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 Bank Robber Sentenced to Probation
Prosecutors requested 29-months in prison.
Deer Harvested in Wabasha County Tested Positive For CWD
It was in an area added to the CWD surveillance zone this year.
Rochester Man Headed to Prison For Latest Attempt to Flee Police
He has a lengthy criminal history over the past two decades.
Mayo Clinic Major Expansion Announcement Coming Tuesday
Governor Walz will be joining community leaders at the event.
Missing Red Wing Man Found With Self-Inflicted Wound
His body was found yesterday.
Superintendent Recommends Closing Three Rochester Schools
His sweeping recommendations also call for ending districtwide transportation to the school district's six option or choice schools.
Tragic End to Search For Missing Red Wing Man
His body was found on his property.
Minnesota State Patrol Reports 114 Crashes After Arrival of Snow
Most areas saw only about an inch of accumulation.
Minnesota Man Rescued After Capsizing Kayak While Duck Hunting
It was only about 20-degrees when the mishap occurred.
Rochester Jobless Rate Higher in October – First Time in a Decade
It marked the first time since 2012 that Rochester did not see a drop in the unemployment rate in October.