Jay Caldwell is the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The program focuses on interaction with listeners both on air and online about what concerns them in Central Minnesota. Jay and his wife reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. They raised their 2 boys who are now off to college starting their own adventures. Please tune in to the Morning News Watch for the latest news, sports, weather, entertainment and so much more.
Twins Name New TV Play-By-Play Voice
The Twins have replaced Dick Bremer as their TV play-by-play voice with the radio voice for the Twins for the past 12 seasons, Cory Provus. Provus will be replaced on the radio side by Kris Atteberry.
Vikings Could Make a Move at Quarterback
The Vikings lost 12-10 Monday night to the Chicago Bears to drop to 6-6 on the season. Josh Dobbs threw 4 interceptions in the loss and talk of replacing him with either Nick Mullens or Jaren Hall has picked up.
New Incentive to Give Blood in Minnesota
The American Red Cross is reporting a shortfall of donations this summer. Sue Thesenga is the Regional Communications Manager for the American Red Cross in Minnesota and the Dakotas. She says it isn't unusual to see a decline in blood donations in the summer.
Minnesota Author Features State Fair in Her Book
The Minnesota State Fair kicks off in a few weeks and Minnesota author Karlyn Coleman in her book "The Great Get - Together" highlights what makes the Minnesota State Fair so special.
Why Use of Crossbows Are Controversial for MN Hunters
The Minnesota State legislature at this year's session made it legal for crossbows to be used during the archery deer hunt in Minnesota starting this September. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON. Prior to this year's decision by the Minnesota State Legislature people who were 60 years of age or older or had a disability would be allowed to use a crossbow.
Ways to Explore Minnesota Both In and Outdoors In June
The warm weather we've already received in Minnesota this summer has many of us focused on outdoor activities. Jake Juilot from Explore Minnesota joined me on WJON to talk about both indoor and outdoor activities Minnesotans can take part in yet this summer.
Man With Minnesota Connections Trying to Win the Masters
Tom Hoge is a Fargo, North Dakota native but has plenty of connections with the State of Minnesota.
Defensive Coordinator Options for the Vikings
The Vikings' season ended Sunday with a 31-24 loss at home to the New York Giants in the wildcard round of the playoffs. The Giants moved the ball at will against the Minnesota defense but that isn't unusual because the Vikings have the 31st ranked defense out of 32 teams in the NFL.
Ice Fishing Taking a Turn for the Better in Central MN
The extreme cold weather last week combined with occasional strong winds counteracted the wet heavy snow that fell in Central Minnesota a couple of weeks ago. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON.
Stearns County Deputy Uses Technology to Catch Burglary Suspect
Stearns County is using thermal imaging in squad cars. I was joined by Stearns County Sheriff Steve Soyka to talk about this. He says they've added this technology within the last two years and recently used this to find and arrest a burglary suspect in the Albany area.