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.
Who Should Pay For Sidewalk Repairs?
Rochester City Councilmember Shaun Palmer talks about sidewalk repairs, property taxes, and paying for water infrastructure.
A Possible Oscar Contender With a Rochester Connection
The Med City Movie Guy Chris Miksanek reviews a new film starring Jessica Chastain that is being mentioned as a possible Oscar nomination.
The Debate Over Traffic Stops for Minor Violations
Tom and Andy are back and talk about the push to end traffic stops for minor offenses and the controversy facing a top military leader.
Lawsuit Against Olmsted County Election Officials is Back
Andy and Tom talk about the State Supreme Court's decision to consider a lawsuit over absentee ballot counting procedures in Olmsted County.
Could China's Video Game Crackdown be its Achille's Heel?
China's video game crackdown, positive news concerning the mRNA vaccines, and the Legal Eagle are all part of the mix for the show.
More Opposition to Defunding Police in Minnesota
Tom and Andy talk about the Minneapolis Police Department's ongoing efforts to remake the city's police department and the final departure of US forces from Afghanistan.