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.
Vikings Have Cut Rochester’s Marcus Sherels – Again
Marcus Sherels' return to the Minnesota Vikings proved to be brief.
Rochester Teen Accused of Threatening Classmate With Airsoft Gun
The Rochester Police Department says a Kellogg Middle School student is facing charges in juvenile court for an incident involving a gun at the school earlier this month.
Rochester Public Library Re-Opening Portions of 2nd Level
The majority of the 2nd floor of the Rochester Public Library will be reopened to the public on Tuesday morning.
Closing Arguments and Deliberations Next in Rochester Murder Case
Jury deliberations are scheduled to begin tomorrow in a Rochester murder case.
Austin Teen Found Dead on Sidewalk
The Austin Police Department is being assisted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in investigating the suspicious death of a teenager.
Rochester Precipitation Tops 50-Inches For The First Time
The annual precipitation total for the City of Rochester has exceeded 50-inches for the first time.
Rochester City Council to Vote on Rapid Bus Transit Plan
The Rochester City Council is scheduled to vote Monday evening concerning a key component of the Destination Medical Center initiative.
Rochester Man’s Murder Trial Winding Down
The members of an Olmsted County Jury will return to the Government Center Monday morning to hear from the final witnesses in a Rochester man’s second trial for a fatal shooting last year.
Minneapolis Police – Driver of SUV in Fatal Crash High on PCP
Bail has been set at a million dollars for a Minneapolis man who admitted to police he was high on PCP when he caused a traffic Thursday night that claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her unborn child.
Rochester Man Injured in Rear-End Crash
A rear-end crash north of Rochester Friday afternoon sent a Rochester man to St. Marys Hospital.