Contact Us
2012 Top Stories

2012 Top Stories

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – #1 Cold Spring Police Officer Shooting

On this last day of 2012, we bring you the number one WJON news story of 2012...the murder of Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 – #2 Verso Paper Mill Explosion, Fire

We are down to our #2 story of the year in our countdown of the Top 10 Local News Stories of 2012. It's a story that shook the town of Sartell, and many others in Central Minnesota. We look back at the explosion and fire at the Verso Paper Mill.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – #3 Little Falls Murders [AUDIO]

In today's installment of our Top 10 stories of 2012, we take a look at number three...the shooting and killing of two Little Falls teenagers after breaking into and entering a man's home.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 – #4 John Gagliardi Retires

We continue with our countdown of the Top 10 Local News Stories of 2012, and today (Thursday) we're at our #4 story of the year. It's a story we all new was going to happen eventually, but nobody really wanted to hear it. Most of us were not alive the last time someone other than John Gagliardi coached the St. John's University football team.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – # 5: Decades-Old Dairy Queen Torn Down, Being Rebuilt Nearby [AUDIO]

We're continuing our countdown of this year's top stories. Coming in at number 5 is the demolition of an iconic St. Cloud business.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – #6 Two Local Olympians

Today (Monday) we continue our countdown of the Top 10 local stories of the year with our number six story. It's a story that actually played-out across the pond over in London. During the Games of the XXX Olympiad July 27th through August 12th, we were fortunate enough to have not just one, but two, women from Stearns County competing for Team USA.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – #7 Colton Gleason Murder

In today's installment of our Top 10 stories of 2012, we take a look at number 7....the murder of Colton Gleason.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – # 8: German Company Geringhoff Announces Expansion to St. Cloud

We're at story number 8 in our Top 10 countdown. Today, we revisit the day a German manufacturer announced plans to build their first American plant here in St. Cloud.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – #9: Bill Clinton Campaigns for Democrats in St. Cloud

We continue on with our countdown of the top ten stories of 2012. Today, coming it at #9 is something that caused a buzz and created crowds on the campus of St. Cloud State University - former President Bill Clinton's highly publicized visit in advance of election day.

Read More|Comment

top_10_news_stories_300x200
[

Top 10 Stories – #10 Allegiant Airlines Lands in St. Cloud

Today (Wednesday) we're kick-off our countdown of the Top 10 News Stories of 2012. At number ten is the return of regular air service to the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!