Downtown Rochester

Rochester City Council raising tax levy

It’s that time of year for cities to set their budgets, and some local residents might see some sticker shock when it comes to their taxes.

Flood damage estimates rise in Waseca

WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Estimates of flood damage are rising in Waseca. Waseca County’s emergency management director, Nancy Lageson, tells The…

Heavy rains slow harvest across Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Recent heavy rains have slowed the harvest for farmers in many parts of Minnesota. According to the Minnesota crop re…


Absentee voting begins

Officials say they are seeing a record amount of requests for absentee voting.