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.
Alert Issued For Missing St. Charles Woman
The St. Charles Police Department has requested the public’s help in locating a missing woman.
Struggle With Rochester Police Officers Preceded Man’s Death
Rochester Police Department has turned over the investigation into the death of a man in police custody to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Man Killed When Pickup Crashed Into River Near Owatonna (UPDATED)
A crash Monday afternoon on I-35 in Steele County took the life of a Waseca County man.
Rochester Man Robbed While Trying to Buy Gaming System
Rochester police are investigating another case where a citizen was robbed while trying to complete a purchase that was initiated online.
Mississippi River at Flood Stage and Rising at Wabasha
The Mississippi River has risen to flood stage in Wabasha as the water from the melting snow continues its journey to the Gulf of Mexico.
Know of any Bad Potholes in Rochester? The City Wants to Hear From You
The Rochester Public Works Department is searching for potholes and needs the public's help.
Poached Deer Dumped in Wabasha County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the person or persons who dumped the carcasses of 8 white-tailed deer in Wabasha County.
New U of M Program Responds to Chronic Wasting Disease Crisis
The University of Minnesota has announced the formation of a new program aimed at responding to the growing Chronic Wasting Disease problem in the state and other areas of the U.S.
What’s In Your Wallet? Hopefully Not Baggies of Cocaine
A Twin Cities man was arrested when he went to reclaim his wallet from Rochester Police because it contained over a gram of cocaine.
Travel Conditions Improving But Blowing Snow is a Problem
It’s hoped this afternoon’s sunshine will improve travel conditions in southeastern Minnesota, but gusty winds could keep the roads slick.