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.
MN Health Officials Report Season’s 3rd Child Flu Death
While the emerging threats from the new coronavirus dominate the news, influenza has claimed the lives of another 15 people in Minnesota.
4 New COVID-19 Cases in MN – No Sign of Community Transmission
The Minnesota Department of Health is now listing 9 presumptive cases of Covid-19 in the state.
Mayo Clinic Rolls Out New Test For Coronavirus
The Mayo Clinic has developed a new test for detecting the new coronavirus.
Minnesota Now Has 5 Presumptive Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases
While Olmsted County Public Health officials were holding a news conference to announce the Rochester area's first presumptive coronavirus case, the Minnesota Department of Health was also announcing another presumptive COVID-19 case in the Twin Cities.
Prison Sentence For Byron Man Found Hiding in Car Trunk
A former Byron man currently in prison for a drug conviction in Winona County has been sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison for a burglary conviction.
Olmsted County Has First Confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case (VIDEO)
The coronavirus has arrived in Olmsted County.
Expect Traffic Delays Due to Highway 60 Bridge Work
Motorists are being advised to expect short-term traffic delays on the Highway 60 west bridge over Highway 52 at Zumbrota on Wednesday.
Minnesota’s 3rd Coronavirus Patient is in Critical Condition
Minnesota’s third presumptive case of illness from the new coronavirus(COVID-19) involves an Anoka County resident who is currently hospitalized in critical condition.
Minnesota Health Officials Report 2nd Case of Coronavirus
The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting the state’s second case of novel coronavirus.
Dozens of Minnesotans on Quarantined Cruise Ship
Dozens of Minnesotans are among the nearly 3,500 passengers on a cruise ship that has been cleared to finally dock in Oakland, California.