I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 10 to 11 a.m. weekdays and features experts and other guests, including regular visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, City Attorney Terry Atkins, and Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Munoz. Every Tuesday and Friday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day, and the Tracy McCray gets behind the microphone every Wednesday and Thursday to add even more space to the discussion. The regular experts that appear on Rochester Today the field questions from KROC-AM listeners include the Legal Eagle David Shulman, automotive technician Dick Zeitler with Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from the Power of Learning with advice on how to become a better critical thinker. Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange is also a regular on the program. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wears my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Hy-Vee Recalling Six Meat and Potato Products
Hy-Vee today announced a voluntary recall of a half-dozen meat and potato products due to possible contamination by the bacteria that causes listeria and salmonella.
Chatfield Couple Owes $274,000 in Restitution
A Chatfield couple has been ordered to pay over $274,000 in restitution to the estate of their deceased grandmother to replace some of the money taken from bank accounts.
Guilty Plea From Rochester Drug Dealer
A Rochester man has admitted to dealing meth.
Wanamingo Area Man Killed in Crash at Rural Intersection
A rural Wanamingo was pronounced dead at the scene after he was fatally injured in a traffic crash this morning.
More and More Minnesotans Are Voting Early
It appears Minnesota will likely set another record this year for the number of absentee ballots used by voters in the upcoming general election.
DMC Joins Autonomous Vehicle Research Project
The Destination Medical Center initiative in Rochester has been chosen to participate in a University of Minnesota research project concerning the use of autonomous vehicles.
Report – SE Minnesota Population to Grow by 50,000
Local governments in southeastern Minnesota have a new tool to use as they plan for dramatic growth in coming decades.
Mayo Clinic Switch Over to Epic Completed
The Mayo Clinic has announced the completion of the $1.5-billion dollar switch over to the new Epic electronic medical records system.
At Least 11 Killed on Minnesota Roads Since Wednesday
A deadly streak on Minnesota roadways that began last week continued through the weekend.
(UPDATED) Fatal Crash Reported Just South of Rushford
The State Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred Sunday morning in Fillmore County.