I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on News-Talk 1340 KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 11 a.m. to Noon weekdays Every Tuesday and Thursday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, James Rabe joins me to highlight the latest happenings in Rochester, along with regular appearances by the Rochester City Council President, Mayor, Olmsted County Sheriff, and the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools. You can also expect to hear from a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, retired local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Med City Movie Guy Chris Miksanek. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wear my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Oronoco Man Pleads Guilty For Nearly Killing 3-Year Old Girl
An Olmsted County deputy was able to restore the toddler's pulse after arriving at the crash scene.
Investigation Clears Rochester Officer Involved in Shooting
He shot at a vehicle that had just struck another officer.
Judge Orders Long Prison Sentence For Rochester Man
Prosecutors made the request to exceed sentencing almost immediately after the charges were filed.
Minnesota Launches Pilot At-Home Saliva Testing For COVID
Officials expect it to be expanded statewide soon.
Rochester Man is Alleged Ringleader of Major Drug Operation
Duluth Police say a Rochester man was the ringleader of a gang that distributed illegal drugs across Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Red Wing Man Admits to Fatal Shooting
The murder occurred in June of last year.
Library Board Views Concept Plan For New Rochester Library
The city is currently in discussions with the developer on a possible public-private partnership.
Rochester Woman Sentenced For Ramming into Mayo Civic Center
She also rammed her vehicle into a squad car.
Minnesota Ties Record for COVID-19 Deaths
The daily death toll reported today was tied with May 28th as the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.
Central Minnesota Crash Victim Was From Wanamingo
He was among the six people killed in crashes in Minnesota between Sunday morning and Monday night.