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.
Man Accused of Killing Girl in Austin Admits Killing Her Mother
The 2-year-old girl's body was found along a highway near Blooming Prairie two years ago.
Rochester Man Charged With Wounding 2 in Shooting Sent to Prison
One of the victims injured the gunman by throwing a rock at him.
Olmsted County Property Owners Given More Time to Pay Taxes
The Olmsted County Board has decided to enact another "grace period" this year to provide some relief to property owners still struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Vaccine Doses Are Now Easier to Find in Rochester
The supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses is apparently catching up with demand in the Rochester area.
Mayo Clinic to Lead Nationwide COVID Vaccination Campaign
The Mayo Clinic has joined forces with longtime rival Cleveland Clinic to lead a nationwide campaign to encourage adults to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Rochester Man Preparing For Start of His Murder Trial Next Month
He was previously convicted of murder for a fatal shooting in Rochester in 2009.
Arson Suspected in Oronoco Farm Shed Fire
Officials in the fire destroyed a 100-year-old granary.
Rochester Man Accused of Assaulting Police Officers
The arrest followed when a spokesman described as a scary incident in the parking lot of a Rochester apartment complex.
Rochester Man Critically Injured in Crash Near Douglas
Officials say speed appears to have been a significant contributing factor in the crash.
Closing Argument This Morning in Derek Chauvin Trial
Unprecedented security has been put in place throughout downtown Minneapolis for the last chapter of the Derek Chauvin trial.