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.
Winona Judge Doubles Bail For Maddi Kingsbury’s Accused Killer
The change in bail occurred during Fravel's arraignment today on a first-degree murder indictment.
Rochester School District Facing $3 Million Jump in Busing Costs
The proposed contract with First Student calls for a nearly 30% increase in the school district's student transportation budget.
Rochester Man Charged With Hit and Run
It is alleged he deliberately trying to run over the victim.
Grand Jury Indicts Winona Man on First-Degree Murder Charges
He is accused of the murder of Maddi Kingsbury in late March.
MNsure Individual and Small Group Rate Increases Approved
Three insurers will be offering individual plans in Olmsted County through MNsure next year.
Woman Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash in Zumbrota
The incident was reported on Highway 52 around 2:20 PM.
Elderly Chatfield Woman Fatally Injured in Skid Loader Mishap
She was riding her power chair in the street the tragic incident occurred.
DMC Board Adopts $40 Million Budget (Minus Expected Fed Funds)
The plans could include some downtown pickleball courts.
$7 Million Upgrade to Waseca Food Plant For Pollution Violations
The parent company also paid a $1.25 million civil fine.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Former Mayo Clinic Doctor
He recently failed to report for a court hearing in a significant data breach case involving Mayo Clinic.