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.
3 More Minnesotans Admit to Involvement in $300 Million Scam
A total of 15 Minnesotans were indicted in the case.
Albert Police Officer Shot – Suspect in Custody (UPDATED)
The 21-year-old suspected was taken into custody over 7 hours after Albert Lea police first responded to the apartment complex.
15 More COVID Cases in Gopher Football Program
The University of Minnesota football group continues to report additional players and staff members with COVID-19.
Minnesota Weekly COVID Death Toll Hits New Record High
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Fewer People Seeking Work is Dropping MN Jobless Rate
Minnesota's unemployment rate is now down over 50-percent from the peak reached in May.
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Minnesota Hits New Records for COVID Deaths and Hospitalizations
The grim COVID-19 statistics for Minnesota have reached new record highs for a second straight day.
Minnesota Reports Record COVID Deaths and Hospitalizations
The human toll of the COVID pandemic continues to mount in Minnesota.
All Social Gatherings Prohibited Under Walz ‘Dial Back’ Order
Minnesotans are being told not to allow anyone who is not an immediate household member in their homes.
Hundreds of MN National Guard Members Activated For COVID Response
The deployment could grow to over 400 by the end of the week.