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.
Minnesota’s Traffic Death Toll Above 100 For the Year
Minnesota reached a tragic milestone on its roadways this past week.
Rochester Has Seen Over an Inch of Rain – Round Two is Coming
Southeastern Minnesota is enjoying a lull in the stormy weather that produced heavy rains overnight, but another round of storms is forecast to develop later in the day Saturday and continue into Sunday.
Freak Crash Kills Fisherman Along Minnesota Lake
A man fishing along the shore of a western Minnesota lake was fatally injured on Wednesday evening when he was struck by an out of control vehicle.
Rochester Post Bulletin Sold to Fargo-Based Newspaper Group
Rochester’s daily newspaper is changing hands.
State Patrol Releases Photo of Hit and Run Suspect Vehicle
The State Patrol is disseminating a photo of the SUV suspected of being involved in a fatal hit and run crash Monday afternoon near Mankato.
Potentially Serious Injury Crash Near Rushford
A Lanesboro woman was airlifted from the site of a traffic crash just west of Rushford this morning.
Minnesota PCA Seeking Volunteers For Summer Water Testing
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is looking for volunteers to monitor water quality in the state’s streams, lakes, and rivers.
Former Minister Sentenced for Deadly DUI Crash
A retired Twin Cities minister has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for driving drunk and causing the crash that killed a woman who was headed to her job as a 911 dispatcher in Minneapolis
Austin Man Faces Felony Charge For Fatal Crash
An Austin man has been charged in connection with a fatal crash last week.
Charges Recommended For Driver Who Smashed Into Rochester Store
The Rochester Police Department has completed its investigation into a traffic crash that heavily damaged a local business in February and is recommending the driver be charged with a felony.