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.
Rochester Man Gets Over 4-years For Brutal Assault
A Rochester man has been given a 57-month prison term for a brutal attack on a Rochester woman.
Two Injury Crashes Reported Near Rochester
There were two injury crashes in the region yesterday.
Rochester Ranked as 3rd Most Innovative U.S. City
A recent report has ranked Rochester as the third most innovative city in the nation.
New State Revenue Report Points to Budget Surplus
Minnesota tax collections in October added to what is expected to be a budget surplus for the next state legislature.
School Construction Options Presented to Rochester School Board
The Rochester School Board will be presented this evening with the recommendations developed by a committee formed to study and come up with plans for addressing the Rochester School District’s space needs.
Hill Murray Football Player Making Strong Progress in Recovery
The family of the Minnesota high school football player who was placed in a coma after collapsing during a game last month is reporting some very positive news.
Suspected Hunting Accident Killed Retired Minnesota Police Chief
A former Northwestern Minnesota Police Chief was found dead from a gunshot wound over the weekend.
Tom Ostrom’s Take on Midterm Election Results and Issues
Conscientious and well qualified local candidates in Southern Minnesota stepped forward and offered to serve the public.
Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Pair of Violent Crimes
A Rochester man has entered guilty pleas to felony charges stemming from two criminal investigations.
Funeral For Rochester Area D-Day Veteran On Saturday
Walter Halloran was 95-years-old when he passed away on October 18, 2018. His story is like many of the young men who grew up in the depression and found themselves battling for the survival of the free world.