Life is funny. I started out my radio career, disc-jockeying 70s and 80s hits. I transitioned into news and for the last dozen years, I've been working in digital media. So when the opportunity came up to play the music I love, I jumped at the chance. Because the music on 96.7 The River is quite simply the soundtrack to my life (and probably yours, too). Technically, I'm the Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media St. Cloud. The chief web dude, if you will. But in this little space of the world, I'm an announcer again, playing the music I love. Full circle. Life is funny.
Lloyd M. Liebelt, 95, Sauk Rapids
Lloyd M. Liebelt, age 95 of Sauk Rapids died on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.
Carter L. Schinkel, 47, St. Cloud
Carter Lynn Schinkel, age 47, St. Cloud, MN, died peacefully in the arms of his wife on August 17, 2020 at the St Cloud Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
Jeffery S. Myers, 64, Princeton
Jeffery S. Myers, age 64, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at his home in Princeton.
COVID-19: Signs of the Times [PHOTOS]
As the St. Cloud area hunkers down during #StayHomeMN, here are some of the temporary signs of the time.
Here’s How to Stay in the Loop with WJON
WJON is providing extensive local coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impacts around the world, in the United States, here in Minnesota and in the St. Cloud metro area. Here are the many ways to keep-up with the latest news that impacts you.
Townsquare Media Announcers, Reporters go Live from Home Studios
Our Townsquare Media announcers and reporters are working all over the place in these times of social distancing. Check out their home studios that allow them to broadcast from their kitchen tables.
Kevin R. Phillipp, 52, St. Wendel
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in St. Wendel for Kevin R. Phillipp, age 52, of St. Wendel, who passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Quiet Oaks Hospice.
Polar Vortex Draws Minnesota on St. Cloud Rooftop
The state of Minne-SNOW-ta takes shape on a north St. Cloud home's rooftop. The result of quirky Polar Vortex winds -- or something more?
St. Joseph Event Combines Art Class and Cocktails
You can channel your inner Picasso and have some cocktails and laughs with friends with a weekly event.
Mitchel R. Hiltner, 25, St. Joseph
Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Mitchel R. Hiltner, 25, of St. Joseph will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph.