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.
St. Cloud District to Maintain Clark Field as Green Space
The St. Cloud area school district has announced that it will maintain Tech High School's Clark Field for academic use and practice fields. In a news release, District 742 says the grounds will be restored to accommodate physical education and youth activity purposes.
Apollo-Tech Parents: School Board Needs to Take Action on Hockey Team Quickly
A group of parents at the St. Cloud area school board meeting on Wednesday said they understand the decision to combine Apollo and Tech hockey. However, they emphasized that the board needs to take action quickly.
School Board to Discuss Combining Tech/Apollo Hockey
The St. Cloud area school board will discuss a proposal to combine the Tech and Apollo High School hockey programs on Wednesday. Under the proposal, Tech and Apollo hockey would be combined into one class AA program.
Foley Teen Short on Olympic Qualifying Time, Looks to Try Again
17-year-old Foley swimmer Kasey Milstroh didn't make an Olympic qualifying time this weekend, but still has opportunities to make the cut over the next few months. Milstroh was competing in the Speedo Sections in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
Dedicated Member of Tech Swim Team, Bingham Shaw is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]
He’s called the “Jack-of-all-trades” for the Tech High School boys swimming team. Junior Bingham Shaw prides himself on being a top performer and great teammate. Coach Landon Hartwig says Shaw is one of the most excited students he’s seen towards the sport.
A Leader in Front of the Net For Storm ‘N Sabres, Clare Minnerath is an All-Star Student […
Described by coaches as a great student, a great goalie and an even better person, Sartell senior Clare Minnerath has been a mainstay in net for the Storm ‘N Sabres for years. Her hard work is paying off, she played a huge role in getting the team to the recent state tournament.
Huskies Roll Over Omaha With 4-1 Victory
The St. Cloud State University men's hockey team kept things rolling with a 4-1 victory against Omaha on Friday night.
Three Sport Captain For Tech, Mara Weaver is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]
A three-sport high school athlete is rare these days. Even more rare is a three-sport captain high school athlete, like senior Mara Weaver at St. Cloud Tech - WJON's All Star Student this week for her leadership and volunteering,
Future For Early Childhood and Clark Field Uncertain With July 2017 Deadline Looming
With a deadline looming, the St. Cloud area school district is still looking for a permanent home for their early childhood programs. The programs are temporarily in Colts Academy in St. Joseph. The district sold that building to the city last year and needs to vacate it by July 1st, 2017.
Timberwolves Embarrassed by Thunder
The Timberwolves have now lost nine in a row after being destroyed by the Thunder 113-93 on Friday night.