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.
Social Media Post Details Alleged Assault on Mankato School Bus
Police in Mankato are investigating reports of an assault on a young child on a school bus Tuesday afternoon.
Fatal Officer Involved Shooting in Lakeville (UPDATED)
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office is reporting a 36-year-old man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with law officers this morning in Lakeville.
Water Main Break Closes Busy Rochester Road
Traffic is being detoured off a busy north-south route in southeast Rochester.
Missing Red Wing Teen Reunited With Family
There has been a happy ending to the search for a missing Red Wing teenager.
Rochester Police Issue Community Notification For High Risk Offender
The Rochester Police Department has issued a community notification concerning a high-risk sex offender.
Driver Busted For Speeding 3 Times in 1 Hour in SW Minnesota
The Minnesota State Patrol is sharing the story of an apparently unrepentant speeder.
Rochester Man Sentenced For 28 Pound Meth Bust
A Rochester man will not have to serve any additional time behind bars for his involvement in a major drug bust last May.
Olmsted Deputies Seeking Man Involved in Pursuit in Stolen Car (Video)
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man accused of stealing a car and leading authorities on a chase.
Rochester Police No Longer Looking For Dog Owner (UPDATED)
The Rochester Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in identifying a dog that injured a jogger over the weekend.
Rochester Man Confronted by Gunman at Front Door
Rochester Police responded last night after a 23-year-old man reported what sounded like an attempted robbery.