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John A. Randall -- Rochester

John A. Randall, 84, of Rochester, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at home surrounded by his family. He was born June 25, 1933, in Rochester to Warren and Marie (Grothe) Randall. John graduated from Rochester High School in 1951, where he excelled in sports, especially wrestling. On Nov. 21,

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-11-17 16:03:22

KEYC - Hunter missing in Minnesota finds own way back using compass

COOK, Minn. (AP) - A missing hunter in northern Minnesota prompted a search involving officials with multiple agencies, before the hunter made his way back on his own using a compass. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the man got lost while hunting with others on Thursday. The hunting party

KEYC - 2017-11-17 18:25:00

Sheriff's Office mourns unexpected and tragic death of K9

A sheriff's office in Caledonia, Minnesota, is mourning the unexpected and tragic death of a police K9. The Houston County Sheriff's Office announced the death of the working canine, Ray, on Thursday in a Facebook post to page followers: It is with great sadness we at the Houston County Sheriff's Of

PETRESCUEREPORT.COM - 2017-11-17 15:51:17

The Latest: Franken accuser says voters will decide his fate

In this still image taken from video provided by KABC-TV, Los Angeles radio anchor Leeann Tweeden discusses her allegations of sexual harassment by Al Franken during a 2006 overseas USO tour, before he became a U.S. senator from Minnesota, at ABC7 studios in Glendale, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 16, 201

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-17 12:36:12

KEYC - Gustavus Students Participate In Annual Great American Smoke Out

The Colleges Against Cancer organization on the campus of Gustavus took part in the Great American Smoke Out today. Tobacco, a drug that kills 1,300 Americans per day, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. On college campuses, the issue is still prevalent, for a study by ABC ne

KEYC - 2017-11-17 02:28:00

A Guide to Prince's Favorite Places in Minneapolis

No matter how famous the Purple One became, the musician born Prince Rogers Nelson stayed true to his Minnesota roots. In the years before his 2016 death, he lived full time at his 65,000 square foot residence and recording studio Paisley Park in suburban Chanhassen, about 20 miles from downtown Min

LIVABILITY.COM - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Survey of bankers predicts economy will remain slow in rural parts of 10 states

Omaha The economy will likely remain slow in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states in the months ahead. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region remained in negative territory below 50 and declined to 44.7 in November from October's 45.3. The index is based on Creighton University's m

LJWORLD - 2017-11-17 00:00:00

Trump set to pardon Thanksgiving turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) - Continuing a time-honored White House tradition, President Donald Trump will pardon the national Thanksgiving turkey in a Rose Garden ceremony Tuesday. The White House says the event will feature two turkeys raised in Minnesota. After the ceremony, they will live out their lives at

KFBB NEWSCHANNEL 5 - 2017-11-17 00:48:00

Misconceptions of starting school later

Regarding Goose Creek parents, teachers and students rail against school time changes (Oct. 12) and Goose Creek finds little support for changing school start times (Oct. 15), as the Houston Area Chapter Leader of StartSchoolLater, I would like to address concerns brought up by the audience at the t

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

10 Things to Know for Today - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOP LAWMAKING VICTORY AROUND THE CORNER House passes $1.5 trillion overhaul of Americans' business and personal income taxes, helping Trump and the Republicans get closer to their first major l

WSIL TV - 2017-11-17 14:18:00

Flash of white in Pine Island backyard breaks the gloom of a chilly gray day

One of our friends in Pine Island had a surprise in his backyard Thursday morning and wanted to share it. The surprise had four legs and a bushy tail and was white as snow. It came down to scavenge around Jim Alm's birdfeeders--an albino squirrel. "Wow! I had never seen an albino *anything* before-

KTTC - 2017-11-17 08:55:00

Hopkins 'Wow!' House: The Avenues

HOPKINS, MN - This house in The Avenues recently went on the market. It will be open for viewing this weekend. Let's take a quick preview. There are two stories to this house, with three bedrooms and three bathrooms over 1,812 square feet of living space. The front is brick, the roof is gabled, and

PATCH - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Open Arms delivers Thanksgiving meals

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Twin Cities nonprofit is making sure people living with life-threatening illnesses have a healthy and happy Thanksgiving. Open Arms of Minnesota prepares and delivers free, nutritious meals to its clients in the Twin Cities. "We deliver once a week, a week's worth of meals and then

KARE - 2017-11-17 01:42:48

Hunter lost in woods near Cook uses compass to find way back home

A 58-year-old St. Paul man who became lost while hunting Thursday used a compass to find his way back to a hunting cabin after several hours as a search effort was underway, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported. Craig Ainsworth was declared overdue at 9:30 p.m., having gone out with a cou

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:01:35

Minnesota nationally recognized for road safety

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Minnesota is one of nine states receiving the 2017 national Roadway Safety Award. The award recognizes the state's success of reducing fatal crashes on country roads. Less than one fourth of vehicle miles are on county roads, but about half of fatal crashes happen on them.

KIMT - 2017-11-17 02:32:00

Plymouth 'Wow!' House: Berkshire Lane North

PLYMOUTH, MN - This house has been on the market for a day, and will be open for viewing this Sunday. It's an updated 1989 multi-level home with 2,080 square feet of living space. Here's a quick preview before you go check out the home itself. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Much of the

PATCH - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Builders union, inspectors clash on Prime Place apartment building near University of Minnesota

It has been a rough couple of years for the developers of some Twin Cities apartment buildings that experienced construction-related delays and complaints. Last year, construction of nearly a half-dozen suburban apartment buildings was halted when doubts surfaced about whether the proper fire retard

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 00:37:00

Play the Daily News Mystery Shot Contest - Nov. 17

Play the Daily News Mystery Shot Contest Take a look at this week's photo. Do you know what it is and where? If so, send an email to editor Suzanne Rook at srook@faribault.com or drop off your best guess with your name and phone number at our office at 514 Central Ave. by 5 p.m. Wednesday. We'll pub

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-17 14:45:00

Minnesota Weather: Thanksgiving 2017 Forecast

A cold front will arrive in the Twin Cities Friday afternoon. Saturday will be cold and brisk. At this point, weather forecasts do not show any major storms through at least Thanksgiving Day. Saturday November 18 Mostly cloudy until afternoon. High 38, low 25. Chance of precipitation: 44%. Wind 13 m

PATCH - 2017-11-17 14:23:40

Wisconsin in serious need of court interpreters

Eau Claire County (WQOW) -- There's a major shortage of court interpreters in the state of Wisconsin, especially here in Eau Claire County. "In Eau Claire County, we have only one interpreter that's state certified," County Clerk of Circuit Court Susan Schaffer told News 18. "I always hold my breat

WQOW - 2017-11-17 03:15:00