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.
Injury Crash in Preston
A Preston woman was transported to St. Mary's Hospital this morning following a traffic crash in Preston.
Plea Deal For Pine Island Man in Major Theft Case
A Pine Island man has entered into an agreement to settle some of the charges filed against him after large quantities of stolen property were found on his property and at a storage business last year.
Mayo and Medica to Offer Health Insurance Plans
The Mayo Clinic and Medica have agreed to jointly develop health care products that will be offered to consumers throughout the U.S.
Violent Incident at Rochester Bar Results in Prison Sentence
A Rochester man is headed back to prison for his conviction on a felony charge stemming from his arrest in February after police responded to reports of a man threatening people with a shotgun at a downtown Rochester bar.
High Impact Crash on Highway 14 Near Byron
The State Patrol and other emergency responders were called to a serious injury crash this afternoon on Highway 14 near Byron.
Suicide Attempt Snarls Traffic on Highway 52 in Rochester
An apparent suicide attempt was to blame for a huge traffic mess on Highway 52 in Rochester this afternoon.
Rochester Home Construction Lags as Commercial Building Booms
Rising interest rates are apparently having an impact on home construction activity in Rochester.
Dismissal of Case Against Former Rochester School Worker Upheld
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Olmsted County Judge to dismiss one of two criminal sexual conduct cases against a former employee of the Rochester School District.
Rochester Teen Treated for Injuries Caused by Pistol Whipping
A Rochester teenager’s quest to buy drugs resulted in a beating Friday night.
Rochester Police ID Murder Victim
Rochester Police have released the name of the man who was fatally shot early this morning in the city’s 5th homicide of the year.