Today on WJON's What Up Wednesday listeners talked quite a bit about religion. Listeners weren't happy with how the Catholic Church has handled sexual abuse cases, we talked about religion in schools, praying rooms, and adding religion to school's curriculum.
Today on WJON Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall joined me. She indicated that investigative information from the Wetterling case will be released soon. Janelle also walked me through the process they go through when bring a case to trial.
Today on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday listener looked back at where they were 17 years ago when the attacks took place in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. They discussed how life has changed and how we felt about the attacks at the time.
Today on WJON I talked with longtime and now retired HR Director Dick Owen. Dick has been working with local authorities to help find employment for former felons. Dick explained how one of the prominent reasons for felons to re-offend is because they cannot find jobs.
My listeners and I have had many questions for awhile about how people can qualify for welfare, unemployment benefits, refugee payments and benefits, and how long people can draw these benefits from Stearns County.
Today on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday listeners weighed in on safety at schools with today being the first day of school for many students in the area, people also talked about smoking, Sears and Herbergers and much more.
Sartell Mayor Sarah Jane Nicoll joined me on WJON today. We talked about the possible new stage for concert at Lake Francis near the Sartell Community Center, road report updates, a budget update and outdoor patio seating at the River Boat Depot next spring.