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.
Charges – Rochester Man Followed Teenager and Entered Her Home
His conditional bail was set at $100,000
Rochester Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
The fatal shooting occurred in October 2020.
Early Voting Underway For MN Primary and Special Elections
The primary for the general election and the special election for Congress in the 1st District will be held on August 9th.
Judge Favors Neighbors in Lawsuit Over Rochester Housing Project
The ruling nullifies a zone change for the project that was approved by the Rochester City Council.
Teenage Motorcyclist Killed in NE Rochester Crash
The deadly incident was reported just before 1 PM.
Muhidin Abukar Sentenced For Role in Rural Rochester Murder
He was the second Rochester man sent to prison for the fatal shooting.
Former Rochester Man Admits to First-Degree Arson Charge
He entered a Norgaard plea, which means he admits to the crime but does not remember his actions due to impairment by drugs or alcohol.
New Year’s Stabbing in Rochester Results in 18 Month Prison Term
He ended up pleading guilty to a harassment charge.
Injury Crash in Rochester Blamed on Show Off Uber Driver in Tesla
The criminal complaint says the Rochester man estimated he had accelerated to about 90 mph when he lost control of the electric car.
Public Invited to Learn About Byron Area Road Project
The open house meeting is today from 4:30-6:30 PM.
Boaters Warned of Coming Traffic Jams on Mississippi Near Winona
The lock will be completely closed to traffic for 12 hours per day on 4 separate days in July.
Former Twin Cities City Councilmember Admits to Felony Charge
He resigned from the Robbinsdale City Council a few weeks ago.
Supreme Court Rules Minneapolis Must Hire More Police
The ruling sends the case back to district court in Hennepin County.
Child Killed in House Fire in East-Central Minnesota
The deadly blaze was reported at about 1:30 this morning.