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Rochester Man Helps Rescue Toddler and Father from Sinking Car

Byron, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Rochester man is being credited with helping rescue a young girl and her father after the car they were in ended up in a river yesterday.

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James Minter - photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
James Minter - photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
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Career Criminal Caught in Byron

Byron, MN (KROC AM News) - A man with a criminal record dating back at least 15 years created a stir in Byron yesterday while trying to get away from police.

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Photo by Sue Moore/Townsquare Media
Photo by Sue Moore/Townsquare Media
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Car Hits Rochester Bus, Two Kids Sent to ER

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Two children were sent to the St. Mary’s ER as a precaution Friday morning after the small school bus they were riding in was hit by a car that Rochester police say ran a red light.

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Brandon Atkinson/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
Brandon Atkinson/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
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Alarm Co Helps Rochester Police Nab Suspected Burglar

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police caught a suspected burglar Thursday morning, thanks in part to an alarm company.

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Rochester Fire Department photo
Rochester Fire Department photo
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Rochester House Hit By Lightning Bolt

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester house was hit by lightning early Thursday morning and the bolt woke up the homeowner - which was a good thing because the strike damaged the natural gas service line to the residence.

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photo courtesy Minnesota Lottery
photo courtesy Minnesota Lottery
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Hayfield Man Claims $1 Million Prize

Roseville, MN (KROC AM News) - A Hayfield man was the recent winner of a $1 million prize from the Minnesota Lottery.

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photo courtesy Mayo Civic Center
photo courtesy Mayo Civic Center
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Mayo Brothers Statue Headed for Storage

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Construction crews removed the statue of William and Charles Mayo from the entrance to the Mayo Civic Center this morning as work on the expansion and renovation of the complex in downtown Rochester proceeds.

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photo courtesy Audrey Caseltine (twitter)
photo courtesy Audrey Caseltine (twitter)
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Spring Thunderstorm Brings Hail to Region

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  Damaging hail was reported in the Rochester area Tuesday afternoon as a line of thunderstorms moved across southeastern Minnesota.

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Brent Ackerman/Townsquare Media
Brent Ackerman/Townsquare Media
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Truck Crashes Into SE Rochester House

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Some residents in a southeast Rochester neighborhood had their sleep disrupted early Tuesday when a pickup truck crashed into a house.

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photo courtesy U.S. Army
photo courtesy U.S. Army
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Rochester Fort Hood Shooting Survivor to Receive Purple Heart

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man is among those scheduled to be presented with the Purple Heart Medal during a ceremony at Fort Hood later this week.

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