I'm a 1996 graduate of St. Cloud State University and have been with WJON for over 22 years as a news reporter and anchor. While the news is my business, sports are my love. I am a big fan of the Vikings, Twins, Gopher's basketball, the Wolves, Wild, and St. Cloud State Hockey. My favorite pastimes include snowmobiling, golfing and movies.
Ice Fishing Extravaganza is Going Virtual in 2021
The 31st annual Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza will be a virtual contest in 2021.
St. Cloud Police Department Issues Warning on Phone Scam
The St. Cloud Police Department is alerting you to a phone scam circulating the area that makes it seem like the caller is from them.
MN Turkey Growers Navigate Pandemic to Get Birds to Your Table
Good news for turkey lovers. There should be plenty of birds available for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast.
Elections and Pandemic Can Add Stress to S.A.D. Sufferers
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that affects an estimated 10-million Americans.
Deer Numbers Strong in Central MN Ahead of Firearms Opener
A half-million people are expected to don the blaze orange and take to the woods and fields this weekend for Minnesota's firearms deer hunting opener.
DNR Announces Winter Walleye Harvest Limits on Mille Lacs
Anglers who ice fish on Mille Lacs Lake will be able to keep one walleye again this winter.
Cuyuna Country Recreation Area is Expanding Mountain Bike Trails
Mountain bike enthusiasts will have an additional 10 miles of trail next spring in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.
I-94 Closed in Both Directions in Albertville Due to Semi Crash
A semi rollover has forced the closure of I-94 in Albertville Monday afternoon.
DNR Warning of Increased Wildfire Risk This Fall
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is alerting Minnesotans to favorable conditions for wildfires this fall.
DNR Urges ATV Safety as Fatalities Reach 10-Year High
Fall is the most popular time of year for off-highway vehicle riding and the Minnesota DNR is urging safety.