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Saturday Storms Dump Heavy Rain Across Southeast Minnesota

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Heavy rain fell across southeastern Minnesota Saturday morning, leading to flash flooding in some areas.

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UPDATE: Rochester Fire Victims Identified

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Police Department has released the names of the victims in Friday’s house fire.  

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Deadly Rochester Fire Scene Described as Hoarder House

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - One person died and another was in critical condition as of Friday night after a fire broke out in a Rochester home.

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Arrest Made in Rochester Mugging

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police have arrested a man as a suspect in an assault and robbery that was reported in the city Friday.  

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Woman Killed in Rochester House Fire

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - One person died and another was in critical condition Friday night after a fire broke out in a Rochester home.

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US Economy Adds Jobs, While Unemployment Rate Rises To 9.9 Percent
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Unemployment Steady in Minnesota – But Higher Than Last Year

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The latest jobs report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development shows the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been steady for the past four months, but it is slightly higher than it was a year ago.

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Victims of BWCA Storm ID’d (UPDATE)

Ely, MN (KROC-AM News) - The strong thunderstorms that hit areas of northern Minnesota early Thursday produced nearly 70 mile-per-hour winds that left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power, and claimed the lives of a 13-year-old Boy Scout and an adult volunteer in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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Rochester Man Mugged near Silver Lake

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Rochester man says he was mugged early Wednesday near Silver Lake Park.

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Rochester Teens Are Suspects in Recent Motor Vehicle Thefts

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  Rochester police have identified six local teenagers as suspects in the recent theft of some motorcycles and ATV’s and an SUV.

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New State Fair Exhibits

The Great Minnesota Get Together is just over a month away! An amazing food lineup is not all we can expect this year. Several new exhibits will be lined up for our summer enjoyment. Check out what you'll be able to see this year! 

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