I'm a 1996 graduate of St. Cloud State University, and have been with WJON for over 21 years as a news reporter and anchor. While news is my business, sports are my love. I am a big fan of the Vikings, Twins, Gopher's basketball, the Wolves, Wild and St. Cloud State Hockey. My favorite pastimes include snowmobiling, golfing and movies.
Rash of Vehicle Break-Ins Lead to Arrests in Morrison County
A Bowlus man and a Holdingford teenager are facing charges after a rash of thefts in the town of Bowlus. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Joshua Johanson and the 13-year-old boy are responsible for several vehicle break-ins and also a vehicle theft.
Car Crashes Into St. Joseph Business, Driver Arrested
A St. Cloud man was jailed early Saturday after allegedly crashing his car into a St. Joseph building, then fleeing the scene.
Another Round of Snow Could Bring a Half-Foot or More
More snow is on the way for the weekend, with moderate to heavy snow moving through Saturday afternoon and night.
Weather Announcements for Friday, February 23, 2018
We have some weather related announcements for Friday, February 23rd, 2018.
Stearns County to Close Bridge Near Melrose
Stearns County's Highway Department is closing a bridge near Melrose for the next several months.
Judge Reverses Ruling in Rockville Lake Home Dispute
A Stearns County judge has reversed an earlier court ruling and won't force the owners of a new lake home on Grand Lake to be torn down.
Winter Weather Advisory Means More Snow on the Way
Our active weather pattern looks to continue with accumulating snowfall expected Thursday afternoon into Friday morning and again Saturday afternoon into Sunday.
Event Scheduled for Highway 23 Crash Reduction Project
Efforts continue to try to make Highway 23 safer between Foley and Milaca. Officials are inviting you to an event Thursday night to launch phase two of the Highway 23 Crash Reduction Project.
St. Cloud Man Sentenced to Federal Prison in Meth Case
A St. Cloud man has been sentenced to 15-and-a-half years in a federal prison for possession with intent to sell a large amount of methamphetamine. Thirty-seven-year-old Donald Schlichting pleaded guilty after federal prosecutors took over the case from Stearns County.
39th Annual Eelpout Festival Set to Begin Thursday in Walker
A northern Minnesota festival to celebrate an ugly bottom-feeding fish enters its 39th year Thursday. The International Eelpout Festival in Walker is held on Leech Lake and was started as a way to draw tourists to town in the wintertime.