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 Murder Trial Postponed
Jury selection had been scheduled to begin on Monday.
Minnesota Man Charged With Killing His Young Niece in Hit and Run
The charges filed against the alleged hit and run driver accused of killing a young child in northern Minnesota on Sunday identify him as the victim's uncle.
Two Injured in Separate Crashes in Winona County
The two crashes occurred less than an hour apart on Monday.
Former Rochester Area Soccer Coach Sentenced for Sex Abuse Convictions
He previously entered Alford pleas to the charges.
Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Rose 80% in Minnesota Last Year
A soaring number of fentanyl-related deaths pushed overall drug overdose deaths in Minnesota up 27 percent last year.
Two Drownings in Minnesota Lakes Since Friday
Both involved people apparently falling out of boats.
One-Year-Old Girl Victim of Deadly Hit-and-Run in Northern MN
Authorities in Minnesota are reporting an arrest for a hit-and-run on Sunday that resulted in the death of a one-year-old child.
Rochester Man’s Murder Trial Scheduled to Begin Monday Morning
Jury selection is expected to begin this morning for a Rochester man's murder trial.
Drowning Reported in Western Minnesota Lake
The deadly incident occurred Saturday near Alexandria.
Rochester Considering One More Season For Silver Lake Pool
A citizen petition drive has been over 1000 signatures.