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.
Rochester Man Arrested After Kicking in Woman’s Apartment Door
Rochester Police say a 20-year-old woman called 911 early Sunday morning after a stranger came to her apartment and kicked in the door.
9 Hurt in Storm Related Crashes in Rochester Region
Statewide, the State Patrol has responded to over 1300 storm-related crashes and spinouts.
Big April Snow Storm Loosens Grip on Region
The National Weather Service has canceled the winter storm warning for most of Minnesota, but additional accumulating snow is possible through the afternoon
Crappy Weather Continues into Sunday
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The most recent forecast update from the National Weather Service says another 4 to 7 inches of snow is possible across southeastern Minnesota overnight and tomorrow with the potential for higher amounts near the Mississippi River...
Slick Conditions Blamed for Semi Crash in Winona County
The snow and ice likely contributed to a semi-truck crash on I-90 in Winona County.
Travel Conditions Worsening – Impossible in SW MN
Travel in southwestern Minnesota is nearly impossible today because of blizzard conditions.
Ugly Weekend Forecast Got Uglier
Travel conditions were already deteriorating Friday afternoon in western Minnesota, where a blizzard warning has been posted as Mother Nature delivers another sucker punch to winter-weary Minnesotans.
Life in Prison Plus 15 for Winona Murderer
Ricky Waiters went before a judge in Winona County Thursday afternoon and was sentenced for a fatal shooting in 2016.
It Finally Hit 50!
Rochester residents were able to enjoy today what’s been a rare commodity this year; a spring-like day.
Red Wing Woman Enters Guilty Plea in Zumbrota Shooting Case
There has been another guilty plea in a case connected to a shooting in Zumbrota in December.