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 Man Charged With Rioting in Minneapolis
A Rochester man is among those charged with participating in the rioting last weekend in the Twin Cities.
All Four Former Officers in George Floyd Case Have Been Charged
The attorney representing the family of George Floyd issued a statement this afternoon indicating Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will be announcing the arrests of the three other officers who participated in the arrest that led to the 46-year-old man's death last week in Minneapolis.
Eyota Teenager Charged With Killing Younger Brother
Charges were filed today against an Eyota teenager accused of killing his younger brother.
Minnesota Files Discrimination Complaint Against Minneapolis PD
Governor Tim Walz has announced the Minneapolis Police Department is the target of a sweeping human rights investigation.
Driver of Truck That Drove Into Protesters Jailed
Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer who rolled into the midst of thousands of people marching on a closed Minneapolis freeway over the death of George Floyd has been arrested on suspicion of assault.
Fairly Quiet Weekend Reported by Rochester Police
Rochester police say the city experienced a fairly quiet weekend outside of a couple of incidents of property damage Friday night.
Rochester Will Not Have a Curfew Sunday night-Monday
The City of Rochester has decided against issuing another curfew order for tonight.
Rochester Fire Department Rescues Man From Bear Creek
Rochester firefighters were called on to rescue a man from Bear Creek Sunday afternoon.
Minnesota National Guard Responds to Rioting (PHOTOS)
Governor Tim Walz and the Mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul specifically thanked the citizen-soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard for their involvement in the restoration of the peace that occurred overnight in the Twin Cities.
Rochester Imposing Night Time Curfew For Downtown Area
The City of Rochester has decided to impose night-time curfew in the downtown area in an effort to reduce the potential for property damage or violence in the wake of the death of a man that has led to a murder charge against a former Minneapolis police officer.