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.
Minnesotan Among 5 Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash
The Defense Department says they were members of an Army Special Operations unit.
Tiny Northern Minnesota Town Rocked by Double-Murder
An elderly couple was found murdered in their home over the weekend.
Minnesota Man Charged With Murdering Infant Son
The child died in early March.
Minnesota Man Sent to Federal Prison For Ponzi Scheme
It's estimated that here were about 100 victims of the multi-million fraud scheme.
St. Paul Teen Sentenced For Killing Man Who Halted Car Break-In
The deadly incident occurred outside the victim's home.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Former Mayo Clinic Doctor
He recently failed to report for a court hearing in a significant data breach case involving Mayo Clinic.
Minnesota Man Killed in Car-Semi Crash
The apparently head-on collision was reported Friday morning.
Woman Dies After Being Struck by a Vehicle in the Twin Cities
The deadly incident was reported by the driver of the vehicle around 6 AM.
Woman Fatally Wounded at Minnesota Gun Club
Officials say there have been no arrests and investigators are currently not looking for any suspects.
Minnesota Woman Sentenced For Role in Sex trafficking Conspiracy
Her co-conspirator, Minnesota Republican party operative and donor Anton Lazzaro, is now serving a 21 year prison sentence.
Guilty Plea From Man Accused of Trying to “Bite Out” Woman’s Eye
The attack occurred in the parking lot at the Zumbro Valley Health Center in Rochester.
Motorcyclist Killed Speeding Away From Minnesota State Trooper
The deadly incident occurred along a rural highway in Becker County Friday evening.