I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on 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.
Plea Agreement in Significant Rochester Drug Bust
A Rochester man described by police as a significant drug dealer has entered into a plea deal to settle charges stemming from a raid on his home in April.
Wildfire Smoke Still an Issue in Parts of Minnesota
The air in parts of Minnesota is still considered unhealthy for sensitive groups today because of the smoke from wildfires burning in western Canada.
Rochester School Boundary Changes Expected Next Year
Parents with children enrolled in the Rochester Public Schools are being given notice that school attendance boundaries will likely shift next fall.
Rochester Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
A Rochester man has died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon in Fillmore County.
Basement Fire Damages NE Rochester Home
The Rochester Fire Department responded early Sunday a house fire in northeast Rochester.
More Human Remains Found Along River Near Wabasha
Additional human remains were discovered on Saturday along the Mississippi River in Wabasha County.
Rochester Robbery and Shooting Suspects Charged
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The two adult suspects in a robbery last weekend were formally charged Friday in Olmsted County Court. While both 19-year-old men were charged in connection with the theft of an expensive Louis Vuitton purse and cell phone from a 16-year-old boy, Rochester police they …
Two Rochester City Council Races Eligible for Public Funded Recounts
City election officials are preparing to hold a recount of the votes cast in Tuesday’s primary election to verify the results of at least one of the races for positions on the Rochester City Council.
Well Known State Trooper From Rochester Laid to Rest
A funeral was held today in Andover for a well known Minnesota State Patrol officer with strong ties to Rochester.
War of Words Continues Between Mayo and CNN
The Mayo Clinic and CNN have engaged in a war of words over a CNN story published earlier this week that was titled “Escape from the Mayo Clinic.”