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.
Candidate Filing Period Opens Tuesday
The candidate filing period for cities and school districts that don't have a primary starts Tuesday.
Gilman Days Are this Weekend
Folks in-and-around Gilman will be celebrating this weekend. Gilman Days starts Friday and continues through Sunday.
Little Rock Lake Drawdown Delayed Until Next Year [VIDEO]
A miscommunication among agencies will delay the planned drawdown of Little Rock Lake for a year.
Sartell Church Ready to Break Ground on Unique Resting Place
By as soon as next year a St. Cloud metro area church will be offering a different option other than a traditional cemetery burial. The First United Methodist Church in Sartell has been raising money to create a memorial garden which will include a scattering area for ashes and bricks where you can …
Survey: We’re Willing to Lend Money, Not Hang-Out with Neighbors
If your neighbor asked to borrow some money, would you lend it to them? Apparently we Minnesotans are much more generous than other parts of the country.
Rain on the Way for Wednesday
Periods of thunderstorms are expected today into this evening. A few severe storms are possible mainly this afternoon and evening across far southern Minnesota as a cold front sweeps through.
Little Falls Man Hurt in Motorcycle Crash
A motorcycle crash in Morrison County sent one man to the hospital. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 8:00 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 10 near Little Falls.
New St. Cloud Senior Living Community to Open in 2020
More details have been released about a senior living community that will be built in St. Cloud. Ryan Companies says they are designing and building the project which includes 138 units of independent living, assisted living and memory care.
Alien ‘Abductions’ Reported in Hutchinson
A couple of alien abductions have been reported in Hutchinson in recent weeks...or to be more accurate alien thefts.
Report: St. Cloud Police Calls Down So Far in 2018 [VIDEO]
The first half of the year was a bit quieter for the St. Cloud police department, compared to the previous year.