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.
Central Minnesota Man Killed in Bike vs. Semi Crash
The deadly incident occurred just after the driver of the truck exited I-94.
Winona County Man Pleads Guilty to Killing His Wife
He was the person who called the Winona County Sheriff's Office to report the fatal stabbing.
Brooklyn Center Police Officer and Police Chief Resign
The Mayor of the Minneapolis suburb announced the resignations this afternoon.
Curfew Ordered For Large Area of the Twin Cities
The majority of the population in the Twin Cities will be restricted by a curfew tonight because of the potential for violence in the aftermath of yesterday's officer-involved shooting in Brooklyn Center.
Brooklyn Center PD Chief: Officer Thought She Was Firing Taser
The fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Black man by a Brooklyn Center Police officer is being blamed on "accidental discharge."
Minnesota National Guard Speeding Up Twin Cities Deployment
The National Guard has decided to accelerate the activation of additional personnel in response to the unrest that occurred in Brooklyn Center yesterday and overnight.
Third Minnesotan Accused of Participating in US Capitol Attack
The east-central Minnesota man was arrested on Friday.
Rochester Woman Faces 6 Federal Charges Connected to Capitol Riot
The criminal complaint says she was originally arrested at the U.S. Capitol during the siege.
Winter is Over – Minnesota’s ‘Other’ Season is Getting Underway
The Minnesota Department of Transportation today listed more than 200 road and bridge projects that are on MnDOT's 2021 construction schedule.
Rochester Woman Arrested For Alleged Role in US Capitol Siege
The FBI is reporting the arrest of a Rochester woman on charges connected to the attack on the US Capitol on January 6th.