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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
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.
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
Patients evacuated from Neillsville medical center after report of chemical spill
Maintenance personnel at Memorial Medical Center, 216 Sunset Pl., reported a strong chemical odor in the building around 6 p.m. Friday, according to the Neillsville Police Department. The building's ventilation system was immediately shut down and patients were evacuated as a precaution.
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
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
Red Wing ready to listen on Barn Bluff painting issue
RED WING — The Red Wing City Council is ready to listen.On Monday night, during its regular meeting, the City Council will listen to public comments on the issue of painting on Barn Bluff.In its own presentation, city staff has outlined a host of considerations around the topic, including freedom of
Camp Companion leader sentenced to Community Work Service for stealing dog
Michele Quandt, 50, of Rochester has long been the public face of Camp Companion and works to find new homes for dogs and cats in the area. Her troubles with Wabasha County authorities began last October 27, when Eric Gonzalez of Elgin called the sheriff's office to report that "someone had taken a
Man arrested after stealing vehicle, leading multi-county police chase
The Eau Claire County Sherriff's office initiated the pursuit of the vehicle, which resulted in a chase from Clairemont Avenue, to Hwy 53 South, then onto I94 going westbound into Dunn County.
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Power poles down by Plum City;...
Power poles down by Plum CityAn officer responded to 50th Street / Highway 10 in Plum City at 4:53 p.m. June 17 for five power poles over the roadway. Road closed signs were put up by the township while Xcel Energy fixed them.Hager City garage fireSticky fingers• An officer reported at 8:51 p.m. Jun
Police calls for Friday, June 22: Baseball bat attack; stolen bike and cordless drill
1:39 a.m. — Brian Matthew C. Bublitz, 32, Winona, was cited for drunk driving after he was stopped for failing to move over for an emergency vehicle. His blood alcohol level was 0.07 percent.
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.
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
Wabasha, Corps Sign MOU On Dredge Disposal - The Waterways Journal
A year after communications missteps aroused opposition and hostility to its plan to dispose of dredged materials from a sector of Lake Pepin, the Corps of Engineers signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) June 5 with the city of Wabasha, Minn., and the Wabasha Port Authority pledging to give loc
Winona man, woman face multiple drug charges
A Winona man and woman face multiple drug charges after police discovered methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in an apartment on the 300 block of Sarnia Street Wednesday.Amy Lynne Carpenter, 36, and Eugene James Balterman-Werlich, 25, were arrested on charges of fifth-degree possession
Winona Fire Department calls for June 13 to June 18, 2018
Wednesday, June 135 p.m. — Responded to a car accident with injuries on the 900 block of Huff Street. Firefighters provided first aid.Thursday, June 14
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
Winona man arrested for stealing pickup truck, tampering with two other vehicles
A 30-year-old Winona man accused of stealing a pickup truck and tampering with at least two other vehicles was arrested by Winona County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday.Brett John Dennis, who has a history of automobile theft, authorities said, was arrested and referred on probable cause for the theft o
St. Paul to build safety wall along Wabasha Street bluff
“Construction of a gabion wall achieves the City’s objectives of reopening Wabasha Street quickly, safely and cost effectively,” said Kathy Lantry, St. Paul Public Works director. “In addition, this less invasive solution protects the public and roadway from natural erosion of the bluff without the
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.