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.
Central MN Internships are Valuable and Most are Paid
Internships are valuable to both interns and employers. Gail Cruikshank, Talent Director from the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation, and Renee Theisen, Human Resource Specialist from Geo Comm, joined me on WJON today. Over 70% of employers offer an intern a full time job with 80% of those …
[GALLERY] Vikings Fall 34-33 at Arizona
The Vikings lost 34-33 Sunday at Arizona against the Cardinals. Greg Joseph missed a 37-yard field goal as time expired for the Vikings that would have won the game. The Vikings drop to 0-2 while Arizona improves to 2-0.
Tech Football Stays Winless; Week 4 Scores
St. Cloud Tech lost 21-0 at home Friday night to Cambridge-Isanti. The Tigers trailed 15-0 after the 1st quarter and were down 21-0 at halftime. Tech's best opportunity to score came in the 4th quarter with less than 3 minutes remaining but they were unable to convert inside the Cambridge 10 …
St. Cloud Crime “Hot Spots” Get Extra Attention
The St. Cloud Police Department has identified "hot spot" where crime has been committed often and is giving extra attention to those locations. St. Cloud Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton joined me on WJON. He says they alert their officers of these locations so they get extra patrol.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Up; ICU Numbers Down at St. Cloud Hospital
The latest Delta variant driven COVID-19 surge at St. Cloud Hospital continues this week. CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON this week. He says they have 60 COVID-19 patients within CentraCare with 50 of them at St. Cloud Hospital.
Apollo at Rocori HS Football on AM 1390/93.9 FM Tonight
Many high school football teams will be playing their 4th game of the season tonight and that includes Apollo playing at the new Blattner Stadium in Cold Spring against Rocori. This is the first varsity football game at this new multi-use stadium.
CentraCare Not Firing Employees For Not Getting a Vaccine
CentraCare enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine in August. Dr. George Morris says "we are not firing anybody". He says they are not using the vaccine mandate as an opportunity to fire anybody for not getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
Minnesota Bear Harvest Numbers Down A Bit From Last Year
The Minnesota DNR released the latest bear harvest numbers. 2,300 Bears have been harvested in Minnesota with a few weeks remaining in the bear season. That number is down 13% from last year's harvest. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today.
St. Cloud Police Using Camera Footage “Extensively” in Investigations
Ring Door Bell cameras, drones and cell phone cameras are common now. St. Cloud Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton joined me on WJON today. He says St. Cloud police are using camera footage "extensively" in investigations.
SCSU Hockey Picked to Win Penrose Cup
The St. Cloud State men's hockey team has been picked to win the Penrose Cup this season. The Penrose Cup is the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Championship which the Huskies have won 3 times but have never been picked to win in a preseason poll.