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.
Volunteers Will Plow Snow for Veterans Again this Winter
Neighbors helping neighbors, that's the basic premise of the Plowing Vets program. This is the second winter a group of local folks are offering to plow snow from the driveways of veterans and their families. But not just veterans, they also want to help out police officers, first responders, a…
4,000 People Expected for Annual St. Cloud Wishbone 5K
If you're going to be here in town on Thanksgiving morning you might want to consider going for a run before you sit down for the big meal.
Excitement Building for Hockey Day Minnesota in St. Cloud
We're now less than two months away from Hockey Day Minnesota here in St. Cloud. Spokesman Brian Schoenborn says ticket sales have been strong so far, but there's plenty of room for everyone.
Two Women Hurt In Chain Reaction Crash On Highway 15
Two women were hurt in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 15. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 5:00 p.m. Monday on Highway 15 at Stearns County Road 1 in Le Sauk Township.
St. Cloud Council, Mayor Clash Over Rules, City Charter
St. Cloud City Council members and the Mayor clashed on a couple of issues during Monday night's meeting. The first was the topic of revisions to the council's rules of order.
St. Cloud Tech’s Spann-Ford ‘Mr. Football’ Finalist
A student at St. Cloud Tech is a finalist for the Mr. Football Award. Brevyn Spann-Ford found out last week that he is one of 11 finalists for the honor of the state's best high school football player.
St. Cloud Citizens Looking Into Recall Options for Council, Mayor
A recall of St. Cloud city council members and the mayor is one of three options a group of residents is looking into. John Palmer says 14 people gathered on Friday to begin the process of looking into the city's Home Rule Charter.
St. Cloud CVB Promoting St. Cloud Flights to Florida Residents
Members of the St. Cloud Area Convention and Visitors Bureau are in the Fort Myers area this week trying to convince Floridians to come to Minnesota this winter.
Update: No Arrests Yet After Pipe Bomb Found in Waite Park
Waite Park police are still looking for the person, or people, responsible for leaving some explosive devices inside a mobile home. Police Chief Dave Bentrud says they have not made any arrests so far.
Minnesota’s ‘Smartest’ Cities: Who Made the Top 10
A new report has been released ranking Minnesota's largest cities based on intelligence. The website Zippia put the list together ranking the 97 cities in the North Star state that have a population of 10,000 or higher.