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 Granted Leadership Role in Possible COVID-19 Therapy
The federal government has named the Mayo Clinic the lead institution for providing coordinated access to convalescent plasma to determine if it is beneficial for patients hospitalized with severe or life-threatening COVID-19 infections.
COVID-19 Dashboard Created to Share Pandemic Data With Minnesotans
Governor Tim Walz today unveiled a "COVID Dashboard" to share information about the ongoing pandemic with Minnesotans.
COVID-19: Mayo Clinic Expert Perspective on Death Projections
A prominent Mayo Clinic infectious disease expert says he considers government projections of over 100,000 and up to 240,000 COVID 19 deaths in the United States represent a worst-case scenario.
COVID-19 Death Reported in Rochester Area
The Rochester area has recorded its first death due to the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19: Winona Resident Dies From Coronavirus Illness
A resident of southeastern Minnesota is among the most recent victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near Mankato
Authorities in the Mankato area are reporting what may be the first fatal motorcycle crash of the season in southern Minnesota.
COVID-19: State Announces Small Business Guaranteed Loan Program
The state agency has announced the rollout of a temporary small business loan program that was authorized by the Minnesota Legislature last week.
COVID 19: Mayo Clinic Expresses Support for Stay at Home Order
Minnesota's largest private employer has made a public statement expressing support of the "Stay at Home" order issued by Governor Tim Walz this afternoon.
COVID-19: Minnesota Governor Issues 2-Week ‘Stay at Home’ Order
Governor Tim Walz today issued a two week "Stay at Home" order that will take effect Friday night at midnight.
Governor Walz – Minnesotans May Be Slowing Spread of COVID
Minnesota health officials today reported 27 new confirmed COVID 19 cases statewide.