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.
(UPDATED) St. Paul Infant Found Safe
An earlier report from St. Paul Police that a missing infant had been found has proved to be erroneous.
Mayo Clinic Restoring Pay and Ending Furloughs Early
Employees of the Mayo Clinic received some welcome news today.
Charges – State Trooper Sent Himself Woman’s Nude Photos
A veteran State Trooper is facing felony stalking charges.
Rochester Will Expand Parking Enforcement July 1st
The City of Rochester is giving notice of its plans to resume enforcement of some parking restrictions that were suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Statewide Crackdown on Speeders Began Today
Law officers throughout Minnesota will be working overtime shifts to catch speeding motorists.
Body of Woman Allegedly Killed by Rochester Man Found
Human remains found in a Twin Cities suburb last week have been positively identified as being from the western Wisconsin woman who was allegedly murdered by a Rochester man.
Motorcycle Crash Near Oronoco Linked to Excessive Speed
Olmsted County authorities say excessive speed may have contributed to a motorcycle crash near Oronoco yesterday that sent two men to the hospital.
Alcohol Involved in Highway 52 Crash (UPDATED)
Traffic on northbound Highway 52 became backed up for a mile or more late Sunday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash near the Civic Center Drive interchange.
Rochester Public Transit Changes Take Effect Monday
Rochester Public Transit is notifying users of some temporary and permanent changes that will take effect Monday.
Feds Charge Another Minnesotan With Arson
A suburban Twin Cities woman is the latest person to be charged in federal court on an arson charge stemming from the rioting in the Twin Cities in late May.