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.
Rochester Murder Trial Ends in Mistrial
Prosecutors say they intend to retry the case.
Rochester Man Gets 15 Years in Prison For Federal Drug Conviction
He pleaded guilty in September.
Hennepin County Sheriff Injured in Alcohol-Involved Crash
Sheriff David Hutchinson has admitted he was drinking before the crash occurred early today.
Rochester Man Pleads Guilty For Causing Deadly DWI Crash
His sentencing hearing has yet to be scheduled.
Southeast MN Saw Up to 6 Inches of Snow
The highest amounts were reported in areas closer to the Twin Cities.
Record Budget Surplus Projected for State of Minnesota
Tax collections are projected to exceed spending by more than $7.7 billion.
1 Fatality and 22 Injury Crashes Reported Across MN This Morning
Authorities are urging motorists to slow down.
Jury Deliberations Underway in Rochester Murder Trial
The jury got the case after spending about a week being presented with evidence and testimony.
Rochester Man’s Sex Abuse Plea Deal Could Erase Felony Conviction
The plea agreement would require him to register as a predatory offender.
Plea Deal Includes Mandatory Prison Time For Rochester Shooting
The Rochester man also admitted to a high-speed chase about a month before the shooting.