I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 10 to 11 a.m. weekdays and features experts and other guests, including regular visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, City Attorney Terry Atkins, and Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Munoz. Every Tuesday and Friday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day, and the Tracy McCray gets behind the microphone every Wednesday and Thursday to add even more space to the discussion. The regular experts that appear on Rochester Today the field questions from KROC-AM listeners include the Legal Eagle David Shulman, automotive technician Dick Zeitler with Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from the Power of Learning with advice on how to become a better critical thinker. Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange is also a regular on the program. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wears my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Employees Thwart Clarks Grove Convenience Store Robber
The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Department is distributing a photo of a masked gunman who robbed a convenience store in the town of Clarks Grove last night.
Dispute Over Parking Sparked Gun Incident at Minnesota Bar
A disagreement over the way a motorist had parked an SUV led to an incident involving a gun late last night in the parking lot at the North Star Bar in Rochester.
Name of Amish Buggy Crash Victim Released
The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the young man who died Friday afternoon following a hit and run crash involving an Amish buggy near Canton.
Waterlogged Region Could See Heavy Rains This Week
The National Weather Service has issued a worrisome forecast for areas of southeastern Minnesota, northeastern Iowa and southwestern Wisconsin that have been socked recently by torrential rains and damaging flooding.
Fillmore County Man Arrested Following Fatal Buggy Crash
A 24-year-old Fillmore County man is being held on felony charges stemming from a deadly hit and run involving an Amish buggy Friday afternoon.
Early Morning Storm Contributed to Crash Near Rochester
Two teenage girls were transported by ambulance to St. Marys Hospital following a single-vehicle crash at a rural intersection on Highway 52 southeast of Rochester.
Man Who Robbed Rochester Police Informant Sentenced
One of the three men charged with robbing a Rochester police informant is headed to prison.
Eyota Man Sentenced for Child Porn Conviction
An Eyota man has been sentenced to five years on probation for a child pornography conviction.
Fatal Tractor Crash at Rural Kellogg Farm
The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Department responded yesterday to a deadly tractor accident.
Man Sentenced in 1986 Rochester Sex Abuse Case
A former Rochester man has been sentenced to 25-years on probation for a sex abuse crime that occurred over 30-years ago.