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.
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.
Guide to Dealing with Seasonal Allergies in MN
Spring, summer and early fall are prime times for seasonal environmental allergies in Minnesota. Dr. Ted Truitt from St. Cloud ENT joined me on WJON for a Health Matters program. He says things people tend to be allergic to that affect them this time of year include molds, trees and tree pollen.
Want to Catch Fish this Weekend? Here’s How.
The Minnesota walleye fishing opener is Saturday May 14. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says walleyes are done spawning and are looking to feed.
Minnesota Vikings 2022 Draft Picks (Gallery)
The Vikings selected 10 players in the 2022 NFL draft starting with safety Lewis Cine from Georgia with the 32nd overall pick in the 1st round. Get to know the newest Vikings below.
Ice Out on Northern Lakes Likely With Warming Tread
The warmer weather is making it more likely that the ice will be out in time for the fishing opener May 14th on nearly all lakes in Minnesota. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week.
Clearwater Owner’s Horse, Zandon is Kentucky Derby Favorite
The Kentucky Derby odds were determined this week and Zandon is 3 to 1 odds to win the race. That makes Zandon the favorite. Zandon is owned by Jeff Drown and Jill Vouk-Drown from Clearwater, Minnesota.
Ice May Not Be Out in Time for the Opener in Northern MN
Central Minnesota lakes have already seen ice out this spring but northern Minnesota lakes still largely have it. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. The state of Minnesota is just over 2 weeks away from the fishing opener.
Twins and Saints Hosting a Unique Tournament For Girls
The Twins and their triple-A affiliate the St. Paul Saints are partnering to host a unique baseball tournament for girls. The Twins and Saints plan to hold what is believed to be the state’s first-ever girls baseball tournament.
Walleye Reduction Bill Not Happening This Year in MN
A bill in the legislature that would have reduced the walleye limit from 6 to 4 was dropped in the latest versions of the environmental and natural resources bill. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. Schmitt says it appears that won't go through this year despite gaining support this session.
Clearwater Couple Owns a Horse Headed to the Kentucky Derby
Zandon is one of the favorites to win this year's Kentucky Derby Horse race on May 7th at Churchill Downs. The owners of the horse are Jeff Drown and Jill Vouk-Drown from Clearwater, Minnesota. Zandon is fresh off a win at the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky on April 9. That wi...