Became a member of the WJON crew during the summer of 2013. Reporting on education, local business, Cold Spring and St. Joseph. Reach out to me with your story ideas and feedback: Dan@wjon.com or 320-257-7205. Always love hearing from listeners and the community. Outside of news I enjoy running outdoors, reading a good book, watching the Twins and Vikings break my heart, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Recent St. Cloud State graduate.
St. Joseph Releases Statement on Jacob Wetterling
The city of St. Joseph and Mayor Rick Schultz released a statement on Jacob Wetterling on Sunday morning.
Paynesville Woman Hurt in Broadside Crash
A Paynesville woman was hurt in a broadside crash in Clara City on Friday night. The crash happened just before 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 7.
Sheriff’s Office Still Looking for Tips on Unsolved Reker Case
Friday will mark the 42nd anniversary of Mary and Susanne Reker going missing from St. Cloud. It was Labor Day: September 2nd, 1974, when Mary and Susanne left home a little after 11:00 a.m. to go shopping at the nearby Zayre Discount Store. They never returned and were missing for nearly a month.
7th Graders Given Warm Welcome at Cathedral [VIDEO]
7th graders and other new students were greeted like celebrities for their first day of school at Cathedral High. Students, teachers and staff were out on Third Street, cheering and welcoming 7th graders and their families.
St. Cloud Police Respond to Southside Gunshots
St. Cloud Police responded to a report of gunshots in south St. Cloud early Sunday morning. The incident happened just after 2:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of 13th Street South.
Authorities Looking For Child After Chase With Stolen Vehicle
Central Minnesota authorities are allegedly looking for a juvenile suspect who took part in stealing two vehicles.
Tutors Still in Demand For St. Cloud Area Schools
There's still a need for tutors in the St. Cloud Area School District this upcoming school year. An email from the Minnesota Reading and Math Corps says there's still a need for around 30 tutors in District 742 for the upcoming school year.
ROCORI District Sees Another Bump in Enrollment
The ROCORI School District is seeing another slight uptick in enrollment numbers going into this school year. ROCORI will start the year with just over 2,075 students.
St. Joseph Man Killed When Car Slips Off Jack
Authorities say a man in St. Joseph Township died on Monday when a car slipped off a jack and landed on his chest.
Citations Down During St. Cloud State Move-In Weekend
St. Cloud Police cited 107 people for various offenses in southside neighborhoods this year during the opening of the St. Cloud State fall semester. This is down from 137 people cited last year and 223 people cited in 2014.
More Details Emerge on Kidnapping and Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl
More details have emerged on the kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office released primary autopsy results on Tuesday and says Ertl died of homicidal violence.
Crews Hard at Work on Albany School Upgrades [VIDEO]
School is right around the corner and crews are still busy digging up and renovating parts of the Albany school grounds. The community approved a $33 million referendum last summer for the updates. The district also received an additional $6.2 million in community donations.