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.
Woman Gives Birth Along South Broadway in Rochester
Local emergency responders delivered a baby early today.
Experimental Treatment Yields Amazing Results For Mayo Patient
The Mayo Clinic cautions the human trial is still in a very early stage, but the first patient to receive a new stem cell therapy for paralysis has experienced an amazing recovery.
Injured Waseca County Deputy Discharged From Burn Unit
An area law enforcement officer is expected to spend the weekend at his home for the first time in almost a month.
Minnesota Seniors Targeted by ‘Sophisticated’ Scam
The Minnesota Commerce Department has issued an alert concerning a new scam targeting senior citizens.
Rushford Fire Victims May Face Months of Hospitalization
Fundraisers have been launched to assist a rural Rushford family devastated by a fire early Thursday.
Snowier Than Average Winter Forecast For Minnesota
Minnesotans are being told to expect a snowier than average winter.
Lane Closure Planned on Busy East-West Route in Rochester
Motorists are being advised of some new lane closures on the 4th Street Southeast due to the ongoing repairs to the steam line that connects the Olmsted Waste-to-Energy facility to customers in downtown Rochester.
Retrial of Murder Charge Against Rochester Man Begins Monday
The process of seating the jury for a trial in a high profile Rochester criminal case is expected to begin Monday in Olmsted County Court.
Rochester Police – Man With Machete Terrorized Family
Rochester police have reported the arrest of a 29-year-old man who is accused of terrorizing family members with a large machete.
Tragedy Strikes at Minnesota High School Football Game
A high school football player died last night after collapsing during a varsity game in northern Minnesota.