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Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park dedication attended by hundreds Video included

Hundreds of veterans and their families attended the dedication ceremony of Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park Saturday morning. Michael Holzer, the co-char of the memorial committee, introduced the two speakers at the ceremony -- Army veterans Norman Hecimovich and Col. Galen Lichty.

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Washington mall suspect in police custody

Burlington, Wash. (AP) - The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said Saturday. The Skagit County Department of Emergency Management said via Twitter Saturday evening that the suspect had been captured. No other details were immediately available.  

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Shooting in Baltimore leaves eight wounded

BALTIMORE (NBC) - Police in Baltimore, Maryland are looking for three suspects in a shooting spree. At least eight people have been shot. Authorities say a father and his three-year-old child are among the injured. The suspects fled the scene. One was said to be carrying a shotgun, and two others with handguns. All of the injuries are non-life threatening.

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Wabasha County Historical Society debuts Civil War experience Video included

The Wabasha County Historical Society is offering a chance to experience life during the Civil War. Civil War Encampment is an event that runs Saturday and Sunday at Edward Malone Memorial Park in Wabasha.

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Record numbers meet at Silver Lake for suicide prevention walk

Around 700 people gathered at Silver Lake for the Rochester "Out of the Darkness Walks." This is one of dozens of other walks happening all across the country to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Members from the VFW were also in attendance since veterans are one of the groups greatly affected by suicide. 

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Hundreds gather for walk to raise money for Lupus research

Even though the weather wasn't the greatest Saturday, it didn't stop hundreds from coming out to the 16th annual lupus walk for hope 5K. Locals gathered around 10 this morning at Essex park in teams supporting loved ones affected by the disease. 

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22nd Annual Southern Minnesota Grass Drag hits Douglas

All of the week's rain didn't stop folks from coming out to Douglas for the Snow Bear's Great Southern Minnesota Grass Drag Nationals The 22nd annual event attracted thousands despite the drizzle and muddy fields It was an opportunity for people to bring out their snowmobiles and give them all they have to see who's fastest. 

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From pews to pulpit: St. Paul's Lutheran Church auctioning off everything Video included

A Fillmore County church suffering from declining membership will be auctioning off everything  -- from the pews to the building itself. The auction will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Big Springs, located on County Road 22 west of Harmony.

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IMAA has annual fundraiser for refugees, immigrants in Rochester

The Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association or IMAA had its annual fundraiser Friday night at the International Event Center in Rochester, and it's surely a night to remember. 

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Flooding along the shores of the Zumbro Video included

The Zumbro is raging but fortunately, Oronoco is in good shape for the most part. One part near the river, Oronoco Auto Parts is partially submerged and the water is lapping at the shores of some houses. For the folks living on gravel roads near the river, if the water goes up more it  might make it hard to reach. 

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Flooding in Charles City on the rise Video included

The Cedar River is a major artery that runs through the heart of downtown Charles City. It's also a river where water is continuing to rise. When you drive into town you can't miss it. The sound of the Cedar River roaring downstream makes for a boisterous welcome.

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New security system for visitors at Rochester Public Schools installed Video included

Times have changed at Rochester Public Schools, in the hopes that security will be improved for their students. RPS has installed the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of their schools this fall, after a soft roll-out in the spring.

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Recent rains cause muddy dispute at Rochester home

The excessive rains in Rochester have caused a dispute between a homeowner and a contractor in town. When it rains, water usually flows down into Butch Erath's yard in southeast Rochester. A contractor started building a home close to Erath's residence and didn't do a good job of cleaning up the site before this week's rain arrived. Now, mud has accumulated in Erath's yard and has started to flow closer and closer to his house.

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Senator Amy Klobuchar announces expansion of Rochester International Airport Video included

With the coming of DMC, getting in and out of the city is crucial. Some exciting news announced Friday at Rochester International Airport will help those people living out-of-state get to town with ease. Friday afternoon, Senator Amy Klobuchar visited RST to make a special announcement: a major expansion of the airport.

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Rochester schools recognize Constitution Week Video included

Friday marked the last day of Constitution Week celebrations across the country. Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede paid a visit to Lourdes High School to talk about the importance of the week. 

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Teens reported missing from Byron found in Iowa

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Two teenagers who were reported missing from Byron have been found safe in Iowa. The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says Megan O'Keefe and Dakotah Fouts were found on Interstate 80 near Newton, Iowa at 10:43 Friday.  

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SW Rochester home being condemned leads to carbon monoxide scare Video included

A visit meant to condemn a building in southwest Rochester led to a carbon monoxide scare and a drug arrest Thursday. Rochester Police said officers were meeting a building inspector who was posting a rental property at 322 19th Ave. SW as condemned and unlivable around 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

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Sen. Klobuchar to announce major expansion to Rochester International Airport

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar will be in Rochester Friday afternoon to announce a major new expansion at the Rochester International Airport.  Earlier this week, the airport received a $7 million federal grant from the Department of Transportation to go toward a $12 million project to expand the airport's customs facility. 

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Iowa DOT worker struck by car while directing traffic

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An Iowa Department of Transportation worker was hospitalized after he was hit by a car Thursday.  According to the Cerro Gordo Sheriff's Office, the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. 

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SLIDESHOW: September Storms

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Storms and heavy rain hit southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa beginning the night of September 20 and continuing through the week. KTTC viewers captured it all on camera -- before, during and after the storms.

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Flooding in Austin comparable to flooding same time six years ago Video included

Wednesday night's storm also took a toll on Austin. Though the worst has likely passed, Austin City Engineer Steven Lang said it is probably one of the town's top 5 flood events in recent years.

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The Zumbro River rises, and brings back memories from 2010 Video included

It's been almost six years since the September 23, 2010 flood that swept though parts of southeast Minnesota. Pine Island and Millville were among the towns covered in water.  "It's one of the scariest things I've ever been through." Residents had to evacuate and try to protect their homes with sandbags.  The flood waters became a homeowner's living nightmare.

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Mason City Police evacuate apartment residents due to flooding Video included

Two apartment complexes in Mason City were evacuated Thursday morning because of high floodwaters. Police evacuated Autumn Park Apartments and Chelsea Apartments on South Pierce Avenue after their parking lots became submerged.

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  • Clear the Shelters

    Clear the Shelters

    Clear the Shelters

    On August 15, shelters across the country are taking part in a nationwide push to place pets in forever homes. 

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    On August 15, shelters across the country are taking part in a nationwide push to place pets in forever homes. 

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  • Decorah Eagle Cam

    Decorah Eagle Cam

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    The eagles featured on the Decorah Raptor Resource Project's eagle cam draw millions of viewers each year. As spring approaches, attention is turning once again to the live stream where viewers can watch baby eaglets hatch. You can watch the eagle cam here as the season progresses.

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    The eagles featured on the Decorah Raptor Resource Project's eagle cam draw millions of viewers each year. As spring approaches, attention is turning once again to the live stream where viewers can watch baby eaglets hatch. You can watch the eagle cam here as the season progresses.

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  • 2016 Fish Fry List

    2016 Fish Fry List

    Lent season is underway, which means a lot of people are looking for a good fish fry! Where's your favorite place for a fish fry?

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    Lent season is underway, which means a lot of people are looking for a good fish fry! Where's your favorite place for a fish fry?

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