I’m not exactly a St. Cloud native, but I might as well be. After growing up in Coon Rapids, MN, my family moved to St. Augusta where I attended South Jr. High and Tech High School. In 2016 I graduated from Augsburg College in Minneapolis with one degree in creative writing and another in film production. I also studied and minored in Spanish. I've been a part of the WJON news team since Oct. 2018 and my main beats are St. Cloud Area School District 742, non-profits, community and weekend events, and the city of Rockville. When I'm not working I enjoy reading, writing, listening to and making music, watching movies, and spending time with my family and our two dogs.
Stearns County Resident Among 15 COVID-19 Deaths Sunday
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 15 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,847 new positive cases on Sunday.
Two National Guard Members Hurt in Drive-By Shooting
Two members of the Minnesota National Guard were hurt in a drive-by shooting in Minneapolis.
Cathedral Students Raise Over $8,300 for Local Food Shelf
Students from Cathedral High School raised over $8,300 for the food shelf last month.
Wild Sweep Sharks, SJU Beats Augsburg – Sunday Sports Blast
The Minnesota Wild topped San Jose, St. John's won both of their baseball road games, and the Huskies and Bennies both earned splits in softball. Here's your Sunday sports blast:
UPDATE: Power Restored to Over 4,900 ECE Customers
Over 4,900 people in central Minnesota were without power for about an hour on Saturday morning.
Minnesota Passes 7,000 COVID-19 Deaths
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 and 2,429 positive cases on Saturday.
Princeton Man Arrested After Foot Chase in Waite Park
Authorities arrested a Princeton man following a foot chase early Saturday morning.
Wolves and Wild Win, Twins Fall to LA – Saturday Sports Blast
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Wild both squeaked out close wins at home on Friday while the Twins lost on the road to the Angels. Here's your sports recap for Saturday:
Local 4th Graders Win STEM Award from Minnesota Zoo
A group of fourth-graders from STRIDE Academy brought home a STEM award last month.
Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Launches Sensory Bag Program
April is Autism Awareness Month, and one local law enforcement agency is launching a new program aimed at easing interactions with people with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Alzheimer’s disease.