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.
Details of Mayo Clinic Expansion Plans For Rochester Taking Shape
The City of Rochester has made public the Mayo Clinic 5-year plan for downtown Rochester that includes massive building projects west of the Gonda Building.
Rochester Experiences Wettest Weather in More Than a Year
The weekend rainfall total was higher than the monthly precipitation totals for the past three months.
Minnesota Continues to Collect More Than Expected in Taxes
The only revenue category that failed to top the forecast was sales tax payments.
Rochester Man Requests Prison Over Probation
He has been convicted of two felony drug charges.
Roseville Police Investigating Apparent Triple Homicide
The three victims were found early Saturday morning by police conducting a welfare check.
Minnesota Man Killed in Car-Semi Crash
The apparently head-on collision was reported Friday morning.
2 Inches of Rain Reported Near Rochester – Expect More Tonight
The official total at the Rochester Airport was just under an inch.
Rochester Man Captured After Forfeiting $1 Million Bail
An arrest warrant was issued Thursday after he missed a court hearing and forfeited his bail.
Olmsted County Awards Construction Contracts For 2 Large Projects
Both projects are scheduled to be completed in about a year.
Woman Dies After Being Struck by a Vehicle in the Twin Cities
The deadly incident was reported by the driver of the vehicle around 6 AM.