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.
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.
Souhan; Vikings Getting Ready for Mahomes Just in Case [PODCAST]
The Vikings will play at Kansas City Sunday against the Chiefs at Noon, pregame on WJON at 11 a.m. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sustained a knee injury a couple of weeks ago and didn't play last week against Green Bay.
Souhan; Cousins to Diggs Worked Well [PODCAST]
The Vikings improved to 4-2 Sunday with a 38-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Kirk Cousins threw 3 touchdown passes to Stefon Diggs and 1 to Adam Thielen. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
Bears Too Much for Vikings
The Vikings lost 16-6 Sunday afternoon in Chicago to the Bears to drop to 2-2 on the season. Chicago led 10-0 at halftime and 16-0 at the end of 3 quarters. The Vikings knocked out Bears' starting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky in the 1st quarter but backup Chase Daniel threw for 195 yards and…
Fitzthum Says Sartell Would Have Taken Costco [PODCAST]
Sartell Mayor Ryan Fitzthum joined me on WJON for his monthly appearance today. I asked him if St. Cloud would have passed on Costco if they would have taken them and he said yes.
Vikings Release a Pair of Veterans
The Vikings released veteran cornerback Bene Benwikere and receiver Jordan Taylor. Benwikere is a 27-year old veteran who spent 3 seasons with Carolina, 1 with Dallas and split last season with Oakland and Arizona. The 26-year old Taylor spend the last 2 seasons with the Denver Broncos.
Gas Prices Could be Dropping in the Short Term [PODCAST]
Gas prices could be declining soon. That according to St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian. Banaian joined me on WJON today. He expects gas prices to drop this fall.
Twins Take 2 1/2 game Lead Into White Sox Series
The Twins lead the American League Central by 2 1/2 games over 2nd place Cleveland after posting a 6-3 win at Texas Sunday. The Twins swept the Rangers in 4 games while Cleveland split 4 game with the Yankees.
Pantowners Car Show Sunday in Sauk Rapids [PODCAST]
The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club will be hosting the annual Pantowners Car Show and Swap meet Sunday August 18 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Sauk Rapids.
Minnesota Fans Split on Super Bowl Pick
Sports Illustrated and PCMag teamed up to survey over 2,800 U.S. football fans who will be watching the game Sunday. Their findings show that 33% of Minnesota fans will be pulling for the L.A. Rams while 23% are pulling for the Patriots.
Vikings Top Broncos 42-28 in First Preseason Game
The Vikings defeated the Broncos in Denver 42-28 Saturday night.