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The third season of programming at the Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park is nearing a close, with one rescheduled program remaining — Music in the Park - Hornucopia from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17.
Citizens can now protect their financial information by ordering a free "credit freeze" with the three major credit agencies, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. The law that allows the credit freeze or security freeze went into effect Sept. 21. A freeze restricts access to a credit file, making it more difficult for criminals to open fraudulent new accounts or borrow money in an individual's name.
An Arizona-based meat processor is recalling more than 6.5 million pounds of raw beef that could be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The products being recalled were packaged on various dates from July 26-Sept. 7, 2018, and have the establishment number "EST. 267" in the USDA inspection mark. The meat was shipped nationwide.
ROCHESTER — President Donald Trump will visit Rochester today, Oct. 4, 2018. “For Minnesota Republicans, this is a dream come true,” Minnesota Republican Party Chair Jennifer Carnahan said in a news release. “We are jumping through the roof with excitement to welcome our great and fearless leader, President Donald J. Trump, back to Minnesota next week.”
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Police in Hastings shot and killed a suspect Monday evening, according to multiple media reports. Authorities have cordoned off an area near the intersection of 15th and Walnut streets, where the shooting took place around 6 p.m. This story is developing.
Facebook engineers discovered a security attack affecting nearly 50 million accounts, the social media network announced Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. The vulnerability that allowed attackers to take over user's Facebook accounts has been fixed and law enforcement has been contacted, according to a security update posted online Friday by Guy Rosen, Facebook's vice-president of product management.
A semitrailer fire on eastbound Interstate 94 closed several lanes of traffic at the St. Croix River Bridge during Thursday afternoon rush hour Sept. 27, 2018, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. One lane remained open following the crash, with clean up continuing into the evening, according to a MnDOT tweet.
Dakota County, the City of Rosemount and the Minnesota Department of Transportation are planning safety and efficiency improvements to Highway 55 at the intersections of County Road 42 as well as Fahey Avenue. This project will consist of adding a dedicated left turn lane on westbound Highway 55 onto County Road 42 and dedicated left turn lane on eastbound Highway 55 onto Fahey Avenue. The roadway ditches will be graded to divert and infiltrate stormwater runoff to help improve water quality. The project is expected to be done in early November.
The city of Cannon Falls was under a state of emergency Friday after a severe weather system Thursday night caused widespread damage across southern and southeastern Minnesota. Cannon Falls High School was being used as a triage center Friday afternoon due to limited power to provide for those in need, according to a city news release. The school was initially being set up as a shelter for residents affected by the storm, as well as to shelter residents from a care center evacuated because of a generator fire.