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News Director: I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small West Central Community of Maynard.  After graduating from the Brown Institute of Radio Broadcasting, I began my professional career working nights at KDMA radio in Montevideo back in 1988.  In 1995, I moved to Redwood Falls and worked as the sports director for KLGR radio.  I eventually became their morning show co-host and program director. I’ve been working here at WJON in St. Cloud since 2005, and have been the news director since 2007.  The main beats that I cover include: politics, education, and local government. People often ask me, “What’s the best part of my job?”  The answer is that I get to meet a lot of great people, see a lot of cool places, and I never know from one day to the next what my day is going to bring. When I’m not tracking down the latest news story, you can most likely find me doing anything outdoors, whether it’s camping or boating in the summer, or snowmobiling in the winter.
Herb Brooks National Hockey Center
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Bill Allowing Beer Sales At SCSU Hockey Games Passes State Legislature, Awaits Governor’s Signature

You can expect to be able to enjoy a cold beer at all St. Cloud State University home hockey games next season. State Representative Tama Theis of St. Cloud says her bill to allow beer sales at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center passed yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

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Atwood Memorial Center, photo by WJON.com's Isaac Schweer
Atwood Memorial Center, photo by WJON.com's Isaac Schweer
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Erbert & Gerbert’s, Chick-Fil-A, Denny’s Coming To SCSU

Students and staff at St. Cloud State University will have some new food options when they return to campus for the fall semester. Tammy McGee is the Vice President of Finance and Administration. She says the university is ending a 10-year partnership with Sodexo, and has signed of five-year food service contract with Chartwells.

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