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.
District Seeks Lease Extension With St. Joseph For Colts Site
The St. Cloud Area School District is seeking an extension of their lease to allow them to keep early childhood programs at Colts Academy in St. Joseph for a little longer. The district is hoping for an extension until their new early childhood building is done on the Discovery school property.
St. Cloud PD: Suspicious Item Turns Out to be False Alarm
St. Cloud Police and Fire responded to a call of a suspicious item on Monday afternoon.
Sheriff: Suspects Stole ATV, Dropped It Off For Repairs
Two men were arrested and are facing charges for allegedly stealing an ATV in Mille Lacs County.
Chief Anderson: No Link Found Yet Between Mall Attacker and ISIS [VIDEO]
St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson said in a news conference on Monday that authorities haven't yet found a link between the Crossroads Mall attacker and the terror group ISIS.
City Working to Keep Downtown St. Cloud Trendy For Young Professionals
The St. Cloud Downtown Council is working with local young professionals to keep downtown a fun, edgy and innovative place to be. Pegg Gustafson is the President of the Council, she says there are over 620 businesses and 10,000 employees in downtown St. Cloud.
Report of Man With a Gun at St. Cloud Mall Turns Out To Be False
There was a heavy police response at the Midtown Mall in St. Cloud on Thursday night, due to a call that there was a man with a gun inside. However, the threat was quickly found to be a false alarm.
District Holding Open Meeting for Tech Proposal
The St. Cloud Area School District is holding a meeting for residents in the Tech High School neighborhood on Saturday.
Google Express Now Available in St. Cloud Area
If you're a big online shopper, you have another option in St. Cloud. Google Express announced earlier this week that they expanded their delivery service into different communities in Minnesota, including the St. Cloud metro.
SCSU Coborn Apartments See Jump in Residents
After struggling to attract students over the last few years, there's been a bump in occupancy numbers in the St. Cloud State Coborn Plaza Apartments. The apartments now have an 87 percent occupancy rate. It's exceeding recent expectations
Amcon Block and Precast Sold to Twin Cities Area Company
A St. Cloud concrete and masonry supplier has recently been sold. Amcon Block and Precast has been sold to Cemstone, a larger company that's based in Mendota Heights.