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 City Council to Review Plans to Revamp Peace Plaza Area
The Rochester City Council will be presented Monday with the proposed designs for Phase 1 of the public improvements to the “Heart of the City” in downtown Rochester.
Minnesota’s Traffic Death Toll Above 100 For the Year
Minnesota reached a tragic milestone on its roadways this past week.
Rochester Has Seen Over an Inch of Rain – Round Two is Coming
Southeastern Minnesota is enjoying a lull in the stormy weather that produced heavy rains overnight, but another round of storms is forecast to develop later in the day Saturday and continue into Sunday.
Freak Crash Kills Fisherman Along Minnesota Lake
A man fishing along the shore of a western Minnesota lake was fatally injured on Wednesday evening when he was struck by an out of control vehicle.
Busy Rochester Roadway Clogged by Dramatic Crash
The Rochester Police Department and other emergency personnel responded to a multi-vehicle crash that disrupted traffic on the “Beltline” during the lunch hour on Friday.
Latest Jobs Report Shows Some Softness in Minnesota Jobs Market
Minnesota’s economy posted a seasonally adjusted net gain of 3600 jobs in April but state analysts say the job market in Minnesota continued to exhibit signs of softness last month.
Rochester Post Bulletin Sold to Fargo-Based Newspaper Group
Rochester’s daily newspaper is changing hands.
Rochester Murder Suspect Deemed Competent For Trial
The man accused of fatally shooting a Rochester man last fall today was ruled competent to stand trial.
State Patrol Releases Photo of Hit and Run Suspect Vehicle
The State Patrol is disseminating a photo of the SUV suspected of being involved in a fatal hit and run crash Monday afternoon near Mankato.
Potentially Serious Injury Crash Near Rushford
A Lanesboro woman was airlifted from the site of a traffic crash just west of Rushford this morning.