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.
Rumor Mill Turns After Severe Weather Keeps Breaking Up Near St. Cloud
Severe weather rumors are circulating in Central Minnesota communities after a couple recent storm systems have weakened over the St. Cloud metro. Does it seem like severe weather always misses St. Cloud?
You Can Vote For a New Minnesota License Plate
Three finalists for a new Minnesota license plate were revealed on Monday - and you get to pick your favorite.
WJON In Depth: Oil Trains and St. Cloud’s Risk on the Rails [VIDEO]
In 2013 an oil train derailment killed 47 people in Lac Megantic Quebec and leveled a downtown overnight.....The same Bakken Crude Oil passes through backyards in St. Cloud. WJON investigated: does St. Cloud have a plan for an oil train derailment?
Buffalo Coborn’s Closing in July
A Coborn's grocery store in Buffalo will be closing at the end of July. According to a news release, Coborn's decided to close the location due to limited space and no room to expand.
Movie in The Park Showing in St. Joseph Tuesday
You can enjoy a nice evening outdoors with a movie in the park in St. Joseph on Tuesday. Hotel Transylvania 2 will be showing at Millstream Park starting at dusk (9:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.).
Police: Four Arrested After Fight Near Lake George Bathrooms
Four people were arrested after St. Cloud Police say they had a fight by the bathrooms at Lake George. The incident happened just after 11:00 p.m on Saturday.
Hay Shed Destroyed in Dassel Fire
A fire destroyed a hay shed in Meeker County on Saturday. The incident happened just before 11:45 a.m. in the 26000 block of County Road 4 in rural Dassel.
Superintendent Jett to Pitch November Referendum For New Tech
St. Cloud area voters will likely go to the polls again this fall to decide on whether to build a new Tech High School and upgrade Apollo High School. District 742 Superintendent Willie Jett will be proposing a November referendum for a new Tech High School and updated Apollo to the school board.
Severe Storms, Tornadoes Possible in Central MN Saturday
If you have outdoor plans for this weekend, you may want to keep a close eye on the weather forecast. The possibility of severe weather is picking up steam on Saturday for eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Waite Park Gun Shop Sees Spike of Interest in Rifles
Conversations have been swirling at the U.S. Senate this week about proposed legislation to block people on the no-fly list from buying guns. A Waite Park gun shop says the national conversation on gun control has led to a growing interest from the Central Minnesota community for modern sporting rif…