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.
Special COVID-19 Fund Created to Aid Rochester Area Non-Profits
A fundraising drive is being launched to help local non-profit organizations weather the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rochester Teenager Receives National Award For Heroism
A Rochester teenager is among the six recipients this year of a national citizen's award bestowed by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
COVID-19: Rochester Homeless Warming Center Relocated
The Rochester Community Warming Center has been moved.
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.
Minnesota’s Confirmed COVID Total Exceeds 200
The number of new COVID 19 cases reported in Minnesota more than doubled from Saturday to Sunday.
Rochester Public Schools Expand Meal Program
The Rochester Public Schools is expanding its meals program for children in the community during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mayo Clinic Guarantees Staff Will be Paid During Pandemic
Minnesota's largest private employer is reassuring its employees that they will continue to be paid during the coronavirus pandemic.