I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on News-Talk 1340 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, Mayor, Olmsted County Sheriff, and the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools. You can also expect to hear from a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, retired local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Med City Movie Guy Chris Miksanek. 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.
Minnesota Farmer Admits to $19 Million Organic Grain Fraud Scheme
He has agreed to forfeit all of his profits.
Young Child Died After Falling Through Ice on Minnesota Lake
Over a foot of fresh snow hampered the rescue effort.
Early Start For 2023 Upper Mississippi River Shipping Season
The average date for the first barges to pass through Lake Pepin is March 20.
Legendary Vikings Coach Bud Grant Has Died
He was 95 years old.
Winter Storm Watch Issued For SE Minnesota
The Rochester area is included from noon on Thursday through 6 AM Friday.
Applications For Handgun Carry Permits Plummeted in MN Last Year
The applications surged during the pandemic.
Deadly Minnesota Drag Race Leads to Murder Conviction
The racing vehicles were going more than 100 mph when the deadly collision occurred.
An End of an Era For the Minnesota State Fair
The man who started working for the State Fair as a teenager and was appointed CEO in 1997 is retiring.
Rural Minnesota Man Sentenced For Murdering Father, Torching Home
After confessing to the murder, he told an investigator "it felt weird."
A Funeral Was Held Today For Minnesota Airman Killed in WW2
His remains were positively identified nearly 79 years after he was killed in action.