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.
Will We Be Spared From the Heavy Stuff?
The latest forecasting models appear to be shifting the highest risk for heavy snow on Sunday to the west.
Rochester’s Serial Package Snatcher Pleads Guilty
The Rochester woman who was caught this past winter and charged with swiping numerous packages that had been delivered to homes in Rochester today entered into a plea agreement in Olmsted County Court.
Over 6000 Minnesotans Hospitalized After Contracting the Flu
Minnesotans are still getting sick, but one of the worst flu seasons in many years appears to be winding down in the state.
Snowstorm Related Fatal Crash in Southern Minnesota
It appears the snowstorm that hit southern Minnesota on Tuesday contributed to a fatal traffic crash Wednesday morning.
Man Sentenced for Gun Battle With La Crescent Police
One of the men involved in a gun battle with two La Crescent police officers last summer has been sentenced to prison.
Winter Storm Warning Posted for Rochester Area
It appears Rochester is in the bullseye for the next spring snowstorm to hit Minnesota.
Rochester Hotel Guest Wakes Up to Find Two Intruders in his Room
Rochester Police are investigating a criminal case that highlights the importance of using the deadbolt lock while staying in hotels and motels.
Rochester’s Marcus Sherels Stays With Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are keeping Rochester's Marcus Sherels on the roster for the 2018 season.
Blooming Prairie Woman Accused of Stealing From Murdered Husband
Dodge County officials have issued an arrest warrant for the wife of the rural Blooming Prairie man who was found shot to death inside the couple’s home last week.
Farm Income Decline Continued in Minnesota Last Year
A new report shows almost a third of Minnesota farmers experienced a decline in net worth last year.