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Bacon found at Rochester Mosque, authorities investigating as possible 'hate crime'

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Council on American-Islamic Relations, also known as CAIR, is calling on authorities to investigate an incident as a possible hate crime.

KIMT - 2018-06-23 21:29:00

Man crashes car near Rochester gas station after medical emergency

He veered off the ramp, through a fence, and into the parking lot, hitting four other vehicles.

KTTC - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Two Vigils Held to Show Support for the Muslim Community in Rochester

June 24, 2018 07:04 PM(ABC 6 News) -- Sunday people came out to the Islamic Center to show their support for the community. Early Saturday morning, Mosque members came to pray at the Islamic center in downtown Rochester. When they arrived, they found bacon in the parking lot and near the front entr

KAAL-TV - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Vigil held to support Minnesota mosque where bacon was found

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — People have gathered for a vigil to support a Minnesota mosque after officials found bacon left near the front door and in its parking lot, an act one group called "attempted religious desecration."

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-06-24 20:07:44

Two Injured in Crash Just West of Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -Two Rochester residents were transported to St. Marys Hospital following a traffic crash Friday afternoon on Highway 14 just west of Rochester.The State Patrol says 64-year-old Philip Laplante was attempting to cross the highway at the intersection with 60th Avenue Nort


Police investigating officer-involved shooting in north Minneapolis, 1 dead

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP)- Minneapolis police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Saturday evening on the 4700 block of Bryant Avenue North.According to police spokesperson John Elder, police received a call at 5:26 p.m. from an anonymous caller who reported an adult man walking in the area of t

FOX9.COM - 2018-06-24 00:52:00

Tear Gas Doesn't Faze Rochester Drug Dealer Suspect

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man was taken into custody Thursday - but not until after causing quite a bit of commotion in his southeast neighborhood.Officers executed a search warrant at 1408 2nd St SE around 6:30 AM as part of a drug investigation. Police had been tipped off about s


Update: One person dead and one in the hospitol after fiery crash near Monona Terrace.

One person was pronounced dead and one person is in the hospital after a fiery car crash early Saturday morning, authorities reported.Sgt. Kurt Wege said in a news release that at 3:37 a.m. they were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of John Nolen Drive and South Blair Street. Thecit

MADISON - 2018-06-23 18:00:00

AP News - Vigil held to support Minnesota mosque where bacon was found

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — People have gathered for a vigil to support a Minnesota mosque after officials found bacon left near the front door and in its parking lot, an act one group called "attempted religious desecration."

TOWNHALL - 2018-06-24 16:40:00

Seneca to end seasonal canning in Rochester

After almost 90 years of years of canning in Rochester, Seneca Foods Corp. is ending its seasonal production, though its frozen business will remain.That means the canning operation, which primarily produces cream corn, will end production at the end of this season. About 60 employees work full time


Tear gas used as authorities execute search warrant in Rochester

The subject of the search warrant, 30-year-old Tyler Clark, was believed to be in the attic of the house at 1408 2nd St. SE despite people inside saying he wasn’t there.


Officials: 38-year-old missing Minnesota man found dead

SAVAGE, Minn. (KARE 11) --The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a missing man from Savage has been found dead in Pine County.Savage Police and the Pine County Sheriff’s Office had asked for the public's help in locating 38-year-old Nadeem Ramji of Savage.Ramji had last been seen in Pine

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2018-06-23 13:46:00

Rochester Man Accused of Sexually Woman Who Faked Unconsciousness

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man is expected to be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who faked she had blacked out while being choked.Police arrested 25-year-old Abel Browne Thursday, several hours after the woman was able to get away from the man at a local apartment.The woman


More cities across Minnesota are turning to renewable sources of energy

Aaron Lavinsky, Star TribuneA 220-kilowatt solar array powers the St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Plant, along with a biodigester that turns sewage into energy.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-06-23 18:04:00

‘Rough, loud and a little angry’: Austin brothers set to open Angry Hog Brewery and Taproom mid-summer - Austin Daily Herald

Austin residents will have something to squeal about this summer, as two Austin brothers are preparing to open the city’s first microbrewery near the end of July.After several setbacks, the Angry Hog Brewery and Taproom finally passed its final state inspection, and are in the final stages of prepar

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-23 15:19:37

Minnesota police officer charged with sexually assaulting 2 girls

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Kasson police officer is being held on unconditional bond of $1 million for criminal sexual conduct charges in Olmsted County.Fifty-one-year-old Julio Baez was arrested earlier this week at a Winona motel.A complaint against Baez says he sexually abused two girls, one for 11 yea


Brewery to open in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In August, if all goes according to plan, Little Thistle Brewing will open its doors, adding a fifth brewery to the city's burgeoning industry.And more could be on the way.The owners, Steve and Dawn Finnie, had originally hoped for a mid-June opening, around the time of the World


Rochester Man Admits to Felony Charge For Gun Threats

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man is scheduled to be sentenced in August for a conviction stemming two gun-related incidents in Rochester earlier this year. 21-year-old Demetrious Tankhamvang recently pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threats charge connected to his arrest followin


1 woman arrested for her involvement in a Rochester apartment assault, police say

Rochester police say 27-year-old Nyidhal Khidir Abdalla, of Rochester, was taken into custody after the incident. Police say she was holding a knife during the crime.


4 arrested in Rochester apartment, 3 face drug charges

Rochester's Criminal Interdiction Unit arrested four people at an apartment complex, at 1926 8 1/2 Street Southeast just before 8 p.m. Inside, officers discovered a large amount of synthetic marijuana, or K-2.