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.
Ko-Z’s Eats and Sweets Closing Friday
Ko-Z's Eats and Sweets announced they are closing. The last day they will be open is Friday September 24th. The announcement was made on Ko-Z's Eats and Sweets facebook page.
Duck Numbers Locally Are Good with Duck Season Starting Saturday
The Duck hunting opener in Minnesota is Saturday September 25th. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News says the amount of people duck hunting in the state has steadily gone down over the past 20 years but those levels may have leveled off in the past 4 to 5 years. He says "we're not gaining man…
SCSU Preparing Students for In-Person and Remote Jobs
St. Cloud State University has adjusted how they prepare students for life after college because things have changed because of the pandemic. As a society we may have always been moving toward more remote job opportunities but the amount of jobs that can be done remotely has increased greatly in th…
The World’s Smallest Gas Station is in Minnesota
The World's smallest gas station was in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The, 3 ½-foot-by-4-foot Standard station was right downtown next to where the Graystone building is today.
Camp Bliss Guns & Goods Raffle
Help honor veterans and law enforcement. Camp Bliss is hosting a Guns & Goods Raffle Friday September 24th starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Sauk Rapids VFW. Tickets are $40.
What Are the Consequences for Unvaccinated CentraCare Employees?
Last week CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON and said unvaccinated CentraCare employees would not be fired. That is still technically the case. This week when I talked with Dr. Morris he got into more detail as to what the result would be for employees who choose not to get t…
Great Fall Destinations to Explore in Minnesota
Minnesota can be beautiful in Autumn with fall colors and traveling could be a good idea to better experience this. Alyssa Hayes from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON today. She says fall colors are popping in northern Minnesota and moving south quickly.
Good Deal For the Wild and Kaprizov; Here’s Why
The Minnesota Wild and top player Kirill Kaprizov announced the agreement to a 5-year $45 Million contract Tuesday. Kaprizov could practice with the team as early as Friday. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says "this is the deal that was going to happen a…
St. Cloud Water Usage Expected to Drop In October
St. Cloud residents were asked to reduce their water usage at different times this summer due to the drought we dealt with in Central Minnesota. St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis says the city is no longer mandating watering to one day a week but is still asking residents to reduce their watering to 1 day…
Mayor Kleis Tells Us How St. Cloud’s Pilot Downtown Parking Plan is Working
In June the St. Cloud City Council approved a pilot parking plan that encourages parking in the downtown parking garages. The pilot program runs through the end of 2021 and allows for parking in downtown parking garages for free nights after 5 p.m.