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, Police Chief and Olmsted County Sheriff. You can also expect to hear the Mayor, the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools, along with a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Jim Walter with the Power of Learning. 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.
Rochester Included in Another Winter Storm Watch
Another major winter storm is predicted to hit the Rochester area this weekend.
Minnesota AG Office Now Reviewing Evidence in Lois Riess Case
Dodge County officials have turned over the investigative reports on the murder of Lois Riess' husband to state prosecutors for charging.
Rochester Woman Killed in Crash on 55/48th Street NE
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department has released preliminary information concerning a deadly traffic crash that occurred this afternoon in rural northeast Rochester.
New Enrollment Projection for Rochester Public Schools
The Rochester School Board will be presented this week with an updated enrollment projection report.
Discarded Napkin Led to Arrest in Minneapolis Cold Case
Bail has been set at $1 million for a Minnesota businessman accused of killing a Minneapolis woman 25-years ago.
Hayfield Family Learns Fate of Woman Missing for Almost 50 Years
DNA samples provided by family members from Hayfield have allowed investigators to finally identify a young woman found dead in an abandoned and burned home in east-central Minnesota almost 50-years-ago.
The Snowstorms Are Taking a Toll on State Patrol Cruisers
It has been a rough month for the Minnesota State Patrol, both in terms of the long hours worked by troopers in the inclement weather and the damage inflicted on State Patrol squad cars.
Crash Causes Huge Traffic Jam on Highway 52 in Rochester (UPDATE)
Traffic on northbound Highway 52 has been snarled by a multi-vehicle crash.
Big Snowstorm Possible Monday Night – Tuesday
Forecasters continue to closely watch a developing storm system that could dump up to a foot of snow on areas of southeastern Minnesota Monday night and Tuesday.
Another Rough Travel Day in Southeast Minnesota
Travel conditions are not good in the Rochester area and other sections of southeastern Minnesota.