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.
Waseca Man Charged With Gravely Wounding Officer Matson
Attempted murder charges were filed today against the man accused of shooting and critically wounding a Waseca police officer Monday night.
Wounded Waseca Officer’s Family to Benefit From GoFundMe Page
A GoFundMe page has been created to benefit a critically wounded Minnesota law officer and his family.
Remains of Wabasha County Man Killed at Pearl Harbor Identified
A burial service has been scheduled in the spring for a young man from southeastern Minnesota who died in the service of his country on what became known as the "Day of Infamy."
Rochester Man Headed to Prison For Two Knife Attacks
A Rochester man was sentenced Monday to just over three years in prison for attacking two men with a knife last summer.
BCA Chief – Waseca Officer Suffered Grave Injury
A Waseca Police Officer is currently listed in critical condition at a Twin Cities hospital with severe gunshot wounds.
Rochester Police ID Man Found Deceased in Ditch
Rochester Police say an initial investigation did not find anything to suggest foul play was involved in the death of a man whose body was found along South Broadway on Monday.
22 Rochester Area Schools Have Reported Flu Outbreaks
State health officials have confirmed another flu-related death in Minnesota, but overall influenza activity last week was fairly steady statewide.
Teenager Killed in Car-Semi Crash in Fillmore County (UPDATED)
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred this morning in Fillmore County.
Minnesota Lottery Awards Two $1 Million Prizes to Start New Year
The Minnesota Lottery is waiting to hear from the state’s two newest millionaires.
Rochester Police Say Sex Assault Suspect Assaulted Officer
Rochester police are reporting the arrest of a man accused of assaulting an officer investigating a report of a sexual assault early today.