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.
Major Rochester Road Project With Major Disruptions Begins Monday
We now have a start date for one of the most significant and disruptive road reconstruction projects in Rochester in recent years.
Rochester PD Taser Policies Changed After 2002 Shooting
The incident resulted in a $900,000 settlement.
Is Minnesota Seeing the Start of Another COVID Surge?
Minnesota could soon have the second-highest infection rate in the nation.
Red Wing Woman Killed in Crash Near Hastings
The State Patrol has released the name of a Red Wing woman who was killed in a traffic crash on Monday.
One of the Victims of Head-on Crash Was a 20-Year-Old Woman
It was the second deadly crash in central Minnesota on Monday.
Central Minnesota Man Killed in Bike vs. Semi Crash
The deadly incident occurred just after the driver of the truck exited I-94.
Winona County Man Pleads Guilty to Killing His Wife
He was the person who called the Winona County Sheriff's Office to report the fatal stabbing.
Brooklyn Center Police Officer and Police Chief Resign
The Mayor of the Minneapolis suburb announced the resignations this afternoon.
Curfew Ordered For Large Area of the Twin Cities
The majority of the population in the Twin Cities will be restricted by a curfew tonight because of the potential for violence in the aftermath of yesterday's officer-involved shooting in Brooklyn Center.
Brooklyn Center PD Chief: Officer Thought She Was Firing Taser
The fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Black man by a Brooklyn Center Police officer is being blamed on "accidental discharge."