I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 10 to 11 a.m. weekdays and features experts and other guests, including regular visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, City Attorney Terry Atkins, and Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Munoz. Every Tuesday and Friday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day, and the Tracy McCray gets behind the microphone every Wednesday and Thursday to add even more space to the discussion. The regular experts that appear on Rochester Today the field questions from KROC-AM listeners include the Legal Eagle David Shulman, automotive technician Dick Zeitler with Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from the Power of Learning with advice on how to become a better critical thinker. Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange is also a regular on the program. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wears my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Buxton Listed Day to Day With Knee Bruise
Arlington, TX (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Twins say rookie centerfielder Byron Buxton is listed day-to-day after suffering a knee injury in Friday night's loss to the Texas Rangers.
Honkers Losing Streak Extended
(Rochester, Minn.) – The Rochester Honkers fell to the Duluth Huskies 18-8 at Mayo Field.
Honkers Lose First Game of Doubleheader
(Rochester, Minn.) – Despite hitting three home runs, the Honkers fell in a shootout to the Mankato MoonDogs in Game 1 of the double header 10-8 in Mankato.
Banham Named Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year
Minneapolis , MN (GopherSports.com) - Rachel Banham of Minnesota women’s basketball has been named the Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year.
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is Wednesday
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The 2016 southeastern Minnesota Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will take place on Wednesday.
Cancer Claims Gopher Assistant Coach
Minneapolis, MN (Gophersports.com) - Longtime University of Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.
Superintendent Addresses Sports Co-op Controversy [VIDEO]
An issue before the Rochester School Board concerning high school athletics has generated controversy, particularly among the parents of students attending Lourdes High School.
Gopher Softball Season Ends at NCAA Regional
Seattle WA, (Gophersports.com) - The No. 19/15 University of Minnesota Gophers had their season come to a close on championship Sunday of the NCAA Seattle Regional with a 15-7 loss to the University of Washington Huskies.
U of M Introduces New Athletics Director
Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - The University of Minnesota has hired a new Athletics Director.
U of M Names Lone Finalist for Athletic Director Job
Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - The University of Minnesota has narrowed the list of candidates for the school’s athletics director position to a single finalist.