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.
1 Person Treated For Smoke Inhalation After SE Rochester, MN Fire
A neighbor reported the fire around 2 AM.
Rochester, MN Man Sentenced For Drugs & Weapons Convictions
His criminal history includes an aggravated robbery conviction linked to a 2015 murder in Rochester.
Former Mayo Clinic Health System Doctor Admits to Child Sex Abuse
He has a Rochester address but was working for the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse when the sex abuse occurred.
(UPDATED) – Former Rochester, MN Man Charged with Infant’s Death
The two-month-old baby died early Thursday at St. Marys hospital.
Charges in Rochester Home Invasion Case Dropped in Plea Deal
He is still headed to prison.
Probation & Jail For Man Who Pointed Toy Gun at Rochester Police
The scary incident occurred while the officers were responding to a domestic call.
Rochester, MN Convenience Store Robber Sentenced
He is already in prison for three holdups in Austin.
Rochester Man Admits to Child Pornography Charges
Eight charges were dismissed through the plea agreement.
Rochester Man Now Faces Manslaughter Charge For Young Son’s Death
He was originally charged with neglect after he took the boy home from the Olmsted Medical Center emergency department against medical advice.
Jury Returns Split Verdict in Rochester MN Man’s Trial
He was accused of assaulting and ex-girlfriend and their young son.