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.
Traffic Mess Caused by Truck Crash at 52/14 Interchange
Traffic was snarled this morning along a stretch of Civic Center Drive in Rochester following a semi-truck crash.
Rochester Man Arrested After Road Rage Incident Involving a Gun
A 22-year-old Rochester man was arrested on felony charges late last night following a road rage incident.
Body of Young Drowning Victim Recovered From Dodge County Pond
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the apparent drowning death of a young child.
New Judge Appointed For Olmsted County
Governor Mark Dayton today announced the appointment of a new judge for Olmsted County.
Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation in NW Rochester
Five homes in northwest Rochester were evacuated today after a contractor on a construction project struck an underground natural gas line.
Brothers Killed in Crash Lost Their Mother 2 Years Ago
The deaths of 2 young boys in a traffic crash last weekend in the Goodhue County was not the only tragedy to visit the family in recent years.
Incident Involving Replica Gun Results in Rochester Man’s Arrest
Rochester Police arrested a 19-year-old man for an alleged probation violation on Monday following reports of a person in a black car pointing a gun at people outside a southeast Rochester apartment complex.
Traffic Stop Leads to Elgin Woman’s Arrest on Drug Charges
A traffic stop in Rochester involving a suspected impaired motorist led to the arrest of an Elgin woman on felony drug charges last night.
Bow and Arrow Used in Rochester Drive-By
A Rochester man contacted police last Friday and reported that his vehicle had been hit by an arrow apparently fired by someone using a bow for a drive-by shooting.
Rochester Teenager Assaulted Twice by Same Man
Rochester police are looking for a man who twice assaulted a teenage boy.