One of the oldest youth groups in the nation has made an historic change. Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America voted to allow having openly gay youth.
Updated: May 23, 10:24 PM
The Med City Marathon is taking place this Sunday and it's the first marathon in the area since that the Boston Marathon attack. A local runner says her experience at the Boston Marathon will not stop her from running again.
Updated: May 23, 06:56 PM
You probably remember how it worked when you were in school: the fire alarm would go off, you'd get up from your desk, line up at the door and then single file you'd go outside. But there's new evidence that that might not be the safest thing to do.
Updated: May 23, 06:55 PM
Minnesota transportation commissioner Charles Zelle was in Rochester Thursday to talk about some of the transportation issues facing our state. More specifically he was here to talk about the transportation issues that will come with DMC.
Updated: May 23, 06:54 PM
Wounds to hands and joints, or those with significant bleeding, numbness or loss of function also need attention.
Updated: May 23, 06:53 PM
Evansdale Police Chief Kent Smock said Thursday that investigators are now scrutinizing Klunder in connection with the deaths of Lyric Cook and Elizabeth Collins because of similarities in the cases.
Updated: May 23, 12:46 PM
Dayton released his veto letter on Thursday. He signed the $496 million state Legacy Fund bill, but removed $6.3 million for Twin Cities parks and $3 million to tribes and local governments to deal with aquatic invasive species.
Updated: May 23, 11:54 AM
Iowa lawmakers have adjourned the 2013 session after reaching deals to cut property taxes, revise education policy and provide health care for low-income residents.
Updated: May 23, 11:16 AM
The current quarter included about $9 million in one-time costs related to the Skippy deal. Hormel Foods Corp. agreed to buy Skippy in January from Unilever for $700 million.
Updated: May 23, 10:54 AM
The health agreement would cover an estimated 150,000 Iowans. Those with incomes up to 100 percent of the poverty line would go on a state-run health plan.
Updated: May 23, 10:37 AM
Since Monday’s devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, relief organizations have seen an outpouring of support from across the country.
Updated: May 22, 10:12 PM
An Austin native battling a rare T-cell disorder is closer to getting the medication he needs after it was taken off the market.
Updated: May 22, 09:29 PM
As we've reported, DMC will be moving forward. It passed as part of the overall tax bill. Governor Mark Dayton was in Rochester Wednesday to celebrate alongside lawmakers and Mayo Officials.
Updated: May 22, 10:18 PM
In an exclusive survey conducted among our three largest local counties in Minnesota, we asked members of the public their views on several topics.
Updated: May 22, 07:14 PM
In soil that drains well in some tiled fields, work could resume in the next couple of days – if we stay dry.
Updated: May 22, 07:09 PM
Schools tend to see a couple thousand dollars of negative lunch balances each year, but the Rochester Public Schools have accumulated $13,000 in unpaid lunches.
Updated: May 22, 07:07 PM
The tornado in Moore, Oklahoma has shown us how important our warning systems can be. That's why one local community acted fast when they found out their sirens were not working.
Updated: May 22, 07:04 PM
Iowa officials say more ethanol is leaking into the Little Cedar River following a train derailment east of Charles City.
Updated: May 22, 07:31 PM
Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Kevin Pals called Klunder "a creep" who once kidnapped a 21-year-old woman and two 3-year-old girls.
Updated: May 22, 02:14 PM
The final batch was formally delivered Wednesday. That step starts a window for him to sign or veto bills. One budget bill, an economic development finance package, reached his desk Tuesday.
Updated: May 22, 12:09 PM
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton joined top DFL leaders in Rochester to discuss the Mayo Clinic Destination Medical Center plan Wednesday afternoon...
Updated: May 22, 03:18 PM
For the past few months, we've been following the story of baby Rico, the Brownsdale baby born with HIV...
Updated: May 22, 09:30 AM
This week's Made in the Midwest report brings us to Minnesota Corrugated Box in Albert Lea.
Updated: May 22, 07:48 AM
He’s been fighting an unknown disease for the past 5 years. After finally getting some answers, the medication he needs is no longer on the shelves.
Updated: May 21, 10:42 PM
One train car is leaking ethanol while a locomotive is leaking engine fluid after a train derailment near Charles City Iowa.
Updated: May 21, 10:22 PM
The Austin school district, like all others in Minnesota, practice fire drills, code red drills and tornado drills.
Updated: May 21, 07:04 PM
"We're here protesting the illegal actions by the IRS against the tea party group,” said Cindy Maves, a member of the Rochester Tea Party Patriots.
Updated: May 21, 07:02 PM
In part two of an ABC 6 News exclusive interview, we sit down with Rita Seha. She is the sole survivor of the van that Chris hit. Rita is missing five of her closest family and friends, all because Chris Frisch was driving a car drunk.
Updated: May 21, 07:01 PM
A Lyle family will soon have a home to call their own. Here's the Klabunde family joined by Habitat for Humanity on Sunday to start the groundbreaking of their new home...
Updated: May 21, 01:47 PM
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Tuesday that lawmakers will review the tax and its unintended consequences when they return to the Capitol in February.
Updated: May 21, 11:38 AM