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The Woolly Bear Cometh – Is There a Tough, Early Winter in Store?

Last week we heard about a Japanese Beetle invasion, and now this week, a Woolly Bear sighting. That usually happens in late August, September, or even later in the Fall, right?       WATCH THE VIDEO!

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DMC Board Approves First Discovery Square Project

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The first project proposed for the Discovery Square District as part of the Destination Medical Center initiative has won the approval of the DMC Corporation Board.

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Beware of South Broadway Pavement Work in Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester Public Works Department is advising motorists to be aware that lane restrictions will be needed in both the northbound and southbound lanes while crews perform concrete pavement repairs on a portion of South Broadway in downtown Rochester.

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Minneapolis Police Department Changes Body Camera Policy

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -The Minneapolis Police Department has announced a change in the policy dealing with body cameras used by its officers.

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Rochester City Council Member Facing Possible Censure

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A member of the Rochester City Council may face a public reprimand from his colleagues in the near future

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Hy-Vee Recalls Pizza

Hy-Vee Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling eight Hy-Vee brand pizzas that were sold at its six Minneapolis-area stores because they may contain undeclared soy...

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Rochester Employment and Labor Force Hit Record Highs

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - New records were set last month in the Rochester area for the number of jobs and the number of people in the workforce.

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Minnesota Drinking Water Supplies Safe – But Facing Challenges

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - An annual report from the Minnesota Department of Health found the state’s public drinking water supplies are generally in good shape, but also emphasizes the need to remain vigilant in addressing threats that are causing major problems in other parts of the country.

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Give Blood, Get a Target eGiftCard

Although there has been a great response to the American Red Cross's emergency call for blood and platelet donors, there's still a critical summer blood shortage...

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State Awards Grant for Planned Downtown Rochester Project

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A planned major redevelopment project for downtown Rochester has been added to a list of sites around the state to receive funding to help pay for clean up or to investigate possible contamination.

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