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 Person Charged After 2 Drug Raids in Rochester Last Week
Last Thursday was a very productive day for local narcotics investigators.
Elderly Driver Killed in Southern Minnesota Car-Truck Collision
The crash was reported shortly before 10 AM.
(UPDATE) Teenage St. Paul Shooting Victim Found Alive
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued a statewide alert this afternoon.
Red Wing Man Sentenced For Teenager’s Overdose Death
The victim was 16 years old.
Judge Says Walz Claim About $250M Food Program Scandal is False
Walz claimed a court order forced his administration to continue payments to Feeding Our Future despite fraud suspicions.
Dedication Ceremony Held for Minnesota Medal of Honor Memorial
72 Minnesotans have been awarded the Medal of Honor.
Rochester Man Caught With Meth, LSD, and Gun Sentenced
The charges in the case stemmed from incidents in late 2020.
Jury Convicts Rochester Man For Machete Attacks
He allegedly became upset when he could not find his vape pen.
Woman Killed in Waseca House Fire
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
47 People Indicted in $250 Million Minnesota COVID Fraud Scheme
One of the indictments involves a group that claimed it was operating a food site in Rochester.