My Life

My Life With Anne Buckvold [AUDIO]
My Life With Anne Buckvold [AUDIO]
My Life With Anne Buckvold [AUDIO]
The well traveled Anne Buckvold is the latest person to join me for WJON's My Life series. Buckvold grew up in southwest Minneapolis with her brother, mother and father. She recalls growing up with the basics and her father didn't believe in spending money on college.
My Life; Travel Guy, Mike Smith
My Life; Travel Guy, Mike Smith
My Life; Travel Guy, Mike Smith
Everyone has a story to tell and this is the story of WJON personality, travel expert and "Stump the Panel" panelist, Mike Smith. Mike grew up in Cottage Grove, just south of St. Paul in the Twin Cities Metro. Mike is the youngest of 4 kids.
My Life; Travel Guy, Jim Grabinski
My Life; Travel Guy, Jim Grabinski
My Life; Travel Guy, Jim Grabinski
Longtime St. Cloud area resident, businessman, historian and travel expert, Jim Grabinski joined me for an appearance on WJON's My Life Series. Jim grew up in Sauk Rapids in the 1940s and 50s and was within what he calls running distance to downtown.
My Life: Liberty Bank’s Mark Braegelman [AUDIO]
My Life: Liberty Bank’s Mark Braegelman [AUDIO]
My Life: Liberty Bank’s Mark Braegelman [AUDIO]
Liberty Bank CEO Mark Braegelman is proud to say he's lived in the city limits of St. Cloud his entire life. Mark grew up on the north side of St. Cloud with an older sister. His father worked at Franklin Manufacturing, which was later known as Electrolux, for 40 to 45 years.
What Led Jeff Howe to the Military and Then Politics
What Led Jeff Howe to the Military and Then Politics
What Led Jeff Howe to the Military and Then Politics
Brushes with the law as a young person, the military and now a State Senator. This it the story of Jeff Howe. Jeff grew up in a small town in western Minnesota named Chokio just 12 miles west of Morris. Jeff's father was a farmer when he was a kid before selling the farm and becoming a hired hand and then a salesman of farm products.
My Life: Dave Bentrud [AUDIO]
My Life: Dave Bentrud [AUDIO]
My Life: Dave Bentrud [AUDIO]
Longtime Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud joined me on WJON for our "My Life" series. Dave experienced many challenges at a young age with the death of both of his parents before he graduated from high school.
My Life; Aric Putnam [AUDIO]
My Life; Aric Putnam [AUDIO]
My Life; Aric Putnam [AUDIO]
It all started for State Senator Aric Putnam in Maryland but he grew up in east San Jose. This is the story of Aric Putnam as part of WJON's "My Life" series. Putnam's father served in Vietnam and comes from a family of military veterans.

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