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.
St. Cloud’s Rain Total for Thursday
The official rainfall total at the St. Cloud Regional Airport Thursday was 1.40 inches. That still leaves us about .30 below normal for the summer season.
Weather Announcements for Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
We have some weather announcements for Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. If you have a weather related announcement, call our cancellations line at 257-7191 and leave a message.
Coborn’s Planning New Grocery Store for Former YMCA Site
A new grocery store could be coming to north St. Cloud. Coborn's Incorporated wants to build the store on the site of the former YMCA building.
Three People Hurt in a Rear End Crash in Meeker County
Three people were hurt in a rear end crash in Meeker County. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 5:00 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 7 near Cosmos.
Two Teens Hurt in Rollover in Morrison County
Two teenagers were hurt in a rollover in Morrison County. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Escaped Prisoner from Northern Minnesota Caught in St. Cloud
An escaped prisoner from northern Minnesota has been found here in St. Cloud. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office says Keanu Major was arrested in St. Cloud Tuesday night, after escaping custody in Bemidji on Friday.
Heavy Rain Possible Wednesday, Thursday
Widespread rains are expected Wednesday Night through Thursday. The threat for severe weather is low.
Update: 1 Killed in Rollover on Highway 23 in Waite Park
One person was killed in a one vehicle rollover on Highway 23 in Waite Park. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just before 11:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Freeport Teenager Hurt in Rollover
A Freeport teenager was hurt in a rollover. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says it happened just after 5:00 p.m. Monday on Sand Lake Road and County Road 40 in Farming Township, a few miles southeast of Albany.
UPDATE: Long Prairie Police Investigating Murder, Person of Interest In Custody
A man described as a person of interest in a Long Prairie murder investigation is now in custody. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says they have found and arrested 35-year-old Jose Torres of Long Prairie.
Motorcycle Driver Hurt in Highway 10 Crash in Becker
A motorcycle driver was hurt when he collided with a car. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Highway 10 in Becker.
Police Looking for Suspect, Victim Involved In North St. Cloud Shooting
Police are looking for both the shooter and the victim after a report of shots being fired in north St. Cloud. It happened at about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of 5th Street North.