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To What Extent Can You ‘Stand Your Ground’ in Minnesota?
Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson was asked about that from a listener Wednesday morning during his scheduled visit on Rochester's Good Morning with Rich Peterson and Kim David.
The caller specifically wanted to know how far can you go, legally, when an intruder comes in your home...
A Downtown Armory Decision Should Be Coming Soon
There were five different proposals presented to the Rochester City Council Monday describing and showing five different possibilities for use of the downtown Rochester Armory.
City Council President Randy Staver on Tuesday told KROC AM listeners all presentations were well done and interesting, but …
No ‘Lunch Shaming’ at Rochester Schools
There are reports around the country that the new trend at some schools is something called "Lunch Shaming" is becoming more prevalent.
This is when a student doesn't have enough lunch money and a school will take away a child's hot food and replace it with an alternative …
Senator Senjem Explains Some of the Tax Bill
As of this writing the Governor had not decided to sign or veto the budget or tax bills sitting on his desk.  A $46 billion dollar budget and a tax bill that contains $650 million dollars in tax cuts.  Something Governor Dayton had reservations about...
Has There Been a Rougher Beginning for a President?
We jumped in to politics this morning on Rochester's Good Morning with special guest Chad Israelson.  Chad has been a history professor at RCTC for the past 20 years, so we thought it good to get an historical perspective on the current administration...
Can You Stump the Sports Expert?
Most every weekday on Rochester's Good Morning Rich Peterson talks with the "sports expert", George Rownd.  George brings a unique look into the day to day Minnesota sports scene, not just a typical "review" of the games.
U.S. Healthcare Future Remains Uncertain
The President's administration is asking for a 90 day delay before making a decision on whether to fight a court decision that could undo a section of the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction or drop its appeal, according to an article on The Hill...
Our Court System is Not Set Up for Victims
Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem was a guest Wednesday on Rochester's Good Morning with Rich Peterson and Kim David.
One of the questions posed today was concerning victims of "major" or "minor" crimes.  The accused gets an attorney and all the constit…
17 New Projects in the Pipeline for D.M.C.
The Sunday StarTribune newspaper had a feature article on the Destination Medical Center project in Rochester claiming there are cranes and construction everywhere!
It may have been a slight exaggeration, but there certainly is progress being made...
A Legislative Recap Will (or May) Be Held June 1
It all depends on if the Minnesota State Legislature gets it's work done by then.  The recap is put on annually by the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce.
Mike Schnell is the Government Affairs Coordinator with the Chamber and appeared with Rich Peterson Monday on Rochester's Good Morn…

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