Growing up, being on the radio is all I ever dreamed of doing. I started as the bear mascot for a station in my hometown of Wausau, Wisconsin, that aired Chicago Cubs games. I finally DID end up on the radio, working weekends and overnights while I earned a BA from UW-Eau Claire. I worked on the air in Eau Claire for nearly 20 years. After I met my beautiful wife, we got married (in Jamaica), and moved to Rochester in 2012. In my spare time, I like to get out on the mountain bike, catch House Hunters on TV or try one of Minnesota's many great craft beers. While I'm a Twins and Wild fan, I do confess to rooting for certain MLB, NFL, and Big 10 teams from a state just east of here. (You can take the boy out of Wisconsin, but you can't take the Wisconsin out of the boy!)
Curt St. John
Downtown Rochester Landmark Building Sold
While it's not another new building, there'll soon be a new owner for a familiar landmark located right in the heart of downtown Rochester. So just who bought what-- and what might be changing downtown?
An Amazing Minnesota Story: Woman Survives Freezing Solid
Can you really freeze solid? This Minnesota woman did nearly 40 years ago, and survived to tell the tale!
Should Governor Dayton Get A Free Ticket to Super Bowl LII?
One of the stories swirling around Minnesota yesterday was how Governor Mark Dayton said he'd be going to Super Bowl LII next Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium-- and he paid for the $6,000 ticket himself. But should have had to buy his own ticket?
Here’s How One Minnesota Police Department Is Celebrating Super Bowl LII
Hosting the Super Bowl is a big deal, right? It's the most-watched sports event in the world, after all, so yeah, it's a big deal. And not just for Minneapolis, either. Cities all over Minnesota have a case of Super Bowl Fever. Including this Minnesota police department.
Is Our Snowfall Above or Below Average This Winter in Rochester?
Up until just a few weeks ago, there wasn't a lot of the white stuff on the ground throughout southeast Minnesota. Sure, that's changed in the past few days, but just how does our snowfall so far this season compare with a 'normal' year?
The NFL Is Erasing All Things Vikings From U.S. Bank Stadium
First, the Vikings suffered a heart-wrenching loss at Philadelphia in Sunday's NFC Championship Game (and had to endure some less-than-Minnesota-Nice Eagles fans), and now the NFL is scrubbing just about everything Vikings from our own home stadium.
This Minnesota ‘Cabin’ Can Be Yours For Just $8.5 Million
Maybe 'cabin' isn't the right word. If you're paying over $8 million dollars for a lakeside dwelling here in Minnesota, it's more like a mansion, not a cabin. Either way, though, this incredible property is up for sale right now.
Did This Delta Jet Land on a Downtown Street in Minnesota?
Sure, there was a lot of snow across Minnesota earlier this week, and, yes, the Minneapolis airport was closed for a few hours on Monday, but did that force a Delta jet to land right on a busy street in downtown Minneapolis? A picture making the rounds from a Twin Cities journalist makes the case th…
This Perfectly Sums Up How Minnesota Now Feels About Super Bowl LII
Once we knew things were headed south for the Vikings during Sunday's NFC Championship game, there came another sad reality Minnesotans were going to have to put up with: Not only were the Eagles going to the Super Bowl, but they were headed right back here to our backyard.
The Clock’s Ticking: Shovel Your Sidewalks in Rochester Before You’re Fined
That Winter Storm Warning may have officially ended Monday at midnight, but while it ended, the clock started ticking on the time you have to get you sidewalks cleared before the city of Rochester starts handing out fines.