I am the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The listeners and I have healthy, fun and never negative conversations on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday and What Up Wednesday. If you haven't checked it out, please do and find out how uplifting the shows can be. My wife and I reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. We raised our 2 boys and little dog to be productive members of society.
St. Cloud VFW Baseball Is Headed to State
The St. Cloud VFW baseball team earned a berth in Minnesota State VFW tournament after posting a victory over Cold Spring 13-11 Thursday night. The St. Cloud team will play August 12-15 in Austin, Minnesota in the state event.
COVID-19 Cases at CentraCare Up This Week
CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. He says St. Cloud Hospital now has 15 positive cases of COVID-19 with 5 of those in the ICU. Those numbers are up from the week before. He says the majority of cases in the hospital are unvaccinated people. Morris says it is rare fo…
Rox Blank Express 2-0
The Rox shutout Eau Claire 2-0 Thursday night for their 3rd straight win. Riley Cornelio combined with 2 relief pitchers on the 6-hit shutout. St. Cloud scored both of their runs in the 8th inning. Jordan Barth and Bobby Goodloe each had 1 RBI for the Rox and Nick Yovetich had 2 hits and 1 run sco…
Chutes Go 1-1; Foley 2-0 in State Legion Baseball Tourney
The State American Legion Baseball tournament began Thursday with pool play games at 5 different sites in the St. Cloud area. The host team, the St. Cloud Chutes posted a 4-0 win over Tri-City Red before falling to Rosemount 7-4. Foley won both of their pool play games 4-2 over Moorhead and 2-1 ove…
Drought Will Affect Duck Hunting
Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says those planning on doing some duck hunting should do some more scouting because there is more shoreline this year due to the drought. Glen says his normal duck hunting location is filled in with cat tails and lily pads and it may be to…
SCSU “Strongly Encouraging” Students to Get the Vaccine
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. She says they are monitoring the COVID-19 local cases and situation daily. Wacker says they "strongly encourage faculty, staff and students to get the COVID-19 vaccine."
New Exhibits at the Stearns History Museum
The Stearns history museum has opened a pair of two exhibits; 33rd & Cooper, From Pan to Electrolux: 50 Acres of Opportunity, and Rising to the Crisis: A County Responds to a World in Turmoil.
Sartell’s Michaud and Cathedral’s Morris Win MN Sports Awards
St. Cloud Cathedral's Chris Morris and Sartell-St. Stephen's Marley Michaud have both been named Minnesota High School sports award winners. Morris was chosen as the top male swimmer while Michaud received the honor for top female gymnast.
Sartell Excited About Commercial Plan at River Crossing
Sartell Mayor Ryan Fitzthum joined me on WJON today. He says Sartell residents should be excited about the commercial plans for River Crossing at the Highway 15/County Road 1 intersection across from the McDonald's on the west side of Highway 15.
Territory Hosting Unique Charity Par 3 Event
Territory Golf Club is converting their course to a par 3 course for 1 day only on Monday August 2. The charity event begins at 1 p.m. All of the proceeds of the event go to Quiet Oaks Hospice House and Respite Care in St. Cloud. Each team consists of 4 players at $800 per team. The format is a s…