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.
Dozens of Cats Found Living in Minivan at Minnesota Rest Stop
The 47 cats will eventually be put up for adoption.
Horses Riders Rescued After Sinking Into Northern Minnesota Bog
Ingenuity and physical effort brought the riders and horses to safety after about 4 hours.
Minnesota Auto Dealers File Lawsuit Over New ‘Clean Car Rules’
The lawsuit seeks to overturn an earlier ruling by an administrative law judge that gave the Walz administration the "green light" to implement the California vehicle regulations.
4 People Seriously Hurt in 3 ATV Crashes in 1 Northern MN County
One of the crash victims is a 3-year-old boy.
Minnesota Extends Ban on Poultry Exhibitions
The moratorium is part of the state's response to the ongoing avian flu outbreak.
(UPDATED) Tragic End to Search For Missing Girl in Western Wisconsin
Her bike was found last night in some woods near a walking trail.
Rochester Man Sentenced For 2016 Murder in Western Wisconsin
He was finally charged in the case about two years ago.
Minnesota Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for COVID Related Fraud
He has been ordered to pay more than $1.7 million in restitution.
Waterloo Man Found Dead In Southeastern Minnesota
The body was discovered in the Grand Meadow area last week.
National Guard Troops Deployed in the Twin Cities
Governor Tim Walz this afternoon signed an executive order activating the Minnesota National Guard to assist authorities in the Twin Cities to maintain the peace in the wake of last night’s rioting in south Minneapolis.