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WJON Morning Newswatch Podcast: Mayor Kleis 8-10-18
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis appeared on WJON today for a Radio Town Hall Meeting. He addressed the progress to the Cosco Site, what is becoming of the Skate park, his proposal to the city council in regards to improvements to the MAC
Vikings Play Preseason Opener Saturday Night
The Vikings play their preseason opener Saturday night when they play at Denver against the Broncos at 8pm (Central Time). Kirk Cousins is expected to start at quarterback for the Vikings but won't likely play much. In fact most, if not all, the starters will play sparingly.
Name a Song with "hurt" or "pain" in the Title
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song with "hurt" or "pain" in the title. Answer this question between 9:10-10 today by calling 320-252-5852, email jay@wjon.com
Podcast; SCSU's Bodelson Talks Primaries [AUDIO]
St. Cloud State Political Science Professor Patricia Bodelson was my guest on WJON today. She talked the upcoming primaries and made some predictions as to who will win the Governor's primaries on both the Republican and Democratic side.
Timberwolves Sign 3-Point Shooter
The Timberwolves signed 6'7 free agent forward/guard James Nunnally to a 2-year contract. Financial terms of his contract have not been disclosed. Nunnally played the last 2 years in Turkey with Fenerbahce and won a championship with them in 2017.
Podcast; 2-Cent Tuesday 8-7-18 [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's "2-Cent Tuesday" we talked about St. Cloud Tech gymnastics and the new school, President Trump and the current investigation, parenting, bullying and more.
Song with "Change" or "Hold" in the Title?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to name a song about change or with "change" in the title or a song with "hold" in the title. Change is happening in St. Cloud this week with construction on the soon-to-be Costco site.
Alexandria Tops Sauk Rapids at Legion State Tourney
Alexandria defeated Sauk Rapids 7-4 today in Edina at the Division 1 State American Legion Baseball Tournament. Sauk Rapids will play the loser of the Tri-City Red and Mankato National game at 2:30 in Edina today.
Podcast; Qur'an and the Bible [AUDIO]
Today on WJON I talked with author and University of Notre Dame Professor Gabriel Said Reynolds about his book "The Qur'an and the Bible: text and Commentary". Gabriel described the differences between the two religions, how Islam views Jesus, and whether violence is encouraged in th…
Decker Visiting Patriots; Washington Gets D-1 Offer
Rocori graduate and former Gopher receiver Eric Decker worked out for the New England Patriots today. The 31-year old free agent had 54 receptions for 563 yards and a touchdown while playing with the Tennessee Titans last season.
Twins Trade Dozier to Dodgers
The Twins traded 2nd baseman Brian Dozier to the Los Angeles Dodgers just minutes before the trade deadline for infielder Logan Forsythe and AA outfielder/1st baseman Luke Raley and AA left handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer.
Podcast; 2-Cent Tuesday 7-31-18 [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday listeners weighed in on the police shooting in Minneapolis of Thurman Blevins and cited complaints with local media.
Skilled Labor Needed in St. Cloud Market [AUDIO]
Today on WJON, I talked with Talent Director Gail Cruikshank from the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation about the need for skilled labor. Gail described how many of businesses will train workers as electricians, plumbers, welders and construction workers.
Rox Outslug Border Cats
The Rox outslugged the Border Cats 13-11 Sunday behind Jack Barrie's 3 home runs and 7 RBIs.
Ben Carew went 3-3 with a run scored and 1 RBI, Conner Aube went 3-6 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI and Landon Stephens had 3 hits a 1 run scored for the Rox...
Red Sox Blank Twins 3-0
The Twins lost their 3rd game in a row in Boston 3-0 Sunday. Nathan Eovaldi threw 7 shutout innings with 4 hits allowed and 5 strikeouts to get the win and improve to 4-4.
Jose Berrios allowed 9 hits and 3 earned runs in 4 2/3 innings to take the loss and drop to 10-8...
Podcast - Town Hall Meeting Blair Anderson and Steve Lawrence [AU
Today on WJON's Radio Town Hall meeting St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson and St. Cloud Assistant Public Works Director Steve Lawrence joined me. Steve took questions from listeners about pot holes and road construction projects and policies. Blair answered questions about traffic stops a…
Song With Rock in the Title?
WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to tell me a song that has "rock" or "rockin" in the title. The St. Cloud Rox have just weeks remaining in their season and the "rock" is the connection to our local baseball team.
Honkers Edge Rox 2-1
Rochester downed the St. Cloud Rox 2-1 Thursday night at Joe Faber Field with former Professor Wrestler Hacksaw Jim Duggan in attendance. Rochester broke the 1-all tie with a run in the 6th inning.
Podcast; Stump the Panel 7-26-18 [AUDIO]
Today on WJON's Stump the Panel we were asked questions like the following; What movie won the sound effect Oscar in 1987? Paul Revere has two occupations, one was silversmith what is the other one? What was Bruce Lee's first Hollywood produced film?
SCSU Football Picked 7th in NSIC
The St. Cloud State football team is picked to finish 7th overall and 3rd in the North Division in the NSIC preseason football poll. The Huskies have finished in the top 4 in the NSIC North Division for seven consecutive seasons, dating back to 2011.