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, Police Chief and Olmsted County Sheriff. You can also expect to hear the Mayor, the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools, along with a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Jim Walter with the Power of Learning. 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.
Fatal Rear End Crash Near Northfield
The State Patrol says an elderly woman was killed Saturday morning in a traffic crash near Northfield.
Man Killed by Albert Lea Police Identified
Authorities have identified the man killed in a police shooting in Albert Lea and the veteran officers involved in the deadly incident Thursday morning.
Two More Mayo Clinic Health System Clinics Closing
The Mayo Clinic Health System has announced it will soon close two more of its clinics serving small communities in southern Minnesota.
Fatal Police Shooting in Albert Lea
Agents from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension have been dispatched to Albert Lea to investigate a fatal police shooting.
Second Man Charged With Violent Cannon Falls Home Invasion
The second suspect in a violent home invasion near Cannon Falls has been apprehended.
Lottery Officials Waiting to Hear From New Minnesota Millionaires
Minnesota’s newest millionaires got their lucky breaks during recent visits to convenience stores in northern Minnesota.
High Speed Chase Followed Assault on State Trooper on I-90
A State Trooper was transported to a hospital in Blue Earth this afternoon after he was assaulted during a traffic stop on I-90.
SE Minnesota Drug Bust Included Significant Cash Seizures
Two felony drug charges have been filed against a Rochester teenager in connection with a police raid on a home in northeast Rochester on Tuesday.
Zumbro Falls Golf Course Raid Involved Renter’s Boyfriend
There was a huge law enforcement presence at the Zumbro Falls Golf Course this morning, but the owner of the business says the incident had nothing to do with him or his business.
Pioneering SE Minnesota Broadcaster Has Died
One of Rochester's early media celebrities has passed away.