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.
Rox Sign 3 From BYU
The St. Cloud Rox signed 3 players from Brigham Young University today. The 3 are pitchers Kenny Saenz and Jake Suddreth and catcher/infielder Noah Hill. Saenz played 12 games for the Rox last season and had a 4.66 ERA in 54 innings with 76 strikeouts.
Access Your Genealogy [AUDIO]
National Geographic Kids editor Priyanka Lamichhane joined me on WJON today to talk about his new book "Guide to Genealogy". The book gives kids ideas as to how they can access their heritage in a number of ways.
Minnesota Author Gives Uplifting Message [AUDIO]
Minnesota author Bri Seeley joined me on WJON today to talk about her book "Permission to Leap: The Six Phase Journey to Bring Your Vision to Life". Seeley is a Northfield native. She talked about creating a vision for yourself and then working to do things to help carry that vision out.
Sports Notes; Gopher BBall Lands Transfer; SCSU Wrestling
The Gopher men's basketball team beat out Ohio State, Iowa State and many other top Division I programs for 6'1 180 pound guard Marcus Carr. Carr will transfer from Pittsburgh to Minnesota and have 3 years of eligibility available.
Listener Opinions on Muslims, Business Closings and More [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday listeners called in and talked about their experiences with people from countries other than the United States, the Trump administration, business openings and closings and more.
Will You Have Enough Money For Retirement? [AUDIO]
This week on WJON's Money Mondays program I was joined by James Schmitz from Laraway Financial. We talked about the cost of living expectations, withdrawal rate, how much social security should contribute, Pensions and 401K.
Strides For Stroke Walk Coming to St. Cloud [AUDIO]
The Strides for Stroke walk in St. Cloud will take place Saturday May 19. Over 97,000 Minnesotans currently live with the consequences of stroke. Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke, every 4 minutes someone dies of a stroke.
Can you Name a Movie Theme Song?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a movie theme song or a memorable song from a movie. May the 4th be with you. Answer this question between 9:10-10am today by calling 320-252-5852,
Stump the Panel Podcast; Minnesota Kicks Came From Where? [AUDIO]
If you missed Stump the Panel you are in luck because the Stump the Panel podcast is now available here. You can learn this week where the Minnesota Kicks were before they played here in the late 70's, early 80's.
What Up Wednesday; Emergency Vehicles and Boys Scouts [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's "What Up Wednesday" listeners and I talked about the changes the boys scouts are making with their name and policy to encourage both boys and girls to join the organization.