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.
Suspect in Motel 6 Shooting in Rochester MN Gets Plea Deal
A couple of months after the shooting, he was sent to prison for previously threatening a woman with a gun.
3 Young Children Among 7 People Involved in St. Charles Crash
The collision occurred at an intersection near the Kwik Trip store in St. Charles.
Burnsville Man Sentenced For Involvement in Eagan Teen’s Death
The 16-year-old victim died from a fentanyl all overdose in 2021
Minnesota April Tax Collections $134 Million Above Forecast
Sales tax revenues were lower than projected.
Motorcyclist Killed on Southern Minnesota Freeway
It occurred this morning just south of Albert Lea.
Deadly Motorcycle vs U-Haul Truck Crash on Minnesota Highway
The fatal crash occurred when the driver of the U-Haul truck attempted to make a U-turn.
Rochester, MN Included in Air Quality Alert Due to Ozone Levels
It will remain in effect until 8 PM on Monday.
Minnesota Man Injured in Encounter With Horse on Rural Highway
It's not known where the horse came from.
Rochester, MN Memorial Day Activities
The main event is the annual ceremony at the Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial.
Bomb Threat at Apache Mall Leads to Sexual Assault Charge
A police officer spoke with the victim during the bomb threat after noticing she appeared to be especially shaken up.