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.
Man Killed by Toppled Grain Bin During Storm in Central Minnesota
The most recent victim was found under a grain bin.
Minnesota Fox Sickened by Avian Flu Outbreak
Minnesotans are being advised to avoid contact with any wildlife that appears to be sick or injured and to contact a healthcare provider if they have been bitten or had close contact with wildlife.
More Than 100K Child Porn ‘Items’ Sends Southern MN Man to Prison
The criminal complaint says the 39-year-old man was living rent-free in the basement of his father's home.
Minnesota Woman Sentenced For Trafficking Her Young Daughter
The criminal complaint alleged she threatened to kill her daughter if she told anyone.
Prosecutor: Teen Charged With Killing Wisconsin 10-Year-Old
The County District Attorney says the teenage suspect admitted to investigators that he sexually assaulted and murdered the 10-year-old girl.
Supreme Court Finds ‘Loophole’ in Minnesota Privacy Law
The ruling overturns the conviction of a man who secretly recorded a video of a woman while she was sleeping naked in her bed after the two spent the night together.
Juvenile Arrested as Suspect in Death of Wisconsin Girl
The police chief says investigators have received more than 200 tips from citizens.
A Child Was the Victim of a Deadly Traffic Incident in SW MN
It was described by authorities as a vehicle versus child crash.
National Weather Service Confirms 2 Tornadoes Hit SE Minnesota
The twister that devastated Taopi is being rated as a very strong EF2 tornado.
Minnesota Mother Charged With Overdose Death of Her Young Son
The 3-year-old died at an apartment in Dakota County in December 2020.