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.
Sartell Mayor Discusses Pine Cone Road Project [AUDIO]
Sartell Mayor Sarah Jane Nicoll joined me on WJON today. We talked about road construction projects including the work they will be done on Pine Cone Road north of Sartell leading out to the new High School.
Update on the New Tech From Willie Jett [AUDIO]
St. Cloud School Superintendent Willie Jett joined me on WJON today. He talked about many things including an update on the new Tech High School building, an update on Quarry View Early Childhood building, the plans for Clark Field and why state testing isn't fair to District 742.
Learn More About Laura Ingalls Wilder [AUDIO]
If you watched Little House on the Prairie you'd be interested in my conversation with author Caroline Fraser. She joined me today on WJON and we talked about her book "Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder". Caroline described Laura's struggles after she m…
Question of the Week; “Star”?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song with the word "star" in the title. Let me know between 9:10-10 today by calling 320-252-5852, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Who’s Running For Minnesota Governor? [AUDIO]
St. Cloud State Political Science Professor Patricia Bodelson was my guest on WJON Thursday. She discussed the democratic and republican candidates for Governor. She talked about those who have already announced their candidacy and suggested some that could announce.
Climate Change and How It Effects Central Minnesota [AUDIO]
The topic of climate change or global warming has been discussed and many theories exist. Today on WJON I talked with Lee Morgan, Coordinator for Citizens Climate Lobby and St. John's/St. Ben's Science Professor Henry Jakubowski. The two discussed a possible tax on carbon emissions and d…
Gail Cruikshank Discusses the St. Cloud Job Outlook For 2018 [AUDIO]
Gail Cruikshank, Talent Director, from the St. Cloud Development Corporation joined me Monday. She says the unemployment rate in St. Cloud is still low and below the state's 3.1% average. Gail talked about how employers must try different methods to lure potential employees and how they can k…
WJON Question of the Week; Song with “Miracle” in the Title?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song with "miracle" in the title? Let me know between 9:10-10 by calling 320-252-5852, email email@example.com
Voices For Veterans; Enrollment For Veterans [AUDIO]
Today on our Voices For Veterans broadcast on WJON I talked with Barry Venable (Public Affairs Officer), Kim Rygh and Anna Pikus (Enrollment and Outreach Specialists) from the St. Cloud V.A. We talked about enrollment opportunities for veterans.
Stop Complaining! Author Explains How You Can Change Your Mentality [AUDIO]
Author Cianna Stewart joined me on WJON today. We talked about her book "No Complaints; How to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Joy". She discussed why she was disgusted with her own complaining and why she wanted to change.