years

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester homebuilders took out 56 permits for new single family houses last month - the most for the month of May in ten years.

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Matthew Miller -photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Matthew Miller -photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Rochester Teen Sent to Prison for Drive-by Shooting Case

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester teenager who pleaded guilty to a drive-by shooting charge in Olmsted County Juvenile Court two years ago has been sent to prison.  

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Assault Conviction Results in Probation

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man was sentenced Monday to five years probation for his involvement in an assault earlier this year.

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