Became a member of the WJON crew during the summer of 2013. Reporting on education, local business, Cold Spring and St. Joseph. Reach out to me with your story ideas and feedback: Dan@wjon.com or 320-257-7205. Always love hearing from listeners and the community. Outside of news I enjoy running outdoors, reading a good book, watching the Twins and Vikings break my heart, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Recent St. Cloud State graduate.
Big Lake Man Struck and Killed by Train
A Big Lake man was struck and killed by a train on Wednesday night. The incident happened at about 6:30 p.m.
Dozens Camping Out for Opening of St. Cloud Chick-Fil-A
The parking lot in front of the new St. Cloud Chick-fil-A is lined with colorful tents and lawn chairs. Dozens of people are camping out waiting for the doors of the new restaurant to open on Thursday morning.
St. Cloud Police Respond to Northside Gunshots
Police are looking for suspects after finding a home riddled with bullets on Tuesday night. Officers responded to the report of gun fire just after 8:20 p.m. in the 600 block of 5th Avenue Northeast.
Police: Man Threatened Employee After Not Receiving Enough Napkins
Waite Park Police are asking for your help in finding a man who allegedly threatened restaurant employees. The incident happened on Friday at about 11:00 p.m. at a business in the 200 block of 2nd Street South.
St. Joseph Police Looking to Add Ninth Full-Time Officer
St. Joseph is continuing to grow and their police department is hoping to adjust by adding another officer to its force. The department currently has eight full-time officers, two part-time officers and a secretary.
FBI Terrorism Task Force Taking Over Crossroads Investigation
Federal authorities are taking over the investigation of the Crossroads Mall attack. St. Cloud Police are transitioning the case to the FBI, who will continue to investigate if the stabbings were an act of terrorism.
Google Express Now Available in St. Cloud Area
If you're a big online shopper, you have another option in St. Cloud. Google Express announced earlier this week that they expanded their delivery service into different communities in Minnesota, including the St. Cloud metro.
Tornado Causes Heavy Damage Across Morrison County
There are more reports of damage in Morrison County after a tornado ripped through the area on Wednesday night. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says they received calls of storm damage at Laurie's Lakeside Resort just after 11:00 p.m.
No Students Hurt in Sartell Bus Crash
A bus carrying students was involved in a minor crash in Sartell Tuesday morning. The crash happened at the intersection of 2 1/2 Street North and Pinecone Road.
More Details Emerge on Kidnapping and Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl
More details have emerged on the kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office released primary autopsy results on Tuesday and says Ertl died of homicidal violence.
Storms Roll Through North-Central Minnesota Early Thursday
A line of thunderstorms moved through north-central Minnesota early Thursday morning. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Eastern Todd County and Western Morrison County.
Pair From Cold Spring Claim $390,000 Lottery Prize
We now know who has the lucky lottery ticket sold at a St. Cloud gas station last month.