Rochester

March 29, 2019 - 5:28 am
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has been brought in to investigate how a man died while struggling with police after a traffic stop in Rochester. It happened Wednesday night outside of a grocery store. That's where police pulled over a man in his pickup truck due to a number of...
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Sherri Jasper, a Girl Scout board member and counselor at Halmstad Elementary School, leads the program for a candlelight vigil at the school in Chippewa Falls, Wis., Sunday evening, Nov. 4, 2018. The western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash Saturday along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. The 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered. He will be charged with four counts of homicide, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 7:15 am
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) - Records indicte the man who drove a pickup truck into a group of Girl Scouts on Saturday, killing three girls and an adult, was impaired when the crash occurred. Sgt. Daniel Sokup of the Lake Hallie Police Department said the driver of the black Ford F-150 pickup truck fled...
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Edgar Linares
October 05, 2018 - 6:08 pm
Rochester station KTTC confirmed reporter Jim Bunner is no long with their station after he was photographed wearing a Make America Great Again hat while appearing to be reporting. On Thursday, Bunner was photographed by a Minneapolis Star Tribune photographer wearing the MAGA hat outside the Mayo...
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October 05, 2018 - 8:51 am
No offense taken. At least that's what Senator Tina Smith expressed after President Trump referenced her in his speech Thursday night in Rochester. During his remarks, in which the president was touting Smith's Republican challenger, state Rep. Karin Housley, Trump mentioned how unfamiliar he was...
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Edgar Linares
October 03, 2018 - 7:30 pm
For the last week staff in Rochester, Minnesota have been getting the city ready for President Donald Trump’s visit. The President will speak at the Mayo Civic Center Thursday evening in Rochester, and City Administrator Steve Rymer said they only had a week to get ready. “I’ve been extremely...
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September 26, 2018 - 8:45 pm
President Donald Trump is heading back to Minnesota for his second visit since June. Minnesota's Republican Party announced Trump would visit Rochester on October 4, one month away from the November elections. The details of Trump's schedule for his visit were not immediately clear, but sources...
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September 19, 2018 - 11:31 am
The Mayo Clinic in Rocherster could be expanding. That expansion is going up however. The healthcare giant is getting taller, literally. Mayo Clinic is partnering with a Singapore real estate developer to expand downtown Rochester's Gonda Building, adding 11 stories and a 200-room "premier hotel"...
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Edgar Linares
June 25, 2018 - 9:54 pm
Passengers on board a Spirit Airlines flight Monday morning from Houston to Minneapolis witnessed a disturbing meltdown of a passenger. WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS INAPPROPRIATE LANGUAGE “This morning a flight from Houston to Minneapolis had to land in Rochester, Minnesota due to a guest...
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