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.
Minnesota Women Convicted in Major Medicaid Fraud Case
Two Minnesota women charged with being part of what has been described as the largest Medicaid fraud case in state history have been found guilty of racketeering and theft by swindle charges.
Preliminary Results Identified CWD Infected Deer in Winona County
It appears a deer bagged in Winona County had CWD.
Rochester Man Admits Raping Teenager at Grad Party
A Rochester man today entered into a plea agreement in a case involving a sexual assault on a teenager attending a high school graduation party at a local motel last June.
Search For Missing Mayo Clinic Employee Called Off
Authorities have called off the search for a Winona area woman who was reported missing yesterday after she failed to report for work at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
(UPDATED) Search Continues For Missing Mayo Clinic Employee
Nine deputies from the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department were involved yesterday in the search for a missing Winona area woman.
Mayo Clinic Employee Missing
Authorities in Olmsted and Winona Counties are searching for a Winona area woman who failed to show up for her job at the Mayo Clinic this morning.
Rescue Operation Near Rochester in Near Record Cold
Nearly 20 members of the Rochester Fire Department and other emergency personnel were involved in the rescue of a motorist following a traffic crash along Highway 63 north of Rochester this morning.
Man Found Dead Outside Rochester Apartment
Rochester Police were called out Sunday morning to investigate the death of a 22-year-old man.
Brutal Storm Forecast Overnight
The Rochester area, along with most of southern Minnesota, much of Wisconsin and northeast Iowa, remain in the bullseye for what forecasters are describing as a powerful and dangerous storm system.
(UPDATED) – Slick Conditions Contributed to Hundreds of Crashes
The light snow that has been falling in southern Minnesota today is contributing to a number of traffic crashes and vehicle spinouts in the region.