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.
100% Clean Energy by 2040 Bill Approved by Minnesota House
The bill was approved on a party-line vote.
Minnesota Man Critically Injured in Crash on Rural Highway
He was airlifted to a trauma center in the Twin Cities.
Deadly Minnesota Fire Now Being Investigated as Murder-Suicide
The victims were a 24-year-old man and a 4-month-old child.
Austin Woman Admits to Murder Charges For 2 Overdose Deaths
She indicated that she needed the money to support her own drug habit and "make a little extra money."
Young Student Run Over by School Bus in Brooklyn Park
Police reported the school bus driver initially left the scene.
Guilty Plea From Red Wing Woman Accused of Killing 2 Newborns
The bodies of the infants were found in the Mississippi River in 1999 and 2003.
Pine Island Woman Accused of Trying to Strangle Dog is Sentenced
Her BAC was tested at more than three times the legal limit for driving.
Minnesota Teen Sentenced For Killing 2 People While Drag Racing
He was given a 25-year sentence but will be out in less than 2 years.
State Patrol IDs Woman Killed in Crash on Rural Minnesota Highway
Four other people were injured in the head-on collision.
Deadly Minivan-Cargo Van Crash on Rural Minnesota Highway
The head-on crash occurred this morning.