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.
Holewa, Karls Win WJON/Granite City Days 5K
A group of 30 runners braved the cool windy conditions to participate in the WJON/Granite City Days 5K Sunday morning at the new City Hall in St. Cloud.
St. Stephen, Minnesota in Pictures [GALLERY]
St. Stephen has a population of 851 people. They are this week's focus on WJON's Small Town Friday feature.
Small Town Friday: St. Stephen and Their Slovenian History
WJON is featuring small towns in Central Minnesota once a month on a Friday. The first edition of "Small Town Friday" focuses on the town of St. Stephen. St. Stephen is the oldest Slovenian population in the United States.
No Wolf Hunting Season in Minnesota Anytime Soon
The Minnesota DNR released a draft of its wolf management plan last week. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. He says this it the first update since the initial plan was enacted in 2001. The plan does include options for hunting and trapping if certain benchmarks are met.
SCSU Men’s Basketball Adds an Assistant Coach
St. Cloud State University announced Wednesday morning the hiring of Connor O'Brien as assistant men's basketball coach. He joins the staff of new men's head coach Quincy Henderson.
Bike Stolen in Waite Park; Storage Unit Broken Into in Freeport
Waite Park Policer is reporting a bike stolen while parked at McKinley school. Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers joined me on WJON today. She says the bike was stolen while the student was in school. No information about the bike is available.
Rox Keep on Winning; Now 17-3
The St. Cloud Rox beat the Eau Claire Express 6-3 Tuesday night to improve to 17-3. The Rox scored single runs in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 8th innings and 2 runs in the 7th inning. Will Worthington had 2 hits and 2 RBIs,
Theft From Vehicle in Waite Park
Another theft from vehicle reported by Waite Park police. Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers joined me on WJON. On the 10 block of 2nd Avenue South at a business in Waite Park someone left their purse in their vehicle and the vehicle was unlocked. The purse was stolen along with an Iphone Pro Max.
Severe Thunderstorms Move Through Central Minnesota Overnight
A second round of severe thunderstorms moved through the St. Cloud area Monday night into Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorms warnings for western Stearns, and Todd counties from 10:30 - 11;45, and Todd, Central Stearns and southern Morrison counties until 12:30 a.m.
A Plan to Help Construction Hiring Needs in Central MN
More than 6,000 jobs are available according to Gail Cruikshank, Talent Director from the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation. She says approximately 500 of those jobs are in the construction field. Cruikshank says there are currently limitations for 16 to 18 year old people who'd like to work on construction sites.