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.
Young Child Died After Falling Through Ice on Minnesota Lake
Over a foot of fresh snow hampered the rescue effort.
Two Gunshot Victims Found Dead in Suburban Minnesota Home
The bodies were discovered this morning.
3 People Injured in Fiery Minnesota Plane Crash
Officials say the aircraft was engulfed when emergency crews arrived at the scene.
Legendary Vikings Coach Bud Grant Has Died
He was 95 years old.
MN Governor Signs ‘Driver’s Licenses For All’ Bill Into Law
The legislation erases restrictions put in place 20 years ago that prohibited undocumented immigrants from obtaining a driver's license in Minnesota.
Winter Storm Watch Issued For SE Minnesota
The Rochester area is included from noon on Thursday through 6 AM Friday.
Mayo Clinic-Rochester Ranked as World’s Best Hospital
Newsweek published the rankings this week.
Minnesota Leaders Call For Kia and Hyundai Recalls Due to Thefts
Nearly 3300 Kia and Hyundai vehicles were stolen in the Twin Cities last year.
Mayo Clinic 2022 Expenses up $1 Billion – Net Income Dropped 53%
Mayo Clinic reported hiring 17,000 new employees last year.
I-90 Closed in SW Minnesota as Travel Conditions Worsen
Forecasters say to expect freezing rain and sleet to mix with the snow overnight.