I'm a 1996 graduate of St. Cloud State University and have been with WJON for over 22 years as a news reporter and anchor. While the news is my business, sports are my love. I am a big fan of the Vikings, Twins, Gopher's basketball, the Wolves, Wild, and St. Cloud State Hockey. My favorite pastimes include snowmobiling, golfing and movies.
DNR Closes Mille Lacs Walleye Season for July
Anglers who plan to fish Lake Mille Lacs this month won't be able to go after walleye.
Boy Safe After Falling into Stearns County Liquid Manure Pit
A scary moment for the family of a two-year-old boy who fell into a liquid manure pit Monday night.
Ultimate Sports Bar Owner to Rebuild After Fire
Ultimate Sports Bar & Grill owner Tom Frericks says he plans to rebuild after the April 6th fire that destroyed his business.
St. Cloud Walmart to be Drive-Thru COVID Test Site
Walmart is teaming up with Quest Diagnostics to offer a drive-thru COVID-19 test site.
State Campgrounds to Reopen in Phases
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will take a phased approach to open campgrounds at state parks, forests and recreation areas.
DNR Asking Anglers to Fish ‘Close to Home’
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says now is not the time to be planning an overnight stay for the fishing opener.
Stearns County Developing Driver’s License Renewal Plan
Drivers have 60-day grace period to renew driver's licenses during the pandemic. Stearns County is developing a plan for when the Stay at Home order is lifted.
Governor Walz Gives Direction on Resorts and Campgrounds
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has provided some direction for resorts, RV resorts, and campgrounds in light of his Stay at Home Order.
Metro Bus Temporarily Suspending All Fares
A big change for Metro Bus starting Friday.
Red Cross Says It’s Safe to Donate Blood During Pandemic
Officials with the Red Cross are asking healthy people to donate blood during this time of uncertainty.
Flood Warning Issued for Mississippi River in St. Cloud
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Mississippi River in St. Cloud starting Friday evening.
Hotline Created to Answer Minnesota’s ‘Stay at Home’ Questions
Minnesota's State Emergency Operations Center has set up a hotline for you to call with questions surrounding Governor Tim Walz' Stay at Home order.