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, Police Chief and Olmsted County Sheriff. You can also expect to hear the Mayor, the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools, along with a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Jim Walter with the Power of Learning. 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.
Rochester Man Sent to Prison For Cyber Stalking
Eric Bolduan was prosecuted in Colorado after his arrest in Rochester in 2017.
Storm Produced Record Setting Snowfall in Rochester
There were nearly a half dozen crashes involving MnDOT snow plows during Friday's record-setting snowstorm.
Former Kasson Officer Admits to Sex Abuse Charges
A former Kasson Police Officer has entered into a plea agreement to settle dozens of child sex abuse charges in three different counties.
2018 Minnesota Fire Deaths Lowest in At Least 5 Years
After spiking in 2017, Minnesota experienced a dramatic drop in fire-related deaths last year.
Minnesota Airline Announces Major Flight Expansion
Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines has announced the company's largest-ever expansion of routes.
Sex Abuse Cases Against Former Kasson Officer Combined in Rochester
The child sex abuse charges against a former Kasson Police Officer are being consolidated into a single case that will be prosecuted in Rochester.
Man Killed by Albert Lea Police Identified
Authorities have identified the man killed in a police shooting in Albert Lea and the veteran officers involved in the deadly incident Thursday morning.
Minnesota Teen Killed in Alcohol-Involved Crash
The State Patrol says alcohol was detected in the teenage victim of a traffic crash that occurred Sunday evening in southwestern Minnesota.
High Speed Chase Followed Assault on State Trooper on I-90
A State Trooper was transported to a hospital in Blue Earth this afternoon after he was assaulted during a traffic stop on I-90.
Zumbro Falls Golf Course Raid Involved Renter’s Boyfriend
There was a huge law enforcement presence at the Zumbro Falls Golf Course this morning, but the owner of the business says the incident had nothing to do with him or his business.