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.
Trials Scheduled Next Week For Two Rochester Murder Suspects
Two of the people charged in connection with the murder of a Rochester man are currently scheduled to stand trial next week.
Two Minnesotans Tested For Possible Novel Coronavirus
State health officials have submitted samples from two Minnesotans to federal health officials to determine if their respiratory illnesses are being caused by the new coronavirus.
State Reports Season’s First Flu-Related Death of a Child in MN
The flu is being blamed for the death of a child in Minnesota.
Critical Injury Crash on I-90 at Dover
A Lewiston man was rushed to St. Marys Hospital this morning with life-threatening injuries following a traffic crash on I-90.
Edina Student Injured in Hit and Run at School Bus Stop
Police in Edina are seeking help from the public in locating the vehicle and driver involved in an apparent hit and run that injured a child boarding a school bus.
Former SE Minnesota School Employee Sentenced in Child Porn Case
A former employee of the Lewiston-Altura School District will not be required to serve any additional time behind bars for a child pornography conviction.
Almost 370 Missed 911 Calls During Weekend Outage in SE MN
The telecom that provides 911 emergency service in southeastern Minnesota is reporting there were nearly 370 missed calls to 911 during an over three-hour-long service outage Sunday night.
Three Fatal Crashes Near New Ulm in Two Days
There have now been three fatal crashes on snow-covered highways in the New Ulm area this week.
Median Barrier on Highway 52 in Rochester Damaged by Semi Crash
Local emergency responders are being kept busy this morning with numerous reports of crashes and vehicle spinouts on slippery roadways throughout southeastern Minnesota.
Rochester Man Enters Not Guilty Plea to Attempted Murder Charges
One of the two men charged with a shooting last August at the Meadow Park Apartment complex in Rochester today entered not guilty pleas to four felony charges.