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.
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...
Gas Prices Coming Down; SCSU’s Banaian Explains Why
Gas prices in the St. Cloud area have come down a bit in the last week. St. Cloud State University Economist King Banaian joined me on WJON this week. He says President Biden's decision to release 180 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is reducing the price of gas at least in the short term.
More than Just the Games to Explore at the WBB Final Four
Target Center is hosting the NCAA women's basketball final four this week. Alyssa Hayes from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON. Hopkins High School graduate Paige Bueckers is one of the top players for Connecticut who play Stanford Friday night at 8:30 p.m.
La Velle E Neal; Expect Twins to Make More Moves
The Twins traded for pitcher Sonny Gray with the Reds over the weekend, and acquired catcher Gary Sanchez and third baseman Gio Ursela from the Yankees Sunday. The Twins acquired infielder Isiah Kiner-Falefa for catcher Mitch Garver Saturday before flipping him to the Yankees in the deal that also sent third baseman Josh Donaldson to New York.
Surprising Health Benefits from a Sauna
The St. Cloud V.A. continues to highlight whole health. Dr. Sean Omara and Public Affairs Officer Barry Venable from the St. Cloud V.A. joined me on WJON today. Dr. Omara says a recent discovery indicates many health benefits for people when using a sauna.
Expert Has Suggestions on How to Prevent School Shootings in MN
School shootings have become way to common in the United States and that includes the one that happened recently in Richfield, Minnesota. Former Police Captain Doug Parisi joined me on WJON today.
Social Security Myths for Central Minnesotans
There are many myths about social security. James Schmitz from Laraway Financial Advisors joined me on WJON this week. He highlighted the myths associated with social security. They include the myth that it's going broke.
Requirements for a No-Knock Search Warrant in Minnesota
In the early morning hours of Wednesday February 2nd Minneapolis police officers using a no-knock search warrant entered the residence of Amir Locke. Locke, a black man -- apparently asleep and shown to be holding a gun upon awakening -- was shot and killed. ...