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 Gets Probation For Incidents Involving a Gun
A Rochester man has been sentenced to five years on probation for a conviction stemming from a gun-related incident and a separate drug case.
Minnesota Health Officials Confirm Case of Measles
The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating a case of the measles involving a young child in Hennepin County.
Rochester Double Murder Suspect Ruled Competent for Trial
A man charged with murdering two men at a downtown Rochester apartment building has been found competent to stand trial.
Stewartville Man Sentenced For Shooting Rochester Man
23-year-old Gerardo Esquivel-Olveda was recently found guilty of a second-degree assault charge in the case.
Appeals Court Rules Against Rochester City Lines
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has sided with the city of Rochester in a new ruling stemming from a six-year legal fight over the contract to operate the city's public transit system.
No Seat Belt Contributed to Fatal Crash
An Apple Valley man was killed, while his son survived a rollover crash Thursday afternoon.
Ashes From Fire Pit Destroy Rochester Garage
Improperly disposed of ashes from a recreational fire are blamed for starting a fire that wiped out a detached garage at a southeast Rochester residence.
Health Department Links Zumbrota Campground to Illness Outbreak
The Minnesota Department of Health wants to hear from anyone who visited a popular campground near Zumbrota last month.
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Former Rochester Coffee Shop Owner
A former Rochester business owner has run out of appeals.
Area Prosecutor Reprimanded by Minnesota Supreme Court
A local prosecuting attorney is being punished by the Minnesota Supreme Court.