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Another Deadly Minnesota Motorcycle Accident

Shorewood, MN (KROC AM News) - Another Minnesota motorcyclist has been killed. The latest victim was killed around 6:00 pm Tuesday in the Twin Cities suburb of Shorewood. The State Patrol report on the fatal accident says 20-year-old Parker Nelson of Wayzata was approaching an intersection when a small SUV pulled in front of him and his motorcycle hit the driver’s side of the vehicle.
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Rochester’s Barlow Plaza Sold With Over $20 Million Price Tag

A Rochester, Minnesota, business landmark has been sold for over $20 Million. Sold to Glen Una Management Company, from San Francisco, the Barlow Plaza, along Civic Center Drive, is 40 years old and once was anchored by Barlow Foods (We do food right, Barlows...). Glen Una owns a ton of real estate, most of it grocery store shopping centers in big cities. like Chicago and Dallas.
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GoFundMe Set Up for Rochester’s Badly Hurt Med City FC Goalkeeper

We ask for thoughts and prayers for Gal during his surgery and recovery. We also ask that, if you’re able, you would consider helping Gal financially. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Med City FC* goalkeeper, Gal Elyashiv, after being badly injured in a collision with a Sioux Falls Thunder FC attacker on June 9th, 2021. Elyashiv does not have health insurance and costs are expected to be in the tens of thousands.
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Charges Shed Light on Murder Motive of SCSU Professor

ST. CLOUD -- A Duluth man has been formally charged in the shooting death of a St. Cloud State University professor Sunday morning. Forty-five-year-old Jason Beckman is charged with 2nd-degree murder, being a felon in possession of a gun, and car theft. According to the criminal complaint, Beckman had borrowed...
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What’s Up With The Carnival Rides Parked at Rochester’s Apache Mall?

I stopped by the Apache Mall yesterday to shop for some clothes, and on my way out, my kids noticed some carnival rides parked in the lot. I didn't think too much about them because I immediately thought they must be for Rochesterfest which is happening this week. I saw a lot of people asking about the rides on Facebook last night so I decided to investigate a little more.
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Minnesota Reports Modest Drop in STD Cases Last Year

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Statistics show there was a modest drop in the number of sexually transmitted diseases diagnosed in Minnesota last year but health officials caution the COVID-19 pandemic may have skewed the numbers. A news release from the Minnesota Department of Health says the overall number...
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Evidentiary Hearings Ordered For Rochester Murder Suspects

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The two men charged with a recent fatal shooting in downtown Rochester were in court today. 28-year-old Derrick Days faces three counts of second-degree murder, while 22-year-old Nautica Cox faces aiding and abetting second-degree murder charges. In addition, both men are facing charges for illegal possession of a firearm. Neither man entered pleas to the charges today and both are scheduled to return to court on July 20th for evidentiary hearings.
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More Remains from Homicide Victim Found in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Police say more remains from a homicide victim have been found in Minneapolis. The remains were found Tuesday shortly before 7 a.m. near the Mississippi River more than 3 miles from where the initial body parts were discovered last week. Authorities have identified the victim as 36-year-old...
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Minnesota Vikings Rookie Shot Four Times

Jaylen Twyman was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings back in May. The defensive lineman who was the 199th pick in the NFL draft was shot four times on Monday in Washington DC. His agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN he was shot in the “arm, leg, buttocks, and shoulder” but is expected to make a full recovery with no long-term injuries. The Minnesota Vikings acknowledged the shooting on Twitter on Monday. Read the team's statement below.
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Fatal Vehicle-Bike Crash Near West Edge of Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is reporting a fatal crash just west of Rochester. Sheriff's Captain Scott Behrns says the intersection of Country Club Road and 60th Avenue Southwest was reopened around 2:30 PM after it was closed to traffic for the investigation into the crash, which was reported just before 11 AM.
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Gophers To Operate At Full Capacity To Kickoff 2021 Season

Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - Get ready for full capacity at all Golden Gopher sporting events this fall. Gopher Athletics made the announcement today that it plans to operate at full capacity for live sporting events when the teams return to action for the 2021-2022 academic year. The first ticketed sports slated to welcome full capacity crowds at its venues include soccer, volleyball, and football.
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Lakeville Police Investigating Death Of Woman, One Arrested

According to the Lakeville Police Department, someone has been arrested and there is not a threat to the community after a welfare check turned into a death investigation early this morning. **************************UPDATE 6/22 12:30PM*************************************. An update from the Lakeville Police Department to their social media pages states that as of...
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Longtime Rochester Civic Music Director Retiring

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The longtime Director of the Rochester Civic Music Department is retiring. Steven Schmidt has announced plans to step down in September after more than 32 years as the head of the department. A news release indicates Schmidt joined the organization in 1989 after managing the T.B. Sheldon Auditorium Theatre in Red Wing.
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Rochester Woman Crashes Into Power Pole; May Have Been Drunk

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman was injured after crashing a car into a power pole Monday and she may be facing a DUI charge. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Samantha Richardson was driving on 45th St SE near the Gamehaven Park around 4:30 pm when her car swerved off the road and hit the pole.
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Iowa Woman Injured In Fillmore County Traffic Crash

Harmony, MN (KROC AM News) - An Iowa woman was injured in a two-vehicle traffic wreck in Fillmore County Monday. She was identified as 52-year-old Teresa Boughey of Dubuque. The State Patrol says she was a passenger in a car driven by 50-year-old Michael Garrett, also from Dubuque. He was not hurt. Boughey’s injuries were described as non-life-threatening.
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Northbound Highway 63 Will Be Detoured In Spring Valley Starting Tuesday

Spring Valley, MN (KROC-AM News) - Motorists traveling northbound on Highway 63 will be detoured from June 22nd to July 2nd in Spring Valley for water service work. According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, northbound Highway 63 traffic will be detoured south of the Highway 63 and Highway 16 intersection while a contractor installs a new water service at a business.
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Naperville Backyard Destroyed In Video Caught By Doorbell Camera

The photos of the aftermath left by the tornado that tore through the western suburbs of Chicago have been chilling. You can check out a lot of those photos here. I'm sure there will be plenty more videos on social media that leak out over the next couple of days but this was one of the first that I've seen and it's pretty incredible. Make sure you watch with the sound up.