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.
St. Cloud Police Respond to Southside Gunshots
St. Cloud Police responded to a report of gunshots in south St. Cloud early Sunday morning. The incident happened just after 2:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of 13th Street South.
Authorities Looking For Child After Chase With Stolen Vehicle
Central Minnesota authorities are allegedly looking for a juvenile suspect who took part in stealing two vehicles.
$25,000 Anonymous Gift Given to St. Cloud Reading Program
The District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation has received a large anonymous gift to help kids read in the St. Cloud area.
Tutors Still in Demand For St. Cloud Area Schools
There's still a need for tutors in the St. Cloud Area School District this upcoming school year. An email from the Minnesota Reading and Math Corps says there's still a need for around 30 tutors in District 742 for the upcoming school year.
St. Joseph Man Killed When Car Slips Off Jack
Authorities say a man in St. Joseph Township died on Monday when a car slipped off a jack and landed on his chest.
ROCORI District Sees Another Bump in Enrollment
The ROCORI School District is seeing another slight uptick in enrollment numbers going into this school year. ROCORI will start the year with just over 2,075 students.
More Details Emerge on Kidnapping and Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl
More details have emerged on the kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office released primary autopsy results on Tuesday and says Ertl died of homicidal violence.
Citations Down During St. Cloud State Move-In Weekend
St. Cloud Police cited 107 people for various offenses in southside neighborhoods this year during the opening of the St. Cloud State fall semester. This is down from 137 people cited last year and 223 people cited in 2014.
UPDATE: Crews Recover Body of Meire Grove Man From Lake Sylvia
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office and dive teams have found the body of a man who went missing on a Central Minnesota Lake on Sunday.
Willmar Man Hurt in Stearns County ATV Crash
A Willmar man was hurt when he rolled his ATV near Belgrade on Sunday night. The crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. near the address of 47011 Town Line Road in Crow Lake Township, about three miles west of Belgrade.