News Director: I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small west central community of Maynard. I began my professional radio career working nights at KDMA in Montevideo. Then, after a 10 year stint in Redwood Falls working at KLGR, I moved to St. Cloud. I’ve been working here at WJON 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.
Groundbreaking for Minnesota Military & Veterans Museum
Hundreds attended a ceremonial groundbreaking Sunday at Camp Ripley for the new Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum.
A New Insect May Try to Invade Your Home in Minnesota this Fall
Two new invasive insects have been found for the first time in Minnesota.
Lufthansa to Offer Year Round Flights Between Frankfurt, MSP
Starting next summer you can fly direct from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to Frankfurt, Germany on Lufthansa Airlines.
Flash Flooding in Downtown Duluth on Monday Evening
The National Weather Service in Duluth says a very localized heavy rainfall event happened Monday night near the downtown area of Duluth.
Report: Overall Crime Down in MN in 2022, Vehicle Thefts Up
Crime was down overall in Minnesota last year. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Monday released its annual Uniform Crime Report.
MN Governor Walz Orders Flags at Half-Staff for 9/11 Anniversary
Governor Tim Walz is ordering all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff Monday in honor of the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
After Big Jump, Gas Prices Should Start Falling Again this Week
Average gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 35.8 cents in the past week, averaging $3.98 a gallon.
Report: Gas Prices to Spike Up to $1 in Minnesota in Coming Days
A report Thursday is that gas prices in Minnesota, and several other corn belt states, are going to spike by as much as $1 in the next few days.
Gas Prices Fell In Past Week
The national average price for gasoline fell to its lowest level since July heading into the Labor Day weekend, even as oil prices rose last week to the highest level since last November.
MN National Guard Providing Wildfire Support
Governor Tim Walz has authorized the Minnesota National Guard to provide emergency aviation support in fighting the severe wildfires causing destruction in Louisiana.