I am the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The listeners and I have healthy, fun and never negative conversations on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday and What Up Wednesday. If you haven't checked it out, please do and find out how uplifting the shows can be. My wife and I reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. We raised our 2 boys and little dog to be productive members of society.
Guide to Seeing Fall Colors in Minnesota
Fall colors are at or near peak in much of Minnesota. Jake Juliot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON to talk about when and where you can see fall colors in the state.
MN Duck Opener Went Well But Participation Is Down
The duck hunting opening weekend was last weekend and even though the DNR doesn't have any numbers to report Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News indicates those who did hunt had success but participation overall remains down. Schmitt says due to the drought birds and hunters moved from small bodies of water, like ponds, to larger bodies of water.
Why Cousins to the NY Jets Rumor Continues to Swirl
The Vikings are off to an 0-3 start and the New York Jets are playing with a backup quarterback after Aaron Rodgers suffered a season ending injury. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON.
Drought Impacting Duck Hunters in Central Minnesota
The drought in Central Minnesota will impact duck hunters. Duck hunting season begins September 23rd in Minnesota will continue through October 1st and then again from October 7 - November 26.
Explore Minnesota Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Apple Orchards
Pumpkin patches, corn mazes and apple orchards are super popular in Minnesota this time of year. Jake Juliot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON to highlight some great spots to enjoy these things in Minnesota.
Managing COVID/RSV/Flu This Fall in Central MN
Cooler weather, back to school and fall often means an increase in respiratory viruses. CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris says they are seeing an increase in COVID, flu and RSV cases in the community.
Fall Sports Official Shortage in Central Minnesota
The fall sports season is underway but the need for more officials is still great. St. Cloud Cathedral Activities Director Emmett Keenan joined me on WJON. He is also the President of the St. Cloud Officials Association.
Early Goose, Teal and Bear Hunting Update in Minnesota
The early teal hunting season ran from September 2-6, early goose started September 2 and goes through September 17th and Bear hunting started September 1st and continues through October 15.
Drought Likely to Affect Waterfowl Hunting in Minnesota
The early goose and teal seasons are set to begin September 2nd in Minnesota. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON. He explains the lack of rain in most parts of Central Minnesota will affect hunters and where birds will choose to locate. Schmitt...
Ways to Explore Minnesota This Fall
Summer is winding down with Labor Days only a few days away. Jake Juliot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON to highlight some activities to do in Minnesota this fall.