Jay Caldwell is the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The program focuses on interaction with listeners both on air and online about what concerns them in Central Minnesota. Jay and his wife reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. They raised their 2 boys who are now off to college starting their own adventures. Please tune in to the Morning News Watch for the latest news, sports, weather, entertainment and so much more.
Twins Name New TV Play-By-Play Voice
The Twins have replaced Dick Bremer as their TV play-by-play voice with the radio voice for the Twins for the past 12 seasons, Cory Provus. Provus will be replaced on the radio side by Kris Atteberry.
Vikings Could Make a Move at Quarterback
The Vikings lost 12-10 Monday night to the Chicago Bears to drop to 6-6 on the season. Josh Dobbs threw 4 interceptions in the loss and talk of replacing him with either Nick Mullens or Jaren Hall has picked up.
Minnesota Vehicle Fatalities Concerning in 2023
We are nearing the end of 2023 and the amount of traffic fatalities in the state is concerning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation are reporting 339 traffic fatalities so far in 2023.
From Small Town MN to National TV; Clay Matvick
ESPN's Clay Matvick is a native Central Minnesotan. He is our next featured person on WJON's My Life Series. Matvick grew up in southern Morrison County near a small town called Ramey.
What You Need to Know About the MN Deer Opener
The firearms deer hunting opener is Saturday November 4th in Minnesota starting a half hour prior to sunrise. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON to offer some suggestions on the opener.
Explore Minnesota’s Theaters This Fall/Winter
Autumn turns to winter and that means many of us will spend more time indoors. Jake Juliot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON to talk about theater options and shows available in the state over the next few months.
Explore Minnesota’s Scariest Attractions
October is the month Minnesota pulls out all the stops with the scariest attractions from haunted houses to hayrides to ships. Jake Juliot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON.
What a Viking Loss Sunday Against the Bears Could Lead to
The Vikings are 1-4 and will play at the 1-4 Chicago Bears Sunday at noon. Hear the game on WJON. The Vikings will play without top receiver Justin Jefferson due to a hamstring injury that will keep him out a minimum of 4 games.
Guide to Seeing Fall Colors in Minnesota
Fall colors are at or near peak in much of Minnesota. Jake Juliot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON to talk about when and where you can see fall colors in the state.
Why Cousins to the NY Jets Rumor Continues to Swirl
The Vikings are off to an 0-3 start and the New York Jets are playing with a backup quarterback after Aaron Rodgers suffered a season ending injury. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON.