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.
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Governor Tim Walz today unveiled a "COVID Dashboard" to share information about the ongoing pandemic with Minnesotans.
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Rochester Public Transit Announces Additional Service Reductions
Rochester Public Transit today announced another reduction in service in response to the governor's Stay at Home order due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19: Minnesota Governor Issues 2-Week ‘Stay at Home’ Order
Governor Tim Walz today issued a two week "Stay at Home" order that will take effect Friday night at midnight.
Governor Walz – Minnesotans May Be Slowing Spread of COVID
Minnesota health officials today reported 27 new confirmed COVID 19 cases statewide.
COVID-19: Rochester Suspends Parking Meter Enforcement
The City of Rochester is suspending its enforcement of parking meter violations in the midst of the COVID 19 outbreak.
Rochester Public Schools Expand Meal Program
The Rochester Public Schools is expanding its meals program for children in the community during the coronavirus pandemic.