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.
Mayo Clinic Will Honor Justice Ginsburg With Lighting Displays
A light display tonight atop Rochester's iconic Plummer Building will honor the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Bail Set a $5 Million For Rochester Murder Suspect
The Rochester man accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend and her two-year-old daughter was arraigned in Olmsted County Court this morning.
Police Suspect Roseville Woman Was Intentionally Poisoned
Her ex-husband was taken into custody.
Candidate’s Death Prompts Special Election For 2nd Dist. Congress
The November general election is still over a month away but a special election has already been ordered in Minnesota's Second Congressional District, which includes portions of southeastern Minnesota.
Another COVID-19 death in the Rochester Area
Olmsted County Public Health officials are urging residents to cooperate with health investigators seeking to back trace COVID-19 cases.
Another Record Year For Minnesota Lottery
It was the third straight year the state lottery has set a new record for sales
Rochester Fire Fighters Called to Rescue Man Who Jumped From Bridge
The incident was witnessed by an off-duty firefighter who came to the man's rescue.
Possible Political Motivation for Suspicious Fire in Brooklyn Center
The FBI and ATF are assisting in the investigation.
Man Sought by Rochester Police Killed in Crash Near Kasson
It appears a fatal crash that occurred today near the Kasson-Mantorville High School was a suicide.
Body of Missing Kayaker Found in Twin Cities Lake
The search for the victim of an apparent weekend drowning in the Twin Cities ended Tuesday afternoon.