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. Cloud Area Adaptive Floor Hockey Duo are All-Star Students [VIDEO]
Two players on the St. Cloud area Adaptive Floor Hockey team have been picked as top players in the state. Apollo and Tech freshmen Matt Neuman and Brian Jones both made the All-Tournament Team at state for adaptive floor hockey.
JL Beers in Downtown St. Cloud to Open March 30th
The wait is over for JL beers in downtown St. Cloud. The restaurant is in the former Landmark Tavern building at 801 West St. Germain Street. The bought the building last February.
Friends of Clark Field Hope Varsity Sports Will Return to Site
With the news that District 742 would maintain Clark Field last week, the Friends of Clark Field group is now exploring options to restore the field for varsity sports. The original proposal to build a $26 million early childhood education, community education, media services and district administra…
St. Joseph Woman Attacked by Two Dogs, Severely Hurt
A St. Joseph woman was severely hurt when she was attacked by two dogs on Monday afternoon. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says 61-year-old Julie Lingl of St. Joseph was walking her small dog on the shoulder of the road, past a home.
From Band to Boxing, Annabel Kelly is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]
Whether its playing saxophone in band or boxing in the ring, Sauk Rapids Rice freshman Annabel Kelly has already found plenty of success in life. Kelly says her involvement in saxophone started in the 6th grade.
Starring in Peter Pan, Grace Knoblach is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]
She may only be a sophomore, but Saint John’s Prep student Grace Knoblach has already taken part in well over a dozen on-stage performances. Grace put countless hours into playing Peter Pan, a character she called both challenging and rewarding.
Foley Teen Short on Olympic Qualifying Time, Looks to Try Again
17-year-old Foley swimmer Kasey Milstroh didn't make an Olympic qualifying time this weekend, but still has opportunities to make the cut over the next few months. Milstroh was competing in the Speedo Sections in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
Foley Teenager Looks to Qualify For Olympic Trials This Weekend
A Foley High school student is hoping to take a step towards competing in the Olympics this weekend. 17-year-old swimmer Kasey Milstroh is competing in the Speedo Sections in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
St. Cloud Old Country Buffet Now Closed [VIDEO]
The St. Cloud Old Country Buffet has closed down. Kim Miller, a spokesperson with Ovation Brands, has confirmed that the St. Cloud location is now closed.
After 45 Years, Sauk Rapids Perkins Closes its Doors [VIDEO]
After 45 years in business, the Sauk Rapids "Perkins in the Pines" has closed its doors. A note posted on the door says ownership made the tough decision to close due to an expiring lease and a third straight year of road construction impacts.
Wowing Others With Her Art Creations, Ramona Kuhn is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]
With half a dozen classmates often admiring her creations in class, Cathedral junior Ramona Kuhn says she’s had an endless eagerness to create art her entire life. She's created so much art over the years that her father built shelves at home to hold her pieces.
Dedicated Member of Tech Swim Team, Bingham Shaw is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]
He’s called the “Jack-of-all-trades” for the Tech High School boys swimming team. Junior Bingham Shaw prides himself on being a top performer and great teammate. Coach Landon Hartwig says Shaw is one of the most excited students he’s seen towards the sport.