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.
The Amount of Beers it takes for Minnesotans to Feel Tipsy
Have you ever wondered how many beers it takes to make you feel a bit tipsy? Upgradedpoints.com in a recent survey identified in each state how many beers it takes before someone feels a tipsy. The survey revealed the national average is 3.49 beers with Minnesota under the national average at 3.24…
This Age Group Is Not Returning to the Workforce in Central MN
Almost everyone is hiring right now in Central Minnesota. St. Cloud State Economist King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says the age group that hasn't returned to the workforce the most is those who are 55 years of age and older.
The Month Where Gas Prices in MN Are the Cheapest Might Surprise You
Gas prices have mostly stabilized locally for the past couple of weeks. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says October is the month where we typically see the cheapest gas prices.
Is Zimmer on the Hot Seat Yet? Vikings/Browns [GALLERY]
The Vikings lost 14-7 at home against the Cleveland Browns Sunday to drop to 1-3. Head Coach Mike Zimmer has a coaching record of 65-48-1 including a 2-3 record in the playoffs with the Vikings.
Hutch Handles Rocori; Sauk Rapids Stays Unbeaten; Scores
Two of the top teams in the state in Class 4A met at Rocori High School tonight in high school football. 4th ranked Hutchinson defeated 7th ranked Rocori 26-8. The Tigers improve to 4-1 while Rocori drops to 4-2.
2022 St. Cloud City Road Improvement Projects to be Record Setting
St. Cloud is planning to resurface more than 20 miles of roads in 2022. St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis says this is the most they've done in the city since they've kept track of this over the past 20-plus years.
COVID-19 Numbers Surpass Spring Surge at St. Cloud Hospital
The COVID-19 numbers at St. Cloud Hospital and within CentraCare have increased to the point where they have now surpassed the spring surge numbers. That according to CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris. He says they have 75 positive COVID-19 patients within CentraCare with more than 60 at St. …
Sauk Rapids-Rice Football Looks to Stay Unbeaten; HS Schedule
The Sauk Rapids-Rice football team is off to a 4-0 start after downing Cambridge-Isanti 33-7 last Friday. The Storm will host Bemidji at 7 p.m. tonight. Bemidji is 1-2 but is coming off a 19-6 win over Brainerd last week.
Duck Hunt Most Successful in This Area of the State
The Duck hunting season got off to great start last weekend in Minnesota as a whole. That according to Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News. He joined me on WJON this week. He says the hunt was better in Central and northern Minnesota that it was in southern Minnesota due in part to the drought.
Catholic Community Schools Enrollment is Up
St. Cloud Catholic Community Schools is off and running in the 2021-2022 school year. Catholic Community Schools President Scott Warzecha and Cathedral Activities Director Emmett Keenan joined me on WJON today. Warzecha says enrollment is up approximately 60 to 80 students this year as opposed to …