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Rochester woman charged in attack on U.S. Capitol

MINNEAPOLIS – FBI agents arrested a Rochester woman on charges connected to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. She is 39-year-old Victoria White. The Capitol insurrection by a mob of Trump supporters left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer, and about 138 other officers injured. White is the second Minnesotan to be charged in the attack….

Son accused of shooting father in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Police continue to search for a Rochester teen accused of shooting his father. The shooting happened Friday about 7:30 p.m. outside an apartment building where the two live. Police say the 41-year-old father was arguing with his 18-year-old son about finances. The confrontation turned violent when the two went out into the parking lot. The son fired…

2nd Lady says VP Pence wasn’t aware of mask policy during Mayo Clinic tour

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Second Lady Karen Pence says in a Fox and Friends interview that her husband, Vice President Mike Pence, didn’t know about Mayo Clinic’s mask policy while at the facility. “It was actually after he left Mayo Clinic that he found out they had a policy asking everyone to wear a mask. So, someone who’s…

VP Mike Pence doesn’t wear mask during tour of Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Vice President Mike Pence tours Mayo Clinic to see how doctors are treating the coronavirus. Pence visited with people who recovered from Covid-19 and are donating plasma. The hope is the antibodies from the patients will help defeat the virus in those getting a transfusion. Pence thanks the clinic for what he says leading on this treatment….

University of Minnesota Suspends In-Person Instruction Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Students to stay home and continue with classes online.

MINNEAPOLIS–The University of Minnesota is suspending in-person instruction at its five campuses due to concerns over COVID-19. In an email to students, officials said the university is moving to online instruction through at least April 1. Students on the Morris and Crookston campuses will have in-person classes through Friday, March 13. Spring Break will be extended on the Duluth, Rochester…

MN mom secures spot on MasterChef’s Top 6

ROCHESTER, Minn. – One of Minnesota’s own is among some of the best chefs in the entire country. Shari Mukherjee is now in the top six of Fox’s hit show MasterChef. She held a viewing party Wednesday night at the not-yet-opened Figue store in Rochester. She used its brand new kitchen to serve some of her dishes during the viewing…

Six Killed In Crash North of Rochester, MN

Preliminary reports indicate a vehicle was going the wrong-way, heading eastbound, when it struck another vehicle heading westbound on I-90 near mile post 223.

EYOTA, Minn. (AP) _ The Minnesota State Patrol says six people have died in a fiery, wrong-way crash on Interstate 90. The patrol says a vehicle heading eastbound struck another car going westbound around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Patrol spokesman Scott Wasserman says one of the cars caught fire. The crash happened near Eyota in southeastern Minnesota. Investigators are still trying…

Minnesota woman earns white apron on MasterChef

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) –  An exciting update to a story we brought you Tuesday about a Rochester woman competing on FOX’s cooking competition, MasterChef. We saw in Wednesday’s episode that Shari Mukherjee has earned her white apron which means she gets to move one step closer to becoming MasterChef. Little Thistle Brewing hosted a watch party for her friends, family and…

U of M Crookston Considers Tuition Freeze While Other MN College Have Theirs

MINNESOTA – University of Crookston students could soon see a tuition freeze, as Minnesota State University Moorhead and Minnesota State Community and Technical College already has theirs in place. The University of Minnesota has proposed a tuition freeze at its Crookston, Duluth and Rochester campuses. The plan would also raise in–state tuition by up to two percent at its Twin Cities…