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.
Minnesota Experienced Big Jump in New Syphilis Cases Last Year
Health officials say they're especially concerned about the increase in the number of cases involving women of childbearing age.
Dozens of Cats Found Living in Minivan at Minnesota Rest Stop
The 47 cats will eventually be put up for adoption.
Minneapolis Homicide Detectives Investigating Toddler’s Death
Officers found the unresponsive 2-year-old with his mother late Wednesday afternoon.
Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Found in 2 More Minnesota Flocks
One of the state's first infected flocks was detected in Mower County.
Minnesota Set New Record For Handgun Carry Permits in 2021
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BCA Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Western Minnesota
Initial reports indicated the suspect was threatening to kill a probation officer.
(UPDATED) National Weather Service Has Confirmed 2 MN Tornadoes
Several other possible tornado sites in the region are still being checked out.
Search for Survivors and Victims Continue in Kentucky
Many of the victims were working in a candle factory when the killer twister hit.
300+ Crashes in Minnesota – Some Captured on Videos (WATCH)
MnDOT cameras were recording when some of the more than storm-related crashes occurred Friday and Saturday.