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Zumbrota woman, 18, killed in Goodhue County crash

GOODHUE CO., Minn. – An 18-year-old woman is dead following a crash with a semi-truck Wednesday morning in southeastern Minnesota.The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just before 9 a.m. on Highway 60 and County Road 1 in Wanamingo Township.The victim, from Zumbrota, was traveling southbound on 1 when she collided with a semi heading westbound on Hwy. 60.The driver of the semi, a 62-year-old Lewiston man, was not hurt. The victim's identity has not been released.
GOODHUE COUNTY, MN
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Driver with Multiple DWI’s Attempts to Flee Olmsted County Deputy

Oronoco, MN (KROC-AM News)- An Olmsted County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested a Rochester man at taser point after he allegedly attempted to elude a traffic stop Tuesday evening. Sheriff’s Captain James Schueller said a deputy was parked facing northbound traffic in the median of Hwy. 52 between Rochester and Oronoco around 7:45 p.m. The deputy was checking the license plates of passing vehicles when the plate of one vehicle came back as having an owner with a revoked driver’s license. Schueller said the vehicle was also labeled as “subject for impoundment.”
OLMSTED COUNTY, MN
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Rochester man flees sheriff's deputy in Oronoco

(ABC 6 News) - A Rochester man fled a sheriff's deputy to avoid disclosing that his license was revoked, according to Capt. James Schueller with the OCSO. At about 7:45 p.m. Aug. 9, a deputy reported that he checked the license plate on a vehicle driving northbound on Highway 52, and noticed that the registration was revoked and the vehicle was marked for impoundment.
ORONOCO, MN
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UPDATE: 18-year-old killed in Goodhue County crash identified

(ABC 6 News) - An 18-year-old Zumbrota woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Goodhue County early Wednesday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened at 8:48 a.m. at the intersection of Co. Road 1 and Highway 60 just east of Bombay in Goodhue County. MSP...
GOODHUE COUNTY, MN

(UPDATE) Teenage Victim of Crash in Goodhue County Identified

Wanamingo, MN (KROC-AM News) - A teenager was killed in a semi-involved crash in Goodhue County Wednesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reports a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Rachel Lynn Nesseth of Zumbrota was traveling south on County 1 Blvd while a semi was traveling west on Highway 60 in Wanamingo Township. The vehicles collided at the intersection just after 8:45 a.m.
GOODHUE COUNTY, MN
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Bank robbery suspect's competency in question

(ABC 6 News) - A Chicago man accused of bank robbery will face a competency hearing in Olmsted County Court. Jacari Peters, 32, faces a charge of simple robbery after allegedly demanding money from a Sterling State Bank teller in September of 2021. He was also accused of attempting a...
OLMSTED COUNTY, MN
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Discovering Mac’s Park Place along the Zumbro River

DOWN THE GRAVEL ROAD from Mabe’s Deer Camp just off Goodhue County Road 21 a ways, hang a left and you’ve reached Mac’s Park Place Campground & Bar in rural Mazeppa. Randy and I discovered Mac’s, at the foot of the Lake Zumbro dam, during a day trip into the Zumbro River Valley. It’s a restaurant, bar and campground. A hidden, at least for those unfamiliar with its location, community gathering spot.
MAZEPPA, MN
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SBC gives UW-River Falls authority to construct SciTech

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech) project received a critical green light Tuesday when the Wisconsin State Building Commission (SBC) voted to authorize construction. The unanimous vote moves the $116.7 million project one step closer to reality. The SciTech building will house departments including biology,...
RIVER FALLS, WI

Don’t Explore These 5 Haunted Minnesota Trails Alone

It's almost one of my favorite times of the year! No, not State Fair Season. No, not the Holiday Season. I'm talking about Spooky Season! Halloween is going to be here before we know it, hands down one of my favorite holidays, but it's never too soon to talk about haunted places around Minnesota.
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District 20A State House GOP Race a Tight One

District 20A State Representative GOP endorsed candidate Pam Altendorf survived a strong challenge by Jesse Johnson of Cannon Falls in Tuesday's Primary Election. With all 40 precincts reporting Altendorf had 202 more votes. There were a total of 5,594 votes cast in the GOP Primary. Altendorf total was 2,898, Johnson...
CANNON FALLS, MN
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Four picked for Hastings November City Council ballot

With all precincts reporting, Hastings residents picked the City Council candidates who will appear in the Nov. 8 general election. There were two City Council at-large seats on the ballot, of which there were six candidates in the running. For those council seats, 5,664 residents voted, and Angie Haus, Ian T. Martin, Tom Wright and Dave Pemble will be moving on to the general election as the top four candidates.
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