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House Bonding Bill Contains No Funds for Rochester Projects

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester and Olmsted County have been left out of the bonding bill that’s being proposed by Republicans in charge of the Minnesota House.  

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Southeast Rochester Garage Wiped Out by Fire

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester firefighters were called to a southeast residence Monday afternoon after a detached garage caught fire.

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Rochester Man Sentenced for Role in Assault and Robbery

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to 10 years on probation for a conviction stemming from an assault and robbery in Chatfield last fall.

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Three Races Set Up on First Day of Election Filings

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The filing period for 2016 general election in Minnesota opened Tuesday morning and several races have already been set up for some local elected positions.

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Crash Victim Listed in Good Condition

Stewrtville, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Grand Meadow man is now listed in good condition at St. Mary’s Hospital after he suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash Monday night near Stewartville.

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Teenage Brothers Assaulted and Robbed

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police say two teenage brothers reported being assaulted and robbed Monday night.

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Eden Prairie Man Charged With Murdering Pregnant Wife

Eden Prairie, MN (Learfield Wire Service) - First-degree murder charges were filed today against the Eden Prairie man accused of stabbing his pregnant wife Saturday.

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Jail and Probation in Child Abuse Case

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man will serve one month in jail and two years on probation for an incident last July that caused a seven-year-old girl to suffer a broken leg.

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Republicans Unveil Transportation Funding Counter Offer

St. Paul, MN (Learfield Wire Service) - House Republicans today rolled out their response to Governor Dayton’s transportation funding proposals.

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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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Filings Period Opens for November Election

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The two-week filing period for the November elections in Minnesota opens today.

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