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Ramsey County, city of St. Paul to reopen Winter Safe Space emergency shelter downtown

The emergency shelter will open Nov. 1 and run through the end of April, which is a few weeks longer than last season, according to a joint statement from the city and county.


Rochester Should Really Update This Sign

As it turns out, the green sign proudly proclaims Rochester, Minnesota as the "Best Place To Live In America" byMoney Magazine. The second line, which looks like it was added after the original sign was put up, then says "Rated Top 3 93-97."


Eau Claire man charged with raping roommate while she slept

According to the criminal complaint, in February, the victim said she took a sleeping pill and went to take a nap.


Chatfield couple going to jail again and again and again...

Jason Donald Polikowsky, 34, and Jessica Lynn Polikowsky, 42, were convicted in October of 11 counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. Authorities say they and Jason’s father, Donald George Polikowsky, stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from Jason’s grandmother.


Woman arrested after firing BBs at a drive thru

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – A fast food kitchen turned into a crime scene Tuesday night.Rochester Police said a 21-year-old woman created havoc at the Wendy’s off of South Broadway around 8:45 p.m.She had a former relationship with a 17-year-old employee and confronted her on the job.The suspect then


Durand man charged in child sexual assault case

Donald Charles, 51, is charged with two counts, including first degree child sexual assault: sexual contact with a child under the age of 13.According to the criminal complaint, the girl told investigators Charles inappropriately touched her in April at a house in Durand. It goes on to say Charles w


Deadly disease detected in MN deer herd

“This virus is transmitted between deer by biting midges, or gnats, which are most active in the fall before they are killed by the first frost of the season,” said Board of Animal Health Senior Veterinarian, Dr. Mackenzie Reberg. “These bugs can’t travel far on their own and we’re concerned by this


The Holiday Train Isn't Stopping in Rochester But You Can See It in SE MN

The Holiday Train isn't making a stop in Rochester this year, but it won't be too far away if you want to take your kids to see it. If you've never been the Canadian Pacific holiday train website explains what to expect, “A typical Holiday Train event goes something like this: the train arrives and


Man shot by officers in Trempealeau County

A man was airlifted to Rochester, Minn., after being shot by officers in Trempealeau County, according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department.


Woman Accuses Stewartville Man of Violent Four Day Ordeal

Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) - A Stewartville man could be facing several criminal charges for allegedly holding a woman against her will over a period of a few days.The woman says the ordeal began with a dispute at a Stewartville residence Thursday night and continued until he left for work Mond


Winona school district sells Central for $250,000, Madison for $110,000

WINONA, Minn. — The fates of two shuttered Winona schools are decided after the public school board voted to sell the buildings during a Tuesday meeting for a combined total of $360,000.The board sold Central Elementary to local businessman Shawn Beier and a silent partner, also a community business


BREAKING: Missing Barron Co. teen possibly spotted in Florida

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- The 13-year-old girl who went missing after her parents were found dead in Barron County, WI has been possibly spotted in Miami. According to the Miami Police Department, the endangered juvenile, Jayme Closs, may have been spotted Monday afternoon in the area of N. W. 27 Avenu


Winona police calls for Monday, Oct. 15: Woman cited after dog chases mother and children; deputies investigating bar fight in Altura

12:58 a.m. — Alexander Allen Chadwick, 24, was arrested for fourth-degree drunk driving after he was stopped near the intersection of Wabasha and Kansas streets. His blood-alcohol level was 0.09 percent.


Young Dodge Center Girl Hurt in Traffic Wreck

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A young Dodge Center girl was hurt Sunday in a traffic wreck in rural Olmsted County.The Minnesota State Patrol says 19-year-old Makayla Phillips-Tucke of Dodge Center was trying to make a U-turn on Highway 52 near 65th St SE around 5:00 PM when her vehicle was struck


11 Rural Restaurants Around Wisconsin That Are So Worth The Drive

Sometimes a meal out is about convenience, but sometimes it’s all about the experience. When you’re looking for a stellar meal in a unique, relaxing location with great scenery on the ride, check out one of these awesome, rural restaurants. They may not be in the big city, but they deliver big on fl


Skills, priorities and Red Wing 2040: Here's where City Council...

Erin Buss (left) and Burke MurphyErin Buss and Burke Murphy are running to represent Ward 4 in Red Wing. Their names appear again on the Nov. 6 ballot.Find more Election 2018 coverage hereThere are four City Council races in all. Candidate responses for At-large are scheduled to appear in Wednesday'


Driver hospitalized after overnight two-car crash

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – An early morning two-car crash sends one person to the hospital.It happened before 4:30 a.m. Monday on East Frontage Road near 37th Street Northwest in Rochester.Rochester Police say a driver in a blue Toyota SUV was exiting Highway 52 North when it was struck by someone in


'Wild Nights With Emily' offers a surprising, humorous take on...

Molly Shannon plays poet Emily Dickinson in “Wild Nights with Emily,” which screens at the WideSpot as part of the Flyway Film Festival on Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Minnesota actress Susan Ziegler, right, plays Dickinson’s beloved friend and sister-in-law. Submitted photo


Bodies found in pond during search for two Minnesota women

Two bodies have been recovered from a pond in Chaska, Minnesota, during a search for two women who went missing in the early hours of Saturday (October 13).


Rochester man arrested after apartment disturbance

A Rochester man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly tricked to kick down a door at an apartment in the 1500 block of Fourth Ave Southeast.Rochester police were called to that area around 11:50 a.m. Friday for a report of a man trying to break into an apartment by kicking in the door, acco