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.
Key Economic Indicator For Minnesota Dipped in August
A key indicator in a respected economic report suggests Minnesota’s economy could experience a slow down this fall.
Kasson Woman Killed in Single Car Crash
A Kasson woman was apparently headed to work when she died in a single-vehicle crash on Labor Day.
Another Record Quarterly Financial Performance For Mayo Clinic
The financial measurement that most closely resembles profit for the non-profit Mayo Clinic rose almost 90-percent in the second quarter of this year.
Spring Grove Man Guilty in $1 Million Embezzlement Case
A man from Houston County faces up to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a federal fraud charge.
Victim of Rochester Motorcycle-Car Crash Identified
Rochester Police have identified the victim of the car-motorcycle crash on North Broadway yesterday morning.
Highway 14 Expansion Project Bids Opened
A construction firm from east-central Minnesota is the apparent low bidder for a highly anticipated highway project in this region.
1 Killed and 3 Severely Hurt in Motorcycle Crashes 5 Miles Apart
One motorcyclist was killed and two others suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash involving a car and three motorcycles in east-central Minnesota on Saturday.
Rochester Woman Among Four Injured in Separate Crashes
A Rochester woman was among the four people injured in separate traffic crashes in southeastern Minnesota yesterday and early today.
Caught By DWI Interlock Device – Home Invader Sentenced
Another prison sentence has been handed down in a case where technology used to combat drunk driving led to convictions for a violent home invasion.
Teenage Driver Loses Control – Passenger Killed in Rollover Crash
The State Patrol responded yesterday to a fatal crash west of Albert Lea.