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.
Vehicle Fatally Strikes Pedestrian At Busy Minnesota Intersection
She was 61 years old.
Electric Car Driver Killed in Crash at Minnesota Interchange
The vehicle struck the median.
Investigation Started After Fatal Minnesota Home Explosion & Fire
The smoke and flames were captured by a MnDOT traffic camera.
Rollover Crash Ejects and Kills Teen in Small Minnesota Town
The deadly crash is under investigation.
Truck Found, Search Continues for Missing Man in Southeast Minnesota
He was last heard from Wednesday night.
Minnesota County Sees 2 Fatal Crashes in Single Day
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.
Missing Southeast Minnesota Man Now Subject of Statewide Alert
Over 150 people partook in a volunteer search effort on Saturday.
Equipment Mishap Claims Man’s Life on Southern Minnesota Farm
He was 31 years old.
Statewide Endangered Missing Person Alert Issued for Minnesota Man
He was last seen Saturday morning.
At Least Two Fatal Accidents Reported in Minnesota Thursday
One of the victims was a pedestrian.
Authorities Recover Bodies of Missing Southern Minnesota Canoers
The search lasted for 18 days.
Teen Predator Bust: Minnesota Deputy Arrested & Charged in Sting Operation
The charges say an undercover officers were posing as teens online to catch individuals seeking to solicit sexual acts with underaged girls.