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.
Young Child Died After Falling Through Ice on Minnesota Lake
Over a foot of fresh snow hampered the rescue effort.
Influenza Hospitalizations Continue Climbing in Minnesota
The Thanksgiving holiday break helped lower the number of outbreaks in Minnesota schools.
UPDATE: Missing Minnesota Infant Found Safe
The missing baby was in protective custody at the Scott County Government Center.
Minnesota Minimum Wage Earners Will See 26-Cent Pay Raise in 2023
The annual inflation-indexed increase was announced today.
Famed Singer’s Death in Rochester Makes International Headlines
A Rochester PD spokesperson has been fielding calls from British tabloids.
(UPDATE) Police Searching For Suspect in MOA Shooting
The giant shopping complex is expected to remain closed tonight.
Juvenile Arrested as Suspect in Death of Chippewa Falls Girl
The police chief says investigators have received more than 200 tips from citizens.
(UPDATED) Tragic End to Search For Missing Girl in Western Wisconsin
Her bike was found last night in some woods near a walking trail.
Blues Traveler Singer John Popper Injured in Bus Crash Near Winona
The motorcoach was apparently transporting the band to Rochester for a concert Friday evening.
All Four Former Officers in George Floyd Case Have Been Charged
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison this afternoon announced charges have been filed against three former Minneapolis police officers accused of being involved in the death of George Floyd.