Wednesday Dec 4
WXOW-TV La Crosse
No charges against Lewiston's police chief
That's the word from Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem after an investigation requested by the Winona County Attorney's office.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Township Reverses Support of Root River Park Expansion
Neighbors near the Root River Regional Park south of Rochester have been speaking out against a proposed expansion, and it seems they're voices have been heard.
Rochester City Council Notebook: City OKs $250,000 loan for business
Dec. 03 -- The Rochester City Council unanimously approved a $250,000 loan to a company that specializes in turning landfill waste and recycled waste into decking, siding and composite lumber.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Get Outta Town
With the holiday season well underway, it's time to look back at Minnesota's celebrations of Christmas past: Mayowood Christmas Where: Mayowood Mansion, Rochester.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Van collides with insurance building; no one injured
A van went through the front of the American Family Insurance business in Byron, 1153 Tompkins Dr. NE, on Thursday Nov. 21. Olmsted County sheriff's deputy Brandon Bornhorst said the driver was the sole person in the vehicle, and added there was one person in the business at the time.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Firefighters Perform CPR on Baby Born 3 Months Premature
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department says the baby's mom, who was about 6 months pregnant, felt cramps and had gone to the bathroom just before 6 o'clock.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Olmsted County Creates Permanent Drug Drop Off Location
That startling number lead to the sheriff's department setting up a permanent drop box location.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Fillmore County Journal
Notice of hearing on State Land Exchange NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to M.S.A. 94.341 to 94.348, a public hearing will be held on behalf of the Minnesota Land Exchange Board by the Commissioner of Natural Resources, at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in the 4th floor Minerals Conference room of the Minnesota Department of ... (more)
Don't dunk your donuts before they're glazed
Dunkin' Donuts rolled out of Minnesota back in 2005. The final shop in the state, which was surprisingly based in Austin, froste Since then, the Dunkin' Donuts tally in the Land of 10,000 Lakes has been zero.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
JFK Legacy 50 Years Later
Tomorrow marks 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed while riding in a car in Dallas.
Two Local Bars Fail Compliance Checks
According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department Tilly's Tavern in Oronoco and the Douglas Saloon in Douglas both failed the tests by selling alcohol to an underage buyer.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Man Who Fell from Roof Now Paralyzed
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department says a man who crashed his car while driving himself to the hospital is now paralyzed from the neck down.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Study: Minnesotans Wasting Recyclables
A recent study shows people in Minnesota are recycling less and less, meaning landfills are filling up with more and more unneeded garbage.
Byron's kettle in need of volunteers
The Rochester Salvation Army, which covers Olmsted County, is looking for volunteers to brave the cold and the occasional snow for its annual red kettle campaign.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
State to Test 70,000 Wells Across Minnesota
"If nitrates are present, that usually means you're having a contamination to your water source," said Charles Zawaira, an environmental analyst at the Olmsted County Department of Health.
Suspicious Package Leads to Largest Cash Seizure Ever in Wabasha County
We're learning more about a police traffic stop in northwest Rochester, where police ordered the driver out at gun point.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Disabled Veterans Hunt at Chester Woods
Each year the Olmsted County Park and Rec Department does something special for our veterans.
WXOW-TV La Crosse
Eyota couple scammed out of hundreds of dollars
The Olmsted County Sherriffs office tell us that at about 8 p.m. Friday night, the couple recieved a call from a man claiming to be a sergeant with the Rochester Police Department.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Waste Management buys out ARI
Waste Management quietly purchased local waste hauler company Alli Rolloff Inc. on Nov. 1. Customers were not notified prior to the sale being official, and many remained ignorant of the sale when Waste Management began picking up their trash on Monday, Nov. 4. City officials where Alli Rolloff had licenses also remained in the dark on the sale of ... (more)
Unfortunate Series of Events Lands Rochester Man in Hospital
A Rochester man was on the way to the hospital when he crashed and rolled his car several times Saturday morning.