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.
Winona County Man Claims Big Gopher 5 Jackpot
A Winona County man visited the State Lottery headquarters in Roseville on Thursday to collect a large lottery prize.
2018 Minnesota Fire Deaths Lowest in At Least 5 Years
After spiking in 2017, Minnesota experienced a dramatic drop in fire-related deaths last year.
Fatal Snowmobile Crash on Minnesota Highway
Authorities are investigating a deadly snowmobile versus car collision in northern Minnesota.
Rochester Airport Passenger Count at All-Time High
2018 was a record-setting year for the Rochester International Airport.
Severe Storm Level Winds Rake Rochester Area
The National Weather Service wasn't kidding around when forecasters issued a wind advisory from 6 AM through 9 PM today.
Minnesota Airline Announces Major Flight Expansion
Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines has announced the company's largest-ever expansion of routes.
Rochester Man Avoids Prison for Assault and Robbery
A Rochester man has been given the opportunity to avoid prison despite his earlier guilty pleas to felony assault and aggravated robbery charges.
Victim of New Year’s Day Crash in Fillmore County Has Died
A young woman from Wykoff has died from the severe injuries she suffered in a traffic crash on New Year’s Day.
Sex Abuse Cases Against Former Kasson Officer Combined in Rochester
The child sex abuse charges against a former Kasson Police Officer are being consolidated into a single case that will be prosecuted in Rochester.
Trial Date Set For One of Three Rochester Cousins in Murder Case
A trial date has been set for one of the three people charged in connection with the murder of a Rochester man last September.