HOME - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Right Now

Lightning likely to blame for fire in Racine Video included

Lightning is likely to blame for starting a fire Friday morning in Racine, but it was put out by a quick-thinking homeowner. More>>

Fillmore County Fair ends final full day with rodeo Video included

PRESTON, Minn. (KTTC) -- Fillmore County celebrated the last full day of the 2014 Fillmore County Fair with a rodeo on Friday. Hundreds attended the fast-paced, competitive sport on the eve before the final day of the fair. More>>

Nordic Fest in Decorah Video included

DECORAH, Iowa (KTTC) -- May the Norsk be with you! That's the theme this year for the annual Nordic Fest in Decorah, IowaSince 1967, nearly two million visitors from around the world have attended the festival. This year, crowds are enjoying authentic Norwegian food, traditional crafts and music, lively entertainment, and a grand parade Saturday morning. The festival concludes with a fireworks show at 10 o'clock, Saturday night. One of the highlights each year of Nordic Fest is the Nordic Dan... More>>

Mayo Clinic opens new location in Cannon Falls Video included

CANNON FALLS, Minn. (KTTC)--Mayo Clinic Health Systems opened a new facility in Cannon Falls on Friday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the beginning of operations at the new clinic and hospital 16 months after construction began in March 2013. The grand opening was attended by more than 800 Mayo Clinic employees, volunteers, patients and community members. Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy attended the celebration along with Mayo Clinic Health System CEO Dr. Robert Nesse. ... More>>

Road construction running on schedule Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It's mid-summer, which means warm weather, long weekends at the lake and road construction. Most of us are ready to be done with at least one of those things. More>>

Southeast Minnesota officers are DWI Enforcer All-Stars

AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- Three southeast Minnesota police officers are named to the state's DWI Enforcer All-Star team. The all stars are selected based on their total number of DWI arrests made each year. More>>

Rochester woman hurt in crash in Zumbro Falls

A two-vehicle crash injured a Rochester woman Friday afternoon in Zumbro Falls. More>>

Program helps 140 Rochester families get free school supplies Video included

The United Way of Olmsted County distributed free school supplies Friday to 140 families at Longfellow Choice Elementary School. More>>

World renowned UK photographer teaches photo to help Paws and Claws Rochester Video included

Animals waiting for their forever home at Paws and Claws are getting showcased in a whole new light!  London-based photographer Tim Flach lead a photography workshop at the shelter on Friday and the animals are the models.   More>>

Winona County Dive Rescue Team recovers body from Mississippi River

The Winona County Dive Rescue Team has recovered a body from the Mississippi River after a woman fell or jumped from the Interstate bridge in Winona early Friday morning. More>>

Nordic Fest underway in Decorah

A festival celebrating everything Norwegian takes over Decorah this weekend. More>>

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash


Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and... More>>

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad


The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home. More>>

La Crescent man dies in I-90 crash Video included

I-90 eastbound, La Crosse/WXOW-TV I-90 eastbound, La Crosse/WXOW-TV

The Wisconsin State Patrol is expected to release more information Friday about a crash involving six vehicles that killed one person near La Crosse on Thursday morning. More>>

4-H Blue Ribbon Auction Video included

The 79th annual 4-H Blue Ribbon Auction showcased 94 young exhibitors at the Graham Arena on Thursday night. Buyers from across the region traveled to the Olmsted County Fair to make a bid on the week's award-winning livestock. More>>

Highway 52 crash slows traffic during evening rush hour Video included

A crash on Highway 52 near Civic Center Drive slowed southbound traffic during the evening rush hour Thursday night. More>>

Judge clears the way for Conley house demolition Video included

A judge has cleared the way for the demolition of the Conley house in Rochester. The house at 810 West Center Street will be torn down to make way for the 83-unit Nicholas apartment building. More>>

Minnesota receives 173 unaccompanied immigrant children

New figures from the federal government show 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been brought to Minnesota since January. More>>

Madonna Towers set to build new memory care facility in Rochester Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)-- Prompted by a growing need for memory care facilities throughout the area, Rochester's Madonna Towers is set to break ground on a new multimillion dollar expansion. Named "A Garden House", the new development will house 16 private rooms, divided into neighborhoods of eight. Each neighborhood will have it's own dining area, living area, and kitchen.The new facility will occupy a vacant lot on the current Madonna Towers campus and was partially fueled by the rapidly... More>>

Miniature scientists launch some rockets over at Riverside Central Elementary School Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- If you were in southeast Rochester Thursday, you may have heard the shrieking of rockets blasting off. That's because some astronauts, archaeologists and solar energy scientists-in-training were all hard at work today in their last day of a very unique camp with Winona State University-Rochester education program.It may look like fun and games, but these kids are gaining some vital skills outside of the classroom."We have to stick together this, and this, and this a... More>>

The Vikings move in to MSU for training camp Video included

MANKATO, Minn. (KTTC) -- NFL Training Camps mark the summer coming to an end. For the 49th consecutive year the Minnesota Vikings have made their way to Minnesota State University Mankato. The first official practice isn't until tomorrow morning, but the players and coaches checked into their dorm rooms today.Players began rolling into campus around 10:00 AM this morning while arriving to a sea of purple and gold, and listening to the fans call for the start of the season.The Viking faithful ... More>>

SLIDESHOW: Vikings players report to training camp Video included

Vikings players report to training camp in Mankato Vikings players report to training camp in Mankato

The 49th annual Vikings training camp kicks off Thursday in Mankato, although players won't be hitting the field just yet. More>>

Rochester man recovering after shooting his finger Video included

A Rochester man is recovering after shooting his own finger.It happened at the Southern Minnesota Sportsman's Club Wednesday morning. According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, the 77-year-old was target shooting with his 15-year-old grandson.

Tuition break for families in the Winona Catholic School System

Families in the Winona Catholic School System will get a big break in tuition thanks to some generous donors. More>>

Investigation clears Freeborn County Sheriff's deputy of alleged misconduct Video included

June 5/KTTC June 5/KTTC

A personnel investigation has cleared a Freeborn County Sheriff's deputy of alleged misconduct. More>>

Deep-fried and stacked sky high at the Olmsted County Fair Video included

Deep-fried, stacked high, and on a stick: the best part of any summer fair is the food, and the Olmsted County Fair is no exception. More>>

Use of naloxone declines at one local ambulance service Video included

Numerous cases of heroin overdoses have been recently publicized in the area, but one local ambulance service said they are seeing a decline in the use of naloxone, a drug commonly used as an antidote to treat drug overdoses. More>>

Summer homework is all it's cracked up to be Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- While the summer months may make a lot of other activities enticing, like going to the county fair, taking a dip at the pool, or playing outside, many kids are doing their homework. More>>

Mason City welcomes 35,000 RAGBRAI cyclists Video included

The world's longest and largest bicycle tour stopped in Mason City for what Main Street Mason City has dubbed "the best hump day ever.” Mason City is one of eight stops on this year's RAGBRAI bike tour. The last time the city was chosen as a host community for the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa was in 1985. More>>

  • Featured ReportsFeatured ReportsMore>>

  • Decorah Eagle Cam

    Decorah Eagle Cam

    Watch a live stream of the Decorah Eagle Cam.More >>
    Watch a live stream of the Decorah Eagle Cam.More >>
  • KTTC 'On the Road'

    KTTC 'On the Road'

    Take a look inside your favorite communities to see what makes them special as KTTC goes 'On the Road' this summer.More >>
    Take a look inside your favorite communities to see what makes them special as KTTC goes 'On the Road' this summer.More >>
  • Are you ready?

    Are you ready?

    Do you have a plan for when the sirens go off? KTTC meteorologists Randy Brock, Ted Schmidt and Jonathan Kegges break down the differences between watches and warnings and how they're issued.More >>
    Do you have a plan for when the sirens go off? KTTC meteorologists Randy Brock, Ted Schmidt and Jonathan Kegges break down the differences between watches and warnings and how they're issued.More >>

Most Viewed Content

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2014 WorldNow and KTTC, a Quincy station.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.