I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on News-Talk 1340 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, Mayor, Olmsted County Sheriff, and the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools. You can also expect to hear from a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, retired local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Med City Movie Guy Chris Miksanek. 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.
Mayo Clinic Rochester Workforce Topped 35,000 Last Year
The Mayo Clinic is reporting its finances were stable last year despite taking a hit on Wall Street in the final months of 2018.
Officials Release ID of Rochester Crash Victim
Olmsted County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the Rochester woman who was killed yesterday in a two-vehicle crash on the northeast edge of the city.
Another Round of Winter Expected by Early Wednesday
The Rochester area is again included in a Winter Storm Watch.
Rochester Woman Killed in Crash on 55/48th Street NE
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department has released preliminary information concerning a deadly traffic crash that occurred this afternoon in rural northeast Rochester.
New Enrollment Projection for Rochester Public Schools
The Rochester School Board will be presented this week with an updated enrollment projection report.
Olmsted County to Buy Seneca Site With Corn Cob Water Tower
Seneca Foods has found a buyer for its canning plant in southeast Rochester.
Alcohol Was Involved in Fatal Crash Near Hampton
The State Patrol was called out late last night to investigate two deadly traffic crashes that were separated by only about 15-miles and 15-minutes.
Convicted Rochester Murderer Headed Back to Prison
Mark Huyber's criminal history led to a sentence that exceeds state guidelines for his most recent conviction.
Discarded Napkin Led to Arrest in Minneapolis Cold Case
Bail has been set at $1 million for a Minnesota businessman accused of killing a Minneapolis woman 25-years ago.
Refreeze and Winds Creating Difficult Driving Conditions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that strong winds, blowing snow and icy road conditions are creating difficult driving conditions across southeastern Minnesota.