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2 boys, grandma die in Goodhue County collision; another crash killed boys’ mom 2 years ago

WELCH TOWNSHIP, Minn. — A weekend crash on a rural highway in Goodhue County has taken the lives of two young brothers from Red Wing and their grandmother.Sheriff’s officials say the crash in Welch Township happened shortly before noon Saturday when a car driven by a 50-year-old Hager City, Wis., ma


Woman injured after shooting in Winona County; Utica man arrested

UTICA — A Utica man was arrested late Sunday night after opening fire with a semi-automatic rifle and attacking a vehicle that was parked outside his house, injuring the driver, according to authorities.


Wabasha County Sheriff's Office investigating remains found on Mississippi River

WEST NEWTON, Minn. (KTTC) -Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains along the Mississippi River south of Wabasha.The Wabasha County Sheriff's Office says it received a call Saturday at 4:50 p.m.Someone had found a shoe and a human leg in a pile of debris along the river in West N


Human leg found along Mississippi River in Wabasha County

Crews returned to the scene on Sunday, and the area was further searched, but no other items of interest were located, Warren said. The identity of the person is unknown.


Winona police calls for Monday, July 16: A domestic assault, a drunk wakeboarder and a stolen metal detector

WinonaSunday2:20 a.m. — Cassie Jo Meech, 29 and of Winona, was arrested for fourth-degree DWI after a traffic stop near the intersection of Main and Fourth streets.


UPDATE: Woman dies after Highway 53 crash

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) --A crash on Highway 53 in Chippewa Falls last week has killed a woman.Police Chief Matt Kelm says the rollover crash happened on the bridge at the Chippewa River in Chippewa Falls, in the northbound lanes, after the car was rear-ended, it hit the bridge and flipped.The d


Berg backs out of RPS offer, stays with Pine Island schools

PINE ISLAND — Pine Island Superintendent Tammy Berg has decided to stay in Pine Island, opting out of a position she’d been offered with Rochester Public Schools.According to an email sent Friday to Rochester school staff members from Superintendent Michael Muñoz, Berg withdrew her candidacy for the


Three People Killed in Crash Near Red Wing

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation into a multiple fatality traffic near the Treasure Island Casino north of Red Wing on Saturday.The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department says the two-vehicle collision w


NEW: Woman killed after being rear-ended on Hwy 53 in Chippewa Co.

Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matt Kelm told News 18, Gertrude Gifford, of Mondovi, died on July 11, two days after the crash.


Hand-lighted fireworks make Mazeppa display unique

Jeff Sommerfield, the pyrotechnics expert with the Mazeppa Fire Department, said the city gets more than 10,000 visitors on the night of the fireworks display, held the second Saturday after July 4 each year. The unique, never-repeated show is one of the big reasons.


One injured in high-speed crash on Marion Road SE

Buy NowAn Olmsted County Sheriff’s deputy investigates a single-vehicle crash Saturday, July 14, 2018, on Marion Road Southeast in Rochester.Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com


Rochester City Council to Decide Fate of Fancy Treehouse

The Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department is seeking guidance from the elected officials on how to deal with the situation, which arose after an anonymous tip led to an inspection that found the property owner had violated several provisions of the city’s zoning ordinance. A staff report notes the t


UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to UW-Stout student's death now sentenced

Cullen Osburn, 28 of Minnesota, appeared in court Friday where he was handed down a sentence of four years in prison and four years of extended supervision. He was granted 548 days of credit for time already served.


Rochester Drug Dealer Busted Again

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man who police say is a “well-known” local drug dealer was busted this week while driving back from Chicago where he apparently picked up some cocaine.Interim Police Chief John Sherwin says an investigation involving 30-year-old Kendrick Collins began in M


Accused Rochester drug dealers arrested, found with more than $20K in cash

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Two men were arrested Wednesday night after authorities say they were found with drugs valued around $40,000 and more than $20,000 in cash.Kendrick Collins, 30, of Rochester, and Aaron Brown, 44, of Rochester, were arrested on their way back from Chicago at around 10:30 p.m.When p


Answer Man: Missing Mayo money, a thief and a burrito

Hey, Really Smart Guy: I was chatting with co-workers during lunch in the Mayo Cafeteria the other day when somebody asked whatever happened to that guy who swiped a bunch of cash from Mayo Clinic a year or two ago.Nobody seemed to know, and Google didn’t seem to help. My guess was he’s sitting in S


Routine traffic stop leads to Stewartville drug arrest

An Olmsted County sheriff's deputy on patrol in Stewartville at 12:54 a.m. Thursday pulled over a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Lacey Brown, 36. The vehicle had expired license tabs, said Capt. Scott Behrns, of the sheriff's office.


Winona County man arrested after alleged domestic assault

ROLLINGSTONE — A man was arrested early Friday morning for domestic assault after allegedly attacking a relative.According to the Winona County Sheriff's Office, police were called at 1:57 a.m. to an apartment building near Main and State streets.Skyler Shane Ehlenfeldt, 22, was staying with a relat


Winona man agrees to dismiss excessive force lawsuit filed against two police officers, city

A man who said two Winona police officers used excessive force in a March 2017 arrest has dropped his lawsuit against the officers and city of Winona.Eric Poillon, 32, of Winona, agreed to dismiss the lawsuit as city attorney Joseph E. Flynn was about to file a motion to compel discovery. Poillon fi


Sunrise News to Go: Friday, July 13

The Centers For Disease Control is reminding folks to stay away from Honey Smacks cereal. Last month, Kellogg's recalled more than a million cases of the cereal because it may be contaminated with salmonella. The FDA says, it learned some retailers may still be selling the cereal.