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, Police Chief and Olmsted County Sheriff. You can also expect to hear the Mayor, the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools, along with a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Jim Walter with the Power of Learning. 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.
Red Wing Man Ruled Competent to Stand Trial For Girl’s Death
A judge in Goodhue County has cleared the way for the prosecution of a Red Wing man charged with killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter.
Rural Rochester Man Run Over by Mother Thought It Was an Accident
The criminal complaint filed against the rural Rochester woman who ran over her adult son clearly indicates Cynthia Grund’s actions were intentional.
Rochester Robbery Suspect Captured
Rochester Police made an arrest yesterday in connection with a robbery several weeks ago near the Rochester Community and Technical College campus.
Austin Motel Searched as Part of Noelani Robinson Investigation
Investigators have determined the child found dead along a southern Minnesota highway died from blunt for trauma to the head.
Large Ice Dam on Zumbro River Causing Concern in Dodge County
The Dodge County Sheriff's Department is monitoring a large ice dam that has formed on the Middle Fork of the Zumbro River.
Two Minnesota Troopers Commended For Live Saving Actions
Two Minnesota State Troopers are being hailed for saving the life of a young woman after a traffic crash on an icy stretch of a Twin Cities freeway earlier this week.
List of Flood Related Closures in Rochester is Growing
High water levels from melting snow in the rain are impacting travel throughout southern Minnesota.
Rochester Woman Sentenced for Drug-Related Robbery
A Rochester woman is being given a chance to avoid prison for a first-degree aggravated robbery conviction.
Rochester Teen Admits to Charge Connected to December Drug Raid
A Rochester teenager has pleaded guilty to a felony charge stemming from a police raid on his parent’s home in northeast Rochester last December.
Serious Crash at Highway 14/52 Interchange
The State Patrol and other emergency personnel were called to the scene of a serious traffic crash at a busy Rochester highway interchange this evening.