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.
Bullet Strikes Woman’s SE Rochester Apartment
Rochester Police responded to a report of a shooting last night in a neighborhood near the Rochester Community and Technical College campus.
Police Investigate Murder at SE Rochester Mobile Home Park
Rochester Police say the evidence suggests the city’s fifth murder victim this year was killed while answering a knock on the door around 4 am.
Fire Destroyed Garage and Damaged Rochester Home
The Red Cross is assisting the 8 members of a Rochester family who were chased out of their home by a fire Sunday afternoon.
Rochester Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash
A Rochester man was injured Sunday in a motorcycle near Lanesboro.
The Stats Show Rochester Had a Pretty Nice Summer
The meteorological summer that just ended was slightly warmer and drier than normal in the Rochester area.
School Zone Drug Bust Leads to Arrest of Rochester Woman
A Rochester woman is jailed this weekend on felony drug charges following a police raid on a home within a school zone on Thursday.
(UPDATE) Claremont Crash Killed 8-Year-Old Girl – 2 Others Critically Hurt
The crash this morning that closed down Highway 14 at Claremont for hours claimed the life of a young child.
Raids at Rochester Apartment Complex Connected to Shootings
Rochester Police made several arrests this morning while executing search warrants at two residences in The Gates of Rochester apartment complex.
41st Street NW Bridge in Rochester Closed for Repairs This Weekend
The hassles faced by motorists in areas of northwest Rochester could rival those created by the construction in downtown Rochester this weekend.
Human Leg Found Near Wabasha Was From Missing Boater
A human leg discovered under a debris pile along the Mississippi River near Wabasha earlier this summer was from a sailboater who vanished in Lake Pepin in late April.