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.
Mixed Verdict in Rochester Child Porn Trial
A Rochester man has been convicted of 3 child pornography charges by an Olmsted County jury that acquitted him of 3 other felony counts.
Stewartville Man Severely Injured in Crash With Crop Sprayer
A Stewartville man was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital with what the State Patrol has described as life-threatening injuries following a traffic crash involving a large piece of farm equipment this morning.
Deck Collapse in SE Rochester Injures Resident
A Rochester resident was transported to St. Mary's hospital last night after the deck on the back of a home collapsed.
No Charges For Officers Involved in Rochester Man’s Death
The Rochester police officers involved in an incident that resulted in the death of a Rochester man in March will not face any criminal charges in the case.
Cottage Grove Amber Alert Canceled
A statewide Amber Alert issued by Police in Cottage Grove has been canceled.
Fire Destroys Rural SE Rochester Home
The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene.
Tuesday Night Storm Produced a Tornado in SW Rochester
The National Weather Service says a survey team has determined the damage that occurred in part of southwest Rochester during Tuesday’s night's storm was due to a tornado.
New Trial Ordered for Rochester Man Charged With Fatal Shooting
The Olmsted County Attorney's Office has decided to pursue a retrial in the case of a Rochester man who claims she shot a teenager in self-defense.
Storm Hits Rochester Area With 60 MPH Plus Winds and Large Hail
A storm packing winds topping 60 miles per hour and baseball size hail roared through the Rochester area in the early evening.
Police Investigate Deadly Crash in Northwest Rochester
A busy thoroughfare in Rochester was closed for several hours Monday evening while authorities cleaned up and investigated a fatal traffic crash.