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 Murder Case – Suspect Charged – Second Suspect Sought
Bail was set at $1 million today for the man accused of being involved in the murder of Rochester man in early March.
Suspect in Rochester Man’s Murder Arrested
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department is reporting an arrest has been made in connection with the investigation into the murder of a Rochester man in early March.
Driver Stopping For Ducks Blamed For Big Crash West of Rochester (UPDATE)
The crash that shut down westbound Highway 14 just west of Rochester late Thursday afternoon was apparently caused by some ducks on the roadway.
Rochester Students Encouraged to Walk and Bike to School
The Rochester School District is among a half dozen school districts around Minnesota that will be given a share of over $1 million in state and federal grant money to promote safe walking and bicycling to and from school.
Federal Disaster Declaration includes Rochester Area
Rochester and other areas of southeastern Minnesota are included in a major disaster declaration issued today by President Donald Trump.
Mixed Verdict in Rochester Child Porn Trial
A Rochester man has been convicted of 3 child pornography charges by an Olmsted County jury that acquitted him of 3 other felony counts.
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Announces Resignation
Governor Tim Walz will have an opportunity to appoint a Justice to the Minnesota Supreme Court next year.
Stewartville Man Severely Injured in Crash With Crop Sprayer
A Stewartville man was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital with what the State Patrol has described as life-threatening injuries following a traffic crash involving a large piece of farm equipment this morning.
State Tax Collections Still Far Above Forecast in May
Minnesota tax collections significantly exceeded expectations for a second straight month in May.
Deck Collapse in SE Rochester Injures Resident
A Rochester resident was transported to St. Mary's hospital last night after the deck on the back of a home collapsed.