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Minnesota Hippies Love This Super Small Town Just 45 Minutes from Rochester

When you think of Minnesota, does the word "hippie" come to mind? It doesn't for me but apparently, the hippiest town in Minnesota is just 45 minutes from Rochester, Minnesota. Yeah, Lanesboro, Minnesota is the place that hippies love. Congrats, Lanesboro, Minnesota on being the hippiest little town in our...
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Few leads in shooting at The Gates of Rochester

(ABC 6 News) - Rochester police responded to a shooting at the Gates of Rochester apartment complex a just after 10 p.m. Thursday. According to witness statements, a thin black man described as 5'5"--5'8" wearing black clothing and a face covering pulled out a hand gun and fired several shots at a white vehicle driving through the parking lot.
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Head-on Crash in Rochester Injures Young Girl

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)-A Six-year-old Eyota girl was among four people injured following a head-on crash that Rochester police suspect involved a driver under the influence of drugs. Officers responded to the crash at the 5700 block of Bandel Road NW. around 7 p.m. Thursday. Police say a witness reported...

Nunez files plea deal petition in Austin murder case

(ABC 6 News) - 19-year-old Miguel Nunez Jr. filed a petition to plead guilty to 2nd degree murder without intent while committing a felony, as his July 11 trial date approaches. Nunez Jr. entered the petition to plead guilty to one of his three murder charges on Thursday, June 30.

Albert Lea auto dealership donates thousands to food distribution center

(ABC 6 News) - There's more food to go around at the First Presbyterian Church's Food Distribution Center in Albert Lea thanks to an area audio dealership. Members at Dave Syverson Auto Center spent the last month collecting food donations from customers, along with donating $100 for every car sold. In total, they were able to donate $6,000 from those sales and another $1,000 worth of food, which they delivered on Friday.

Rochester community rallies around well-known businessman battling cancer

(ABC 6 News) - The Rochester community is rallying around well-known businessman Craig Cotten after his recent cancer diagnosis. In late June, what felt like a cold turned out to be something much worse and Craig was diagnosed with kidney stones, pneumonia and leukemia. Because he's self-employed his comic book shop had to be shut down until further notice and his friends and family started a gofundme to help.

3 arrested after execution of search warrant in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. - The execution of a search warrant connected to threats of violence during a domestic assault led to the arrest of three people. Police said the search warrant was served Wednesday at 25 11th Ave. Two 9mm handguns were located and led to the arrest of Elgin Green...

Investigation underway after shooting at The Gates of Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A shooting investigation is underway after multiple shots were fired at The Gates of Rochester. Police said it happened Thursday night just after 10 p.m. when a subject who was on foot pulled out a handgun and shot at a white vehicle that was driving in the parking lot.

Man Killed While Operating Tractor in Western Minnesota

Willmar, MN (KROC-AM News) - Authorities in western Minnesota are reporting a deadly incident involving a tractor. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a 911 call from a rural property near Willmar just before 6 PM Wednesday and found a man pinned under a utility tractor. A news release says it appeared the farm machinery tipped over on the side of a creek embankment.

Come Hungry! Pancakes Being Served Inside Austin Airport Hangar

Love planes? Go on a road trip to Austin, Minnesota this weekend and enjoy breakfast inside an airport hangar. If your dream is to see a plane up close, you will definitely have a chance to see a plane fly in and out because pilots from all over come to the airport just to eat at this event. You might even have a chance to go for a ride in an airplane too!