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.
Paramount Plans to Open to In-Person Events in May [PODCAST]
The Paramount Theater plans to open to in-person events in May. Gretchen Boulka, Director of Performing Arts, at the Paramount Center for the Arts joined me on WJON today. She says they are planning for a limited amount of in-person guests for events starting in May. She says they have some perfor…
Great River Road Gets “All American Road” Designation [PODCAST]
The Great River Road has been designated as an "All American Road" by the Federal Highway Administration. The Great River Road makes it way through 8 states starting in Minnesota and following the Mississippi River all the way to Louisiana. Anne Lewis is the Pilot for the Mississippi Riv…
New Fishing License Needed March 1st [PODCAST]
Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. Fishing licenses expire Monday at midnight and every angler needs to get a new license on March 1st. Glen says new this year each person must provide their own information when purchasing a license. This means a spouse can still buy a licens…
Vikings’ Dalvin Cook & Justin Jefferson Named to Pro Bowl
Viking running back Dalvin Cook and rookie receiver Justin Jefferson were both named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday.
Sartell Man Donates $3,300 Worth of Toys [PODCAST]
Sartell man Drew Bienusa, who is self employed as a video game player, held an event on his live streams to raise money for Toys for Tots encouraging his subscribers to donate money for this cause. Drew said he expected to raise around $1,000 but it turned into close to $3,300.
Vikings Edge Panthers on Beebe TD
The Vikings came from behind to defeat the Carolina Panthers at U.S. Bank Stadium 28-27. The Vikings outscored the Panthers 18-6 in the 4th quarter and went ahead on a Kirk Cousins to Chad Beebe 10-yard touchdown pass with :46 seconds left.
Holiday Activities to Explore in Minnesota [PODCAST]
Despite the pandemic Minnesota is still offering many activities for people to take part in. They include viewing holiday lights both locally in the St. Cloud area and throughout the state. Alyssa Hayes from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON.
How to Manage a Covid Halloween [PODCAST]
Halloween is a bit different in 2020 due to Covid-19. Pediatrician Dr. Jill Amsberry from CentraCare joined me on WJON. She suggests that trick or treaters are from the same household, cloth masks are a part of each costume, and social distance is observed.
Souhan; Gopher Football Defense is a Mystery [PODCAST]
The Gopher football team opens the 2020 season Saturday when they host Michigan at 6:30 p.m., pregame on WJON at 4:30. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. Jim says the Gophers have some known top performers on offense with quarterback Tanner Morgan, receiver Rashod Ba…
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.