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.
Best Buy Hiring for the Holidays, Offering $15 An Hour
Best Buy is hiring for the holidays. The electronics retailer says they need to hire thousands of employees across the country.
Slight Chance for Thunderstorms Wednesday Night
Thunderstorms are forecast to develop over northern and eastern Minnesota Wednesday night and move southeast.
Twin Cities Task Force Confiscates 156 Illegal Guns, Arrests 22
Two months ago the Twin Cities Violent Offender Task Force was formed in response to a spike in gun violence and violent crime.
Storms Possible Saturday Night in Southern Minnesota
Storms are expected Saturday night, and a few could produce large hail or damaging wind across the southern half of Minnesota into northern Iowa and western Wisconsin.
ICE Arrests 39 in Five-State Region
The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement -- ICE -- has announced they've arrested 39 people in the five-state region between July 13th and August 20th.
Authorities Looking for Stolen Cargo Trailer
Authorities are asking for your help as they search for a trailer that was stolen in Stearns County.
Thunderstorms Possible in Southern Minnesota
Severe thunderstorms are possible Thursday evening through the night, with the best chances along and south of a line from Montevideo MN to the southern Twin Cities metro to Eau Claire Wisconsin.
Update: Minneapolis Police Arrest About 50 Overnight
The Minneapolis Police Chief says his department arrested about 50 people during the looting and rioting overnight. State Troopers arrested 28 people and Minnesota Conservation Officers arrested five.
Storms Possible Over Next Few Days
Strong to severe storms are possible each of the next 3 days. The main threats are damaging winds and large hail.
Travel Expert: Fall Vacations Possible, Be Flexible
Will traveling for vacation be possible this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic? That's the question some people have, especially for families that like to get away during the MEA break in October.