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9-year-old Girl Victim of Apparent Murder-Suicide in Rochester (UPDATE)

Rochester Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving a  young child.

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Olmsted Co. Adult Detention Center
Olmsted Co. Adult Detention Center
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Wanted Man Shows Up While Police are Searching Home

A man sought by police on a number of arrest warrants was arrested on Friday after he basically delivered himself to Rochester police.

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Dayton Does Not Carry Olmsted County

Most of the incumbents in yesterday’s election in the Rochester area survived challenges and will return

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Rochester/Olmsted County Election Results

Rochester Mayor

  • Ardell Brede(I)  58%
  • Cindy Maves    41%

City Council 3rd Ward

  • Bruce Snyder (I) 34%
  • Nick Campion     65%

City Council 5th Ward

  • Mark Hickey (I) 54%
  • Shaun Palmer   46%

Olmsted County Sheriff

  • Dave Mueller (I)   31%
  • Kevin Torgerson  69%

County Commission 4

  • Matt Flynn (I)   72%
  • Ken Monson    28%

School Board 2

  • Terry Throndsen (I)   47%
  • Jean Marvin               52%

School Board 4

  • Anne Becker (I)   59%
  • Don Barlow          40%

State House 26A

  • Tina Liebling (I) DFL    55%
  • Breanna Bly   R             45%

State House 26B

  • Nels Pierson   R    60%   *only includes votes cast in Olmsted County
  • Rich Wright    DFL   40%

45,320 votes were cast in Olmsted County for a turnout rate of just under 53% of registered voters.
For a complete listing of all the races in Olmsted County click here.

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Man Falls Into Sewer Manhole

Rochester police officers and firefighters were involved in a bizarre rescue operation Saturday.

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Andy Brownell/Townsquare Media
Andy Brownell/Townsquare Media
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RPD Investigating RCTC Football Brawl

Rochester police investigators aren’t sure at this point if criminal charges will be filed

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Photo by Jamie Vix
Photo by Jamie Vix
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Fallstreak Hole Spotted in Rochester

The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wisconsin has released some interesting information on a weather phenomenon it refers to as a fallstreak hole.

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Byron Middle Schooler Arrested for Making Threat

(Byron,MN) - The Olmsted County Attorney’s office is charging a student at Byron’s middle school with making terroristic threats.

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photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Failed Olmsted County Jail Escape

An inmate at the Olmsted County jail may end up serving more time after a failed attempt to break out over the weekend.

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NWS La Crosse
NWS La Crosse
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First Freeze in Almost Six Months

Rochester’s official low temperature yesterday was 32 degrees, the first time since April 25th the city experienced freezing weather.  It dipped to freezing again this morning and it may get even colder tomorrow.

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