I'm a 1996 graduate of St. Cloud State University and have been with WJON for 24 years as a news reporter and anchor. While the news is my business, sports are my love. I am a big fan of the Vikings, Twins, Gopher's basketball, the Wolves, and Wild. My favorite pastimes include snowmobiling, golfing, and movies.
Crop Expert Says Lack of Rain, Not Heat is the Real Crops Threat
Central Minnesota farmers are keeping an eye on the sky for when rain clouds replace the hot sunshine.
Xcel Energy Launches New Overdue Bill Forgiveness Plan
Xcel Energy is announcing a new program that will forgive past-due bills for those who have fallen significantly behind due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Teen Found Not Guilty of Assault in Police Officer Shooting
A Stearns County jury has found a St. Cloud teenager not guilty of shooting a police officer during a struggle last June.
Pandemic Interrupts Supply Chain Ahead of Fishing Opener
As Minnesota anglers ready themselves for this weekend's fishing opener, they may find it hard to get their hands on some of the tackle this year.
Walz to Announce Timeline for Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions
Governor Tim Walz will be making a live address at Noon Thursday to announce plans to wind down COVID-19 restrictions.
Minnesota Covid-19 Death Toll Tuesday Jumps to 17
A spike in the number of Covid-19 deaths in Minnesota from Tuesday.
Rice Woman Found Guilty of Theft While Acting as a Guardian
A Benton County jury has found a Rice woman guilty of illegally obtaining medical assistance while acting as the guardian and conservator for a man who was hurt in a car crash.
New Round of Grants Set to Help Small Businesses During Pandemic
The Small Business Administration will begin handing out nearly $29-billion worth of grants to restaurants, bars, and similar businesses impacted by Covid-19.
Souhan: Gophers Kalscheur Exploring His Options, Return Possible
Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined Lee Voss on WJON today. Jim says the Twins just had a major meltdown in the 9th inning.
MDH Adds Unreported Cases and COVID-19 Deaths to Total
There were two additional deaths related to the coronavirus in Minnesota and 750 new cases Monday.