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.
It is Spring! Flood Run is Taking Place This Weekend
While the weather has dramatically improved over the last few days, it will likely still be a bit on the cool side for the tens of thousands of motorcycling enthusiasts expected to participate in the 53rd annual Spring Flood Run.
Rochester Parks Department Plan to Save Biermann House
The city of Rochester has submitted a proposal for saving the Biermann House in rural southwest Rochester.
Nationwide Protest Brings Hundreds to Minnesota Capitol
Hundreds of students from Minnesota walked out of class and onto the Capitol steps in St. Paul to demand stricter gun laws.
Dodge County Officials Due in Texas Tonight to Question Lois Riess
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose says he felt relieved when he was notified Thursday night that Lois Riess had been captured in southern Texas.
Minnesota Job Growth Slowest Since End of Great Recession
Minnesota managed to maintain a very healthy unemployment rate last month despite sluggish job growth.
Blooming Prairie Double Murder Suspect Arrested in Texas
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed the arrest of Lois Riess.
Storm Brings a Foot of Snow to Areas Near Rochester
Areas of southern Minnesota were socked with up to a foot of slushy snow from the latest April snowstorm to visit the state.
Second Guilty Plea in Rochester Armed Robbery Case
A 2nd man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge stemming from an armed robbery at a residence near downtown Rochester in late December.
Rewards Offered in Lois Riess Manhunt
Two rewards were offered today for information leading to the capture of a Blooming Prairie woman wanted for 2 murders.
Weather Impacting Rochester Home Construction
The number of permits for new homes in Rochester was the lowest for March in 7 years.