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.
Highway 52 Repaving Work Begins Monday at Chatfield
Motorists traveling on Highway 52 between Rochester and Chatfield can expect short delays beginning on Monday.
Elderly Man Injured in Crash at Goodhue Intersection
An elderly Wykoff man was transported to St. Marys Hospital following a traffic crash in Goodhue County on Saturday.
Rochester Area Hit by Over 3 Inches of Rain Since Friday
As advertised, the storm system that moved through the region this weekend produced some impressive rainfall totals.
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.
Rochester Armed Robbery Results in Prison Sentence
A Rochester man has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for robbing a Rochester sun tanning business.
Alexander Weiss Murder Trial Ends in Mistrial
A mistrial has been declared in the Alexander Weiss murder trial.
Rochester Apartment Fire Started By Child
A child playing with a lighter is being blamed for a fire in a Rochester apartment building Saturday evening.
Trial Date Set For Rochester Man’s Murder Trial
A trial date has been for the Rochester man accused of killing an Iraqi immigrant in March of last year.