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Hormel Institute scientist awarded $2M to research colorectal cancer


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Charges dismissed for Perham man in coma

After Larson failed to appear at a trespassing hearing July 26, the state issued a warrant for his arrest.


New Albert Lea superintendent talks safety as students head back-to-school

Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to offer walk-in sports injury clinics

Pilot unhurt in helicopter crash in rural Wabasha County

Rochester PD is distributing free firearm safety kits

Rochester rolls out plans for next construction project

MPCA grants $78K for climate change impacts

Dodge County detainees to be housed in Olmsted County Adult Detention Center

Rochester crisis center makes impact on community mental health

Rochester couple out more than $300K, phone scams become more "sophisticated"

Former Mayo Clinic employee pleads guilty to terrorism charge

State board makes MN primary, special election results official

Monday trial scheduled for Iowa man accused of sexual conduct with minors

UPDATE: Victim identified in Albert Lea house fire

Sentencing scheduled for second suspect in 2021 Austin murder

International actor, singer found dead in Rochester apartment

Rochester couple out $303K in monthlong scam

Rochester employee halts scam halfway through

$5K in tools stolen from construction site

Harmony is investing $2.5M to provide fiber internet to residents

UPDATE: $200,000 estimated loss in Byron barn fire

Austin City Council discusses THC regulations

Pine Island moves forward with Elk Run development

Mural Grant program available to downtown Rochester businesses, properties

More than 2 million infant rockers, swings recalled

Man shoots off tip of own finger at Southern Minnesota Sportsman's Club

Kellogg man killed, Millville woman critically injured in motorcycle crash

UPDATE: County attorney chooses not to charge man arrested with handgun

Hwy 105 project from Iowa border to Austin begins next week

15K Minnesota nurses to hold strike vote on Monday

Austin boy in finals of Kids Mullet Championships

Roasted Bliss - Coffee and Bakery to open new location

'We Choose Us' holds People's Democracy Summit in Rochester

Listos Preschool holds Butterfly Festival celebration and fundraiser

Albert Lea businesses persevere through pandemic
Albert Lea businesses persevere through pandemic
Albert Lea finds new tools to help small businesses during pandemic
ABC6 Special Report: "The Weight of the Badge"

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HS Football Preview: LeRoy-Ostrander ready to defend 9-Man state title


HS Football Preview: Trojans look to get 'back to The Bank'

From one Packer to another: Jamaal Gibson named new boys basketball HC

Hayfield legion softball celebrates inaugural state championship

Honkers crushed in season finale, 13-5, at Eau Claire

HS Football Preview: Cadets regrouping for a rebound in 2022

HS Football Preview: Newman Catholic leaning on the next man up

Lourdes High School names new Activities Director

HS Football Preview: Vikings look to break through with new, but familiar face at the helm

HS Football Preview: Riverhawks focus on outhitting and out hustling the competition

Reincarceration order dropped for 18 Minnesotans


First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

USDA invests $336K to help improve health care in rural Minnesota

New method of nasal vaccine delivery could lead to better HIV, COVID-19 vaccines

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

FDA: Take 3 home tests if exposed to COVID to boost accuracy

Iowa State Fair begins Thursday; Hy-Vee to host vaccination clinics

MDH Report: Pandemic challenges reflected in number of adverse health events in 2021

COVID-19 most likely spread from animal market in Wuhan, China, new studies say

Doctor: Biden's COVID symptoms 'almost completely resolved'