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Rochester: Deaths of Iowa couple in their 60s were result of murder-suicide

The couple was found dead in a Rochester home last week during a welfare check.

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MN has 14 hospitals in Newsweek's Top 500; Mayo at No. 1

Mayo Clinic was one of 33 U.S. hospitals to make the global list.

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Man gets 10 years for fatal pawn shop fire during Minneapolis riots

The incident, which took place during riots in May 2020,  resulted in one man's death.

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Watch: Minnesota fire, police departments take on holiday classics

The Savage Fire Department and Rochester Police Department took to social media this week to share their takes on popular holiday entertainment.

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Tornado watch expanded to include Twin Cities, Rochester

Several tornadoes are likely and winds could gust up to 90 mph.

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Severe weather update: Potentially dangerous storms in Minnesota

Damaging winds and tornadoes all possible on this Dec. 15.

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Winter storm watch issued as Friday storm track wobbles

The latest model runs show the heaviest snow a bit north of where the watch is in place.

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When do malls open on Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2021?

Here's your guide to major indoor malls (plus a few outlet malls).

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Hot Topic store in MN closes after apparent staff walkout over wages

A sign posted outside the store has gone viral on social media.

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MN water tower in the running for Tank of the Year

It was the only water tank to receive more than 5,000 votes.

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Minnesota water towers compete to be named America's 'Tank of the Year'

Two water towers in the state are currently in the top five vote-getters.

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October 11 Novak Weather: Severe storms in MN Wednesday?

Another strong storm system is poised to move into the region mid-week.

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Ban for those who don't wear masks at Rochester School Board meetings

The board will have people trespassed, which comes with a one year ban from all school property.

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2 Rochester restaurants closing due to COVID, worker shortage

The owners made the announcement just a week before their final day in operation.

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Search for bank robbery suspect prompts lockdown at MN school

Authorities believe the suspect robber a bank in Rochester, then tried to do the same in Pine Island.

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Rochester man pleads guilty to producing child porn on Snapchat

He faces 60 other child porn charges in Olmsted County.

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Enhanced threat for severe storms shoved north, closer to Twin Cities

Powerful storms could be ongoing this afternoon and evening.

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Panera in Rochester temporarily closes due to ongoing staffing issues

The restaurant industry as a whole is struggling to find enough workers.

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Blues Traveler band members injured when tour bus crashes in MN

Frontman John Popper was transported to Winona Health for care.

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List of Twin Cities school districts with, without, and undecided on mask mandate

19 metro-area districts will require masks; 11 won't require masks; 16 are undecided.

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Rochester mayor declares local state of emergency over delta variant

The new indoor mask mandate went into effect immediately.