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.
State Patrol – Preston Woman Triggered Fatal Crash
The State Patrol is reporting that a Preston woman triggered a deadly chain-reaction crash in St. Paul yesterday.
Snowier Than Average Winter Forecast For Minnesota
Minnesotans are being told to expect a snowier than average winter.
Two More Vaping-Related Deaths in Minnesota
Minnesota Health officials are reporting two more vaping-related deaths.
Olmsted Co. Attny Contends Court Ordered Violation of Federal Law
Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem has dismissed child pornography charges against a Rochester woman because he contends complying with a court order in the case would result in a violation of federal child pornography charges.
Federal Charges For August Meth Bust Near Rochester
A major drug bust near Rochester in late August has resulted in federal drug trafficking charges against 4 people.
Natural Causes Blamed For Death of MN Football Player
The death of a high school football player in northern Minnesota was due to natural causes.
Appeals Court Rules Against Lewiston Dairy Farm
A controversial proposal to expand a dairy farming operation near Lewiston has suffered a major setback in the courts.
Retrial of Murder Charge Against Rochester Man Begins Monday
The process of seating the jury for a trial in a high profile Rochester criminal case is expected to begin Monday in Olmsted County Court.
Tragedy Strikes at Minnesota High School Football Game
A high school football player died last night after collapsing during a varsity game in northern Minnesota.
Dakota County Man Gets 47-Years For Intentional Hit and Run
A Twin Cities man has been given consecutive sentences that total over 47 years in prison for killing two people by running them over in a minivan last year.