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.
Body Found Near Northfield Leads to 40 Year Prison Sentence
The murder occurred in March of last year.
Minnesota Man Drowned After Falling Off Boat
The police report on the tragic incident indicates he had been drinking.
Tax Collections Top Forecast as Minnesota Starts New Fiscal Year
Minnesota consumers are apparently still buying with sales tax revenues more than $100 million above projections.
Mayo Clinic Announces Collaboration to Spur Biomanufacturing
The new initiative will be housed in the new Two Discovery Square Building in downtown Rochester.
One Person Fatally Injured in Albert Lea Fire
A neighbor alerted firefighters that someone could be inside the burning home.
Nurses in Twin Cities and Duluth to Hold Strike Vote Next Week
If there is a work stoppage, it would be one of the largest nurses strikes in US history.
Shooting Leads to Wild Search in Northern Twin Cities
Blaine, MN (KROC-AM News) - Authorities in the northern Twin Cities area are reporting a wild chase that followed a report of shots being fired from a car at several motorcyclists this afternoon. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the shooting was reported around 1:50 PM in the City of Ham Lake...
Gag Order Issued as Minnesota Cold Case Murder Trial Begins
The judge issued the order after learning one of the attorneys involved participated in a media interview about the case.
Faulty Water Heater Install Caused Deadly Hopkins House Explosion
The two people living in the home were killed.
Republican Finstad is Winner of Special Election For Congress
He and Democrat Jeff Ettinger will run against each other again in the November election.