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 and experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler. 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.
Rochester Police ID Murder Victims and Suspect
The two victims and the suspect were residents of the Salvation Army's Castleview Apartments in downtown Rochester.
Rochester Police Investigate St Patrick’s Day Double Murder
Two men died at St. Marys Hospital after they were found with critical stab wounds at a downtown Rochester Apartment Saturday evening.
Minnesota Teen Dies in Fiery Crash
A fiery car wreck in west-central Minnesota early Saturday claimed the life of a teenager.
Felony Counts Against Rochester Man Dropped in Plea Deal
A Rochester man has been sentenced to the time he has already spent in jail on charges that he tried to run down another man with his car last May.
Fewer and Fewer Flu Cases in Minnesota
Overall flu activity in Minnesota remains classified as “regional” by state health officials, but the latest influenza update from the State Health Department shows flu activity continued to drop off last week.
Two Charged in Rochester Murder Case
Charges were filed today against two of the four men arrested after a 40-year-old man was shoot and killed Monday night.
Altura Woman Killed in Crash Near Rochester Airport
Highway 30 has been shut down for hours because of the crash involving a car and a semi-truck.
Hundreds of Rochester Students Join Walk Out Against Gun Violence
Hundreds of students at Rochester schools and about 2800 schools throughout the country walked out of class at 10 AM to commemorate the 1 month anniversary of the shooting rampage at a school in Parkland Florida.
Fourth Suspect Arrested in Rochester Murder Investigation
Rochester police today reported the arrest of a fourth suspect in a fatal shooting last night at a northwest Rochester apartment complex.
Rochester Man Gets Probation for Serious Injury Assault
The attack in downtown Rochester left a man unconscious and unresponsive outside a popular bar and restaurant.