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, Police Chief and Olmsted County Sheriff. You can also expect to hear the Mayor, the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools, along with a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Jim Walter with the Power of Learning. 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.
Fatal Rear End Crash Near Northfield
The State Patrol says an elderly woman was killed Saturday morning in a traffic crash near Northfield.
Northern Minnesota Hunting Trip Results in $1 Million Prize
A Twin Cities man returned from a hunting trip with a lottery ticket worth a million bucks.
Man Rescued After Snowmobile Mishap on Lake Pepin
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department had to come to the rescue of a 61-year-old man who was thrown into the frigid water of the Mississippi River Friday afternoon.
Rochester Requested to Move the Famous Corn Cob Water Tower
The owners of the iconic water tower are offering to give it to the city.
Hunter Found Dead Near Pine Island
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a deer hunter near Pine Island.
Man Killed by Albert Lea Police Identified
Authorities have identified the man killed in a police shooting in Albert Lea and the veteran officers involved in the deadly incident Thursday morning.
Two More Special Deer Hunts Scheduled in SE Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled two more late-season deer hunts in southeastern Minnesota as part of the agency's response to the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in the region.
Second Man Charged With Violent Home Invasion
The second suspect in a violent home invasion near Cannon Falls has been apprehended.
Wykoff Woman Severely Injured in Rollover Crash
A young woman from Wykoff was brought to St. Marys Hospital with life-threatening injuries following a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.
Lottery Officials Waiting to Hear From New Minnesota Millionaires
Minnesota’s newest millionaires got their lucky breaks during recent visits to convenience stores in northern Minnesota.