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 Ends Fiscal Year With Revenues $2.7 Billion Above Forecast
Every category of tax revenue was higher than expected.
Reward Offered in Deadly Twin Cities Road Rage Case
Police in Plymouth have released some additional photos of the suspect vehicle.
Rochester Man Sentenced For 2018 ‘Rolling Gunfight’
He was also sentenced for a robbery the same year.
Report: Drought Worsened Across Much of Minnesota
Almost 40 percent of Minnesota has severe drought conditions.
Rochester Police Capture Man Accused of Machete Attack
Another man arrested shortly after the attack has been released from custody.
Minnesota Traffic Deaths Up 40% This Year
A Waterville man was airlifted to Rochester with life-threatening injuries following a crash this morning.
Minneapolis Police Chase Ends in Fatal Crash
The person killed was driving a vehicle that was not involved in the pursuit.
Albert Lea Man Could Face Life Sentence in ‘Sextortion’ Case
Members of a federal jury have convicted an Albert Lea man in a so-called "sextortion" case.
Eden Prairie Police: One Incident – One Car- Two DWI Arrests
A Twin Cities Police Department that publishes a blog today shared a story about two people who were recently arrested for driving the same car while allegedly impaired by alcohol.
FBI – Suspect in Murder of 7-Year-Old Girl May Be in Minnesota
The child was shot to death while waiting in a restaurant drive-thru lane with her father.