Memorial Day weekend is here and for many of us it's the kick off to camping season. Jellystone Park in Austin got hit hard with flooding last weekend but they managed to keep it open for campers this weekend.
Updated: May 25, 10:41 PM
A nice surprise at the pump Saturday, just in time for some Memorial Day travel. Prices in Rochester were right around $3.93.
Updated: May 25, 10:43 PM
$2.5 Million. That's more than double what was previously thought when putting a number on the amount of damage Mitchell County got in last weekend's storm.
Updated: May 25, 09:46 PM
Memorial Day weekend is all about honoring the men and women who died while serving our country, and one local liquor store chain wanted to make sure they were thanked.
Updated: May 25, 05:48 PM
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Saturday as Missing Children's Day in Minnesota, part of a national effort to raise awareness about missing and exploited children.
Updated: May 25, 04:41 PM
While the bridge that collapsed in Washington was not entirely due to poor bridge conditions, it has brought up the conversation of bridge conditions around the country.
Updated: May 24, 06:14 PM
Spelling doesn't come easy for everyone, but for 6th grader Tina Farnberg it seems to be second nature. Tina is headed to Washington D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee next week.
Updated: May 24, 06:20 PM
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says about 49,000 gallons of ethanol leaked from railroad tanker cars after a derailment east of Charles City.
Updated: May 24, 04:49 PM
Students at a St. Louis Park elementary school gathered around a memorial of stuffed animals, handwritten messages and flowers as they mourned two classmates...
Updated: May 24, 03:03 PM
The Rochester Fire Department's Chemical Assessment Team has been dispatched to Dover...
Updated: May 24, 01:28 PM
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) - An official says weekend storms will cost Mitchell County about $1.1 million to repair damaged roads, culverts and bridges, and the total cost could go far higher.
Updated: May 24, 01:19 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The city of St. Paul says it's hired a civil engineering firm to examine the site of a gravel slide this week that killed two children.
Updated: May 24, 11:25 AM
Police searching for a missing 15-year-old girl are looking in a new area where investigators believe the man suspected of kidnapping her may have driven...
Updated: May 24, 10:33 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones this Memorial Day weekend.
Updated: May 24, 07:50 AM
Minnesota homeowners facing foreclosure would have additional protection under a bill Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to sign.
Updated: May 24, 07:23 AM
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