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.
8 Year Old Girl Killed by Hit and Run Driver in Brooklyn Center
Police are looking for 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue.
There Will Be Another Trial For Rochester Murder Suspect
The jury in his first trial could not reach a decision.
Two $25,000 Rewards Offered in Unsolved Rochester Homicide Cases
April Sorenson was killed 14 years ago, while the murder of Robert Volgmann occurred on Easter Sunday last year.
Desmond Tutu Has Died at Age 90
He was South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial justice.
Kasson Teen Hurt in Crash
It happened near the site of the popular Berne Wood-Fired Pizza and Concert series.
Slick Driving Conditions Forecast For Rochester Area This Evening
Snow, mixed precipitation, and strong winds could make travel hazardous.
Man Killed X-Mas Eve When Vehicle Fell Thru Ice on Lake Bemidji
The deadly incident occurred next to Bemidji State University.
Rochester Jobless Rate Below 2% For First Time in 3-Years
You have to go back to a year before we even heard of COVID to find the rate this low.
Mayo Clinic Matching Gift Boosts Salvation Army Fund Drive
Much of the money will be directed to the Good Samaritan Clinic.
Elderly Man Killed When Struck by Wright County Squad Car
The deputy was responding to a medical emergency.
Deadly Crash in East-Central Minnesota
The victim was a passenger in one of the vehicles.
Man Killed by Austin Police After More Than 24-Hour Standoff
The man was armed with a machete when Austin Police first encountered him Wednesday afternoon.
Winona Man Sentence For Shooting Rochester Man
His sentencing hearing was held the day before his 24th birthday.
Minnesota Man Handed 24 Year Prison Sentence For Child Porn
Federal officials say he was on probation for a previous child pornography conviction when the crimes took place.