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.
Carjacking Suspect Shot and Killed by Police in Burnsville
There was another deadly officer involved in the Twin Cities on Sunday.
Rochester Motorists Beware – North Broadway Project Begins Monday
The project won't be completed until next September.
Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Injured in Drive By Shooting
Several shots were fired at the guard members on patrol in North Minneapolis.
Rochester City Council Considers $300K Forgivable Loan For Crenlo
The overall incentive assistance package includes $450,000 in state funds and energy rate assistance.
Minnesota COVID Death Toll Tops 7000
The COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota has reached another grim milestone.
Psychological Exam Ordered For Owatonna Man Charged With Murder
He's accused of gunning down a man outside a Minneapolis market.
Gov. Walz Responds to Guard Members Removal From Labor Center
A group of labor activists confronted the citizen soldiers at the St. Paul Labor Center on Wednesday.
The Spring Flood Run is Back – State Patrol Urges Extreme Caution
Minnesota officials are urging motorcyclists and motorists to use extreme caution this weekend during the annual Spring Flood Run.
Minnesota Has Regained 225,000 Jobs Lost in COVID Shutdown
The unemployment rate last month was the since the start of the pandemic.
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.