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.
Rox Earn 20th Win in Blowout of Loggers
The St. Cloud Rox improved to 20-6 after a 10-2 win over the La Crosse Loggers Monday night at Joe Faber Field. The Rox scored 4 1st innings runs, 2 in the 3rd inning and 4 more in the 7th. Brice Mathews went 2-4 with a home run, 3 runs scored and 2 RBIs and Dawson Martin went 1-4 with 2 RBIs.
St. Cloud Schools Focused on Keeping Students In the District For High School
St. Cloud School's are transitioning from Willie Jett as the District 742 Superintendent to Laurie Putnam. Putnam, who had been the Assistant Superintendent, will become the new school district Superintendent Friday July 1st but has been transitioning into that role for the past few months.
Holewa, Karls Win WJON/Granite City Days 5K
A group of 30 runners braved the cool windy conditions to participate in the WJON/Granite City Days 5K Sunday morning at the new City Hall in St. Cloud.
No Wolf Hunting Season in Minnesota Anytime Soon
The Minnesota DNR released a draft of its wolf management plan last week. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. He says this it the first update since the initial plan was enacted in 2001. The plan does include options for hunting and trapping if certain benchmarks are met.
Bike Stolen in Waite Park; Storage Unit Broken Into in Freeport
Waite Park Policer is reporting a bike stolen while parked at McKinley school. Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers joined me on WJON today. She says the bike was stolen while the student was in school. No information about the bike is available.
Rox Keep on Winning; Now 17-3
The St. Cloud Rox beat the Eau Claire Express 6-3 Tuesday night to improve to 17-3. The Rox scored single runs in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 8th innings and 2 runs in the 7th inning. Will Worthington had 2 hits and 2 RBIs,
Severe Thunderstorms Move Through Central Minnesota Overnight
A second round of severe thunderstorms moved through the St. Cloud area Monday night into Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorms warnings for western Stearns, and Todd counties from 10:30 - 11;45, and Todd, Central Stearns and southern Morrison counties until 12:30 a.m.
A Plan to Help Construction Hiring Needs in Central MN
More than 6,000 jobs are available according to Gail Cruikshank, Talent Director from the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation. She says approximately 500 of those jobs are in the construction field. Cruikshank says there are currently limitations for 16 to 18 year old people who'd like to work on construction sites.
Rox Top Willmar to Improve to 15-3
The St. Cloud Rox won 11-4 at Wilmar Sunday to improve to 15-3 on the season. The Rox got 2 homer runs and 6 RBIs from Charlie Condon, John Nett added 3 hits, 3 runs scored and a RBI, and Camden Hayslip doubled, tripled and drove in 3 runs for St. Cloud.
How to Find Fish in Central Minnesota with Warmer Weather Coming
Warmer weather means a different strategy on how to catch fish in Central Minnesota. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says this is a big transition week with water temperatures on a sharp increase. Schmitt says your presentation and where you find fish changes.
The Role Security and Police Play at the Ledge Amphitheater
The Ledge Amphitheater in Waite Park has a full schedule of events planned this summer with some of the shows already complete. Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud joined me on WJON today.
Sartell Baseball Falls in Consolation Championship
The Sartell-St. Stephen baseball team lost 5-2 to Park High School in the consolation championship in the Class 4-A state tournament Wednesday at Parade Stadium in Minneapolis.