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.
Minnesota Nurse is Headed to Federal Prison
A federal judge has sentenced a registered nurse to 18 months in prison for stealing prescription pain medication from an elderly woman recovering from multiple surgeries.
Experimental Treatment Yields Amazing Results For Mayo Patient
The Mayo Clinic cautions the human trial is still in a very early stage, but the first patient to receive a new stem cell therapy for paralysis has experienced an amazing recovery.
Infant Injured in Car-Snowplow Collision in Rochester
The State Patrol has released the names of the woman and child who were hurt in an injury crash in Rochester that involved a snowplow Wednesday afternoon.
Chatfield Man Among 18 Injured in Storm Related Crashes
The State Patrol is reporting there were hundreds of storm-related traffic crashes and vehicles throughout the state last night and this morning but so far, there have not been any reports of serious injuries or fatalities.
Rochester Man Ordered to Prison For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash
A Rochester man with a history of DWI convictions has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a drunk driving crash earlier this year that killed his girlfriend.
Mayo Clinic ‘Profit’ Approaching $1 Billion
The Mayo Clinic is on track to reach a major milestone in its financial performance by the end of this year.
After 2 Trials – Murder Charge Against Rochester Man Dropped
After two trials ended with hung juries, Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem has decided to dismiss the second-degree murder charge faced by a Rochester man.
Kasson Community Meeting on Release of Sex Offender
A Community Notification Meeting will take place in Kasson Tuesday evening concerning a Level 3 sex offender.
School Resource Office Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student
A Minnesota sheriff’s deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a student at the school where he worked as a resource officer.
Rochester Man Suspected of Killing Girlfriend in Arizona
A Rochester man is being held on a second-degree murder charge in Arizona.