News Director: I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small west central community of Maynard. I began my professional radio career working nights at KDMA in Montevideo. Then, after a 10 year stint in Redwood Falls working at KLGR, I moved to St. Cloud. I’ve been working here at WJON since 2005, and have been the news director since 2007. The main beats that I cover include: politics, education, and local government. I'm also the early morning news anchor on WJON, and I host the News @ Noon show weekdays on WJON.
Absentee Voting Starts Friday
The general election is still weeks away, but you can cast your vote already starting Friday when absentee voting for the November 6th election begins.
One Person Hurt In Two Vehicle Crash in Todd County
A semi driver was hurt when the driver of a car lost control and hit the truck. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just before 11:00 p.m. Tuesday on westbound Interstate 94 near West Union in Todd County.
Read, Demuth Stress Civility in Their State House Race
We know a new person will be representing Minnesota House District 13A after the November election. Republican Lisa Demuth of Cold Spring and Democrat Jim Read of Avon were on the News @ Noon Show Tuesday for a candidate forum.
‘Walking Dead’ Actor Among the Guests at St. Cloud LionCon
Costumes, video games, and a few celebrities will be in downtown St. Cloud this weekend. The 3rd Annual Lion Con is Saturday and Sunday at the River's Edge Convention Center.
Heavy Rain Likely This Week
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through Thursday. Two to four inches are likely area wide, with five or more inches possible locally.
Minnesota-Based Non-Profit Raising Money for Orphanages
A non-profit that was started to help raise money for orphanages around the world is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Rogers Woman Hurt in Crash in St. Michael
A Rogers woman was hurt in a two-vehicle crash. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 10:00 p.m. Monday on Highway 241 in St. Michael.
O’Driscoll, Everett Meet for Candidate Forum on WJON
The two candidates running for State House in District 13B were on the News @ Noon Show on Friday for a candidate forum.
St. Cloud Hits 90 Degrees Twice Over the Weekend
It was hot over the weekend with 90-degree temperatures both days in St. Cloud.
One-Year-Old Hurt In Stearns County Crash
A one-year-old was hurt when the U-Haul truck he was riding in crashed. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday on westbound Interstate 94, east of Stearns County Road 2, in St. Joseph Township.