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.
No Charges For Officers Involved in Rochester Man’s Death
The Rochester police officers involved in an incident that resulted in the death of a Rochester man in March will not face any criminal charges in the case.
Former Lourdes Tennis Coach Given Prison Sentence
A former longtime Rochester high school tennis coach has been ordered to prison for up to 10-years for his conviction in Wisconsin criminal case involving child sex crimes.
Lourdes Wins Class 2A Girls Softball Championship
The Eagles are bringing home the 2019 Class AA Girls Softball State Championship Trophy.
Cottage Grove Amber Alert Canceled
A statewide Amber Alert issued by Police in Cottage Grove has been canceled.
Fire Destroys Rural SE Rochester Home
The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene.
Tuesday Night Storm Produced a Tornado in SW Rochester
The National Weather Service says a survey team has determined the damage that occurred in part of southwest Rochester during Tuesday’s night's storm was due to a tornado.
New Trial Ordered for Rochester Man Charged With Fatal Shooting
The Olmsted County Attorney's Office has decided to pursue a retrial in the case of a Rochester man who claims she shot a teenager in self-defense.
Storm Hits Rochester Area With 60 MPH Plus Winds and Large Hail
A storm packing winds topping 60 miles per hour and baseball size hail roared through the Rochester area in the early evening.
Police Investigate Deadly Crash in Northwest Rochester
A busy thoroughfare in Rochester was closed for several hours Monday evening while authorities cleaned up and investigated a fatal traffic crash.
Deer Triggered Crash Near Rochester That Injured 2 People
Two people were injured this morning in a traffic crash that was triggered by a deer on the road just west of Rochester.