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Andy Brownell

Rochester Today with Andy Brownell

The Rochester native hosts Rochester Today on KROC-AM weekdays from 10 to 11 in the morning.

The lively hour features guests and issues of interest to Rochester residents, including monthly visits by Mayor Ardell Brede, and City Attorney Terry Adkins. Conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom is a regular and helps Andy dissect the issues of the day on Tuesdays and Fridays. Rochester Today also features a rotating panel of experts who make themselves available to assist KROC-AM listeners. The Legal Eagle David Shulman provides advice on legal issues, Dick Zeitler brings decades of experience as a mechanic to Auto Tech 101, and Jim Walters from The Power of Learning extols the benefits of critical thinking. Local historians Alan Calavano and John Kruesel contribute to a monthly feature on Rochester’s history and Rochester Magazine editor Steve Lange also stops by once a month to preview his publication and share his unique sense of humor.Tracy McCray joins Andy every Wednesday to add even more spice to the discussion. Andy spends the remainder of his time as a member of the KROC news team with over two decades of experience covering local issues and events.


M-W,F 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Charles Jones
Pierce County Jail photo

High Speed Chase Led to Red Wing Murder Suspect’s Arrest

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - The man charged with a fatal shooting in Red Wing this week is also facing prosecution in western Wisconsin for leading a Pierce County deputy on a high-speed chase early Tuesday.

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Aaron Michael Anderson
Aaron Michael Anderson-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office

Manhunt for Rochester Man Ends Peacefully

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man wanted in connection with a shooting last night in the Mazeppa area was captured this afternoon in a rural area north of Rochester.

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