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.
Plainview Woman Injured in Crash Near Elgin
The collision involved two northbound vehicles.
Statewide ‘No Barrier’ COVID Testing Program Starts Next Week
Minnesota health officials today announced a four-week long push to offer COVID-19 testing to anyone wishing to be tested throughout the state.
Large Socket Wrench Used in Rochester Assault
A Rochester man could face a second-degree assault charge for allegedly striking another man on the head with a large socket wrench.
Wabasha Man Killed in Grain Bin Accident
The Wabasha Police Department has released information about a deadly accident that occurred Monday evening at a Wabasha business.
Minnesota Man Captured in Middle East Faces Terrorism Charge
A Minnesota man captured by Syrian Democratic Forces last year has been indicted on a terrorism-related charge by a federal grand jury.
Rushford Man Injured in Tractor Crash
A Rushford man was transported to a hospital in La Crosse following a tractor crash yesterday evening.
Two Plane Crash Victims Found in Twin Cities Area Quarry
The bodies of two of the victims of a recent plane crash near the Twin Cities were recovered today from a water-filled quarry.
Teenager Injured in Houston County Crash
A Caledonia teenager was injured in a rollover crash Friday morning.
Gov. Walz Statement on National Guard Deployment Challenged
Republicans in the State Senate have released testimony they say contradicts statements made by Governor Tim Walz about the deployment of the National Guard to stop the rioting in Minneapolis.
Target Corp. Announces New Diversity Hiring Goals
Minnesota-based Target has announced plans to significantly increase the number of black employees in its workforce.