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.
Rochester Expecting Scorching Heat to Follow Heavy Storms
Residents of southeastern Minnesota are being told to be prepared for the possibility of flooding followed by tropical heat.
Rochester Police ID Victims of Suspected Murder-Suicide
Rochester police have released the names of the father and son who died yesterday in a suspected murder-suicide.
Water Advisory For Rochester Swimming Spot Canceled
A water advisory posted for Foster Arend Pond in Rochester has been lifted.
Rochester Police Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide
Police are investigating what appears to have been a murder-suicide.
Elderly Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near Caledonia
The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Houston County late Monday morning was 75-years-old.
Fatal Semi-Truck Crash Caused Winona Area Detour
Traffic was detoured off a busy stretch of highway near Winona most of the day because of a semi-truck crash.
Egyptian Hospital Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
The Mayo Clinic Care Network is expanding in the Middle East.
Crash Results in Detour on Major Highway Near Winona
A traffic crash in a construction work zone could impact travel in an area of south of Winona for several hours this morning.
Consecutive Prison Sentences for Robbing Homeowners at Gunpoint
One of the men convicted of charges stemming from a violent home invasion near Cannon Falls last year has been ordered to prison.
Austin Woman Pleads Guilty in Stewartville Embezzlement Case
An Austin woman will be sentenced in August for a conviction stemming from the theft of tens of thousands of dollars from a Stewartville business.