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.
Fall Can Be a Great Time to Fish in Central Minnesota
The weather has gone from highs above normal to below normal over the past couple of days. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. Glen says the drop in temperature has led to great conditions to do some fall fishing. He says walleye, pan fish, crappies and blue gills will be …
COVID-19 Numbers Still High at St. Cloud Hospital But There is Some Good News
The number of COVID-19 positive patients within CentraCare hospitals in Central Minnesota continue to be high. CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today.
Tech Boys Soccer Heads to State
The Tech boys soccer team defeated Rocori 1-0 in the Section 8-2-A final in Sauk Centre. The Tigers posted wins in the section playoffs over Little Falls 6-0 and Apollo 1-0. Tech was the #2 seed in the section with Rocori as the #4 seed.
Minnesota Offers Glimpses into the Paranormal
Explore Minnesota's Alyssa Hayes joined me on WJON this week. Some examples for people to explore include S.S. William A. Irvin / Duluth Haunted Ship, Palmer House Hotel, Sauk Centre, Crazie Annie’s Bridge, Henderson, and the Rochester ghost trolley tours. More details below from Alys…
St. Cloud Received Less Than an Inch of Rain Wednesday
Wind and rain engulfed much of Central Minnesota in the afternoon and evening Wednesday. The National Weather is reporting 4-tenth of an inch of rain at the St. Cloud airport for the day.
CentraCare Doesn’t Expect Many Employees to Leave Due to the Vaccine Mandate
CentraCare issued a vaccine mandate for employees in August. CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON this week. He said in the past week they started the vaccination process of another 120 employees bringing their total vaccination numbers to just under 80% of their staff vaccinat…
St. Cloud V.A. Encouraging a Unique Way to Build Core Strength
The St. Cloud V.A. is offering a holistic way of living for veterans. Dr. Sean O'Mara is the Medical Director for Whole Health at the St. Cloud V.A. O'Mara says a unique way to build core strength to help prevent and minimize falls is to practice sitting on the ground and getting up from…
St. Cloud V.A. Preparing to Administer COVID-19 Boosters
The St. Cloud V.A. is waiting for the approval of booster COVID-19 Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines from the FDA. Public Affairs Officer Barry Venable joined me on WJON today. He says the V.A. is preparing for the go ahead to start administering 3rd doses/boosters to eligible veterans.
Cathedral Soccer Teams Qualify for State
The Cathedral boys and girls soccer teams both won section 8A finals in Sauk Centre Tuesday to advance to the Class A state tournament. The Crusader boys team defeated Pelican Rapids 2-1 in overtime. Cathedral got their only goal in regulation from Zach Plante and won 3-2 on penalty kicks in overt…
How Much Timberwolves Fans Spend on Game Days May Surprise You
The Timberwolves are set to begin their season Wednesday night at 7 p.m. against Houston. Financebuzz.com's survey of NBA teams and their fanbase spending indicates that Timberwolves fans pay the least amount of all NBA teams.