Hi. I'm Jen Jacobs and first off, let me just tell you how thrilled I am to be doing the afternoons here on 98 Country. One of the "tour stops" of my radio career had me working in Hutchinson, about an hour south of St. Cloud and I used to listen to 98 all the time. Now I work here. It's surreal.
Where Are Some of the Most Haunted Places in the U.S.
It’s Halloween time and that means we dig up the scariest stories we can think of. Chad and Jim went to the Palmer House Hotel, one of the most haunted places in the state, but there are some other haunted houses and haunted spaces around the country for the ghost hunter in you.
Foods We Eat That Are Banned in Other Countries
The United States has protection measures in place for our food supply with the Food and Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture, but did you know that there are things in our food that are perfectly legal and allowed to be there, but are banned in other countries?
Are Generics Just as Good? (Part Two)
I love cereal. It has always been one of my favorite foods. I did an experiment in high school with generic versus national brand breakfast cereals and posed the question of would we really know the difference in taste if we didn’t see the label first? Sometimes we could and sometime…
Skip the Drive Thru and Grab Healthy Fast Food Alternatives
A recent report on what’s really in a chicken nugget makes you wonder why they’re called “chicken”. Trust me. If you didn’t see the report, you don’t want to know. Here are a few really good alternatives to f…
How to Land a Seasonal Job
As much as we don’t want to hear about it, the time is here for holiday hiring. If you’re looking for work, or just a little extra cash, here are a few pointers on how to land seasonal employment.
What to Buy at the Dollar Store
I used to laugh at the dollar store until I found out how much good stuff you can buy there. Here are some of the best.
Post Break Up Dos and Don’ts
I have a friend who just broke up with the love of her life again. I read the news and could just feel what she was going through. She's handling things pretty well, but I've seen some friends get very, very lost after a breakup, so here are a few good post breakup dos and don'ts.
Things to Remember When Getting Ready for a Date
It's Friday night. Date night. Here are some things to think about before you leave the house.
How to Prevent Germs from Spreading
Cold and flu season is here and I just talked earlier this week about things you shouldn’t share with others. Now, here are a few more ways to keep germs from spreading.
How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting You
We all know the public ways the government shutdown is affecting us. With national parks closed and employees laid off; but there are some other ways the shut down is affecting us in some not so noticeable ways. At least, not right away.
Internet Scams You Need to Know About
We've all seen the email saying you have $10 million dollars waiting for you in a bank overseas. That's a blatant scam, but there are other scams that look totally legit that you should be on the lookout for.
What to Buy in October
Do you buy this, that, the other thing or wait until Black Friday? Here's your October buying guide.