I am the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The listeners and I have healthy, fun and never negative conversations on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday and What Up Wednesday. If you haven't checked it out, please do and find out how uplifting the shows can be. My wife and I reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. We raised our 2 boys and little dog to be productive members of society.
SCSU “Strongly Encouraging” Students to Get the Vaccine
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. She says they are monitoring the COVID-19 local cases and situation daily. Wacker says they "strongly encourage faculty, staff and students to get the COVID-19 vaccine."
Tractor Pull in Gilman Sunday
The Gilman Tractor Pullers Club LLC Presents the Gilman Days Tractor Pull Sunday at noon with gates opening at 10 a.m. There will payouts for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each class. Ten weight classes are offered with 3 truck classes.
What Retail or Restaurant Do You Want to Come to St. Cloud?
Today on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday listeners weighed in on what restaurants, retail and grocery they'd like to see come to St. Cloud. Suggestions included restaurants like a Denny's, In-N-Out Burger, Hash House a Go Go, and Cracker Barrel. Others want to restaurants like Waffle It, and …
Four Rox Play in the NWL All Star Game Tonight
The St. Cloud Rox have 4 players playing for the Great Plains All Star team tonight in Mankato. The four are Otto Kemp, Andrew Pinckney, Kevin Davis and Caleb Ricketts. The game will be played tonight at 7:05 at ISG Field.
The Top Eight Mac & Cheeses on National Mac & Cheese Day
Today is National Mac and Cheese day. Mac & Cheese used to be something that kids primarily ate out of a box with cheese and macaroni. In the past 20 years mac & cheese now appears on many restaurant menus but not just as the traditional mac & cheese but adult mac & cheese that con…
Paramount Planning a “Normal” Fall and Winter Schedule [PODCAST]
The Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud is planning a "normal" fall and winter schedule of shows. Gretchen Boulka is the Director of Performing Arts at the Paramount. She joined me on WJON today. She says they are offering shows in June at 50% capacity which allows for those in atte…
CentraCare Is Receiving 3,000 to 4,000 Vaccines a Week [PODCAST]
CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris from CentraCare joined me on WJON today. He says CentreCare is receiving 3,000 to 4,000 vaccines from the state each week and anticipates that number a week through the end of the month with an increase expected starting in April.
Less than 10 Covid-19 Patients at CentraCare [PODCAST]
Numbers of positive Covid-19 patients at St. Cloud Hospital and within CentraCare continue to shrink. CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON this week. He says they have less then 10 positive Covid-19 patients within all of CentraCare and all of them are at St. Cloud Hospital. H…
Less Than 40 Covid-19 Patients at SC Hospital [PODCAST]
CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. He's says their positive Covid-19 patients at St. Cloud Hospital and within CentraCare is down. He goes on to say for the first time in a longtime they have less than 40 positive Covid-19 patients at St. Cloud Hospital and they h…
Sartell Man Donates $3,300 Worth of Toys [PODCAST]
Sartell man Drew Bienusa, who is self employed as a video game player, held an event on his live streams to raise money for Toys for Tots encouraging his subscribers to donate money for this cause. Drew said he expected to raise around $1,000 but it turned into close to $3,300.
Alex O’Leary of Rice Wins Dream Getaway #46
Alex O'Leary from Rice was announced as the winner of Dream Getaway #46. He wins $4,000 from Bursch Travel and Townsquare Media to go anywhere he wants to go when he feels like the time is right to do it. O'Leary told Townsquare Media he plans to go to either Hawaii or Europe.
Our Sibling Station AM 1240 WJON Adds FM 95.3 Signal
AM 1240-WJON is now available on FM 95.3. Listeners of WJON on AM 1240 can continue to listen that way but now listeners can hear the same great programming on a clearer FM signal on 95.3.