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.
49ers Best Vikings: Cook Suffers Injury [GALLERY]
The Vikings lost 34-26 on the road at the San Francisco 49ers Sunday. Viking running back Dalvin Cook left the game early due to a shoulder injury and was replaced by Alexander Mattison. It is unclear how much time, if any, Cook will miss.
St. John’s Football Hosts Linfield in NCAAs Today
The 5th ranked St. John's football team hosts #6 Linfield College at noon today in the NCAA Division III playoffs. The Johnnies are 11-0 while Linfield is 10-0.
Gophers, Badgers Battle For Paul Bunyan’s Axe
The Gopher football team battles the 18th ranked Wisconsin Badgers today at 3:10, pregame on WJON at 1:00. Minnesota is 7-4 overall and 5-3 in the Big Ten while Wisconsin is 8-3 overall and 6-2 in the Big Ten.
Ice Fishing Season Isn’t Far off in Central Minnesota
In parts of Minnesota the ice fishing season has already begun. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says he's heard reports of people ice fishing already in the Bemidji and Blackduck area. Schmitt says Red Lake is typically one of the early locations for ice fishing.
Sartell Working to Attract Restaurants Near the Community Center
Sartell's Scheels Athletic Complex which includes 2 sheets of ice, the Sartell Community Center, Sartell-St. Stephen High School and Pine Cone Central Park continue to attract tournaments and many people to the city of Sartell.
St. Cloud Hospital COVID-19 Numbers Still High But Coming Down
Last week's COVID-19 positive patients at St. Cloud Hospital and within CentraCare were the highest since last December. This week those numbers a coming down a bit. CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON this week.
More Thefts from Vehicles and Burglaries in St. Cloud, Waite Park
Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers joined me on WJON today. St. Cloud Police is reporting a couple of burglaries where a bike was stolen out of a garage on 11th avenue North and on 32nd Avenue North a garage was entered and a bike and chainsaw were taken.
What Happened to Supper Clubs Frenchy’s, Ivan’s and the Wagon Wheel?
The St. Cloud area had a ton of supper clubs for many years but many of them went away. The WJON Morning News Watch debuted a new series this week on past St. Cloud area Supper Clubs.
Vikings Edge Packers 34-31 [GALLERY]
The Vikings posted a 34-31 win over the Green Bay Packers Sunday. Greg Joseph made a 29-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Vikings to the victory. The Vikings improve to 5-5 while dropping the Packers to 8-3.
St. Cloud Hospital is Using These Treatments for COVID-19
Treatments of the COVID-19 virus have changed since St. Cloud Hospital and CentraCare was first faced with the challenge of working with COVID-19 patients in the spring of 2020. CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today.