Contact Us

Alex Svejkovsky

St. Cloud has always been a second home to me. After growing up in the town of Paynesville, I moved to Sartell to begin my college career at St. Cloud State University, majoring in Mass Communications. In my time there I mostly focused on the television side of things, spending most of my time with the campus television station UTVS. While at UTVS I did many roles such as news anchor, reporter and sports anchor for our many live newscasts. I even did play by play for the football and basketball games that we had televised. However, I didn’t just limit myself to television. While putting myself through school I worked with Leighton Broadcasting in their sports department, doing many things behind the scenes and over the air. Upon my graduation from St. Cloud State in 2012, I began to find that first opportunity to enter the broadcast journalism world and to my excitement landed here at WJON as a field reporter/news anchor. I love what I do and can honestly say that I never think of my job as work. Outside of the news room my pastimes include sports, music, hanging with my family and just enjoying the great Minnesota weather.
WJON Reporter Alex Svejkovsky gives the Flex Tech program a try at Country Manor. (Photo: WJON News)
WJON Reporter Alex Svejkovsky gives the Flex Tech program a try at Country Manor. (Photo: WJON News)
[

Virtual Training Program Provides Extra Push A Trainer Would [VIDEO]

An unlikely gym location is using computer technology to help you reach your fitness goals without needed a trainer. Just inside Country Manor in Sartell is a small gym many would never think to use.

Read More|Comment

New detours around Pinecone Road Project (Photo: City of Sartell)
New detours around Pinecone Road Project (Photo: City of Sartell)
[

Watch Out For New Detours Along Pinecone Road

Sartell residents should expect a few new detours along Pinecone road starting Monday. Pinecone Road from 7th Street North to Sundance Road will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Read More|Comment

Preparing the Foley Community School for opening day. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Preparing the Foley Community School for opening day. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
[

Foley City Pool Brings Great Joy, But Take Great Loss Each Year

A recent story from the Associated Press mentioned city pools across Minnesota end up losing money each year despite the number of people they attract. So we looked to see if this was a problem in our own back yard.

Read More|Comment

China Restaurant (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
China Restaurant (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
[

UPDATE: Verizon To Move Into Former China Restaurant Location

An update to a story we told you about Tuesday. A verizon store will sit on the former China Restaurant location. Verizon spokeswomen Karen Smith has confirmed to WJON the business will be leasing the building from the developer who bought the restaurant.

Read More|Comment

Jordan Kawlewski (Photo: Sherburne County Jail)
Jordan Kawlewski (Photo: Sherburne County Jail)
[

Police Chase Of A Stolen Vehicle Leads To An Andover Man’s Arrest

A high speed chase in a stolen vehicle lead to the arrest of an Andover man last night (Wednesday). The incident started at about 10:30 p.m. on Highway 10 in Becker. Becker Police says they tried to stop a vehicle heading west on Highway 10 going over 100 mph.

Read More|Comment

The Sauk Rapids Balloon water tower (left) is the the process of a face lift (right). (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
The Sauk Rapids Balloon water tower (left) is the the process of a face lift (right). (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
[

Behind the Scenes: What’s Going On With The Sauk Rapids Balloon Water Tower [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we find out what's going on at the Sauk Rapids balloon water tower. The signature balloon water tower has been getting a face lift over the last month, for the first time since 1996.

Read More|Comment

WJON News
WJON News
[

Richmond Woman Hurt In Two Vehicle Crash Near St. Joseph

A Richmond woman was hurt after being involved in a two car crash near St. Joseph yesterday (Tuesday) morning. The incident happened just before 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of Stearns County Road 133 and 322 Street in St. Wendel Township, about two miles north of St. Joseph.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The WJON VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The WJON VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.