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.
Legionnaire’s Disease Identified at Albert Lea Facility
The Minnesota Department of Health and public health officials in Freeborn County are investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease involving residents of a long-term care facility in Albert Lea.
Adaptive Bike Stolen From Rochester Park and Rec Department
The Rochester Police Department is investigating the theft of an adaptive bike owned by the city’s Park and Recreation Department.
Houston County Man Sent to Federal Prison for Child Porn
A La Crescent man has been sentenced to over 6 years in federal prison for a child pornography conviction.
Assault and Robbery at Northwest Rochester Apartment Complex
A Rochester man called 911 early today after he was assaulted and robbed in the parking lot of a northwest apartment complex.
Minnesota Sets New Record For Number of Jobs
State officials say the number of jobs in Minnesota hit an all-time high last month.
Young Boy and Nearly a Pound of Meth Found in Oronoco Home
A drug raid earlier this week in Oronoco led to the seizure of almost a pound of methamphetamine.
Snapchat Video Could Lead to Arson Charges in Rochester Case
A Snapchat video has resulted in a criminal investigation by the Rochester Police Department.
Arson Suspected in Rochester Mobile Home Fire
Arson is being listed as the suspected cause of a recent fire that wiped out a mobile home in Rochester.
Fatal Rollover Near Dodge Center
The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the victim of a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning in Dodge County.
Rochester Teen Wanted For Incident Involving a Gun and $20
Rochester Police are on the lookout for a 19-year-old man suspected of brandishing a handgun while attempting to collect a supposed $20 dollar drug debt.