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 Rivals.com 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 efisher@postbulletin.com.

On Sept. 7, 1876, the notorious James-Younger gang, led the famous outlaw Jesse James, attempted to rob the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota. Town citizens, made aware of the robbery attempt, confronted the robbers. The ensuing shootout led to three gang members being killed, three captured and the end of the nation's most dangerous gang of outlaws.
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan held a press conference at Little Thistle Brewing to celebrate the signing of the "Free the Growler" bill that allows larger breweries in the state to sell 64 oz. growlers and smaller breweries now have the option to sell 12 or 16 oz. canned beers and seltzers in their taprooms.
A worker witnessed the woman drive through a barricade into the concrete on Seventh Street Northeast in Rochester.
There is no immediate threat to the public.
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.
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.