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New farmers market opens in Austin


African American community leaders: Juneteenth is a two-sided holiday

Now, with Juneteenth as a national holiday, he said he believes there will be more reason for that history to be taught in schools. 


Hwy 63 lane closure, Hwy 30 detour next week in Stewartville

New COVID-19 Delta variant is a concern in Minnesota, Iowa

Root River Trail Towns kick off 60-mile garage sale

VIDEO: Cedar River Farmers Marker kicks off

Hayfield Vikings take Class A state title

Burn ban in effect for Freeborn County through Friday evening

Keeping pesky bugs away in the summer months

Beating the summer heat

MnDOT supports small-town road projects

Nellie's on Third in Rochester closing is doors

PD: Woman hit by truck in Mason City dies, driver could face addtional charges

New accessilbe path installed at Foster Arend Beach

Minnesota House launches into contentious budget debate

Kasson motorcyclist injured in Winona County crash

Iowa governor signs measure heightening protest penalties

Austin teen turns himself in after recent vandalism reports

UPDATE: City says gas service in North Albert Lea has been repaired

Rochester Police investigating two robbery and assault cases

UPDATE: Oronoco home a total loss following fire

Wings of Hope giving survivors of pediatric cancer the perfect smile

Child care centers depending on state for federal fund allocation

Crash in Dodge County injures 1

RPD and local businesses partner to stop catalytic converter theft

RFD begins hazmat training

Area businesses manage worker shortage

Over 2,000 citations give to Minnesota drivers for not wearing seatbelts

Muñoz gives final speech at Rochester school board meeting

Local faith organizations begin gathering together again

BCA Rushford officer who fired weapon during incident placed on administrative leave

Test Iowa program ending operations July 16

UPDATE: Mason City PD says missing 15-year-old has been located

MnDOT awards $75 million in local road improvement program grants

Rochester man arrested for possession and sale of marijuana

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"

Channel One participates in Minnesota Food share month


Southeast Minnesota non-profit connects people with new jobs

At-home senior care employment opportunities on the rise

Local agency helping the homeless when they need it most

Olmsted county receives $1.1 million grant to help house the homeless

Reducing stigma around homelessness

Homelessness in Northern Iowa goes unseen

Homelessness in Southeast Minnesota

Hayfield Vikings take Class A state title


P-E-M seniors going for gold

Albert Lea baseball state bound for first time since 1969

A relay partner for life

Thursday local scores & highlights

Rochester man celebrates 50-year running streak, third-longest in the world

Wednesday local scores & highlights

Fans return to Honkers games

Mason City Toros are newest junior hockey team

MSHSL announces new classes for four sports starting in 2021-2022

New COVID-19 Delta variant is a concern in Minnesota, Iowa


Biden promotes milestone of 300M vaccine shots in 150 days

MDH reports 115 cases, 4 deaths, 50.3% of total population completely vaccinated

US-Canada border restrictions extended until July 21

Iowa COVID-19 update Friday

AP-NORC poll: Many Americans resuming pre-virus activities

Compare your county's vaccine administration rate in SE Minnesota

MDH reports 8th COVID death of school staff member

Minnesota reports 142 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

US to spend $3.2B on treatments for COVID-19, other viruses