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.
No Charges For Officers Involved in Rochester Man’s Death
The Rochester police officers involved in an incident that resulted in the death of a Rochester man in March will not face any criminal charges in the case.
Former Lourdes Tennis Coach Given Prison Sentence
A former longtime Rochester high school tennis coach has been ordered to prison for up to 10-years for his conviction in Wisconsin criminal case involving child sex crimes.
Minnesota Seeing Spike in Drug Overdoses
Minnesota officials are reporting a statewide spike in drug overdoses.
Cottage Grove Amber Alert Canceled
A statewide Amber Alert issued by Police in Cottage Grove has been canceled.
Tuesday Night Storm Produced a Tornado in SW Rochester
The National Weather Service says a survey team has determined the damage that occurred in part of southwest Rochester during Tuesday’s night's storm was due to a tornado.
New Trial Ordered for Rochester Man Charged With Fatal Shooting
The Olmsted County Attorney's Office has decided to pursue a retrial in the case of a Rochester man who claims she shot a teenager in self-defense.
Motorcycle Versus Deer Crash in Dodge County
A Mankato man was transported to the Owatonna Hospital Emergency Room following a motorcycle crash Sunday morning in Dodge County.
The Search for Rochester’s Runaway Bison is Over
There’s been a sad ending to the tale of Rochester’s runaway bison.
Rochester Population Growth Rate Outpaces State’s Largest Cities
Rochester continued with its steady population growth last year.
Elderly Man Injured in Crash at Goodhue Intersection
An elderly Wykoff man was transported to St. Marys Hospital following a traffic crash in Goodhue County on Saturday.