He hosted the Today show, was the anchor of NBC Nightly News for more than 20 years and now he's the first ever recipient a Mayo Clinic honorary degree...
Updated: May 20, 11:15 AM
Thieves put a damper on a Stewartville couples' wedding day...
Updated: May 20, 10:32 AM
A Stewartville man has been cited for assault after he allegedly pushed a city council member...
Updated: May 20, 10:16 AM
Part of Jellystone Campground in Mower County is underwater...
Updated: May 20, 10:13 AM
After Sunday night flooding, Highway 63 in Spring Valley was reopened Monday morning...
Updated: May 20, 07:41 AM
North Iowa was hit hard by weekend storms, with some areas seeing upwards of seven inches.
Updated: May 20, 07:29 AM
Come midnight, the Minnesota Legislature's 2013 session will be history...
Updated: May 20, 07:29 AM
This storm is bringing heavy winds, rain, and flooding to our area. On Highway 56 near Leroy, part of the road is washed out.
Updated: May 19, 10:42 PM
Minnesota State Lottery players won nearly $3.9 million in prizes during the 6 ½-week run up to Saturday night's Powerball jackpot drawing.
Updated: May 19, 01:54 PM
With the session ending Monday, a bill that will authorize a union vote for in-home daycare providers is on the house floor and debates will likely go into the morning.
Updated: May 18, 10:44 PM
Four years ago, the University of Minnesota-Rochester started their first program. On Saturday, they celebrated a milestone—their first graduating class.
Updated: May 18, 10:45 PM
(ABC 6 News)-- A motorcyclist was seriously injured today after collinding with a PT Cruiser.
Updated: May 18, 08:45 PM
The Minnesota Legislature is meeting over the weekend as the clock counts down on the regular session.
Updated: May 18, 02:43 PM
The $800 million bonding bill has failed in the Minnesota House, meaning some projects in our area won't likely happen this time around.
Updated: May 17, 10:32 PM
The most devastating part in all of this is the lack of answers. Not knowing. But as we push for answers from health experts, the children are fighting to be heard as well.
Updated: May 17, 07:21 PM
For more than 30 years, students at Bamber Valley Elementary in Rochester have worked to stay fit by running a mile each morning before class every spring. The program has gotten the attention of the Minnesota Department of Education and the First Lady.
Updated: May 17, 06:45 PM
Prices Friday morning broke the $4 a gallon mark. The average in Rochester is $4.12 and Austin and Albert Lea are at $4.09. The average prices across the state is $4.24.
Updated: May 17, 06:40 PM
For the second time in a week, police found pets intentionally left for dead, this time by the roadside just west of Glenville.
Updated: May 17, 06:35 PM
The Minnesota lottery has given ABC 6 News a list of the state's luckiest stores for lottery wins, and an Ankeny's Mini Mart in Austin comes in at number four.
Updated: May 17, 04:55 PM
The Senate passed a state higher education budget by a bipartisan, 44-22 vote on Friday that includes a $250 million spending increase.
Updated: May 17, 03:12 PM
The bill is a rare area where Republican held veto power. Because it involves long-term state debt, it required 81 votes to pass. It got 76 votes on Friday when three Republicans joined all Democrats in supporting.
Updated: May 17, 03:05 PM
The State Patrol Division will coordinate the readiness of the Humvees and station the vehicles across the state for rapid deployment during blizzards, flooding, tornadoes...
Updated: May 17, 11:16 AM
If put on the ballot and passed by voters, it would create a legislative pay council appointed by the governor and the chief justice of the Supreme Court.
Updated: May 17, 10:26 AM
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) - The chief state medical examiner says methamphetamine killed a Mitchell County jail inmate.
Updated: May 17, 08:16 AM
(ABC 6 News) -- Last May we introduced you to six families in Kasson-Mantorville with children battling cancer. Now, just a year later, the number of cases has doubled.
Updated: May 17, 05:25 PM
A helpful family acted quickly to rescue 16 ducklings from a storm drain in Austin on Thursday morning.
Updated: May 16, 10:43 PM
The Mayo Clinic and lawmakers met for hours Thursday night working out the details to push the destination medical center project forward.
Updated: May 16, 10:50 PM
With electronic gaming revenue coming up short as a way to help fund the new Vikings stadium, the governor is eyeing a new way to come up with money.
Updated: May 16, 10:23 PM
Two Rochester women will spend a combined thirty years in federal prison for helping an overseas terror group.
Updated: May 16, 07:33 PM
With a $4.14 per gallon average Minnesota is sitting at number two in the nation for highest gas prices. Only behind Hawaii. In Rochester and Austin the average price is at $3.97 while in the Twin Cities it's sitting well over four dollars.
Updated: May 16, 06:49 PM