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Erich Fisher

Digital Content Producer

Erich is a digital content producer at the Rochester Post Bulletin where he creates content for the Post Bulletin's digital platforms. Before he moved to Rochester, Erich worked as a sports reporter for covering the University of Illinois' athletic programs in Champaign, Illinois. Erich graduated from the University of Illinois in 2020 with a degree in journalism and a minor in public relations.

Readers can reach Erich at 507-285-7681 or

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Tyler Jacob, 28, of Winona, was in the process of fleeing Ukraine with other foreigners when he was detained by Russian troops at a checkpoint in the Ukrainian region of Crimea on Sunday, March 13, 2022.
DeVaughn Smith walked away from a life of gang violence to pursue his dream of competing in martial arts tournaments, all while being blind in both eyes.
Five tornadoes touched down in Fillmore County, six in Freeborn County, two in Winona County, and single tornadoes in Wabasha, Mower and Houston counties during last week's historic storm.
James Opiyo Okwoyo, 59, was driving east across Broadway Ave. at 2:39 p.m. when another vehicle, traveling northbound and approaching 17th Street Southeast, T-boned Okwoyo's vehicle, according to an incident report from the Rochester Police Department. Okwoyo's vehicle went through a fence and off a 20-foot retaining wall as a result.
The Krings family waited more than a year for their opportunity to be on the show they'd watched and played along with for years.
Randy Fitzgerald, a quadriplegic video game player from Rochester, helped develop a button layout designed for disabled gamers for the Call of Duty franchise in 2006. He was never credited by name, despite the layout being named after his gamer tag, "N0M4D." That now changed after the Nov. 5 release of "Call of Duty: Vanguard" this year.
Shelly Billiet and her husband spent eight years renovating the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Red Wing into a luxurious living space. When Kelley Josephine bought it in 2014, he started renting it out as a vacation rental and Airbnb.
Vada Kay Wiginton has fought stage 5 kidney cancer. Twice.
Mantorville, Minn., has long had a reputation of being one of the most haunted towns in the state, headlined by reported paranormal activity at the Mantorville Opera House, the Restoration House and other locations. But the town isn't the only one in southeast Minnesota with reported ghosts.