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.
23 Month Old Minnesota Girl Killed in School Bus vs Pickup Crash
The child was in the pickup with her parents and a teenage boy.
The Bird Flu Has Returned to Minnesota
The newly infected flock is the first detected in Minnesota since May.
140 MPH Motorcycle Chase on I-494 Captured by MnDOT Cameras
The troopers involved in the pursuit often reported speeds of 120 to over 130 mph.
Pilot Arrested After Plane Crash in Minnesota
Would he be charged with PUI?
Minnesota Now Has 6 Confirmed Monkeypox Cases
State health officials are concerned there are other infected people who have not been tested or assessed by a healthcare provider.
Mid-Air Collision With Duck Injures Minnesota State Patrol Helicopter Pilot
The helicopter crew had just finished assisting authorities in Wabasha County.
Minnesota Woman Hurt in Crash Struck by First Responder Vehicle
The First Responder is the Fire Chief of the town where the crash occurred.
Raw Oysters Blamed For Minnesota Food Poisoning Outbreak
More than two dozen people have been sickened.
Man Killed X-Mas Eve When Vehicle Fell Thru Ice on Lake Bemidji
The deadly incident occurred next to Bemidji State University.
Minnesota Man Charged With Burning Body of Overdose Victim
The burned remains of the victim were found in a Hastings Park in July.