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.
You Can Adopt a Classroom in District 742
Local teachers sometimes spend hundreds of their own dollars for school supplies in the classroom. In an effort to help, the District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation (LEAF) is kicking off its "Adopt a Classroom Project" for this year.
Olympic Sports: St. Cloud Sisters Dominating Local Tennis [VIDEO]
Four St. Cloud sisters are creating quite a "racket" in the local tennis scene. The Tarrolly sisters spend countless hours practicing together during the summer. They all started playing at a very young age, as soon as they were able to pick up a racket.
New Phone Scam Targets Waite Park Businesses
There's a phone scam circulating in Central Minnesota that's targeting area businesses.
Man Knocked Unconscious, Rescued in Lake Alexandria
An Eden Prairie man was hurt while tubing up in Morrison County on Saturday. The incident happened on Lake Alexandria just before 3:30 p.m.
Voting Open For St. Cloud Sculpture Walk
You can vote for your favorite piece of art in the St. Cloud Sculpture Walk. Sculpture Walk is a year-long exhibit with 12 temporary statues on loan to St. Cloud for a year and two permanent statues in downtown St. Cloud.
New Principal Excited to Take Over Lincoln Elementary
There will be a new face in the Lincoln Elementary principal's office this school year. BriAnne Hern will be taking over as principal at the school.
St. Cloud Based Viking Coca-Cola Expands Distribution
St. Cloud based Viking Coca-Cola is expanding its distribution territory in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Lightning Strike Starts House Fire in Meeker County
A lightning strike caused a house fire in Meeker County on Wednesday night. Authorities responded to the blaze just before 7:30 p.m. in the 18400 block of County Road 15 in Collinwood Township.
St. Cloud District Dealing With Another Bus Driver Shortage
The St. Cloud area school district is dealing with a shortage of school bus drivers again. District 742 is looking to fill about 10 to 15 school bus driver positions before classes swing back into session.
St. Cloud Microbiologics Expanding, Creating 35 New Jobs
A St. Cloud based worldwide supplier of microorganisms and lab-testing equipment is expanding. Microbiologics Inc. is building a 30,000 square foot addition at its St. Cloud headquarters. CEO Brad Goskowicz says the expansion will create around 35 jobs.