KRPR

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Classic Rock Without The Talk.

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15 Pieces

a series of short, fun and engaging stories exploring the history of Rochester and the surrounding area.

  • From: KRPR
  • Updated: Feb 10, 2020
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48 Pieces

Weekly series from KRPR radio, about the people and happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: KRPR
  • Updated: Jun 24, 2019

Latest Pieces

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When the bank in Dover, Minnesota, was broken into in May 1900, the Omaha Kid, a notorious safe breaker, stood trial in Rochester. But he hadn’t ac...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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Taylor Combs was a 34-year-old patient who’d been transferred to Rochester State Hospital, one of Minnesota’s two hospitals for the mentally ill, f...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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Rochester’s quarries turned up more than limestone. They turned up evidence of an ancient sea that covered the region 450 million years ago. Britt ...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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When Olmsted County got its new courthouse in 1866, there was the question: What to do with the old one? Britt Aamodt looks back at Broadway House’...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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In 1862, Henry Schuster arrived in Rochester with his wife and baby son in tow. The ambitious young man set up a blacksmith shop. Britt Aamodt find...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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Bravo Espresso in Rochester's Skyway

  • Added: Jun 30, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Sledding at Judd Park in Rochester

  • Added: Jun 30, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Ridesharing in Rochester

  • Added: Jun 30, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Rochester's Near Net Zero Home

  • Added: Jun 30, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Rochester Newcomers' Connection

  • Added: Jun 30, 2019
  • Length: 02:00