Rochester Today

By News-Talk 1340 KROC-AM and 96.9 FM

This lively hour features guests and issues of interest to Rochester, MN residents with monthly visits by Mayor Kim Norton, Olmsted County Sheriff Torgerson, and a rotating panel of other local experts. Conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom is a regular and helps Andy dissect the issues of the day on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  1. 1.
    A New App Includes a Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Rochester
    40:01
  2. 2.
    Olmsted County Fair Rundown and New Crisis Center Opening Soon
    22:45
  3. 3.
    MnDOT Mike Updates o'Plenty
    38:30
  4. 4.
    What Kind of Restaurant Do You Want In Dooley's and Chopped to Help Restaurants
    34:55
  5. 5.
    Making You Fix Your Sidewalk and Charging You For Street Lights
    36:56
  6. 6.
    The Smirk Heard 'Round the World and Space Jam - Is it possible to ruin a movie?
    39:49
  7. 7.
    Tuesday's School Board Meeting and No Bail in Violent Crime Cases
    40:34
  8. 8.
    Mass Demonstrations in Cuba and the Growing Political Focus on School Boards
    40:02
  1. 9.
    Waiting For Trial in Jail is Getting Rarer
    40:32
  2. 10.
    Rochester History - Who Was Leroy Shane?
    37:39
  3. 11.
    Rochester School Board Expecting an "Earful" Next Week
    38:47
  4. 12.
    Another Shooting in Rochester
    38:17
  5. 13.
    Feel Good Friday!
    38:52
  6. 14.
    MN Legislature FINALLY Does Their Job and Getting Ready for the 4th!
    41:01
  7. 15.
    The Amazing Story of How the 1st Minnesota Regiment Captured and Kept Virginia's Confederate Flag
    39:41
  8. 16.
    The Ongoing Derek Chauvin Case and the Governor Wants Another Extension of His Emergency Powers
    38:20
  9. 17.
    Workers Comp for COVID?
    43:30
  10. 18.
    A Look Back Long Gone Rochester Bars and Nightclubs
    40:11
  11. 19.
    How Should History be Taught?
    40:40
  12. 20.
    A Fundraiser For an Injured Soccer Player and a Special Award For the Head of Channel One
    38:49
  13. 21.
    Downtown Security, Paying For Sidewalks, and the Future of a Historic Downtown Building
    37:02
  14. 22.
    The First Big Movie to Hit the Movie Theaters Since the Pandemic
    37:54
  15. 23.
    The Possible Redeployment of National Guard Troops in Minneapolis
    37:42
  16. 24.
    What To Do if You Encounter Highway Pavement Buckled by the Heat
    32:05
  17. 25.
    Governor Walz Resists a Tough Law Enforcement Response in Minneapolis
    38:11
  18. 26.
    The Mystery Woman of Soldiers Field Park
    40:08
  19. 27.
    Last Minute Negotiations at the State Capitol
    35:52
  20. 28.
    Do We Have Dairy Farmers to Thank For Minnesota's Strong Work Ethic?
    38:13
  21. 29.
    Safety in Downtown Rochester and in Rochester Swimming Pools
    37:37
  22. 30.
    Gun Violence in Downtown Rochester and Elsewhere
    36:00
  23. 31.
    The Honor and Remember Flag Project and Rochesterfest and Rooster Run Down
    37:53
  24. 32.
    Rochesterfest, Missing Pieces of Rochester, and Luke Tries a 5K
    33:47
  25. 33.
    Is a State Government Shutdown Coming?
    38:01
  26. 34.
    1860s Baseball in Rochester this Weekend
    37:35
  27. 35.
    Official "Government Speech" in the Rochester Public Schools
    37:57
  28. 36.
    The HIPAA Law and How it Affects All of Us
    37:03
  29. 37.
    The Violence in Minnesota's Largest City
    37:02
  30. 38.
    One Year Since George Floyd's Death and a Local Nun's Appeal for Healing
    37:00
  31. 39.
    MnDOT Update and The Born Learning Trail Is ReBorn
    36:11
  32. 40.
    A Movie About Craft Beer and the Best Charles Grodin Films
    36:51
  33. 41.
    A Conservative School Choice Plan For Black Students in MN?
    37:35
  34. 42.
    A Presidential Scholar From Rochester
    18:51
  35. 43.
    UFOs and What's With the Plane Circling Around the AZ Recount?
    37:51
  36. 44.
    What Can You Do About a Neighbor Who Won't Mow Their Lawn?
    39:59
  37. 45.
    Protect Your Loved Ones from Scams and the Legislature is Headed for Overtime
    36:47
  38. 46.
    Are Some Biden Supporters Having Voter's Remorse?
    37:10
  39. 47.
    A Deadly Shootout in Downtown Rochester
    32:08
  40. 48.
    Enhanced Unemployment Benefits and the Worker Shortage
    38:18
  41. 49.
    Why Qualified Immunity is Important to Law Enforcement
    37:47
  42. 50.
    What is a "Political Blind Date?"
    37:15

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