Two people are now in custody after a drive by shooting Wednesday afternoon in Rochester. Police say the shooting is believed to be connected...
Updated: Dec 12, 10:46 AM
The Minnesota Department of Education says more Minnesota children are ready for kindergarten than ever before.
Updated: Dec 12, 07:17 AM
Local educators in Austin aren't surprised by a new report from the state Department of Education which says nearly 73 percent of Minnesota kids are now ready for kindergarten, a 13 percent increase from just three years ago.
Updated: Dec 11, 10:45 PM
It looks like fun and games, but these robots weren’t just handed to students to test out, they first had to make them.
Updated: Dec 11, 10:41 PM
Los Alamos County officials say the victims were 51-year-old Michael D. Fjetland of Harmony, Minn., and 52-year-old Kevin John Burrs of Corwith, Iowa.
Updated: Dec 11, 09:48 PM
A 7-year-old boy, who was the only student on the bus, suffered minor cuts and scrapes. He was taken to Winona Health as a precaution.
Updated: Dec 11, 07:05 PM
Kingsland Public Schools is hoping to use social media to share what's cool in their school. They are calling is the social squad. A group of staff members that are having fun taking their social media status to the next level.
Updated: Dec 11, 06:54 PM
The emotion on Cresta Valentine's face as she was announced the award winner for human services says it all, "I am very surprised,” she said. Cresta is being recognized for more than 1,400 hours spent manning the sexual assault crisis line in Olmsted County.
Updated: Dec 11, 06:49 PM
Dump trucks, forklifts and police converged on the home Scabby Robe Parnett’s home in a remote part of northeast Austin, in a part of Lansing Township that was annexed into the city of Austin just a few years ago.
Updated: Dec 11, 06:43 PM
According to animalagriculture.org, extreme wind chills can actually kill hogs while they are being transported.
Updated: Dec 11, 06:34 PM
The Alden Police Chief is warning elderly women to be careful after reports of a man showing up at houses asking to come inside.
Updated: Dec 11, 06:25 PM
A judge has denied a request to move a trial for a man charged with murder in the death of a 20-month-old Mason City boy nearly 20 years ago.
Updated: Dec 11, 02:47 PM
Disability Rights Iowa, which first investigated the home's practices a year ago, says it visited the facility in October and found a youth had been in seclusion for 111 hours.
Updated: Dec 11, 02:09 PM
Minnesota officials are reporting success in the battle to slow the spread of emerald ash borers.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it's confirmed that stingless wasps...
Updated: Dec 11, 11:39 AM
Minnesota is in the middle of the pack in signups so far for private insurance among the 14 states operating health exchanges...
Updated: Dec 11, 10:57 AM
New data released by the federal government Wednesday shows that enrollment is edging up in Iowa. But the enrollment number represents a fraction of the people who have applied for coverage on the website.
Updated: Dec 11, 10:04 AM
MNsure spokeswoman Jenni Bowring-McDonough says the exchange is adding staff and joining with the Department of Human Services to try to reduce call center wait times.
Updated: Dec 11, 09:21 AM
A captain with the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department announced his bid to become sheriff, Tuesday, in Rochester.
Updated: Dec 11, 05:46 AM
They filled every inch of the sidewalk surrounding the Edison Building, letting school board members know they've got something to say.
Updated: Dec 11, 01:46 PM
MaryLynn Chandler went around the mall soliciting donations to make the little girl's wishes come true.
Updated: Dec 10, 10:48 PM
The new positions will be part of Charter's business-to-business division.
Updated: Dec 10, 08:30 PM
It's a lonely day for outdoor toys at a local Byron daycare. That's because the kids who usually play with them, are stuck inside.
Updated: Dec 10, 06:58 PM
Austin’s Vision 2020 program has received a planning grant from the Minnesota department of transportation to create a survey on the Austin school district website.
Updated: Dec 10, 06:56 PM
With DMC, Rochester is due for many changes. But one Rochester organization is hoping to make sure that change happens in the right ways. Design Rochester is made up of area architects, engineers, and city planners.
Updated: Dec 10, 06:06 PM
An Austin man has pleaded not guilty to charges related to sending law enforcement officials a threatening letter.
Updated: Dec 10, 04:11 PM
A Charles City man was shot in the hip while hunting with a group in northeast Iowa.
Updated: Dec 10, 03:54 PM
The rules approved Tuesday would require local agencies to show cameras are targeting "documented high-crash or high-risk locations." They would have to justify renewal every year.
Updated: Dec 10, 03:06 PM
Iowa sought a waiver enabling the state to receive more federal Medicaid money for the proposed Iowa Health and Wellness Plan. The new health insurance program would cover up to 150,000 residents.
Updated: Dec 10, 02:12 PM
The Iowa State University Police Department says in a news release that the body was found hanging Tuesday morning near a laundry room in Wilson Hall. Authorities believe the male was a student at the Ames campus.
Updated: Dec 10, 02:10 PM
Authorities have more readily used special alert systems to warn of crime trends. They've also been advising students to be more cognizant of their surroundings.
Updated: Dec 10, 11:48 AM