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 Salvation Army to Hold ‘Thank You’ Breakfast
The Rochester Salvation Army is inviting every member of the Rochester community to breakfast on Saturday.
Slick Conditions Reported on Highways Surrounding Rochester
Strong southwest winds with gusts well over 30 miles per hour are creating some very slick conditions and parts of southeastern Minnesota this afternoon.
ABC’s Robin Roberts Joins Mayo Board of Trustees
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has a new celebrity member.
Rochester Airport Awarded Grant to Pursue Western Connection
The Rochester International Airport has been awarded a $750,000 federal grant to recruit a new non-stop service from Rochester to a major airline hub in the western US.
Minnesotans Asked to Honor Officer Arik Matson on Saturday
The Minnesota Senate today joined the mayors of Waseca and Albert Lea in declaring this Saturday Arik Matson Day.
Rochester Civic Theater Given Notice of Lease Termination
Rochester Civic Theater is being notified that it has 30 days to address a list of issues that city officials contend has put the organization in violation of its long-standing lease of the theater and the Mayo Civic Center complex.
Achievement Gap Constitutional Amendment Discussion in Rochester
A Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and the current president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will appear in Rochester this evening to promote a proposed amendment to Minnesota’s constitution.
Date Set For Rochester Woman’s Murder Trial
A trial date has been set for a Rochester woman accused of being involved in the shooting death of a Rochester man in 2018.
5 Years For 55 Pounds of Meth From Rochester Drug Bust
A Rochester woman has been sentenced for a drug trafficking conviction stemming from the discovery of a large shipment of methamphetamine from Mexico last year.
Assault Sends Rochester Security Guard Down Stairwell
Rochester Police responded to an attack on a security guard in downtown Rochester Tuesday evening.