Olmsted County

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18-month-old boy who nearly drowned welcomed home with police escort

Logan Olson was found in a retention pond in Stewartville on April 7.

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Deputy dies suddenly while on duty at Olmsted County Jail

The deputy had worked for the county since 1995.

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Minnesota toddler in a coma after being found in a pond Thursday

A caregiver lost sight of the child, the sheriff's office said.

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Sheriff warns of suspicious men approaching girls in SE MN town

Multiple incidents have been reported in the town this week.

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Suspect in serious assault outside Minnesota bar dies by suicide

The assault and subsequent suicide happened in late January.

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COVID-19: City of Rochester limiting in-person services, closing recreation facilities

It comes as Olmsted County and the state is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases.

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To 'prevent further spread,' SE MN school closes to prepare for distance learning

Kids at the school will move to distance learning through Oct. 19.

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Suspect in Rochester double killing charged after arrest in South Carolina

Officials believe he went to South Carolina to harm an ex-girlfriend.

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Minnesota woman out more than $42K after online scam

The money was sent over the course of about a month.

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2 dead in head-on crash following passing maneuver

A Minnesota man and a Texas man were killed.

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17 people tested positive for coronavirus after house party

Health officials say this is an example of the importance of contact tracing and social distancing.

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Olmsted County closes its juvenile detention center

The closure mirrors a nationwide trend as communities shift away from juvenile detention centers.

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1 dead after driver hits tow truck parked on the side of Hwy. 52

Roads conditions were slick from snow and ice Sunday afternoon.

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Health officials confirm 4th and 5th cases of coronavirus in Minnesota

More details are expected to be released on Wednesday afternoon.

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Charges: Man shot and killed dog in front of 2 toddlers

An argument over finances led to the shooting, according to a criminal complaint.

Rochester man dies in motorcycle crash in Olmsted County

The motorcycle left the roadway and hit a sign.