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.
Water Advisory For Rochester Swimming Spot Canceled
A water advisory posted for Foster Arend Pond in Rochester has been lifted.
Rochester Police Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide
Police are investigating what appears to have been a murder-suicide.
Elderly Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near Caledonia
The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Houston County late Monday morning was 75-years-old.
Consecutive Prison Sentences for Robbing Homeowners at Gunpoint
One of the men convicted of charges stemming from a violent home invasion near Cannon Falls last year has been ordered to prison.
Minnesota Teenager Killed in Car-Tractor Crash
A Minnesota teenager was killed Friday and a traffic crash involving a farm tractor.
Fireworks Shell Fired into Minnesota Man’s Face
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department has released information about a serious injury fireworks accident that occurred near Brainerd on the Fourth of July.
Several Tornadoes Reported in Southern Minnesota
The storm system responsible for the flooding in the Rochester area produced several tornadoes Friday night in south-central Minnesota.
Man Sleeping in Flooding Park Rescued by Rochester Firefighters
The Rochester Fire Department was called out Saturday morning to rescue a person spotted sleeping on a picnic table in Kutzky Park as it was being filled by water from the flooding Cascade Creek.
Rochester And Neighboring Areas Hit by More Flooding
A week after torrential rains cause major flooding in and near Rochester, another round of heavy rain is causing flooding in many of the same areas.
Rochester Police Identify Armed Robbery Suspect
The Rochester Police Department has named a prime suspect for a recent armed robbery and is seeking the public's assistance in locating him.