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.
Update: Work Continues to Restore Power to All ECE Members
High winds and heavy wet snow that moved through late Saturday night is still impacting some residents Tuesday.
Construction Workers Considered Essential During ‘Stay At Home’
Construction work can continue as we go through Governor Tim Walz's "Stay At Home" order.
Update: 300 ECE Customers Still Without Power
Some residents in central Minnesota are on their second day now with no power. East Central Energy says they still have about 300 members without electricity.
United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund Helping Central Minnesotans
If you're looking for a way to help our fellow central Minnesotans during the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Way of Central Minnesota has established a relief fund.
Edina Bans ‘Group Play’ As Residents Continue to Gather
The city of Edina is banning 'group play' in an effort to get its resident to comply with Governor Tim Walz's 'Stay At Home" order.
St. Joseph Woman Says Half of Tour Group Has COVID-19, 2 Died
A St. Joseph woman is sharing her story of a birthday present to herself and how it turned into a lot of fear and anxiety over the coronavirus.
62 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in MN, 9 Total Deaths
The Minnesota Department of Health says we have 62 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in our state, and four more deaths due to the virus.
Snowfall Totals for Central Minnesota
Rain changed to snow Saturday night across much of East Central Minnesota.
Power Outage Affecting Thousands of ECE Members
East Central Energy crews are out working trying to restore power to thousands of their members.
Five Deaths In Minnesota from COVID-19
There have now been five confirmed deaths of COVID-19 in the state. The Minnesota Department of Health updating their information with the fifth death Saturday morning.
Coborn’s Inc. Hiring At All Locations
If you're temporarily out of work due to the closings related to the coronavirus, there could be a job waiting for you at your local grocery store.
Coborn’s Adding Plexi-Glass Shields to Checkout Area
Coborn's Incorporated is installing plexi-glass shields at their store registers. They say it is to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19 to both employees and guests during checkout.