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.
Health Matters; Seasonal Affective Disorder [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Therapist Anne Deters from the Village Family Service Center in St. Cloud. We discussed Seasonal Effective Disorder. We discussed how this disorder is similar and different from depression and how people can help those suffering from …
Souhan; Vikings Will Stick With Cousins, Zimmer [PODCAST]
The Vikings are committed to quarterback Kirk Cousins and head coach Mike Zimmer in 2021. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says The Vikings have Mike Zimmer and General Manager Rick Spielman locked into 2 more years and Cousins is also under contract from 2021 a…
SCSU Hockey, Basketball Return Saturday
The St. Cloud State men's hockey returns to action Saturday when they host Minnesota-Duluth at 6pm, pregame on River 96.7 at 5:30. The Huskies will host UMD Sunday at 4pm, pregame on River 96.7 at 3:30. The Huskies are 6-3 and ranked #6 in the latest USCHO.com poll while UMD is ranked #4 in t…
High School, Youth Sports Requiring Face Coverings
When high school and youth sports are allowed to resume in January it will look quite a bit different for many athletes. Face coverings are required to be worn during winter sports with just a few exceptions. The exceptions include wrestling, certain gymnastics and cheerleading routines and swimmin…
St. Cloud V.A. Ready to Vaccinate Veterans [PODCAST]
This month on our Voices for Veterans segment I talked with St. Cloud V.A. Director Dr. Brent Thelen and St. Cloud V.A. Public Affairs Officer Barry Venable Thelen says the St. Cloud V.A. is ready to vaccinate veterans when the vaccine is shipped to St. Cloud.
Souhan; Cousins Will Need to Play Well Against the Bucs [PODCAST]
The Vikings play at Tampa Bay Sunday at noon, pregame on WJON at 11 a.m. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says Kirk Cousins has played well in recent weeks but he's done so while playing against less than great quarterbacks on the opposition.
Sartell Man Donates $3,300 Worth of Toys [PODCAST]
Sartell man Drew Bienusa, who is self employed as a video game player, held an event on his live streams to raise money for Toys for Tots encouraging his subscribers to donate money for this cause. Drew said he expected to raise around $1,000 but it turned into close to $3,300.
Souhan; Gopher Football, Vikings Dealing With Covid [PODCAST]
The Vikings placed receiver Adam Thielen on the reserve/Covid-19 list Monday. The Gopher football team cancelled in-person practice Monday and are waiting for test results. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
Souhan; Cook Likely to Miss Some Time [PODCAST]
The Vikings lost 27-26 at Seattle Sunday night when Russell Wilson found D.K. Metcalf in the end zone with :15 left for the go-ahead touchdown. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
Dr. Morris; Covid-19 Mortality Rate Down [PODCAST]
CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today to give us an update on the Covid-19 cases at St. Cloud Hospital and within CentraCare. Dr. Morris says because of their knowledge and experience in treating Covid-19 the mortality rate is down from last April/May.
Gas Prices Are Down Due to Cold Weather Coming [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State Economist King Banaian joined me on WJON today. King says the gas prices dropping below $2.00 a gallon is an indication that the summer travel season is over and that less people will be doing driving vacations anytime soon. He says many Minnesotans chose to do their "holidays…
Dr. Morris; Vaccine By Christmas Could Happen [PODCAST]
CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. He gave us his weekly update on Covid-19 at St. Cloud Hospital. Morris says they continue to see a slight increase in Covid-19 hospitalizations and an increase in those in their ICU.