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.
Governor Walz Declares Tuesday Worker Memorial Day
Governor Tim Walz has declared Tuesday Worker Memorial Day in Minnesota.
MN Health Commissioner Says COVID-19 Doubling Rate Has Slowed
There's some encouraging news out of the latest COVID-19 update by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and his cabinet Tuesday.
Governor Walz Looking for Signs Which Will End Pandemic
As we complete the first week of Governor Tim Walz' Stay at Home order, questions remain on when businesses will reopen and when we can resume social gatherings.
Health Department to Name Larger Care Facilities with COVID-19
The Minnesota Department of Health says they are working to get the names of larger congregate-care facilities posted on their website who have had positive cases of COVID-19.
State of the State Address Scheduled for Sunday Evening
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has set the date to give his State of the State address.
THE LATEST: Multiple Agencies Called in to Help Fight Becker Fire
Fire crews called in extra help Tuesday night to battle a fire at a metals recycling facility in Becker.
Crews Battle Large Fire at Press Bar in St. Cloud [GALLERY]
Fire crews remain on the scene after battling a blaze at a downtown St. Cloud bar.
Man Sentenced for Sauk Centre Crime Spree, Police Standoff
The man accused of a 2018 crime spree ending in a police standoff and shootout in Sauk Centre has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison.
Entrance Fees Waived at State Parks Friday
The Minnesota DNR is waiving entrance fees at state parks on Black Friday.
Dodge Center Crash Victim’s Father Addresses MN Safety Conference
A southern Minnesota family is dealing with the loss of their 18-year-old son by trying to get the word out to other teens about safe driving.
BCA Investigating Use of Force in High Speed Chase Near Cushing
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the use of force by officers after a high-speed chase in Todd and Morrison Counties Tuesday night.
St. Cloud Police Investigating Body Found in Woods
An autopsy is planned for a man whose body was found in some woods Sunday afternoon in St. Cloud.
DNR Opens Walleye Harvest on Lake Mille Lacs in May
The DNR is opening up the walleye harvest on Lake Mille Lacs for the month of May.
Benton County Jury Returns Verdicts in Sauk Rapids Murder Trial
A Benton County jury has returned verdicts in the murder trial of two men in the shooting death of a Sauk Rapids man and the wounding of a second man.