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.
Central Minnesota Crash Victim Was From Wanamingo
He was among the six people killed in crashes in Minnesota between Sunday morning and Monday night.
Homicide Ruling Could Add to Charges Against Rochester Man
The death of a man found in the rubble has been ruled a homicide.
Mabel Woman Hopes Sharing Her Tragic Loss Will Save Other Lives
Sarah Delaney is an EMT and was summoned to the crash that killed her teenage son.
Plea Deal For Shooting That Paralyzed Rochester Man
The shooting occurred in August of last year in the hallway at the Meadow Park Apartments.
Rochester Woman Injured in Rollover Crash on Slick Highway
An infant and a four-year-old child were in the vehicle with the driver.
Hundreds of MN National Guard Soldiers Returning Home From Iraq
Almost 700 members of the Minnesota National Guard are returning home this week.
Goodhue Truckdriver and Northfield Man Killed in Head-on Crash
A truck driver from Goodhue was one of the two victims of a traffic crash today in Rice County.
Hundreds Gather to Welcome Wounded Waseca Officer Home
The weather was chilly but the welcome was warm for Waseca Police Officer Aric Matson.
Rochester Included in Winter Weather Advisory on Tuesday
The expected track of a developing storm system has shifted a bit to the south and the Rochester area has been included in a Winter weather advisory.
Rochester Woman Reports New Twist to Old Scam
Rochester police are advising people to be on guard against a new twist to a relatively common scam.