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.
Cannon Falls Police ID Shooting Suspect Found Dead After Standoff
Officials say he had stated that he would not go to jail.
(UPDATE) Cannon Falls Shooting Suspect Found Dead
The stand-off that prompted a "shelter in place" warning today ended just after 5 PM.
Oronoco Man Sent to Prison For Burglary and Police Chase
The charges say he alleged tried to ram a squad car head-on on at the start of the chase.
Teenager Rescued From Sand Hole in Wabasha County
Deputies found him buried in the sand.
Second Man Admits to Role in Hammond Baseball Bat Assault
A total of 4 people were charged in connection with the Labor Day weekend 2020 attack that left one man with severe injuries.
Downtown Rochester Task Force Releases Initial Findings
Another four working sessions will be scheduled in April.
Plea Deal Calls For 8 Year Prison Sentence in Rochester Drug Case
The case involves a man previously convicted of an aggravated robbery at Apache Mall.
Warrant Issued For Rochester Man After He Skipped Court Hearing
He was allegedly caught with seven POUNDS of fentanyl.
Deadly Drag Race on Minnesota Road Leads to 15 Year Prison Term
She was convicted of multiple 3rd Degree Murder charges.
(UPDATE) Fatal Crash Shutdown Highway 63 North of Rochester
The State Patrol says a teenage boy was driving the semi-truck involved in the crash.