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.
Central Minnesota Crash Victim Was From Wanamingo
He was among the six people killed in crashes in Minnesota between Sunday morning and Monday night.
Hundreds of MN National Guard Soldiers Returning Home From Iraq
Almost 700 members of the Minnesota National Guard are returning home this week.
Goodhue Truckdriver and Northfield Man Killed in Head-on Crash
A truck driver from Goodhue was one of the two victims of a traffic crash today in Rice County.
Young Man Killed in Faribault Crash
The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday morning in Faribault.
Minnesota Sports Legend Sid Hartman Has Died
He celebrated his 100th birthday in March.
Thousands of Minnesotans Abandon Their Search for Work
Minnesota's labor force participating rate drops to the lowest level reported in over 40 years.
Welcome Home Planned Next Week For Officer Arik Matson
Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson is coming home next week.
Senate Republican Report Critical of Walz Response to Riots
A report issued today by Republicans in the Minnesota Senate is critical of Governor Tim Walz, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, and the Minneapolis City Council over their responses to the violence that erupted following the death of George Floyd in police custody on Memorial Day
Mayo Clinic Health System No Visitor Policy Reinstated in NW Wisconsin
The increase in COVID-19 activity that is being reported in Wisconsin has prompted the Mayo Clinic Health System to reinstate a no visitor policy for its facilities in Northwest Wisconsin.
Winona Man Sentenced For Bludgeoning Death of Roommate
A Winona man was given consecutive prison sentences today for a deadly hammer attack and arson fire last year.