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.
Rochester Murder Trial Postponed
Jury selection had been scheduled to begin on Monday.
Minnesota Man Charged With Killing His Young Niece in Hit and Run
The charges filed against the alleged hit and run driver accused of killing a young child in northern Minnesota on Sunday identify him as the victim's uncle.
Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Rose 80% in Minnesota Last Year
A soaring number of fentanyl-related deaths pushed overall drug overdose deaths in Minnesota up 27 percent last year.
Southern Minnesota Teenager Charged With Killing Young Child
A medical examiner recently ruled the death of the two-year-old a homicide.
Rochester Triple Murder Suspect Enters Not Guilty Pleas
He is accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend her 2-year-old daughter.
Update: Missing 10 Year Old Found Safe
The Minnesota BCA says a missing 10-year-old child who was believed to be driving around the Twin Cities has been found safe.
Minnesota Serial Rapist Sentenced
He was originally charged with sexually assaulting over a dozen women.
Florida Police Officer Snared by Minnesota Sex Trafficking Investigation
A police officer in Florida has been arrested for allegedly sending a lewd photo of himself to a Minnesota law enforcement officer involved in an online sting investigation.
UK COVID Variant Now Widespread in Minnesota
Over 50 percent of the positive test results last week involved the more transmissible variant.
Rochester Police Investigating Shooting at Village Essex Apartments
Rochester police are looking for a suspect following a shooting Friday evening at a northwest apartment complex.