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Severe Weather Moving Through

A number of severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect for southern Minnesota. Also a Tornado watch is in effect until 1AM Monday.

After the storms move through south eastern Minnesota more storms will be moving down into the area again from around the Wilmar area...

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DNR to Modernize Electronic System for Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can anticipate a new electronic license system that will enhance customer service starting in the spring of 2020, according to the Minnesota DNR.

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Center For Severe Weather Research Scientists Search For Tornadoes To Study
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Tornado Watch for Southern Minnesota

The National Severe Storms forecast center has issued a Tornado Watch in effect until 1am for the following counties:

Anoka, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Chippewa, Dakota, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Kandiyohi,  Lac Qui Parle, Le Sueur,  Martin, Mcleod, Meeker, Nicollet,          Pope, Ramsey, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns,              Steele, Stevens, Swift, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Wright and
Yellow Medicine...

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Update: 2 in Good Condition In Car Vs. Train Accident In Faribault

Update: Both parties are reportedly in good condition. Distracted driving a possible cause of the accident, still under investigation.

According to a release from the Faribault Police Department, their officers, Rice County Sheriff's office personnel, the Minnesota State Patrol as well as personnel from the Faribault Fire Department and North Ambulance responded to a crash involving a train and passenger vehicle, about 9:20AM Friday that occurred in the 1400 block of Second Avenue Northwest near the Faribault Woolen Mills...

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Steele County Toys for Tots Recognized

The Steele County Toys for Tots program has once again received special recognition. For the second straight year the program has been recognized as a top 20 Local Community Organization in the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation national and regional campaigns...

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Ride For The Brand 2017

Thursday, July 6, was a very hot and humid day. I don't remember what the high was, but, I know it was at least 90 degrees out. You can definitely tell that we are in the "dog days" of summer...

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Support Steele County Healthy Seniors on Tuesday

The Steele County Healthy Seniors will have their fundraising golf tournament on Tuesday, July 11. It's especially important this year as Healthy Seniors made the decision to forego state and federal funding...

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Myles Keller--photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Mantorville Man Enters Guilty Plea in Fatal DWI Case

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Mantorville-area man whose car struck and fatally injured a young Byron boy last year has entered a guilty plea to a DWI charge.

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Another Road Construction Project Starts July 10

As if there is not enough road construction going on already, another project will start on Monday, July 10, on many roads in the area: chip sealing...

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Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal For Blood

The American Red Cross reports a large drop off in recent blood donations over the past two months. They're currently short by about 61,000 donations...

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