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 National Guard Speeding Up Twin Cities Deployment
The National Guard has decided to accelerate the activation of additional personnel in response to the unrest that occurred in Brooklyn Center yesterday and overnight.
Bloomington Pedestrian Bridge Gunman Identified
Authorities have released the name of the man who committed suicide last week after firing on traffic moving along I-494 in Bloomington from a pedestrian bridge.
Minnesota Middle and High Schools Can Reopen Next Week
Governor Tim Walz spoke at a news conference today to detail his plans for expanding in-person learning for middle and high school students in Minnesota.
3 More Minnesotans Admit to Involvement in $300 Million Scam
A total of 15 Minnesotans were indicted in the case.
Almost 650 Protestors Ticketed For Blocking Minneapolis Freeway
The organizers of the protest say it as planned before the election.
Thousands of Minnesotans Abandon Their Search for Work
Minnesota's labor force participating rate drops to the lowest level reported in over 40 years.
All Four Former Officers in George Floyd Case Have Been Charged
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison this afternoon announced charges have been filed against three former Minneapolis police officers accused of being involved in the death of George Floyd.
COVID-19: Mayo Clinic Expert Perspective on Death Projections
A prominent Mayo Clinic infectious disease expert says he considers government projections of over 100,000 and up to 240,000 COVID 19 deaths in the United States represent a worst-case scenario.
Driver Busted For Speeding 3 Times in 1 Hour in SW Minnesota
The Minnesota State Patrol is sharing the story of an apparently unrepentant speeder.
Minnesota Patients Test Negative For New Coronavirus
State health officials say results on the samples submitted to be tested for the new coronavirus last week came back negative.
Minnesota STD Cases Rising Including Syphilis in the Womb
The number of sexually transmitted diseases reported to the state continued to climb last year.