Hello there! I'm the new kid on the block and am beyond excited to join the KROC News Team. I come to Rochester from Winona where I went to college and learned the ropes of this wonderful radio thing. I grew up as a Minnesota sports fan behind enemy lines in western Wisconsin. There's a good chance I'll be out on the golf course in season and counting down the days until my next tee shot in the winter.
Southwest Minnesota Road Closures Lifted (Update)
Snow Plows are out in the area Friday morning trying to make the roads passable enough to reopen to traffic.
Hero Babysitter Saves 5 Children from House Fire in Minnesota
Authorities are praising the babysitter’s quick thinking and action to prevent further harm and damage.
Silo Explosion in Rural Minnesota Hospitalizes Firefighter
Crews were fighting the fire when the top of the silo blew off.
Teen Killed in Shooting at Mall of America
The shooting occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Friday.
Birds Blamed For Large Minnesota Power Outage
Crews were able to get the power back on within an hour.