I'm a 1996 graduate of St. Cloud State University, and have been with WJON for over 21 years as a news reporter and anchor. While news is my business, sports are my love. I am a big fan of the Vikings, Twins, Gopher's basketball, the Wolves, Wild and St. Cloud State Hockey. My favorite pastimes include snowmobiling, golfing and movies.
DNR Wants You to Take a Kid Ice Fishing This Weekend
Even though we're expecting a cold weekend, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hoping you help introduce a kid to ice fishing.
Temporary Lane Closures Set to Begin on Highway 10 Project
Drivers on Highway 10 between Clear Lake and Big Lake will start seeing some construction crews arrive on site next week as work begins to reconstruct the eastbound lanes along that corridor.
St. Cloud Woman Wins $200K on Scratch Game
A St. Cloud woman has a few extra dollars in her purse after winning $200,000 on a Minnesota Lottery scratch game.
Despite Snow Cover, Ticks Starting to Emerge as Temps Rise
Don't let the snow on the ground fool you, ticks are starting to emerge from their winter slumber.
MN Anglers Encouraged to Use Mobile-Friendly Fishing Webpage
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reaching out ahead of next month's fishing opener to promote a new resource for anglers "on-the-go".
DNR Announces Walleye Regulations For Lake Mille Lacs
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced walleye regulations for Lake Mille Lacs when the open water fishing season gets underway May 12th.
39th Annual Eelpout Festival Set to Begin Thursday in Walker
A northern Minnesota festival to celebrate an ugly bottom-feeding fish enters its 39th year Thursday. The International Eelpout Festival in Walker is held on Leech Lake and was started as a way to draw tourists to town in the wintertime.
Elk River Man Wins $100K on Scratch Game
An Elk River man is off to a good start in 2018 after winning a $100,000 prize on the Minnesota State Lottery's Big Money scratch-off game.
Minnesota DNR Sets New Pike Regulations For 2018 Season
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is announcing new pike regulations which will go into effect during the 2018 fishing opener.
DNR Officials Promoting Ice Safety as Winter Nears
Colder temperatures are on the way and it means kids are going to want to get on the ice and play pond hockey. But, officials are warning parents to exercise patience.
Deer Harvest Mixed on Opening Weekend
It was a mixed bag for deer hunters on the opening weekend of the firearms season.
DNR Expecting Strong Deer Harvest as Population Rebounds
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says deer hunters should have ample chances to bag a whitetail when the firearms season opens Saturday.