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.
Wintry Weather Expected in Minnesota by Mid-Week
Areas of eastern Minnesota could see several inches of slushy snow.
15 Dogs Seized During Animal Rescue Operation in SE Minnesota
The Minnesota Animal Humane Society and the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office were involved.
Former Minnesota School Principal Sentenced For Sexual Assaults
There were three victims in the case.
Minnesota Women Allegedly Kidnapped & Assaulted Man Over 3 Days
The man alleges he was tased and tied to a chair before he was further bound with saran wrap.
Minnesota Motorist Sentenced to Prison For Death of Young Girl
He tested positive for meth after the deadly 2022 incident.
MN State Patrol Says Alcohol Was Involved in Fatal Freeway Crash
At least one person was killed in the three-vehicle crash.
Freaky February Warmth Prompts MN DNR to Close Roads and Trails
Check the DNR for listings of individual trail and road closures.
Marijuana Investigation Leads to Arrest of Minnesota Mayor
He was elected as Mayor of a small southern Minnesota city 3 Years ago.
Minnesota Man Who Shot 11-Year-old Girl Faces Federal Charge
Police say he was apparently celebrating the arrival of the New Year by shooting an AR-style rifle.
Guilty Plea For Crash That Killed Southern Minnesota Priest
The victim was riding his bike when he was killed.