T.J. Leverentz has been a trusted voice covering news and sports in Southeast Minnesota for nearly 10 years. He got his start in college at Winona State before moving to Rochester in 2022. He's dedicated to covering the news that matters most in Rochester and across the state including crime, local government, education and breaking news. When he's not in the newsroom he's out a local high school broadcasting football and basketball games. T.J. is a huge sports fan and when he's not on the clock he's spending time with family and friends, teeing it up at the golf course or trying to tackle projects at his house.
Authorities Find Remains of Vulnerable Missing Minnesota Man
He had suffered from dementia.
Small Town Minnesota Murder Suspect Accused of Killing Brother
The victim was 33 years old.
Massive Amount of Deadly Fentanyl Seized in Minnesota Drug Bust
Law enforcement executed a search warrant early Monday morning.
Developing: Police Officers, Paramedic Shot and Killed in Minnesota Sunday Morning
Tributes have begun pouring in from law enforcement agencies across southeast Minnesota and beyond.
Southeast Minnesota Coach & Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting 3 Student Athletes
The former Winona High School and Winona State running back was placed on administrative leave on Jan. 3.
Teen Among 3 in Custody Following Fatal Minnesota Shooting
They were arrested on Friday.
Captured: Statewide Alert for Minnesota Robbery Suspect Canceled
He was arrested following a traffic stop on Saturday.
Minnesota Teen from Small Town Killed in Fiery Head-on Crash With Semi
The car he was driving and a semi traveling in the opposite direction collided.
Statewide Alert Issued for Minnesota Small Town Robbery Suspect
Authorities responded to the robbery report on Friday.
Minnesota Shooting Leads to Death, Injury and Arrest
All three of the men involved are in their 20’s.
Minnesota County Installs License Plate Cameras Along Roads
There are seven cameras across the county.
Arrest Made in Minnesota Triple Homicide Case
Authorities also say there were two juveniles inside of the home where the killings took place.