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.
(UPDATED) St. Paul Infant Found Safe
An earlier report from St. Paul Police that a missing infant had been found has proved to be erroneous.
Mayo Clinic Restoring Pay and Ending Furloughs Early
Employees of the Mayo Clinic received some welcome news today.
Four Killed in Twin Cities Crash
A wrong-way vehicle crash on I-35W in the Twin Cities Saturday night resulted in the deaths of four people.
COVID 19: MN Deaths & Hospitalizations Down For 3rd Straight Week
Coronavirus related deaths in Minnesota have now been declining for three straight weeks.
Feds Charge Another Minnesotan With Arson
A suburban Twin Cities woman is the latest person to be charged in federal court on an arson charge stemming from the rioting in the Twin Cities in late May.
Hy-Vee & ALDI Store Brand Bagged Garden Salads Linked to Outbreak
State officials say 13 Minnesotans are among the people from six states who have become ill after eating bagged salad products contaminated by a microscopic parasite.
Governor Wants Juneteenth State Holiday in Minnesota
Governor Tim Walz has issued an official proclamation declaring today Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota.
Rochester Man Charged With Wisconsin Woman’s Murder
Authorities in western Wisconsin have charged a Rochester man with first-degree murder.
COVID-19: Hospitalizations in MN Continue to Fall
The number of people hospitalized and the number of ICU beds in use due to the coronavirus pandemic continues to drop.
COVID-19: Minnesota Death Rate Drops For 2nd Straight Week
There’s mounting statistical evidence that suggests COVID-19 activity in Minnesota peaked last month.