T.J. Leverentz has been a trusted voice covering news and sports in Southeast Minnesota for nearly 10 years. He got his start in college at Winona State before moving to Rochester in 2022. He's dedicated to covering the news that matters most in Rochester and across the state including crime, local government, education and breaking news. When he's not in the newsroom he's out a local high school broadcasting football and basketball games. T.J. is a huge sports fan and when he's not on the clock he's spending time with family and friends, teeing it up at the golf course or trying to tackle projects at his house.
Deluge of 5 Inches of Rain Leaves Minnesota Town Underwater
Heavy rainfall on Thursday prompted an emergency declaration for a small town in southern Minnesota’s Waseca County.
Wind & Heat Making Dangerous Wildfires Possible in Minnesota
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Officials are again warning residents of southern Minnesota of an elevated wildfire risk Thursday.
Major Winter Storm Set to Bring Over a Foot of Snow to Rochester
A Winter Weather Advisory begins Tuesday afternoon then a Winter Storm Warning takes effect on Wednesday.
Winter Storm Leads to Over a Dozen Crashes in Rochester
8 inches of snow was reported in southeast Rochester yesterday.
Hundreds of Drivers Crash on Slick Minnesota Roads
One crash resulted in a fatality.