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.
Huge Haul of Invasive Carp From Mississippi Near Winona
The DNR says it's the largest single capture of invasive carp in Minnesota.
(BREAKING) Mayo Clinic Unveils $5 Billion Expansion Plan
The centerpiece will be two 9 story clinical buildings designed for future expansion to a height of 420 feet.
Woman Contacted Rochester Police After Losing $118,000 to Scam
It started with a pop up on her computer screen alerting her to a computer virus.
14 Minnesota Gang Members Named in Drug Trafficking Indictment
Prosecutors say the investigation led to the seizure of more than 11 kilos of fentanyl.
Rochester Man Facing Prison Time For Fleeing From Police – Again
He was on probation for previous flee police and drug convictions when he was arrested.
Officials Vow to Fight MN Judge’s Orders on Felons Voting Rights
The judge's order bars two convicted felons from voting even though they were sentenced to probation.
8 Dead Dogs Dumped Along Suburban Twin Cities Highway
An officer on patrol discovered the deceased dogs Sunday afternoon.
Minnesota Law Officer Injured in Crash
The officer was driving a law enforcement SUV that collided with a pickup.
Sheriff’s Office Releases Name of Century Student Killed in Crash
The 16-year-old boy was involved in a 3-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.
Barn and Another Building Near Eyota Destroyed by Fire
Several silos at the farm also damaged.
Crash Near Faribault Claims Life of North-Central Minnesota Woman
Both vehicles were traveling north on I-35 when they collided.
Statewide Alert For Missing Minnesota Teenager
Her family reports that she is autistic and suffers from a traumatic brain injury.