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.
Name of Former Waseca Co. Sheriff Added to National Memorial
He was a World War I Veteran Killed in the Line of Duty 81 years ago.
Governor Walz Leans on National Guard for COVID Action Plan
The soldiers will be asked to help staff hospitals and provide testing.
Diocese of Winona-Rochester Bankruptcy Plan Approved
The plan includes a trust with more than $28 million for victims of clergy abuse.
Federal Indictment Adds to Charges Against Dodge County Man
The indictment focuses on the contents of a "safe room" discovered inside the man's home.
Elderly Woman Brought to St. Marys After Crash Near Zumbrota
The crash involved an SUV and a semi-truck.
4 Students Injured in Minnesota School Bus Crash
One of the students was airlifted to a hospital.
Number of Minnesota ACT Test Takers Plummeted During Pandemic
In a typical year, 90 percent of graduating seniors take the college entrance exam.
State Patrol – Alcohol involved in Wrong Way Crash on Highway 52
The State Patrol says alcohol was detected in the driver after the rollover wreck early today.
Minneapolis Arson Investigation Becomes a Murder Case
The victim died weeks after the fire occurred.
Young Child Killed in Trailer Accident in Central Minnesota
The victim was riding on the tongue of the trailer.