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, Police Chief and Olmsted County Sheriff. You can also expect to hear the Mayor, the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools, along with a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Jim Walter with the Power of Learning. 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.
School Bus Driver Shot on Minneapolis Freeway
Reports from the Twin Cities indicate a school bus driver was rushed to a hospital after being shot following a traffic crash
Deadly House Explosion in Hampton Heard Many Miles Away
One person was killed and another was seriously injured this morning in an explosion outside Hampton.
Search For Missing Mayo Clinic Employee Called Off
Authorities have called off the search for a Winona area woman who was reported missing yesterday after she failed to report for work at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Fatal Shooting Near Chatfield
A team from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was called to a rural Chatfield residence Wednesday evening to assist in the investigation into a fatal shooting.
(UPDATED) Search Continues For Missing Mayo Clinic Employee
Nine deputies from the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department were involved yesterday in the search for a missing Winona area woman.
Mayo Clinic Employee Missing
Authorities in Olmsted and Winona Counties are searching for a Winona area woman who failed to show up for her job at the Mayo Clinic this morning.
Pine Island Man Admits to Stolen Property Charges
A Pine Island man has pleaded guilty to additional charges connected to the discovery of tens of thousands of dollars worth of stolen property.
Postal Service Suspended Due to Bitter Cold
The U.S. Postal Service announced late Tuesday afternoon that it was suspending operations on Wednesday in Minnesota
Sub-Zero Cold Likely Contributed to Rochester Man’s Death
Foul play is not suspected, but Rochester Police continue to investigate the death of a 22-year-old Rochester man.
Man Found Dead Outside Rochester Apartment
Rochester Police were called out Sunday morning to investigate the death of a 22-year-old man.