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Peace Plaza is reborn for Rochester's 'Heart of the City' downtown overhaul

The $17 million in upgrades are part of an effort to make downtown more vibrant.


Winona man pleads guilty to murder after stabbing a man in the knee

Witnesses said the attack was over a domestic situation.


Red Wing man pleads guilty in 16-year-old's overdose death

Micah Montre Marrison sold fentanyl-laced pills to the teen.


Historic Chateau Theater coming back to life in Rochester

Arts organization Threshold Arts to operate landmark as multi-use community space


Former Minnesota Mormon leader convicted of sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy

The jury deliberated less than four hours in the weeklong trial.


Rochester church picks up after 'heartbreaking' fire

Police are looking for information on suspected arson


Students 'devastated' after St. Mary's Univ. decision to cut 11 programs

The Catholic university will lay off 13 faculty by the 2023-2024 school year.


Minnesota briefs: First wolf pups of the season tagged by Voyageurs researchers

Investigation continues into Mankato plane crash.


Olmsted County adopts redistricting plan amid pushback

Critics argue Rochester is not properly represented on County Board.


Rochester eager to welcome tourists after 'nightmare' two years

City, business officials tout 2022 plans.