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.
COVID-19: Rochester Fences in Silver Lake Skate Park
The City of Rochester is taking steps to discourage gatherings in city parks that violate safe social distancing requirements for COVID-19.
Rochester Police Dept. Helps With Grocery Deliveries
Rochester Police Department Community Service Officers are making grocery deliveries to at-risk and elderly Rochester.
COVID-19: Minnesota Governor Issues 2-Week ‘Stay at Home’ Order
Governor Tim Walz today issued a two week "Stay at Home" order that will take effect Friday night at midnight.
Gov. Walz Activates National Guard For COVID 19 Response
Governor Tim Walz has activated the Minnesota National Guard as part of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19: Mayo Clinic Announces Hospital Visitor Ban
The Mayo Clinic has announced an almost complete ban on hospital visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dozens of Invasive Carp Captured In Mississippi South of Winona
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reporting the recent capture of dozens of invasive carp on the Mississippi River in an area south of Winona.
More Reports of Possible Police Impersonators in SE Minnesota
There have been a couple more reports of possible police impersonators in this region.
The Mayo Clinic is Number 1 in the World
The Mayo Clinic has been ranked as the top hospital in the world.
BCA Issues Alert About Missing Cannon Falls Man
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office has gone statewide with a request for help in locating a missing Cannon Falls man.
Violating Left Turn Etiquette Does Not Violate Minnesota Law
It may not be proper etiquette, but the Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that it is not illegal to pull into the outside lane on a four-lane road after making a left turn.