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.
Farm to Table Dining is the Goal of Central Minnesota Non-Profit
Farmers markets are very popular in central Minnesota, but they are hard to find this time of the year. The non-profit organization Sprout hosts an indoor growers and makers marketplace once a month up in Little Falls.
Two Sun Country Planes Rerouted to St. Cloud During Monday’s Snowstorm
A long trip home got a lot longer Monday for some weary travelers. Two Sun Country Airlines planes that were supposed to land at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport got rerouted here to St. Cloud Regional Airport, due to the snowstorm in the Twin Cities.
Volunteers to Count Minnesota’s Homeless on Wednesday
On Wednesday hundreds of volunteers will spread out across the state in an attempt to count as many homeless people as possible. The Point-In-Time Count happens every year in Minnesota.
St. Paul Winter Carnival Ready for 17 Days of Winter Fun
There's a lot of talk about the Super Bowl coming to Minneapolis, but across the river in St. Paul they are getting ready for a big celebration of their own. The 132nd annual St. Paul Winter Carnival starts this Thursday.
Weather Announcements for Monday, January 22nd, 2018
We have some weather related announcements for Monday, January 22nd, 2018. If you have a weather related announcement, call our cancellations line (320) 257-7191 and leave a message.
Snow On the Way for Southern Half of Minnesota
Winter storm remains on track to bring heavy snow and wind across parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
St. Cloud VA Will Stay Open During Government Shutdown
The St. Cloud VA Medical Center and VA Clinics in Alexandria, Brainerd, and Montevideo will remain operational on normal schedules, providing health care services to our nation’s Veterans.
Bemidji to Host Hockey Day Minnesota in 2019
The host city for next year's Hockey Day Minnesota has been announced. The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North and Minnesota Hockey, say Bemidji will host the 13th Annual Hockey Day Minnesota 2019.
New Music Series Features St. Cloud Area Singer Songwriters
A new music series is putting the spotlight on local singer-songwriters. Jon Theis is organizing the series called "Granite City Sound".
Two Local Candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Two teachers from the St. Cloud metro area are candidates for Minnesota's Teacher of the Year award. Education Minnesota announced the 167 nominees Thursday.