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.
Rochester Police Report Motorcyclist Killed in N. Broadway Crash
A section of North Broadway in Rochester is closed this morning while the Police Department investigates a fatal crash.
OMC to Open Primary Care Center at Miracle Mile
Olmsted Medical Center has announced plans to open a new primary care facility in Rochester.
Olmsted County Fisherman’s Inn Purchase Approved
A longtime Rochester area eating establishment is apparently headed towards extinction.
Rochester Man Sent to Prison for DUI Convictions
A Rochester man with a history of drunk driving arrests has been ordered to prison.
Caught By DWI Interlock Device – Home Invader Sentenced
Another prison sentence has been handed down in a case where technology used to combat drunk driving led to convictions for a violent home invasion.
Teenage Driver Loses Control – Passenger Killed in Rollover Crash
The State Patrol responded yesterday to a fatal crash west of Albert Lea.
Rochesterfest Seeking New Executive Director
Rochesterfest is looking for a new leader.
Stewartville-Area Woman Guilty of Manslaughter and Other Charges
A Fillmore County jury has convicted a Stewartville area woman of a long list of charges stemming from a deadly traffic crash that occurred near Chatfield in October 2017.
Prison Sentence For ‘Desperate’ Rochester Robber
A man described by police as “desperate” while he was being sought for an armed robbery in Rochester is now headed to prison.
Oronoco Burglary Suspect Found Topless in Trunk of Car
A woman suspected of being involved in a number of burglaries in southeastern Minnesota was arrested yesterday after Olmsted County Deputies found her topless in the trunk of a car.