Jim Maurice is the News Director for Townsquare Media’s St. Cloud brands. A life-long Minnesota resident, he grew up in the small west central community of Maynard. He began his professional radio career working nights at KDMA in Montevideo. Then, after a 10 year stint in Redwood Falls working at KLGR, he moved to St. Cloud. Jim has worked at WJON since 2005, and has been the news director since 2007.
Cougar Struck, Killed on Interstate in Minneapolis
The Minnesota State Patrol says a cougar was struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday morning in Minneapolis.
Minnesota’s Pine Forest in the Shape of Minnesota
The photo of the state's Minnesota-shaped forest is gaining popularity once again.
National Average Gas Prices Fall for 11th Straight Week
The national average price for gas fell for the 11th straight week last week.
Gas Prices Fall for 10th Straight Week
The national average price for gas declined for the 10th straight week, the longest downward trend at the pump since the summer of 2022.
Minnesota Sheriff Warns Parents About iPhone Update
A Minnesota Sheriff's Office is warning parents about a change that happens when you update your iPhone.
Explore Minnesota Launches First-Ever Pop-up Shop
Explore Minnesota's first-ever pop-up shop is open. It launched earlier this month and will be open through Monday.
Minnesota’s Holiday Baking Traditions Chronicled in Cookbooks
Holiday baking has been a family tradition in Minnesota that goes back several generations. There's actually a collection of cookbooks that records that rich history at the University of Minnesota.
5 Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking Meth Into Minnesota
Five people have been sentenced to prison for trafficking methamphetamine that was shipped through the mail from California to Austin, Minnesota.
Postal Service Says Average Mail Delivery Time Remains Stable
The United States Postal Service says its average mail delivery time remains stable.
Minnesota Begins Reissuing 150,000 Expired Rebate Checks
Minnesota's Revenue Department has announced it will start reissuing one-time rebate checks that have gone uncashed.