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.
Power Outage Hit East Half of Rochester – I-90 Closed in Austin
Thousands of Rochester Public Utilities customers have been affected by power outages this afternoon.
Minnesota’s Obesity Rate Is Now Above 30%
For the first time, Minnesota's adult obesity rate exceeds 30%
US Bank Stadium Management Firm Recommended to Run Mayo Civic Center
One of the largest property management companies in the world is being recommended for the contract to operate and manage the Mayo Civic Center.
Rochester Man Pleads Guilty For Deadly Drunk Driving Crash
A Rochester man with a history of drunk driving offenses has pleaded guilty to a criminal vehicular homicide charge in Goodhue County.
Bail Set at $5 Million For Second Rochester Shooting Suspect
Bail was set at $5 million today for the second man charged with a shooting last month that left a man paralyzed.
Tornado Confirmed Near Winona
The line of storms that caused major damage in Sioux Falls, South Dakota also produced a tornado that damaged a cemetery near Winona.
Rochester Murder Suspect Deemed Competent – Again
The man accused of a fatal shooting at a park in southeast Rochester last fall has been found competent to stand trial.
St. Paul Experiences 3 Murders in Just 9 Hours
The fatal shooting of a Good Samaritan was among the three murders that occurred in Minnesota’s second-largest city over a span of just 9 hours yesterday and early this morning.
Fillmore County Man Sentenced For Deadly Amish Buggy Crash
A Fillmore County man is being given a chance to avoid prison for his convictions stemming from a fatal traffic crash involving an Amish buggy last year.
Minnesota’s First Female Two-Star General
A historic promotion ceremony is taking place today in St. Paul.