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.
Injured Waseca County Deputy Discharged From Burn Unit
An area law enforcement officer is expected to spend the weekend at his home for the first time in almost a month.
Conspiracy to Rip Off Group Helping Homeless People
Four Twin Cities women are facing federal charges connected to a scheme to allegedly defraud a non-profit organization that provides housing and other services to the homeless.
12 Year Prison in Rochester Sexual Assault Case
A Rochester man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a sexual assault conviction.
Suspect Arrested For NW Rochester Shooting (UPDATED)
Rochester Police were called out early this morning to investigate a shooting.
Slick Conditions Contributing to Crashes in SE Minnesota
Motorists in the Rochester area are being urged to slow down.
Bicyclist Killed in Collision With School Bus
There has been another deadly crash in the Twin Cities involving a bicyclist.
RPU Board Approves Higher Water Rates for 2020
The Rochester Public Utilities Board has approved the municipally owned utility’s electric and water budgets for next year.
Guilty Plea in Quarter Century Old Rochester Rape Case
One of the two men accused of sexually assaulting a Rochester teenager in 1994 today worked out a plea deal with prosecutors on the day his trial was scheduled to get underway at the Olmsted County Courthouse.
Woman Killed in Crash Near Waseca
The State Patrol says a woman killed in a traffic crash this morning near Waseca was not wearing a seatbelt.
Rochester Man Sentenced For Attempted Murder Conviction
A Rochester man has been sentenced to 20-years in prison for nearly killing his ex-girlfriend two years ago.