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, 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.
Guilty Plea From Rochester Drug Dealer
A Rochester man has admitted to dealing meth.
Rochester School Construction Proposal Could Approach $200 Million
Voters in the Rochester School District could be asked to approve a nearly $200 million school bond issue next fall.
Wanamingo Area Man Killed in Crash at Rural Intersection
A rural Wanamingo was pronounced dead at the scene after he was fatally injured in a traffic crash this morning.
More and More Minnesotans Are Voting Early
It appears Minnesota will likely set another record this year for the number of absentee ballots used by voters in the upcoming general election.
Revenue Report Points to Another State Budget Surplus
Minnesota tax collections exceeded expectations during the third quarter of this year.
Sex Offender From Hastings Sentenced in Federal Child Porn Case
A registered sex offender from Hastings has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for a federal child pornography conviction.
DMC Joins Autonomous Vehicle Research Project
The Destination Medical Center initiative in Rochester has been chosen to participate in a University of Minnesota research project concerning the use of autonomous vehicles.
Accused Shooter in Rochester Murder Case Back in Court
The Rochester man accused of the city’s most recent murder made a brief appearance in Olmsted County Court this morning.
Report – SE Minnesota Population to Grow by 50,000
Local governments in southeastern Minnesota have a new tool to use as they plan for dramatic growth in coming decades.
Get to Know the Candidates for Rochester Mayor
Watch the recent interviews with the candidates for Mayor of Rochester during the Rochester Today Show with Andy Brownell and James Rabe on News-Talk 1340 KROC-AM.