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.
Rifle Allegedly Brandished During Rochester Domestic Incident
A Rochester man is expected to face felony assault and terroristic threats charge for allegedly brandishing a rifle during a domestic incident early today.
Something Apparently Interrupted Rochester Burglary
A Rochester woman woke up Thursday morning and made some very disturbing discoveries in her home.
Rochester Man Killed in Dodge County Motorcycle Crash
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department has released information about a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Rochester man Wednesday evening.
Missing Rochester Area Kayakers Found Safe Near Wabasha
A rural Rochester man and his daughter are apparently doing okay after spending much of the night lost in the backwaters of the Mississippi River.
Highway 52 Repaving Project in Fillmore County is Finished
One of the many road construction projects taking place this summer in southeastern Minnesota has been completed.
Smoke From Wildfires Blowing Into Minnesota
An air quality alert has been issued for portions of Minnesota due to smoke from Canadian wildfires.
Boyfriend Charged With Killing La Crosse Woman
A La Crosse man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend earlier this summer.
Alaska Hospital Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
The Mayo Clinic Care Network has picked up another member in Alaska.
Governor Seeks Federal Disaster Aid For 36 Minnesota Counties
Gov. Mark Dayton today submitted a formal request to the White House asking President Trump to issue a major federal disaster declaration for Minnesota communities hit hard by severe storms and flooding between June 15th and June 12th.
Well Known Retired Judge Has Died
Dennis Challeen passed away last Thursday.