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.
Paynesville Woman Hurt in Broadside Crash
A Paynesville woman was hurt in a broadside crash in Clara City on Friday night. The crash happened just before 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 7.
Royalton Motorcyclist Seriously Hurt in Little Falls Crash
A Royalton man was seriously hurt in a crash that happened in Little Falls on Friday morning. The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. on Haven Road.
Renovations to St. Cloud Country Inn & Suites West Completed [PHOTOS]
A renovation and expansion project was recently completed at the St. Cloud Country Inn and Suites Carlson West location. The hotel renovated all of their existing rooms and added 30 additional rooms.
Sheriff’s Office Still Looking for Tips on Unsolved Reker Case
Friday will mark the 42nd anniversary of Mary and Susanne Reker going missing from St. Cloud. It was Labor Day: September 2nd, 1974, when Mary and Susanne left home a little after 11:00 a.m. to go shopping at the nearby Zayre Discount Store. They never returned and were missing for nearly a month.
Repurposing Tech Site Could Cost $8-$10 Million
A proposal to repurpose a portion of Tech High School if a referendum passes this fall would likely cost between $8 to $10 million, according to District 742 Superintendent Willie Jett. The district unveiled a proposal for the historic site earlier this month if a referendum passes for a new Tech Hi…
Authorities Asking For Help to Find Stolen ATV
The Benton County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding an ATV that was stolen early Sunday.
School Year Marks 10-Years of Immersion Programs in District 742
This school year will mark 10 years of language immersion programs in the St. Cloud Area School District. District 742 offers Chinese language classrooms at Madison Elementary and Spanish classrooms at Clearview Elementary.
Sartell Area Students Can Now Check Lunch Menus From Smartphone
Sartell-St. Stephen students will be able to check their school lunch menu right from their smartphones this year. The district recently partnered with Nutrislice, a free smart phone app and online service that provides detailed nutritional information on school lunches.
St. Cloud Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Closes
A popular St. Cloud barbecue spot closed its doors over the weekend. Dan Stuttgen opened Dickey's in 2011. They were in the Division Street strip mall behind Red Lobster.
7th Graders Given Warm Welcome at Cathedral [VIDEO]
7th graders and other new students were greeted like celebrities for their first day of school at Cathedral High. Students, teachers and staff were out on Third Street, cheering and welcoming 7th graders and their families.