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.
Sobieski Wins Class C State Amateur Baseball Title
Sobieski captured the Class C State Amateur Baseball title on Labor Day with a 3-0 win in 11 innings in Waconia against Watertown. This was the 4th state championship game appearance for the Skis in 8 years.
Hunters; Shotgun Shells Are Hard to Find
Early season goose and teal hunting opens Saturday in Minnesota. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says ammunition supplies are still a problem for hunters. Schmitt suggests to hunters that if they see the shells they plan on using for this fall which includes deer huntin…
Winter Blend Expected to Push Gas Prices Up in November
Hurricane Ida and the increased demand on gas pushed gas prices up locally in the past week. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He expects gas prices to drop slightly after Labor Day weekend and continue to fall through October.
Central Minnesotans Can Expect to Pay More Dining Out
A worker shortage, COVID-19 pandemic and a shortage of many products has triggered inflation in many different areas in our economy. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says inflation is sticking around for the foreseeable future an…
[OPINION] Do Central Minnesotans Have a Lot to Be Negative About?
2020 was a challenging year with the COVID-19 pandemic waging on. 2021 has also presented many challenges which includes the continuing pandemic, a drought, fires in Canada, the Taliban retaking Afghanistan with U.S. troops leaving, a job shortage and people driving faster on our roadways leading t…
Huntington Bank Stadium Adding a New Club Feature
Cambria and the University of Minnesota is partnering to create a unique, innovative, and advanced-design club space at Huntington Bank Stadium called "Club Cambria"., The space features a high-end, elevated, luxury lounge experience unlike any other seating area in the stadium.
St. Cloud Schools Committed to In-Person Learning
St. Cloud School District 742 is committed to in-person learning this upcoming school year. That according to St. Cloud School Superintendent Willie Jett. He joined me on WJON today. He says he believes in-person learning gives students the best educational opportunity.
5 Local Teams Still Alive in the Class C State Amateur Tourney
The Sartell Muskies defeated the Wanamingo Jacks 4-1 Friday in Waconia to advance to play the Bluffton Braves at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Waconia. The Luxemburg Brewers survived with a 13-7 win over the Ada Athletics Sunday in Waconia. Luxemburg will play the Waconia Lakers at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Chask…
COVID-19 Numbers Rise Again at St. Cloud Hospital
COVID-19 positive cases at St. Cloud Hospital continue to rise. CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON this week. He says 44 people are hospitalized with 18 of those in the ICU/Critical Care Unit. Of the 44 people hospitalized 42 of them are unvaccinated and all 18 in the ICU/Cr…
Minnesota Father and Daughter Set Guinness World Record
A Minnesota father and daughter have achieved the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to row the length of the Mississippi River by a team. KJ and Casey Millhone, of Wayzata have officially been named as World Record holders alongside teammates Bobby Johnson and Rod Price, both from Florida.