Erich Fisher

Digital Content Producer

Erich is a digital content producer at the Rochester Post Bulletin where he creates content for the Post Bulletin's digital platforms. Before he moved to Rochester, Erich worked as a sports reporter for Rivals.com covering the University of Illinois' athletic programs in Champaign, Illinois. Erich graduated from the University of Illinois in 2020 with a degree in journalism and a minor in public relations.

Readers can reach Erich at 507-285-7681 or efisher@postbulletin.com.

Matt Jensen has been playing chess since he was four years old when his grandfather taught him on a camping trip. Not soon after he fell in love with the game. That love and passion for chess have pushed him to become a national master and Rochester's highest-rated player.
The Rochester Fire Department responded Friday afternoon to multiple calls of a structure fire on the 1600 block of Marion Road SE. The fire extended to the adjacent mobile home, causing significant damage.
The motorcyclist was driving west on Highway 60 at Wabasha County Road 13 when the motorcycle lost control and struck a guard rail.
The motorcycle and pickup truck collided at the intersection of Valleyhigh Drive NW and Instrument Drive NW on Thursday.
The cabin grew in popularity during the pandemic as people "wanted a place to just get away from society and relax and unplug,” owner Heather Nierman said.
The vehicle was traveling north on Highway 26 in Hokah Township when it went off the road and rolled.
The crash occurred Wednesday morning when the motorcycle went into a ditch off Highway 30 near Westfield Township and ejected the driver.
For Owen Roe, a love of video games led to a career in graphic design. That pursuit now has him as an art director at the Esports/tech company eFuse, which is described as a "Linkedin for gamers" and has high-profile athletes such as Odell Beckham Jr., Ezekial Elliot and Seth Curry invested in it.
Police also allegedly found fentanyl and methamphetamine in the men's residence.
Rochester Police Chief James Franklin said a newly formed task force has been combatting the recent shootings and other violent crimes in Rochester so far this year.