I'm proud to be the host of the WJON Morning News Watch. The toughest part of the job might be getting up at 4am but when the clock strikes 5 the Magic happens. I spend most of my time searching for both valuable information and meaningless stuff. My two kids keep me busy with both frustration and pride. Tune in weekdays to find out what Magic will happen next.
WJON Question of the Week; Name a Song with “Christmas” in the Title?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song with "Christmas" in the title. Lots of options to choose from. Let me know between 9:10-10 today by calling 320-252-5852, email email@example.com
SCSU’s Lee LaDue Talks About Sexual Harassment [AUDIO]
St. Cloud State Gender Balance Coordinator Lee LaDue from the St. Cloud State Women's Center joined me on WJON today. She talked about what is sexual harassment, why more is being reported and if we are making progress on sexually equality.
Gophers Extend the Contract of P.J. Fleck
The University of Minnesota has extended the contract of Gopher football coach P.J. Fleck through 2023. The extension will become official pending approval from the Board of Regents at its December meeting. Terms of the contract extension are not immediately available.
14th Ranked Gophers Pound Alabama A&M to Stay Unbeaten
The 14th ranked Gopher men's basketball team is 5-0 after a 100-57 win over Alabama A&M last night at Williams Arena. The Gophers had 5 players scored in double figures led by Jordan Murphy with 20 points and 10 rebounds and Devonte Fitzgerald with 13 points and 8 rebounds.
St. Ben’s Basketball Stays Unbeaten
The St. Ben's basketball team downed UW-Superior 61-58 last night to improve to 3-0 this season. The Blazers led by 4 at halftime and held on in the 2nd half. Niki Fokken led the Blazers with 18 points and Maddie Schmitz added 13 points.
WJON Question of the Week; “Smoke” or “Heat” Song?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song with the words "smoke" or "heat" in the title. Let me know between 9:10-10 by calling 320-252-5852, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Voices For Veterans; Quit Smoking Help [AUDIO]
Today on our Voices For Veterans segment on WJON I talked with Health Behavior Coordinator Shauncie Skidmore, Clinical Dietician Sarah Rose and Public Relations Officer Barry Venable from the St. Cloud V.A.
King Banaian Talks Economy and Gas Prices [AUDIO]
St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me today on WJON. He talked about current gas prices, the Christmas season for retail and more.
WJON Question of the Week; Song with Animal in the Title?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song with an "animal" in the title? It could be "Eye of the Tiger", "Hungry like a Wolf" or whatever else you can come up with.
Rocori Football Earns State Tourney Berth [AUDIO]
Rocori downed Fergus Falls 30-0 in snowy Alexandria tonight. Dalton Thelen ran for 104 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Spartans advance to play in the Class 4-A State tournament quarterfinals next week.