I tell my friends “I’m very close to having seen and/or done it all”. A North Dakota farm kid that survived peeing on an electric fence. A radio DJ that ran a Sunday morning show under the air name “Skip Church”. Got a date with Carrie Underwood. Got stood up by Carrie Underwood. Retired from radio at 25 to go home and farm. Retired from farming at 46 and went back to radio. Divorced - two boys, (Drew and Gabe), two dogs (Reno, the Siberian Husky and Rorschach, the Dalmation) and a cat (Moody).
REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: What is Gender-Affirming Health Care?
Gender-affirming health care has become an issue lately in several states.
Bowlus Man Charged With Theft by Swindle
A Morrison County man faces charges of theft-by-swindle for allegedly stealing from a charitable gaming account.
MN PUC Approves Xcel Sale of Sherco Land
At the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission meeting Thursday, the commission unanimously approved Xcel Energy’s proposed sale of 348 acres of land near the Sherco Power Plant to Elk River Technologies.
St. Cloud Adds Jobs in 2022
Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development reports the St. Cloud area job market grew by 3%, only the Mankato area grew at a higher rate.
MN Bill Would Ban Sale of Plastic Water Bottles
A bill introduced in the Minnesota Senate would ban the sale of plastic water bottles statewide.
MN Gov. Protects Gender Affirming Health Care
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order that protects access to gender-affirming health care statewide.
MN Posts Record-Setting Exports in 2022
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released a report showing exports of agricultural, mining, and manufactured products reached a record $27 billion in 2022.
Monticello 2023 Crime Report Released
Wright County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 11,065 calls for service in Monticello last year.
MN Rural Water Conference in St. Cloud This Week
Thousands of public workers will be in St. Cloud this week for the Minnesota Rural Water Association’s Technical Conference.
Becker Plans Summer Construction Projects
At Tuesday's Becker city council meeting, the council is expected to approve plans for this summer’s road projects.
USDA Tweaks ‘Made in USA’ Label
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is tightening what it means to be ‘Made in the U.S.A.’.
Tesla Recalling Model Y Due To Loose Bolt
Tesla is recalling more than 3,000 cars because of a loose bolt in the back seat.