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.
COVID-19 Death Reported in Mower County
It was the 5th coronavirus-related death in Mower County.
Mayo Clinic Employees to Receive One-Time $1000 Payments
The Mayo Clinic is giving its employees and the local economy a big boost.
Missing Olmsted County Woman Found Alive
The 79-year-old woman with dementia was last seen by family members last night.
3 Men Now Jailed on Attempted Murder Charges in Wabasha Co.
A third man is being held in jail on suspicion of attempted murder involving the baseball bat attacks that occurred earlier this month at a campground in Wabasha County.
Byron Boy Injured in Weekend ATV Crash
The crash occurred Saturday night at a relative's rural Olmsted County property.
Minnesota Summer Economy Outperformed Projections
The latest tax collection report from the State of Minnesota suggests the state’s economy performed better than expected this summer.
(UPDATED) Car Smashes Into NW Rochester Apartment
The driver was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.
Pedestrian Killed in Maplewood Hit and Run
Police in a Twin Cities suburb are investigating a deadly hit and run crash involving a pedestrian.
MN COVID Cases at Record High – Deaths and ICU Usage Down
Minnesota's testing positivity rate jumped to almost 6-percent on Saturday as the daily count of new cases hit a new record high and the overall number of COVID-19 cases rose above 90,000.
Rochester City Council Asked to Certify Zero Increase in Tax Levy
The Rochester City Council will be certifying the city's preliminary 2021 property tax levy at its meeting on Monday.