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.
Two Injured in Crash Just West of Rochester
Two Rochester residents were transported to St. Marys Hospital following a traffic crash Friday afternoon on Highway 14 just west of Rochester.
All Austin Students Offered College Scholarships
High school students in Austin are being given an opportunity to attend Riverland Community College for free.
Rochester Man Admits to Felony Charge For Gun Threats
A Rochester man is scheduled to be sentenced in August for a conviction stemming two gun-related incidents in Rochester earlier this year.
Seneca Preparing to Shutdown Rochester Canning Operation
New York-based Seneca Foods says the canning operation in Rochester will be shutting down for good after the coming season.
Rochester School District Eyeing Tighter Security at High Schools
The Rochester School District is considering tightening security at the high schools before the start of the next school year.
Convictions Tied to Police Shooting Put Rochester Man in Prison
A Rochester man has been sentenced to 10-years in prison for convictions stemming from a police-involved shooting on Minnesota’s Iron Range last year.
Former Rochester Man Charged in 1986 – Convicted in 2018
A guilty plea was entered today in Olmsted County Court in a decades-old sex abuse case.
Additional Charges Pending Against Kasson Police Officer
The Olmsted County Attorney’s Office has charged a Kasson Police Officer with multiple felony sex abuse charges.
Ballistic Testing Delays Charges Against Lois Riess in Minnesota
Dodge County Authorities are getting closer to filing charges against Lois Riess for the shooting death of her husband.
Former Kasson Police Officer Jailed on Sex Assault Allegations
Charges are being prepared against a former Kasson Police Officer who is now being held in the Olmsted County jail on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct.