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.
Concerns Over Possible Juvenile Overdoses Prompted Rochester Raid
Seven people were arrested.
Nurses in Twin Cities and Duluth to Hold Strike Vote Next Week
If there is a work stoppage, it would be one of the largest nurses strikes in US history.
Rochester Wins Nearly $20 million Grant For New Downtown Bridge
The final design of the new bridge is expected to be ready next year.
Shooting Leads to Wild Search in Northern Twin Cities
Blaine, MN (KROC-AM News) - Authorities in the northern Twin Cities area are reporting a wild chase that followed a report of shots being fired from a car at several motorcyclists this afternoon. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the shooting was reported around 1:50 PM in the City of Ham Lake...
Gag Order Issued as Minnesota Cold Case Murder Trial Begins
The judge issued the order after learning one of the attorneys involved participated in a media interview about the case.
Faulty Water Heater Install Caused Deadly Hopkins House Explosion
The two people living in the home were killed.
Republican Finstad is Winner of Special Election For Congress
He and Democrat Jeff Ettinger will run against each other again in the November election.
Judge Dismisses Murder Charge Against Rochester Man
It involved the drug overdose death of a Mankato-area woman.
Rochester Primary Election Results
It was a good night for incumbents seeking re-election.
Finstad and Ettinger Easily Won Their 1st District Primary Races
The special election results could be delayed.
Elton Hills Bridge to Partially Reopen This Evening
The reopening of the entire bridge is still a couple of weeks away.
Woman Accused of Defrauding Olmsted County Sent to Prison
Her probation for previous convictions was revoked.
Tuesday is Primary Election Day in Minnesota
The polls open at 7 AM.
Injury Crash at I-90 and Highway 63 Interchange Near Stewartville
A vehicle entering Highway 63 from I-90 collided with the car already traveling south on Highway 63.