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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 Very Busy Time at the Rochester International Airport
There are a lot of events taking place this weekend at RST, beginning this Saturday morning on the airport grounds.  The Townsquare Media Insane Inflatable 5K kicks off at 8:30 a.m.  You can still register.
There will be some World War II airplanes on display as well at the airport starting…
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 …
United Way is Thinking Back to School?
It may be the end of another school year, but the United Way of Olmsted County is already thinking about the fall.
Their "Running Start for School" is an opportunity for area residents to donate school supplies for kids in need.  Jerome Ferson is the executive director for the United Way of…
No Municipal Broadband in Rochester, Yet
The Rochester City Council met Monday night and one of the items on the agenda was whether or not to proceed with a second phase study on municipal owned internet or broadband.
The council voted no on the study for a variety of reasons one of which was the projected cost of implementing broadband, $6…
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...
The Rochester Art Center is Very Much Alive and Active
There's been a lot of negative information regarding the Rochester Art Center the past few months.  Deficits, staff reductions, but at the annual meeting earlier this week the mood was mostly upbeat.
That was the word from the Art Center's Abigail Gilmore who was on Rochester's Go…
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...

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