I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 10 to 11 a.m. weekdays and features experts and other guests, including regular visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, City Attorney Terry Atkins, and Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Munoz. Every Tuesday and Friday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day, and the Tracy McCray gets behind the microphone every Wednesday and Thursday to add even more space to the discussion. The regular experts that appear on Rochester Today the field questions from KROC-AM listeners include the Legal Eagle David Shulman, automotive technician Dick Zeitler with Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from the Power of Learning with advice on how to become a better critical thinker. Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange is also a regular on the program. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wears my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Rochester Shooting Brings Prison Sentence
One of the men involved in a shooting that occurred in broad daylight along in North Broadway in Rochester last spring was sentenced to prison on Thursday.
Flu Still Widespread in MN But Indicators Mixed
Minnesota experienced its 5th straight week of widespread influenza activity last week.
Byron Man Admits to Mail Thefts
A Byron man has admitted to felony charges connected to the theft of mail from mailboxes in the Byron and Rochester areas last year.
Winter Storm Delivers Over a Foot of Snow to SE Minnesota
The winter storm that hit the region Monday packed a punch.
Olmsted County Assault Suspect Was Already Sought
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department says a man wanted in connection with an assault on Sunday is well-known to authorities in southeastern Minnesota and was already being sought on several arrest warrants.
Rochester Police Officer Injured in Hit and Run Crash
A Rochester Police Officer was injured early Sunday in a hit and run crash.
Fatal Construction Accident in Faribault
One man died and two others were hurt when a boom at a construction site came into contact with a power line in Faribault on Friday.
Rochester Man Admits Molesting Child While on Probation
A Rochester man has pleaded guilty to a first-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually abusing a young girl.
Rochester Woman Arrested Following Road Rage Incident
An apparent road rage incident on Saturday led to the arrest of a Rochester woman.
Alcohol Involved Critical Injury Crash in Owatonna
A man from North Dakota was seriously injured in a crash involving alcohol use and a semi-truck along I-35 in Owatonna on Saturday.