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.
Cameras Barred From Pre-Trial Hearings in George Floyd Case
A Minnesota judge has rejected allowing cameras in the court for pretrial proceedings of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.
COVID-19: Minnesota Seeing Increase Among Young Adults
Minnesota is among the states seeing rising numbers of COVID-19 infections among young adults.
(UPDATED) St. Paul Infant Found Safe
An earlier report from St. Paul Police that a missing infant had been found has proved to be erroneous.
Mayo Clinic Restoring Pay and Ending Furloughs Early
Employees of the Mayo Clinic received some welcome news today.
Rochester Man Arraigned on Murder Charge in Wisconsin
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Body of Woman Allegedly Killed by Rochester Man Found
Human remains found in a Twin Cities suburb last week have been positively identified as being from the western Wisconsin woman who was allegedly murdered by a Rochester man.
COVID-19: Over 30 New Cases in Olmsted County
The COVID-19 tests that were completed on Saturday detected an elevated number of new cases in Olmsted County.
COVID 19: MN Deaths & Hospitalizations Down For 3rd Straight Week
Coronavirus related deaths in Minnesota have now been declining for three straight weeks.
Feds Charge Another Minnesotan With Arson
A suburban Twin Cities woman is the latest person to be charged in federal court on an arson charge stemming from the rioting in the Twin Cities in late May.
State Health Officials Issue New Youth Sports Guidance
The Minnesota Department of Health has issued new guidance concerning youth sports participation amid the coronavirus pandemic.