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.
Public’s Help Requested in Finding Missing Red Wing Teen
The Red Wing Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenage girl.
Mayo Clinic Expert – What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus
The fast spread of the new coronavirus in China has health agencies worldwide on alert, but should the average American be overly concerned?
The Old Red Wing Bridge is Coming Down
A major step in the demolition of the old Red Wing Bridge took place Thursday.
Six More Flu Deaths Reported in Minnesota
The flu season in Minnesota remains in full swing.
Rochester Murder Trial Ends With Guilty Verdict
The members of an Olmsted County Jury deliberated for only a short time before returning a verdict in a Rochester murder trial.
DMC Corp. Board Approves Discovery Square Two Project
Plans for a second Discovery Square complex in downtown Rochester advanced this morning.
$2 Million Bail For Man Charged With Shooting Waseca Officer
A Waseca County Judge today set conditional bail at $2 million for the man accused of critically wounding Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson.
Winona Man Sentenced to 38-years in Prison in Child Porn Case
A federal judge has handed down a lengthy prison sentence to Winona man in a child pornography case Judge John Tunheim described as "among the worst I have ever seen."
Wounded Waseca Police Officer Has Transferred Out of ICU
Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson's condition has improved enough that he has been moved out of intensive care.
State Officials Report Five More Flu Deaths
While the focus is on the new coronavirus emerging from China, influenza continues to sicken thousands of Minnesotans.