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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Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson made an appearance at the Minnesota Capitol this morning.
Mayo Clinic Outlines Plans For Getting COVID Vaccine to Patients
The Mayo Clinic has outlined plans to begin administering COVID-19 vaccine shots to its patients.
Winter Storm Watch for Rochester Area
The Rochester area is included in a Winter Storm Watch that covers nearly the entire southern third of Minnesota.
Minnesota Nat’l Guard Officially Activated to Guard State Capitol
It is official, the Minnesota National Guard is again being activated to protect the State Capitol.
Seven COVID Deaths Reported Today in SE Minnesota
The grim statistic was reported along with another extension of Minnesota's pandemic emergency.
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SE Minnesota 911 Outage Blamed on Faulty Equipment
A reboot ended the 7-hour outage.
Minnesota Cafe Reaches Settlement For COVID Pandemic Violations
A central Minnesota restaurant that defied the governor's pandemic executive orders has worked out a settlement with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.
UPDATE: 911 Outage in SE Minnesota Resolved
Southeastern Minnesota is currently experiencing a 911 outage.