News Director: I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small west central community of Maynard. I began my professional radio career working nights at KDMA in Montevideo. Then, after a 10 year stint in Redwood Falls working at KLGR, I moved to St. Cloud. I’ve been working here at WJON since 2005, and have been the news director since 2007. The main beats that I cover include: politics, education, and local government. I'm also the early morning news anchor on WJON, and I host the News @ Noon show weekdays on WJON.
Fire Chief: Kings Inn Fire ‘Suspicious’, Reward Offered
Authorities are calling the fire at the former Kings Inn in Watab Township suspicious.
Midtown Square Property in St. Cloud Has A New Owner
The Midtown Square in St. Cloud is under new ownership.
Sheriff: Missing Stearns County Family Has Been Found
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says they have found a family who had been missing and evading authorities for several days.
Amazon to Pay Full College Tuition for Front-Line Workers
Amazon is the latest company to offer free full college tuition to its employees.
NWS: Fewest Thunderstorm, Tornado Warnings in MN in 21 Years
Here's an interesting tidbit for your Thursday morning, The National Weather Service has issued the fewest number of Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Warnings in 21 years, so far this year (since 2000).
Apollo, Tech Class of ’71, First Split Class, 50th Reunion
St. Cloud Apollo High School opened in the fall of 1970, making the class of '71 the very first to split between two public high schools.
DNR Confirms New State Record Northern Pike, Tie for Muskie
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified the state catch-and-release record northern pike, a 46 1/4 inch fish caught June 19 on Basswood Lake by 15-year-old Brecken Kobylecky from Geneva, Illinois.
More Than 3,000 Fairgoers Vaccinated at MN State Fair
More than 3,000 Fairgoers were vaccinated at the COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at the Minnesota State Fair.
St. Cloud Pride Week Includes Full List of Events, Activities
Next week is Pride Week in St. Cloud with a full schedule of events planned around town.
After Mixed Reactions Future St. Joseph Parklets In Doubt
The parklet in downtown St. Joseph has been removed and future parklets in the community seems to be up in the air. City staff had the temporary park removed on Friday.