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Special Deer Hunt Near Preston

(Preston, MN) -- The state Department of Natural Resources is announcing a special deer hunt to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease.

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DNR Announces CWD Response Plan

Preston, MN (KROC-AM News) -  A special late season deer hunt and a five county ban on deer feeding are among the steps being taken by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in response to the discovery of two deer with Chronic Wasting Disease in Fillmore County.

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Leech Lake Has Zebra Mussels

Walker, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it appears the zebra mussel has invaded another major Minnesota Lake.

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Dense Fog May Affect Morning Commute in Rochester Area

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  Dense fog developed across southeast Minnesota early Tuesday, creating hazardous driving conditions as visibility was at or near zero in many areas.

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College Cross Country Team Captures Burglar

Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Wire Service)  -- A 48-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of breaking into a downtown hotel room and trying to steal the belongings of a group of athletes from the University of Arizona.

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UPDATE: St. Cloud Mall Attacker Referenced ‘Allah’ Before Stabbing Spree, Police Chief Says [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Police say a man in a security guard uniform reference Allah and asked at least one person if they were Muslim before stabbing them and seven other people at the Crossroads Shopping Center in St. Cloud.

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Memorial for Bicyclist Appears at Rochester Intersection

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A makeshift memorial has been put up at a busy northwest Rochester intersection in honor of a local bicyclist who was fatally injured at the site a few weeks ago.

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Flood Run Taking Place This Weekend

Undated, MN (KROC AM News) - If you are driving anywhere near the Mississippi River in southeast Minnesota this weekend, expect to see motorcyclists.

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Former Rochester Man Sentenced for Having Sex with Teen Boy

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A former downtown Rochester coffee shop owner who was convicted of having sex with a 14-year old boy in 2014 has been placed on probation for 15 years.

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Stewartville’s Tapp Earns Another Big 10 Award

Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - Three members of the University of Minnesota volleyball team have been selected for weekly honors by the Big 10 Conference.

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