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.
Emmer; Federal Government’s Fault For Worker Shortage [PODCAST]
The Federal Unemployment Supplement Insurance program is set to expire in September. Congressman Tom Emmer joined me on WJON today. He says the $300 weekly federal government unemployment supplement is causing many people to choose not to go back to work. Emmer says he doesn't blame the peopl…
Souhan; Baldelli Not to Blame For Extra Inning Struggles [PODCAST]
The Twins are 0-7 in extra inning games this season. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan says Rocco Baldelli is managing the Twins the same way he had each of the last two seasons to different results. Jim says baseball managers can have an impact on close games but not in the same way coaches…
Covid-19 Cases at St. Cloud Hospital Down This Week [PODCAST]
CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON this week. He says positive Covid-19 cases within CentraCare and St. Cloud hospital are down from around 70 last week to just over 50 this week. He says the amount of people in their ICU/critical care unit are about the same this week as opp…
What to Know A Week Ahead of the Opener [PODCAST]
The Minnesota Walleye fishing opener will take place Saturday May 15. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says the best locations to fish are the depth of 10 feet or less. He says that is the location this time of year that can make an angler the most successful.
Souhan; Twins Miss Kirilloff and Arraez [PODCAST]
The Twins lost 3-1 Wednesday night to the Texas Rangers to fall to 11-18. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says the Twins really miss infielder/outfielder Luis Arraez at the top of the lineup and the recent hot hitting from Alex Kirilloff.
St. Cloud Author Preaches Patience [PODCAST]
I was joined today by St. Cloud author and motivational speaker Denny Smith to talk about his book "Emotional Intelligence 101; How to Carve a Duck". Denny has been a teacher, coach, motivational speaker and now author. He stresses patience in dealing with others especially those who hav…
Souhan; Kaprizov Could Be Top Player in the NHL [PODCAST]
The Minnesota Wild host Vegas tonight at 7:00, pregame on AM 1390/93.9 FM Granite Ctiy at 6:45. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says rookie Kirill Kaprizov could be a top 10 player in the NHL. Souhan says Kaprizov could score even more goals than he is already…
Local Doctor Says Covid-19 Vaccine Will Be Safe for Kids [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Dr. David Smith from Sartell Pediatrics. He says he trusts the doctors and scientists that say the Covid-19 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be safe. Smith says he believes this so much that his kids have participated in the clinical …
Souhan; Kirilloff is the Next Great Twins Hitter [PODCAST]
Alex Kirilloff led the Twins to a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers Monday night to open a 4-game series. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says rookie outfielder/1st baseman Alex Kirilloff is the "next great Twins hitter".
Banaian; Gas Prices are Going Up [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State Economist and Dean School of Public Affairs King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says gas prices are on the rise and expects to see $3 dollars a gallon gas at some point this summer. Banaian says the reason for the increase is largely due to demand.