I'm a 1996 graduate of St. Cloud State University, and have been with WJON for over 19 years as a news reporter and anchor. I am also the co-host of a sports talk show called Granite City Sports on AM 1390 KXSS. 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 sand volleyball.
Foley Seeking Bonding Money for Highway 23 Improvement Project
The city of Foley is asking state lawmakers for approximately $1.3-million in bonding money to help pay the local portion of a Highway 23 safety improvement project.
Snowmobile Retailers Waiting on White Gold
Retailers who sell plows, snowblowers and snowmobiles are once again feeling the pinch thanks to a lack of snow. Mies Outland co-owner Jeff Mies says it's been another tough season for snowmobile sales.
Utility Work May Slow County Road 75 Traffic in South St. Cloud
A busy south St. Cloud corridor could experience some traffic slowdowns Tuesday.
Pickup Driver Sentenced in Otsego School Bus Stop Crash
The driver of a pickup truck that struck and seriously injured three high school students in Otsego last January has been sentenced to 150 days in jail.
UPDATE: Man Pleads Guilty to Abusing Girl, Wife’s Court Date Set
A man accused of sexually abusing a young girl with the help of his wife has pleaded guilty.
Couple Charged With Sexually Abusing Minor
The wife of a man charged with the sexual assault of a minor has now been charged with aiding and abetting in the sexual abuse. Thirty-eight-year-old Nikki Hauser has been charged with 11 felony counts of aiding and abetting 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim under 16-years-old. Forty-…
Theismann Retiring as Stearns County Parks Director
Stearns County Parks Director Peter Theismann is retiring. Theismann has been the parks director since early 2013 when he was named acting director after the retirement of Chuck Wocken. He was named the permanent director in January 2014.
DNR Hires Mille Lacs Lake Fisheries Supervisor
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has hired a longtime fisheries specialist to oversee Lake Mille Lacs. Central Region Fisheries Supervisor Brad Parsons says Lake of the Woods Fisheries Supervisor Tom Heinrich has been tabbed to fill the new position in Garrison.
Update: Pilot’s Name Released in Fatal Plane Crash
Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a Stearns County plane crash Tuesday. The pilot, 50-year-old Matthew Skwira of Rice, died when his single-engine experimental aircraft crashed.
Pipe Break to Cause Detour on Highway 23 East of Milaca
An underground sewer line break will close a portion of Highway 23 between Milaca and Bock for the next few days.