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.
Apollo Wins Friday
Saint Cloud Apollo defeated Sauk Rapids-Rice 7-0 Friday night at Joe Faber Field.
SCSU Baseball Continues Play in NCAAs; Apollo-SR on AM 1390
The St. Cloud State baseball team defeated Central Oklahoma 5-2 Wednesday night in their first game of the NCAA Division II Central Region in Magnolia, Arkansas. Cathedral graduate Dominic Austing threw 8 2/3 innings to get the win for the Huskies with 12 strikeouts.
Stump the Panel Podcast [AUDIO]
If you missed Stump the Panel.. sham on you. I have good news because the podcast of today's Stump the Panel show is now available here. You can learn what singer owned a portion of a toy company, who wrote "True Grit" and lots more.
Gopher Basketball Adds Sought After Transfer
The Gopher men's basketball team has no more 2018-2019 scholarships available after receiving a commitment from 6'4 guard Brock Stull. Stull is transferring from UW-Milwaukee to Minnesota for his senior year. He averaged 13.4 points and 4.8 rebounds a game last season for the Panthers an…
Twins’ Castro Out for the Year
Twins catcher Jason Castro is lost for the season with a knee injury. Castro had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in Colorado this morning. The 30-year old catcher had been bothered by knee injuries for years but the injury recently had become tough to manage.
St. Cloud Park and Rec Offerings [AUDIO]
City of St. Cloud Parks and Recreation programmer Steve Krueger joined me on WJON today. We talked about their offerings which include youth baseball and softball leagues, adult softball, archery, soccer, swimming and more.
Voices For Veterans; Treating Veterans with Dementia [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's Voices For Veterans segment I was joined by Barry Venable (Public Affairs Officer), Christine Rushmeyer (RN) and Kathy Castillo (Social Worker) from the St. Cloud V.A.
Listener Response to Refugee Moratorium [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday many listeners wanted to talk about the City Council agenda item discussing a moratorium on refugee resettlement in St. Cloud. Councilman Jeff Johnson would like residents to vote on whether a moratorium should happen or not.
Money Mondays; When Do you Need a Financial Expert? [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's Money Mondays program I talked with Chris Wayne from Laraway Financial. The topic today was "Why Having a Financial Professional Matters". Chris unlined the positives of having someone who knows the market, watches it daily and has experience in dealing with retireme…
SCSU’S Banaian Talks About Why Some Jobs are Readily Available [AUDIO]
St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today. Banaian suggested that jobs in manufacturing and skilled jobs are readily available because young people are choosing to attend 4-year school more often and arn't going into trades.