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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. I'm also the early morning news anchor on WJON, and I host the News @ Noon show weekdays on WJON. 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.
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Ideas to Keep Kids from Getting Bored in St. Cloud During Christmas Break

It's one of the most anticipated stretch of days for most kids - the long Christmas break. However, the excitement and enthusiasm for not having to get up and go to schools lasts for about one or two days, three - if you're lucky. Then you have to listen to a chorus "I'm bored", or "there's nothing to do".

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