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.
Iowa Murder Suspect Captured in Southern Minnesota
He is suspected of killing his estranged wife.
64 Year Old Man Surrenders After 5 Minnesota Law Officers Shot
The officers were executing a warrant when the gunfire erupted from a home early this morning.
Extreme Drought Expands in Southeast Minnesota
The region could see some much-needed precipitation this weekend.
Young Child Died After Falling Through Ice on Minnesota Lake
Over a foot of fresh snow hampered the rescue effort.
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.