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.
Vikings Edge Carolina [GALLERY]
The Vikings improved to 3-3 Sunday with a 34-28 win at Carolina against the Panthers. Kirk Cousins connected with K.J. Osborn for the game-winning touchdown in overtime.
Should Minnesotans Worry About Social Security Running Out?
Minnesota 6th District Congressman Tom Emmer says social security funding is scheduled to run out within the next ten years. He says he believes they have thoughtful people on both sides of the aisle that won't let social security funding run out.
Joseph Kicks Vikings to Victory over Lions [GALLERY]
The Vikings posted a 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions Sunday to improve to 2-3. Greg Joseph made a 54-yard field goal as time expired to win the game for Minnesota.
The Amount of Beers it takes for Minnesotans to Feel Tipsy
Have you ever wondered how many beers it takes to make you feel a bit tipsy? Upgradedpoints.com in a recent survey identified in each state how many beers it takes before someone feels a tipsy. The survey revealed the national average is 3.49 beers with Minnesota under the national average at 3.24…
The Month Where Gas Prices in MN Are the Cheapest Might Surprise You
Gas prices have mostly stabilized locally for the past couple of weeks. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says October is the month where we typically see the cheapest gas prices.
This Age Group Is Not Returning to the Workforce in Central MN
Almost everyone is hiring right now in Central Minnesota. St. Cloud State Economist King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says the age group that hasn't returned to the workforce the most is those who are 55 years of age and older.
Is Zimmer on the Hot Seat Yet? Vikings/Browns [GALLERY]
The Vikings lost 14-7 at home against the Cleveland Browns Sunday to drop to 1-3. Head Coach Mike Zimmer has a coaching record of 65-48-1 including a 2-3 record in the playoffs with the Vikings.
Vikings Win Home Opener Against Seattle [GALLERY]
The Vikings overcame a first half 17-7 deficit to beat the Seattle Seahawks 30-17 in their home opener Sunday. Kirk Cousins threw for 323 yards and 3 touchdowns and Alexander Mattison played for an injured Dalvin Cook at running back. Mattison ran for 112 yards and caught 6 passes for 59 yards.
Great Fall Destinations to Explore in Minnesota
Minnesota can be beautiful in Autumn with fall colors and traveling could be a good idea to better experience this. Alyssa Hayes from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON today. She says fall colors are popping in northern Minnesota and moving south quickly.
[GALLERY] Quarterback Options for the Vikings in the 2022 NFL Draft
The Vikings could move on from Kirk Cousins following this season. Options to replace Cousins could include free agency, this year's 2nd round pick Kellen Mond or the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.