I am the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The listeners and I have healthy, fun and never negative conversations on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday and What Up Wednesday. If you haven't checked it out, please do and find out how uplifting the shows can be. My wife and I reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. We raised our 2 boys and little dog to be productive members of society.
Explore Minnesota; Drive-ins and Campsites [PODCAST]
Every other week Alyssa Hayes from Explore Minnesota joins me on WJON. Today she talked about the 6 drive-in movie theaters in Minnesota which includes Starlite Drive-in in Litchfield and Long Drive-in Theater in Long Prairie. The other drive ins are in Elko, Lake Elmo, Laverne and Warren.
Central Minnesota Beer; A History [PODCAST]
Central Minnesota has a rich and long tradition with beer and brewers. Author Jacob Laxen joined me on WJON this week to talk about his book "Central Minnesota Beer; A History". Jacob worked with the Stearns History Museum to uncover some of the information for the book.
St. Cloud Area Golf Courses Signature Holes [GALLERY]
Golf has been embraced by many over the last few months with so many sports not happening due to Covid-19. St. Cloud is lucky to have so many great courses so close to the community. I reached out to area courses for what each course thought is their signature hole.
Twins To Open Season July 24 at Chicago
Major League Baseball released their 2020 adjusted 60-game schedule Monday. The Twins will open the season Friday July 24 at Chicago against the White Sox starting a 3-game series. The Twins will play their home opener Tuesday July 28th against the St. Louis Cardinals at Target Field at 7:10 p.m.
Souhan; Vikings Get Value in the Draft [PODCAST]
The NFL draft concluded Saturday with the Vikings making 15 picks and acquiring a pair of picks in next year's draft. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He thought the Vikings did a good job getting value throughout the draft.
Vikings Draft Left Tackle, D-Back and Add More Picks
The Vikings selected Boise State left tackle Ezra Cleveland with the 58th overall pick in the 2nd round before taking Mississippi State cornerback Cameron Dantzler with the 89th overall pick in the 3rd round. The Vikings traded the 2nd 3rd round pick to New Orleans and acquired additional 4th, 5th,…
Press Bar Cleanup Timeline Waiting on Lawyers [PODCAST]
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis joined me on WJON for a radio town hall meeting. He took questions from listeners and addressed a number of things. He talked about the cleanup process of the Press Bar site downtown.
Ways to Support Minnesota While At Home [PODCAST]
Alyssa Hayes from Explore Minnesota joined Jerry Carlson and I today on WJON. She talked about ways to explore Minnesota on virtual tours online, watching movies and television shows with Minnesota connections, consuming Minnesota beers and dreaming about Minnesota summer vacations.
Souhan; NFL Draft Should be Pushed Back [PODCAST]
The NFL is still planning their April 23-25 draft despite NFL General Managers requesting to move the date of the event. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan is siding with the GMs.
Souhan; Playoffs Could Change the Direction for the Wild [PODCAST]
The Minnesota Wild won their 6th game in a row Thursday night 3-2 at San Jose and now hold the top wildcard spot in the Western Conference. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.