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.
Minnesota Still Seeing Big Increase in 100 MPH Plus Speeders
A big jump in the number of motorists driving at dangerously high speeds that was noted last year on Minnesota roads is continuing this year.
22 Child Porn Charges Filed Against Rochester Man
The charges stem from a search of his home in January.
A Half Million Minnesotans Are Now Fully Vaccinated
Minnesota has reached another milestone in the state's battle against COVID-19.
Distracted Driving Suspected in Pedestrian’s Death
The State Patrol is helping Crystal Police in the investigation.
Rochester Bar Attack Results in Felony Assault Conviction
He was convicted of two counts, but acquitted of the most serious charge in the case.
Warmest Day of the Year With Even Warmer Days Coming
Above normal temperatures expected through next week.
Another Major Overseas Deployment For MN National Guard
The soldiers will be spending 9 months in the Middle East.
Olmsted County Weekly COVID Count is Lowest Since Early Sept.
The number of new COVID-19 cases detected in Olmsted County has now been declining for seven straight weeks.
Rochester School District Planning For New Online School
The Rochester School District is considering a plan to continue offering distance learning through an online school even after the pandemic ends.
Multiple Gun Battles Preceded Fatal Shooting in Duluth Stand Off
The man killed following a lengthy standoff with police in Duluth last week engaged officers in multiple gun battles in the hours leading to his death.