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Multiple factors impacting the projected decline of RPS enrollment


Family of late Congressman Hagedorn sues widow over medical expenses

Two lawsuits filed by his sister, mother and stepfather say Hagedorn and his widow, Jennifer Carnahan, asked for their help paying for his treatment in Arizona after Mayo Clinic said it had exhausted its options for treating him in January.


Hormel Foods ranked one of the top corporate citizens in U.S. for 2022

Rochester voting locations make changes ahead of special primary election

$5,000 in copper wire stolen from CenturyLink work site

Plainview man arrested after burglary of brother's home

Former Minneapolis officer pleads guilty in death of George Floyd

Rochester man arrested for racially motivated assault

Albert Lea Public Library could eliminate late fines on youth materials

Former Grizzly Devin Hays Fighting Cancer

RCTC Baseball Qualifies for District Tournament

RPS enrollment projection shows drop in student numbers

2022 Rochesterfest buttons now on sale

Senator Senjem announces run for Olmsted County Board seat

SE MN authorities grapple with lack of juvenile detention center

Mayo Clinic stepping up security at Rochester, MCHS campuses

Navigating ongoing formula shortage

City signs off on Threshold Arts contract to manage Chateau for three years

Mason City police arrest one in connection with April shootings

Rushford man pleads guilty to 2 of 13 charges from 2021

Construction begins May 23 for Highway 43 Rushford to Mabel project

DMC Economic Development Agency receives $988k from DEED

Rochester teen arrested for flashing concealed gun in Walmart

Direct balloting and candidate filing opens for Olmsted Co. and Rochester

Think Bank to host Finance Camp for Rochester high schoolers

Oballa Oballa to run for Austin City Council at Large

Rochester woman drives through fresh concrete to escape police

Allergy season in full swing, could be worse than years past

3 injured in Dover crash

New artwork installed in downtown Rochester

Free music back for the summer at Peace Plaza with Sidewalk Sessions

Rochester man takes plea deal, says co-conspirator pulled the trigger in 2019 murder

Ruby's Pantry announces next pop-up pantry & donation increase

Deal reached on MN budget surplus

UPDATE: Charges filed in Albert Lea stabbing

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"

6 On Your Side: Consumer Confidence, Parental control settings for teens and kids


New one of a kind exhibit opening in SPARK

6 On Your Side: Consumer Confidence, Buying medications online

6 on Your Side, Consumer Confidence: Protect Your Hearing All Day Long

6 On Your Side, Consumer Confidence: Is it time for a smarter smart speaker?

6 On Your Side, Consumer Confidence, Choosing a lawn mower that's right for you

6 On Your Side: Consumer Confidence, Healthy Tips for Cinco De Mayo

6 On Your Side: Consumer Confidence, What to buy this May

6 On Your Side: Consumer Confidence, Millions of Cars to Lose Safety Feature

6 On Your Side: Consumer Confidence, High tech tools for your pet

Former Grizzly Devin Hays Fighting Cancer


Albert Lea Girls Hockey's Lucy Stay commits to Bethel University

RCTC Baseball Qualifies for District Tournament

Bulls and Toros Players choose their colleges

Century outlasts Austin in Big 9 baseball slugfest

Wabasha-Kellogg gets third straight victory; dominates Schaeffer Academy 21-2

Kasson-Mantorville baseball shuts out Goodhue on senior night

PIZM wins HS Girls Golf Meet at Northern Hills

Vikings' rookie Ed Ingram wants to move on from the past, and play football

Med City FC settles for 1-1 draw against Sioux Falls Thunder

Biden offering additional 8 free COVID-19 tests to public


FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

Report: Trump officials, meat companies knew workers at risk

Biden marks COVID 'tragic milestone' in US at global summit

North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown

Minnesota House Speaker Hortman says she’s COVID-positive

RPS updates COVID guidelines amid resurgance of cases in schools

Rochester restaurants grow in midst of pandemic

Mask requirement returns to Longfellow Elementary after reaching COVID threshold

WHO: Nearly 15 million deaths associated with COVID-19