Became a member of the WJON crew during the summer of 2013. Reporting on education, local business, Cold Spring and St. Joseph. Reach out to me with your story ideas and feedback: Dan@wjon.com or 320-257-7205. Always love hearing from listeners and the community. Outside of news I enjoy running outdoors, reading a good book, watching the Twins and Vikings break my heart, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Recent St. Cloud State graduate.
Fighting Prescription Drug Abuse: Sheriff’s Office Sets up Drug Drop Box
In an effort to fight against local prescription drug abuse, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office is taking part in a drug take back program. The Sheriff's Office is participating in the CVS Medication Disposal for Safer Communities program.
Weather Announcements for Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
We have some weather-related announcements for today (Tuesday) July 5th.
St. Cloud Man Thrown From Motorcycle, Taken to Hospital
A St. Cloud man was hurt when he was thrown from his motorcycle on Monday. The incident happened at 1:20 p.m. on Quest Road near 243rd Street by Harding.
Tornado Watch Issued For Most of Central Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of Central Minnesota.
Sartell-St. Stephen District Names Interim Board Member
A former board member for the Sartell-St. Stephen school district has been named an interim board member for the rest of this year.
Melrose Man Killed in Tractor Accident
Authorities say a Melrose man died when he was trapped underneath a tractor. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says they were called to a farm just after 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday.
Superintendent: New Tech and Updated Apollo Will Cost Roughly $142 Million
Funds for a new Tech High School and for updates to Apollo High School will likely return to the ballot for St. Cloud area voters this November. On Thursday, Superintendent Willie Jett proposed a roughly $138 referendum to bring to the ballot this fall.
Free Self-Help Legal Services Coming to Wright, Sherburne County
More and more people are deciding to represent themselves in court without a lawyer. To address this growing trend, the Sherburne and Wright County courthouses will soon be offering free self-help legal services.
Sartell-St. Stephen School Board Chair Durrwachter Resigns
Sartell-St. Stephen school board chair Krista Durrwachter resigned from the board on Tuesday morning. Durrwachter was elected to the board in 2012 and was elected board chair in 2015.
Becker Man Charged With 20+ Tax Felonies
The Sherburne County Attorney's Office is charging a Becker man with 23 tax-related felonies. A news release from the Minnesota Department of Revenue says Jared Brigmon is charged with 13 counts of making retail sales after revocation of a permit