News Director: I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small west central community of Maynard. I began my professional radio career working nights at KDMA in Montevideo. Then, after a 10 year stint in Redwood Falls working at KLGR, I moved to St. Cloud. I’ve been working here at WJON since 2005, and have been the news director since 2007. The main beats that I cover include: politics, education, and local government. I'm also the early morning news anchor on WJON, and I host the News @ Noon show weekdays on WJON.
COVID Vaccines Open to All Minnesotans Over 16 Starting Tues.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will announce on Friday that All Minnesotans 16 and older will be able to sign-up for a COVID-19 vaccination beginning on Tuesday.
Minnesota Man Invents ‘Crud Cloth’ for When You Get Dirty
You spend a day out on the trails biking and you want to freshen up before you have a beer with your buddies, what do you do?
Ice Palace Maze A Big Hit in Stillwater
There's a popular new attraction in Stillwater. An Ice Palace Maze opened last weekend and runs through the end of February.
$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Minnesota
Somebody in Minnesota has one $1 million in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing.
Insider: Bars, Restaurants to Return to Pre-Pause Restrictions
A political insider says he's expecting the governor to return to pre-pause restrictions when he makes his announcement Wednesday afternoon.
Brainerd Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Black Bear on Indian Land
A Brainerd man has pleaded guilty to killing a black bear on a Minnesota Indian Reservation.
Can You Be Fired for What you Post on Social Media? Yes!
You don't have to spend much time on social media to know that it can be a very ugly place with a lot of polarizing views and comments. But, you may want to think twice before you like, share or join the conversation because it could cost you your job.
St. Cloud Man Wins Car, Drone on ‘The Price Is Right’
You might see a St. Cloud man driving around the city in a brand new car.
Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against 6 Central Minnesota Bars
Minnesota's Attorney General has filed a lawsuit Sunday night against a chain of six bars and restaurants in central Minnesota that have vowed to reopen Monday or in the coming days in violation of the Governor's Stay Safe Minnesota Executive Order.
Popular Minneapolis Restaurant Announces It Won’t Reopen
A popular restaurant in Minneapolis has announced it won't reopen after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. The Bachelor Farmer owner Eric Dayton posted a message on the restaurant's Facebook page Thursday afternoon.