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.
City of St. Cloud Plans to Demolish Former Tech Gym in April
The city of St. Cloud is planning on moving ahead with the demolition of the former Tech High School cafeteria and gym in April. St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis joined me on WJON for a radio town hall meeting.
High School Sports Results Thursday January 26
Boys Basketball: Tech 65, Sartell-St. Stephen 50 Cathedral 75, Pierz 56 (Emanuel Kutzera led the Crusaders with 22 points. Max Pfeiffer added 15 points and Kellen Kinzer was in double figures with 11 points) Sauk Rapids-Rice 76, Willmar 57 Apollo 68, Rocori 49 Albany 95, Milaca 82 BBE 84, Kimball 52 Little Falls 50, Foley 42 Paynesville 91, Holdingford 50 LPGE 66, Maple Lake 44 Zimmerman 68, Mora
Winter Severity Index Update on Wildlife in Minnesota
A combination of snow and cold affect Minnesotans but those conditions also affect wildlife in the state. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON. He says the state has something called "Winter Severity Index" which measures how hard the winter is on deer, turkey and wildlife in general.
SCSU Students Participating in Unique Scientific Study
St. Cloud State has a group of students who will be participating in two different scientific eclipse ballooning studies in October of this year and April of 2024. St. Cloud State University Assistant Professor of Meteorology and Scientific Education Dr. Rachel Humphrey and St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON.
Johnnies/Bennies Down St. Scholastica
The St. John's basketball team dominated St. Scholastica 68-37 Wednesday night to improve to 11-6 overall and 8-4 in the MIAC. The Johnnies led 27-15 at halftime and outscored the Saints 41-22 in the 2nd half.
Vehicle Tampering in Waite Park, A Burglary in St. Cloud
Waite Park Police are reporting a couple of thefts from vehicle. Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers says the reports indicate tampering which includes things thrown about the vehicle but in some cases items were not taken.
Sartell Expecting More Development Soon at River Crossing
Sartell expects 2023 to be a big year for commercial development in their community. An area that is seeing some substantial growth is the River Crossing Development along Highway 15 and County Road 1.
High School Sports Results Tuesday January 24
Boys Hockey: Cathedral 7, Northern Lakes 1 Sauk Rapids-Rice 5, Fergus Falls 3 Sartell-St. Stephen 3, Elk River-Zimmerman 2 Girls Hockey: River Lakes 7, St. Cloud 3 Fergus Falls 7, Sartell-Sauk Rapids 1 Boys Basketball: Bemidji 56, Tech 54 Cathedral 58, Melrose 51 Providence Academy 80, Apollo 74 Princeton 81, Becker 57 Royalton 67, Kimball 55 Holdingford 72, Maple Lake 43 St...
Twins Winter Caravan Tonight in St. Cloud…It’s a Sell Out
The Twins Winter Caravan returns to St. Cloud for the first time since 2019 when the group shows up at Rivers Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud tonight. The event begins at 7:00 p.m., doors open at 5:30. The event is sold out, which means tickets will NOT be sold at the door.
High School Sports Results Monday January 23
Boys Basketball: Sauk Rapids-Rice 85, Monticello 62 Albany 62, Rocori 54 Milaca 92, Kimball 44 Holdingford 60, St. John's Prep 53 Girls Basketball: Kimball 68, Cathedral 27 (Grace Sand led Cathedral with 11 points) Tuesday's Schedule: Boys Hockey: Sartell-St...
Risk Factors For Heart Disease for Central Minnesotans
Heart Disease continues to be the number one killer in the United States. There are many risk factors that make people more likely to have heart disease. I was joined on WJON by CentraCare Cardiologist Dr. Jacob Dutcher.
My Life: St. Cloud School Superintendent Laurie Putnam
Everyone has a story and WJON's My Life series takes a look at the story of St. Cloud School Superintendent Laurie Putnam. Putnam grew up in a small town in central Maine of around 2,000 people named Skowhegan.