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.
RPU Considering 100% Renewable Energy Future For Rochester
The Rochester Public Utilities Board could make a decision Tuesday that may have a profound impact on Rochester's future.
Friday Crash Claims St. Charles Woman’s Life
A St. Charles woman has died from the injuries she suffered in a traffic crash east of Rochester Friday afternoon.
Albert Lea Motorcyclist Badly Hurt in Western Minnesota Crash
An Albert Lea man suffered severe injuries while driving a motorcycle in Western Minnesota on Friday.
Serious Injury Crash on Highway 14 Just East of Rochester
The State Patrol is reporting a St. Charles woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash near Rochester Friday afternoon.
Major Power Outage in Northwest Rochester (UPDATED)
Rochester Public Utilities crews are responding this afternoon to restore power to hundreds of homes and businesses.
Rochester Could Soon See Rental Scooters
It looks like the electric scooter craze is coming to Rochester.
Possible Drowning in Rochester Creek
It’s feared a 46-year-old Rochester man drowned Thursday while playing with his dog in Bear Creek.
Minnesota Employers Still Having Trouble Filling Jobs
Some new and revised state statistics show Minnesota has now enjoyed job growth over four consecutive months for the first time since February of last year.
Plea Deal In Rochester Case Involving a Facebook Post and a Gun
A Rochester woman was sentenced to probation today after entering into a plea agreement to settle accusations that she had threatened a young man with a gun.
Former Senator Recovering in Rochester Following Cancer Surgery
Former US Senator Norm Coleman is now recovering from cancer surgery performed this week by a Mayo Clinic team in Rochester.