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Body of Missing Rochester Woman Recovered from Silver Lake

The body of a missing Rochester woman was recovered from Silver Lake on Thursday, the Rochester Police Department announced. 

Police had been searching for 53-year-old Dawn Ehret after friends and family said she had left her home Wednesday night and wasn’t heard from since.

Minnesota Power to Pay for Jay Cooke State Park Improvements

The St. Louis River in Jay Cooke State Park - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Minnesota Power has agreed to make $53,000 in improvements at Jay Cooke State Park instead of paying a penalty for stormwater violations.

FEMA Officials Assess Flood Damage in Hennepin, Carver Counties

Flooding near the Crow River in Delano, Minnesota  -

Crews from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are back in Minnesota to survey more of the damage from the recent flooding.

Officials from FEMA and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety will look at 15 counties: Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Chippewa, Dakota, Freeborn, Hennepin, Martin, Murray, Nicollet, Pipestone, Ramsey, Scott, Sibley and Steele.

Car Swept Away in Zumbro River Last Month Removed

Authorities have removed a car that was swept into the Zumbro River in Byron last month.

According to KSTP sister station ABC 6 News, the two teenage girls in the car managed to get out of the Ford Mustang before the river took it away.

Police Request Public's Help to Find Missing Rochester Woman

Dawn Ehret, 53, of Rochester left her residence on foot Wednesday and has not been heard from since. - Photo: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

The Rochester Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a woman last seen Wednesday night at her home.

According to police, 53-year-old Dawn Ehret left her home on foot and has not been heard from since.

Authorities are concerned for her safety because Ehret has health concerns and she has not contacted friends or family.

1 Arrested in St. Cloud Shooting, Police Seek Additional Suspects

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Police made an arrest in connection to a shooting that left a boy injured in south St. Cloud.

On Wednesday, officers arrested 18-year-old Tyree Sharp for his involvement in the shooting, which happened on the 200 block of 33rd Avenue South on Tuesday.

Authorities Find Missing Sartell Woman Safe

Sara Winscher - Photo: Stearns County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have found a 36-year-old Sartell woman, who was reported missing July 7, safe.

Family of Sara Winscher reported her missing after two weeks of not hearing from her. Stearns County authorities said they found her and she is safe and well on Thursday, July 10.

Stearns County Sheriff's Office thanks everyone who helped find Winscher.