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.
Rochester Man Pleads Not Guilty to St. Marys Hospital Stabbing
The man accused of attacking his estranged wife in a crowded cafeteria at St. Mary’s Hospital in late May was back in court Tuesday and entered not guilty pleas to attempted murder and felony assault charges.
KROC News: Flash Briefing For Tuesday, July 23, 2019 – Afternoon
Here is your KROC News afternoon flash briefing for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 :
Rochester Public Utilities Adopts 100% Renewable Goal
Rochester Public Utilities has officially set a goal of meeting all of its energy needs through 100-percent renewable sources by 2030.
Large Water Main Break in Downtown Rochester (UPDATED)
There has been a large water main break in downtown Rochester.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Rochester Home Invasion Suspect
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 28-year-old Rochester man suspected of assaulting a man in front of his young daughter earlier this year.
Freeborn County Jail Escapee Captured by ICE (UPDATED)
The man who apparently took advantage of an unlocked door at the Freeborn County Jail and walked away from the detention center on Monday was captured today following a high-speed chase in the Twin Cities.
RPU Considering 100% Renewable Energy Future For Rochester
The Rochester Public Utilities Board could make a decision Tuesday that may have a profound impact on Rochester's future.
KROC News: Flash Briefing For Monday, July 22, 2019 – Afternoon
Here is your KROC News afternoon flash briefing for Monday, July 22, 2019 :
Classic Chevy Smashed in Alleged DUI Crash in Eyota
Charges are pending against a 70-year-old Rochester man who crashed a classic car into a tree in Eyota on Sunday.
Speeding Violation Turns To Significant Drug Bust In Rochester
A speeding violation led to a traffic stop and a significant drug bust in Rochester last Friday evening.