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.
Two Pedestrians Hit by Vehicle – Austin Woman Killed
The deadly incident remains under investigation.
Will Minnesota Heating Costs Soar Due to the Southern Cold Blast?
A Minnesota Senator is calling for an investigation into "possible price gouging."
One Person Killed in House Fire Near Alexandria
An investigator from the State Fire Marshal's Office has been called to a small town in central Minnesota to search for the cause of a deadly fire.
Minnesota National Guard Celebrates 50 Years Flying the C-130
The Minnesota National Guard began flying transport missions using the C-130 Hercules on this date in 1971.
Misdirected COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment Retrieved by MN Nat. Guard
A group of Minnesota National Guard members responded to the Twin Cities Airport last night to collect and transport thousands of doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
Cresco Iowa Man Convicted of Cyberstalking Minnesota Woman
A northeastern Iowa man has admitted to federal cyberstalking charges involving a Minnesota resident.
Rochester Area Man Says Scammers Threatened to Disconnect Power
A member of a local utility cooperative has reported a new phone scam involving a threat to disconnect their electric service.
Air Quality Alert For SE Minnesota This Weekend
The southerly winds bringing warmer air are also pushing fine particle pollution into the region.
Former Vermillion Township Official Faces Federal Fraud Charge
Federal officials say over $650,000 was taken over 8 years.
Two Rochester Residents Arrested in Mexico on Federal Arson Charges
A man and woman from Rochester who were wanted on charges connected to the rioting in the Twin Cities last May have been apprehended in Mexico.