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.
Blues Traveler Singer John Popper Injured in Bus Crash Near Winona
The motorcoach was apparently transporting the band to Rochester for a concert Friday evening.
U of M Approves New Name for TCF Bank Stadium
The football stadium that is home to the Golden Gophers has been renamed.
Minnesota Boating Fatalities Highest in Over a Decade
State officials are urging everyone to make safety a priority.
Minnesota Seatbelt Crackdown Results in 2000 Tickets
Officials say failing to buckle up has already contributed to nearly 4 dozen traffic deaths in the state.
Minnesota Man Gets Prison Sentence For Removing Bear’s Head
He used it to make a trophy.
Minnesota National Guard Helicopter Crash Site Memorial Dedication
The deadly crash occurred in central Minnesota about a year and a half ago.
Minnesota Pauses to Remember Fallen Highway Workers
Governor Tim Walz has declared today Workers Memorial Day.
Brooklyn Center PD Chief: Officer Thought She Was Firing Taser
The fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Black man by a Brooklyn Center Police officer is being blamed on "accidental discharge."
Mayo Clinic – COVID Activity is Steady But Thanksgiving Spike is Coming
The Mayo Clinic anticipates all spike in COVID activity stemming from Thanksgiving gatherings will begin to show up at the end of this week.
The Mayo Clinic is Number 1 in the World
The Mayo Clinic has been ranked as the top hospital in the world.