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Jim Maurice

I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small West Central Community of Maynard.  After graduating from the Brown Institute of Radio Broadcasting, I began my professional career working nights at KDMA radio in Montevideo back in 1988.  In 1995, I moved to Redwood Falls and worked as the sports director for KLGR radio.  I eventually became their morning show co-host and program director. I’ve been working here at WJON in St. Cloud since 2005, and have been the news director since 2007.  The main beats that I cover include: politics, education, and local government. People often ask me, “What’s the best part of my job?”  The answer is that I get to meet a lot of great people, see a lot of cool places, and I never know from one day to the next what my day is going to bring. When I’m not tracking down the latest news story, you can most likely find me doing anything outdoors, whether it’s camping or boating in the summer, or snowmobiling in the winter.
Joe Nayquonabe and Eddy Silker – the original founder of Eddy’s, photo courtesy of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Joe Nayquonabe and Eddy Silker – the original founder of Eddy’s, photo courtesy of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
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New ‘Eddy’s Resort’ Is Open On Lake Mille Lacs, Ready for Fishing Opener

The newly transformed Eddy's Resort on Lake Mille Lacs is open, just in time for the big fishing opener weekend. Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures unveiled the brand new Eddy's Resort this week, after a multi-million dollar redevelopment.

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George Friedrich Park, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
George Friedrich Park, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Mayor Kleis Hosting Walk, Meeting on George Friedrich Park

You can take a walk through George Friedrich park in southeast St. Cloud. Mayor Dave Kleis is leading a walking tour at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday). A public information meeting will follow at 7:00 p.m. at city hall.

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Patti Munsinger Scott (Mrs. Good Cookies) Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Patti Munsinger Scott (Mrs. Good Cookies) Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Successful Startups: St. Cloud Woman Turns Love for Baking Into A New Business

A St. Cloud woman has thought about starting a home-based baking company for years. A couple of months ago Patti Munsinger-Scott finally took that leap, and the business "Mrs. Good Cookies" was born.

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