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.
Goodhue Truckdriver and Northfield Man Killed in Head-on Crash
A truck driver from Goodhue was one of the two victims of a traffic crash today in Rice County.
Rochester Included in Winter Weather Advisory on Tuesday
The expected track of a developing storm system has shifted a bit to the south and the Rochester area has been included in a Winter weather advisory.
Rochester Woman Reports New Twist to Old Scam
Rochester police are advising people to be on guard against a new twist to a relatively common scam.
Young Man Killed in Faribault Crash
The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday morning in Faribault.
Viola Man Left With Potentially Severe Injuries From Crash
Officials say the pickup driver suddenly veered into the path of the tractor.
Trial Date Set in 2019 Rochester Murder Case
Olmsted County is building a new courtroom for this trial and other jury trials requiring social distancing.
Brace Yourself – Accumulating Snow Possible in Rochester Tuesday
The Rochester area could experience its first accumulating snowfall of the season on Tuesday.
Minnesota Sports Legend Sid Hartman Has Died
He celebrated his 100th birthday in March.
COVID-19: Minnesota Reaches Testing Milestone
Over 30,000 tests were reported as completed on Saturday.
Homeless Day Center Plan on City Council Agenda
The Rochester City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on a plan to transform the former Silver Lake Fire Station into a day center for homeless people.