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.
Rochester Man Admits to Stabbing and Slashing Two Men
A Rochester man is scheduled to be sentenced in early January for stabbing and seriously wounding two men earlier this year.
Rochester Agency Spotlighting Major Problem With Medicare Open Enrollment
Reports of significant problems with the official Medicare website have been surfacing.
Rochester Firm’s Cancer Fight Gets Boost From Major Biotech Corp.
A major biotech firm is partnering with a Rochester company to advance a promising cancer therapy developed by Mayo researchers.
Probation For Armed Rochester Home Invasion
Another man involved in a violent home invasion in Rochester earlier this year has been sentenced to 10 years probation.
Rochester Man’s Murder Trial Postponed
A murder trial that had been scheduled to begin next week in Olmsted County Court has been postponed.
New Rochesterfest Executive Director Named
Rochesterfest has a new Executive Director.
Rochester School District Voters Approve Construction Plan
The Rochester School District is about to embark on a major building spree.
$500K Bail For Rochester Man Charged With Shooting
Bail has been set at $500,000 for the Rochester man charged with the most recent shooting in the city.
Higher Speed Limit Coming to Highway 52
New speed limit signs are being placed along another stretch of highway in southeastern Minnesota this week.
Decision Day For Rochester School District Building Proposal
Voters in the Rochester School District and dozens of other school districts throughout Minnesota are being asked to authorize property tax increases to support building projects and school programs.