I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 10 to 11 a.m. weekdays and features experts and other guests, including regular visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, City Attorney Terry Atkins, and Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Munoz. Every Tuesday and Friday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day, and the Tracy McCray gets behind the microphone every Wednesday and Thursday to add even more space to the discussion. The regular experts that appear on Rochester Today the field questions from KROC-AM listeners include the Legal Eagle David Shulman, automotive technician Dick Zeitler with Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from the Power of Learning with advice on how to become a better critical thinker. Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange is also a regular on the program. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wears my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Man Burned in Rural Stewartville Fire
A rural Stewartville man was transported to St. Mary's Hospital after a fire broke out in a large detached garage/shed while he was inside the building.
Sergeant Woman Killed in Crash Near Zumbrota
The crash occurred when a car drifted off the highway and the driver over corrected.
Gang Member Sentenced for Rochester Prostitution Conviction
The 25-year-old man, currently serving a sentence connected to a teenager's murder in the Twin Cities, pleaded guilty this week to the prostitution related charge in Olmsted County court.
Rochester Congressional Candidate Reports Death Threat
The FBI has been asked to look into a threat leveled against a Rochester woman running for Congress.
(UPDATED) Rochester Shooting Suspect Identified
Rochester Police say a 23-year-old man was last reported in critical condition at St. Mary's Hospital after undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Unusual Sentence in Rochester Felony DUI Case
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man with a history of drunk driving arrests is being given a chance to avoid prison, but will have to serve six months in jail spread over the next six years.
Rochester Police Looking for Armed Carjackers
Two suspects are being sought for a carjacking/armed robbery that occurred late Friday night in the parking lot of a Rochester shopping center.
Rochester Couple Awakened by Armed Intruders
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester couple woke up early today to find two men armed with guns inside their home.
Two SE Minnesota Residents Killed in Boat Crash
Stoddard, WI, (KROC-AM News) - Officials in western Wisconsin have identified the victims of a boating accident that occurred Saturday evening on the Mississippi River south of La Crosse.
Crash Near Dodge Center Injures Five People
Dodge Center, MN (KROC-AM News) - Five people were transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a three vehicle crash near Dodge Center Sunday afternoon.