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.
Third Minnesotan Accused of Participating in US Capitol Attack
The east-central Minnesota man was arrested on Friday.
Rochester Woman Faces 6 Federal Charges Connected to Capitol Riot
The criminal complaint says she was originally arrested at the U.S. Capitol during the siege.
Winter is Over – Minnesota’s ‘Other’ Season is Getting Underway
The Minnesota Department of Transportation today listed more than 200 road and bridge projects that are on MnDOT's 2021 construction schedule.
Rochester Woman Arrested For Alleged Role in US Capitol Siege
The FBI is reporting the arrest of a Rochester woman on charges connected to the attack on the US Capitol on January 6th.
FBI Says Minnesota Boogaloo Bois Member Scouted the State Capitol
A Minnesota man belonging to the anti-government Boogaloo Bois has been charged with illegal possession of a machine gun.
Rochester’s New 25 MPH Speed Limit is Taking Effect
It’s time to slow down. The new 25 mile-per-hour speed limit is taking effect in Rochester.
Rochester Area Has Yet to See State’s Trend of Rising COVID Cases
While the entire state has experienced a steady increase in COVID-19 infections in recent weeks, that has not been the case in the Rochester area.
Another SE Minnesota Teen Killed in Crash
The deadly crash occurred on Sunday in western Wisconsin.
Rochester Woman Sentenced For Theft From Ailing Mother
The judge in the case also set restitution.
Rochester School District Seeking Input on Interim Supt. and More
Online surveys will be made available on the school district website.