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.
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.
Caledonia Woman Killed in Houston County Crash
The State Patrol says the victim was not wearing a seatbelt.
Minnesota Set New Record for Handgun Carry Permits in 2020
There are currently almost 360,000 valid permits in Minnesota.
Over 900,000 Minnesotans Have Had a COVID Shot
In Olmsted County, over 28 percent of the population has had at least one dose.
Plea Deal Reached in Case Involving Toddler’s Death in Rochester
A Mankato woman has entered into a plea agreement and will be sentenced this spring for causing the death of her young son.
Civilly Committed Sex Offender Discharged to Rochester Residence
The Rochester Police Department is making a communitywide notification concerning the release of a predatory sex offender from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.