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.
Dozens Camping Out for Opening of St. Cloud Chick-Fil-A
The parking lot in front of the new St. Cloud Chick-fil-A is lined with colorful tents and lawn chairs. Dozens of people are camping out waiting for the doors of the new restaurant to open on Thursday morning.
St. Cloud Schools Offering Additional Counseling Since Mall Attack
Schools in the St. Cloud Area District have been offering additional counseling for students after the Crossroads Mall stabbing attack that happened on Saturday.
One Man Hospitalized, Two Arrested After St. Cloud Shooting
Police say a Milaca man is in the hospital after he was shot in St. Cloud early Wednesday morning. St. Cloud Police responded to a report of a gunshot in the 1300 block of 15th Street North just before 2:00 a.m.
Chief Anderson: No Link Found Yet Between Mall Attacker and ISIS [VIDEO]
St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson said in a news conference on Monday that authorities haven't yet found a link between the Crossroads Mall attacker and the terror group ISIS.
Google Express Now Available in St. Cloud Area
If you're a big online shopper, you have another option in St. Cloud. Google Express announced earlier this week that they expanded their delivery service into different communities in Minnesota, including the St. Cloud metro.
Chief Deputy Describes Finding Remains of Jacob Wetterling
On October 22nd, 1989: Bruce Bechtold was a rookie deputy with the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. He was the first to respond to the call that Jacob Wetterling had gone missing.
Tornado Causes Heavy Damage Across Morrison County
There are more reports of damage in Morrison County after a tornado ripped through the area on Wednesday night. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says they received calls of storm damage at Laurie's Lakeside Resort just after 11:00 p.m.
Storms Heavily Damage Camp Ripley
Storms knocked down roofs, trees and damaged vehicles throughout the garrison areas of the National Guard's Camp Ripley Training Center on Thursday.
Pair From St. Martin Win Big Lottery Prize
Two people from St. Martin won a big lottery prize recently.
City of St. Joseph Releases Statement on Jacob Wetterling
The city of St. Joseph and Mayor Rick Schultz released a statement on Jacob Wetterling on Sunday morning.
St. Cloud Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Closes
A popular St. Cloud barbecue spot closed its doors over the weekend. Dan Stuttgen opened Dickey's in 2011. They were in the Division Street strip mall behind Red Lobster.
More Details Emerge on Kidnapping and Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl
More details have emerged on the kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office released primary autopsy results on Tuesday and says Ertl died of homicidal violence.