I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 10 to 11 a.m. weekdays and features experts and other guests, including regular visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, City Attorney Terry Atkins, and Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Munoz. Every Tuesday and Friday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day, and the Tracy McCray gets behind the microphone every Wednesday and Thursday to add even more space to the discussion. The regular experts that appear on Rochester Today the field questions from KROC-AM listeners include the Legal Eagle David Shulman, automotive technician Dick Zeitler with Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from the Power of Learning with advice on how to become a better critical thinker. Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange is also a regular on the program. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wears my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Body of Young Drowning Victim Recovered From Dodge County Pond
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the apparent drowning death of a young child.
Brothers Killed in Crash Lost Their Mother 2 Years Ago
The deaths of 2 young boys in a traffic crash last weekend in the Goodhue County was not the only tragedy to visit the family in recent years.
Bow and Arrow Used in Rochester Drive-By
A Rochester man contacted police last Friday and reported that his vehicle had been hit by an arrow apparently fired by someone using a bow for a drive-by shooting.
Rochester Teenager Assaulted Twice by Same Man
Rochester police are looking for a man who twice assaulted a teenage boy.
Rochester Woman Reports Man Performing Lewd Act Outdoors
Rochester police were called to a business Sunday night to investigate a report of lewd behavior.
Rochester Man Accused of Stealing Co-Worker’s Gun
A Rochester teenager awaiting sentencing for an aggravated robbery conviction is now sitting in the Olmsted County Jail as the suspect in the theft of a gun from a co-worker.
Three People Killed in Crash Near Red Wing
The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation into a multiple fatality traffic near the Treasure Island Casino north of Red Wing on Saturday.
Rochester City Council to Decide Fate of Fancy Treehouse
The fate of an elaborate multi-level treehouse built next to the alley behind a home in the Kutzky Park neighborhood could be decided by the Rochester City Council on Monday.
State Patrol Investigating Fatal Hit and Run
The Minnesota State Patrol has issued a request for the public's help in identifying and locating the suspect in a deadly hit and run.
Weekend Road Work Will Affect Busy Rochester Interchange
Motorists are being told to expect traffic delays at the busy Highway 14 and West Circle Drive interchange tomorrow.