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Olmsted County Jail Inmate Found Dead

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)  An inmate at the Olmsted County jail died Thursday.

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Local 8th Grader Eliminated From National Spelling Bee After Reaching Semi-Finals

(Washington, D.C. (KROC-AM News) - The Byron 8th grader who traveled to Washington D.C. this week to compete in the Scripp’s National Spelling Bee was eliminated from the prestigious competition during the semi-final round this morning.

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Rochester Man Charged With Biting Corrections Officer

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) The man that led Rochester police on a chase that ended in a crash Saturday has been charged with biting off part of a correction officer’s finger.

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Deputies Investigating Two Rural Rochester Burglaries

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two residential burglaries that happened over the Memorial Day weekend and they may be related.  

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Good Samaritan Victim of Attempted Carjacking

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)  A Rochester woman nearly lost her car Tuesday to a stranger she had offered a ride to.

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House Fire In Hayfield Sends Three to Hospital

Hayfield, MN (KROC-AM News) - A fire late Monday night in Hayfield chased a woman and two juveniles out of their home.

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Good Turnout For Rochester’s Memorial Day Event

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  Hundreds turned out for Rochester’s observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

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Wanamingo Man Avoids Prison Time For Crime Spree

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - An area man who was involved in a two county crime spree last year has been placed on probation for up to 10 years and ordered to perform 100 hours community service. And he is also facing restitution of more than $17,000.

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Rochester Motorcycle Crash Victim ID’d

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the Rochester man who was fatally injured Friday evening when the motorcycle he was driving struck a deer.

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Memorial Day Observances in Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester’s observances of the Memorial Day Holiday will include a parade through the city’s downtown. The patriotic procession will begin in the area of Central Park at 9:45 a.m. and will make its way to the Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial, where a Memorial Day program is scheduled to begin at 10:30.

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