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 Police Release Photos of Hotel Break-in Suspects
Rochester police have released a series of photos extracted from security camera videos recorded during a recent break-in at a downtown Rochester hotel.
Winter Weather Advisory in Effect in Rochester
The Rochester area is included in a winter weather advisory through 7 a.m. Monday, but heaviest snow is forecast to fall in the southwest corner of Minnesota.
Motorist Fleeing Police Killed in Crash
The State Patrol has released the name of the man who was killed in a crash following a high-speed chase in the Twin Cities on Friday.
Flags Lowered in Minnesota in Honor of Firefighter
Governor Mark Dayton has ordered the lower of U.S. and state flag to half-staff at government facilities throughout Minnesota from sunrise to sunset on Sunday.
Owatonna Man Receives Jail Sentence for Crash That Killed 2
A truck driver from Owatonna has been sentenced to 30-days in jail and a year on probation for causing a horrific traffic crash in St. Cloud a little over a year ago.
Snow to Follow Record Cold in Rochester
Record-setting cold continues to cover southeastern Minnesota.
Will We Be Spared From the Heavy Stuff?
The latest forecasting models appear to be shifting the highest risk for heavy snow on Sunday to the west.
Rochester’s Serial Package Snatcher Pleads Guilty
The Rochester woman who was caught this past winter and charged with swiping numerous packages that had been delivered to homes in Rochester today entered into a plea agreement in Olmsted County Court.
Over 6000 Minnesotans Hospitalized After Contracting the Flu
Minnesotans are still getting sick, but one of the worst flu seasons in many years appears to be winding down in the state.
Shippers Still Waiting For Ice Out on Lake Pepin
The ice is nearly out at Lake City, but the south end of Lake Pepin remains clogged by ice that’s nearly two-feet thick in some areas.