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.
Dalvin Cook Reports; Pierce Opts Out [PODCAST]
Viking running back Dalvin Cook has reported to training camp for the Vikings today. He got his Covid-19 test but it's unclear how much more he intends to do. Cook is still looking for contract extension. Cook reportedly wants $15 Million a season.
Twins To Open Season July 24 at Chicago
Major League Baseball released their 2020 adjusted 60-game schedule Monday. The Twins will open the season Friday July 24 at Chicago against the White Sox starting a 3-game series. The Twins will play their home opener Tuesday July 28th against the St. Louis Cardinals at Target Field at 7:10 p.m.
Covid-19 Patients at St. Cloud Hospital Are Down [PODCAST]
CentraCare Spokesperson Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. Dr. Morris says the amount of patients with Covid-19 at St. Cloud Hospital has decreased from the week before but they still have Covid-19 patients in their hospital and in their ICU.
Frauendienst; Covid-19 Has Peaked in Stearns County [PODCAST]
Stearns County Director of Public Health Renee Frauendienst joined me on WJON today. She feels Covid-19 has peaked in Stearns County but that doesn't mean more infection cannot happen.
Souhan; MLB Starting July 1 is Just a Rumor [PODCAST]
Former Twins' third baseman Trevor Plouffe on twitter indicated that he had heard the Major League Baseball will return with a 2nd spring training June 10 with the season set to being July 1. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
Souhan; MLB Looking at Late June Start [PODCAST]
Major League Baseball is in discussion to begin the season in late June with teams playing in their home ballparks without fans in four 10-team divisions based on geography. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan thinks this is a plan that could work.
Vikings Sign 12 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
The Vikings drafted 15 players this past weekend in the NFL draft and added 12 additional undrafted rookie free agents between Saturday and Sunday. The list includes Offensive lineman Brady Aiello from Oregon, tight end Jake Bargas from North Carolina, wide receiver Quartney Davis from Texas A&…
Souhan; Vikings Did Well With 1st Round Picks [PODCAST]
The Vikings selected receiver Justin Jefferson from LSU at #22 in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night before trading back to #31 to select cornerback Jeff Gladney from TCU. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
Former Viking Tarvaris Jackson Dies in a Car Crash
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that former Viking quarterback Tarvaris Jackson died in a car crash Sunday night in Alabama. He was 36-years old. Jackson was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2006 NFL draft by the Vikings and played 10 years in the NFL including his first 5 with the Vik…
Some Are Not Always Safe at Home [PODCAST]
Covid-19 has forced many more Americans to spend more time at home. Not everyone is safe at home due to domestic violence. I was joined today by RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) Vice President Heather Drevna on WJON.
Tech Baseball Can’t Play on New Field This Season [PODCAST]
St. Cloud School Board Chair Jeff Pollreis joined me on WJON today. He informed me that the new baseball field at Tech had a water main break prior to winter that will cause them to not play varsity baseball games on that field this spring.
O’Driscoll Doesn’t Want Marijuana Legal [PODCAST]
The State legislature is likely to address the possibility of legalizing marijuana for more than medical use during the 2020 legislative session. State Representative Tim O'Driscoll from Sartell joined me on WJON today.