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.
Statewide ‘No Barrier’ COVID Testing Program Starts Next Week
Minnesota health officials today announced a four-week long push to offer COVID-19 testing to anyone wishing to be tested throughout the state.
Wabasha Man Killed in Grain Bin Accident
The Wabasha Police Department has released information about a deadly accident that occurred Monday evening at a Wabasha business.
Minnesota Man Captured in Middle East Faces Terrorism Charge
A Minnesota man captured by Syrian Democratic Forces last year has been indicted on a terrorism-related charge by a federal grand jury.
Two Plane Crash Victims Found in Twin Cities Area Quarry
The bodies of two of the victims of a recent plane crash near the Twin Cities were recovered today from a water-filled quarry.
(UPDATED) Biden and Trump to Campaign in MN Next Week
Joe Biden's campaign announcement of a visit to Minnesota was followed by a similar announcement from the Trump campaign.
Popular Science Article Leads to Houston County Man’s Conviction
A Houston County man has pleaded guilty to a federal explosives charge.
Woman Killed in Crash on I-35 in Owatonna
One person was killed in a rollover crash this morning along I-35 in Owatonna.
Rochester Man Killed in I-90 Crash Sunday Morning
The victim was alone in the car when the crash occurred.
Cougar Spotted Near Dodge Center
The big cat was photographed by a Dodge County Deputy.
Strong to Severe Storms Forecast Overnight For Southern MN
The current forecast predicts the light show will start after midnight.