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.
Mayo Clinic Labor Dispute in Albert Lea is Resolved
A long, and sometimes ugly, labor dispute involving the Mayo Clinic has been resolved.
Minnesota Election Season Officially Underway
The 2018 election season officially gets underway Tuesday with the opening of the two-week filing period for candidates running for any of the long list of elected positions that will appear on the fall ballot.
Houston County Couple Drowned in Iceland
A vacation in Iceland ended tragically for a couple from La Crescent.
Cannon Falls Area Couple Held at Gunpoint by Home Intruders
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department is looking for two men who terrorized a rural Cannon Falls couple Monday morning.
Six People Hurt -Two Taken to Hospital – After Four Vehicle Crash in Byron
Two people were transported to St. Marys Hospital following a four-vehicle crash in Byron Sunday morning.
Man Killed in Collision With Farm Machinery
A Meeker County man was killed Saturday night when his car crashed into some farm machinery on a highway about five miles from his home.
Rochester Jeremiah Program Wins Funding From Housing Coalition
An effort to develop affordable and assisted housing for single mothers in the Rochester area has been given another boost.
Rochester Area Crashes Injure 3 Motorcyclists
Two separate crashes near Rochester on Saturday injured three motorcyclists
Plea Deal For Byron Man Accused of Vehicle Thefts and Chases
A Byron man with a penchant for being pursued in stolen vehicles has cut a deal with Olmsted County prosecutors.
Rochester Police Investigating Friday Night Stabbing
Rochester Police were called to a southeast Rochester neighborhood to investigate a stabbing Friday evening..