Became a member of the WJON crew during the summer of 2013. Reporting on education, local business, Cold Spring and St. Joseph. Reach out to me with your story ideas and feedback: Dan@wjon.com or 320-257-7205. Always love hearing from listeners and the community. Outside of news I enjoy running outdoors, reading a good book, watching the Twins and Vikings break my heart, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Recent St. Cloud State graduate.
U.S. Olympic Hockey Star Anne Schleper Returns to Cathedral
Anne Schleper, an Olympic silver medalist with the U.S. women's hockey team in 2014, returned to Cathedral High School on Tuesday. Schleper, a 2008 graduate at Cathedral, spoke to students as part of a leadership conference and for homecoming week.
FootGolf “Kicking Off” in St. Joseph
A new course recently opened in St. Joseph for a unique sport that's rising in popularity. There's a new six-hole footgolf course that's open in Northland Park, which is north of County Road 75.
St. Cloud Fans Gather to Cheer on Alise Post [VIDEO]
Family, friends and fans of St. Cloud native Alise Post piled into Marcus Parkwood Cinema today (Wednesday) to watch her hit the track at the Rio Olympics.
Olympic Sports: St. Cloud Sisters Dominating Local Tennis [VIDEO]
Four St. Cloud sisters are creating quite a "racket" in the local tennis scene. The Tarrolly sisters spend countless hours practicing together during the summer. They all started playing at a very young age, as soon as they were able to pick up a racket.
Olympic Sports: Judo is Growing in St. Cloud [VIDEO]
Judo was first included as an Olympic sport in 1964, during the summer Olympics in Japan. Matt Lagou teaches Judo and Jiu Jitsu at the Downtown Gym in St. Cloud and says the sport has been picking up steam locally with the Rio Olympics.
Twins Bats Stay Hot, Down Rays 6-2 [HIGHLIGHTS]
The Minnesota Twins are on a hot streak after a horrendous start of the season.
Rox Fall Just Short Against Border Cats
The St. Cloud Rox fell just short of the Thunder Bay Border Cats on Friday night, with a final score of 7-6.
Saint John’s University Named Top College in Minnesota by TIME
A recent study listed Saint John's University as the top college in Minnesota. The TIME Money report named Saint John's the best college in the state and the 25th best in the nation.
Former SCSU Track Athlete Qualifies For Rio Olympics
A former St. Cloud State University track and field standout has qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. Heather Miller-Koch finished in 2nd place in the heptathlon during the U.S. Track and Field Trials
Superintendent: New Tech and Updated Apollo Will Cost Roughly $142 Million
Funds for a new Tech High School and for updates to Apollo High School will likely return to the ballot for St. Cloud area voters this November. On Thursday, Superintendent Willie Jett proposed a roughly $138 referendum to bring to the ballot this fall.