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.
Dogs Involved in Attack on Twin Cities Boy Will be Put Down
The owners of the dogs involved in an attack on an 11-year-old boy in Maplewood have decided to euthanize the pit bulls.
Rochester Man Admits to Federal Child Porn Charge
A Rochester man has admitted to a child pornography charge in federal court.
Trial Ends With Not Guilty Verdict in 1994 Rochester Rape Case
A former Rochester man has been acquitted of four felony charges stemming from a woman's claim that she was sexually assaulted as a teenager 25 years ago.
Is Rochester City Council Considering More Than Doubling Its Pay?
A motion offered and approved in the final minutes of Monday night's meeting of the Rochester City Council could lead to major pay raises for the elected officials.
Rochester Couple Admits to Federal Charges For 55 Pound Meth Bust
A man and woman from Rochester recently entered into plea agreements to settle charges stemming from what authorities described as the largest ever methamphetamine seizure in southeastern Minnesota.
Rochester Police Arrest Man For Tire Slashing and Armed Robbery
Rochester police are reporting the arrest of an apparently homeless man who is accused of robbing a man at knifepoint slashing the tires on a woman's car Sunday afternoon.
Another Month of Above Forecast Minnesota Tax Collections
The State of Minnesota’s overall tax collections continued to beat expectations last month.
Rochester is Preparing to Enforce New Parking Restrictions
The city’s new parking ordinance is, once again, part of the agenda for Monday’s meeting of the Rochester City Council.
Rochester City Council to Discuss Broadway Project Funding Woes
The Rochester City Council will attempt to resolve key questions concerning a major road project during the council’s study session on Monday.
Slick Conditions Possible in Rochester Area Into Sunday Morning
Travel conditions could become a bit dicey tonight in the Rochester area.