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.
Owatonna Man Admits to Charges Connected to Chilling Murder Plot
He was arrested while he was headed to Pennsylvania carrying items associated with his alleged plans to murder the family of a child he had victimized.
Rochester Man Gets 13 Years in Prison For Impregnating Young Girl
The 12-year-old victim told police that he had been sexually assaulting her for years.
Last Minute Plea Deal Cancels Trial in Rochester Stabbing Case
The trial was scheduled to begin on Tuesday.
Rochester Woman Charged After Drug Bust Last Week
Police raided her residence along East Center Street last Wednesday.
Woman Held in Iowa Jail Charged With Murdering Faribault Man
The Rice County Attorney says she has admitted stabbing the victim, who suffered from Parkinson's dementia.
Change of Plans For Vigil Honoring Rochester Native Adam Finseth
The Rochester Fire Department says the change of venue is due to the wintry forecast.
Wintry Weather Expected in Minnesota by Mid-Week
Areas of eastern Minnesota could see several inches of slushy snow.
Discrimination Lawsuit Against Olmsted County Set For Trial
The race and age discrimination case was filed by a long-time county employee and the trial is currently scheduled to get underway on Monday.
Arrest Warrant Posted For Rochester Area ‘Frequent Flyer’
He has 11 previous felony convictions and recently skipped his arraignment on two new burglary charges.
Tense Evening at Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center
Officers inside the LEC garage feared a loud noise was a gunshot.