Hello there! I'm the new kid on the block and am beyond excited to join the KROC News Team. I come to Rochester from Winona where I went to college and learned the ropes of this wonderful radio thing. I grew up as a Minnesota sports fan behind enemy lines in western Wisconsin. There's a good chance I'll be out on the golf course in season and counting down the days until my next tee shot in the winter.
Olmsted County Avoiding Staffing Issues Plaguing Other Jails
Tow jails in Minnesota have been ordered to reduce their capacity due to staffing issues.
SE Minnesota Woman Charged with 4th DWI in Last 7 years
She was pulled over on I-90 in Olmsted County Friday night.
Body Found at Minnesota Transit Center Opens Murder Investigation
The body was discovered shortly before 11 a.m. Monday.
Alcohol Suspected in Austin Crash That Hospitalized Three People
The vehicle slammed into a concrete median wall.
Rochester Residents Thwart Brazen Catalytic Converter Thefts
Police say the theft and attempted thefts occurred after sunrise Saturday morning.
Fentanyl Pills Found at Scenes of Rochester Overdoses
Both of the overdoses were reported Sunday evening.
Silo Explosion in Rural Minnesota Hospitalizes Firefighter
Crews were fighting the fire when the top of the silo blew off.
One Dead, Two Hurt in Minnesota Snowmobile Crashes
A 15-year-old boy suffered serious injuries in one of the crashes.
Monday’s Powerball Jackpot Climbs After No Winner Saturday
Monday’s jackpot is on track to be fifth largest in Powerball history.
Employee Injured in Fire at Winona County Business
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
FAA Investigating Plane Crash in Minnesota
The pilot said he was the only occupant of the small plane.
Olmsted County Sees Overall Drop in Speeding Tickets
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office did report a slight uptick of drivers ticketed going over 100 mph.
Victims of Minnesota Murder-Suicide ID’D
The medical examiner confirmed the father and son died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Vehicle Crashes into School Bus Unloading Children in Minnesota
The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle.