Scooter Crash Hospitalizes Little Falls Woman
A Little Falls woman is in the hospital after crashing her scooter. Stearns County Sheriffs responded to a 911 call around 11 a.m. Sunday of a scooter crash on County Road 140 in Rockville. Upon arrival, officers treated 48-year-old Shayna Leigh St. Onge for her injuries before transporting her to...
Sauk Rapids Woman Accused of Using Her Vehicle to Assault Man
ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- A Sauk Rapids woman is accused of using her car to injure a man during an altercation in St. Cloud on Sunday. Thirty-two-year-old Kiri Roering is accused of using her car to pin a man up against a second vehicle, leaving him with a leg injury.
Becker Is Battle Tested Heading to State Tourney
The Becker softball team is back in the state tournament this season after missing it last year. The Bulldogs won the Class 3-A softball title in 2021. Jason Baune is the head coach for Becker. He says the kids put in a lot of hard work and for the them to get this opportunity is rewarding and a fun experience.
FOX 9 Town Ball Tour kicks off in Freeport on Wednesday, June 7
FREEPORT, Minn. (FOX 9) - The first stop on the 2023 FOX 9 Town Ball Tour brings us to the Freeport Black Sox on Wednesday, June 7. The Black Sox will host the Avon Lakers, with the first pitch at 6:30 p.m., at Black Sox Park, which opened in 2006. The Black Sox used to play in Melrose, but moved to Freeport in 2005. Freeport hosted the regionals last year, and are hoping to get there again this year.
State officials host emergency training at Monticello nuclear power plant
SAINT PAUL, Minn — In emergency management, you hope for the best and prepare for the worst. And you practice in case the worst actually happens. "Today we are having our radiological preparedness drill,” Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Kristi Rollwagen says. The annual drill is...
Sartell, Foley Baseball Take Steps Toward State
The Sartell-St. Stephen baseball team has advanced to the section 8-4-A after posting a 11-7 win over Rogers in Rogers Tuesday. The Sabres scored 4 runs in the 7th inning to break a 7-all tie. Dylan Simones went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI, and Kade Lewis went 2-5 with 3 RBI. Tyler Phel Hemmesch started the game for the Sabres. He threw 5 innings with 5 earned runs allowed with 10 strikeouts. Wesley Johnson threw the last 2 innings with 1 earned run allowed to get the win. Sartell will play either Rogers or Elk River in the section 8-4-A final in Cold Spring Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
Prodigy Skate Supply Receives New Funding
ST. CLOUD (WJON News) - A loan from the Southwest Initiative Foundation will help expand a small business in St. Cloud. The Hutchinson-based foundation has announced Prodigy Skate Supply in St. Cloud has received a Microenterprise Loan. Owner Kyle Davis says the financing will be used to stock up the...
Rox Rout Stingers to Move Into 1st, Alone
The St. Cloud Rox defeated Willmar on the road 11-1 Tuesday night. St. Cloud scored 2 runs in the 2nd inning, 3 in the 3rd, 3 in the 5th inning and single runs in the 6th, 7th and 9th innings. The Rox were paced offensively by Jackson Hauge with 4...
Sartell Putting on 30th Annual Summerfest Celebration
SARTELL (WJON News) -- Summer fun is coming to another central Minnesota city this weekend. The 30th annual Sartell Summerfest celebration kicks off on Friday night with Libertyville, a family-friendly event with food, games, inflatables, and more, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sartell City Hall. The festivities continue...
Boys State Tennis: Foley in Semi-Finals, Becker Playing for 5th
UNDATED (WJON News) -- The State High School Boys Tennis tournament is taking place this week. The Class A and Class AA team tournaments started on Tuesday and will wrap up on Wednesday. In the Class A tournament, Foley beat Benson/KMS 6 - 1 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. The...
Albany Boys Golf Wins Section 6-2-A Title
The Albany boys golf team won the section 6-2-A meet at Blackberry Ridge Tuesday coming from behind to defeat Pequot Lakes by just 4 strokes. Cathedral finished 3rd and Staples-Motley finished 4th. Pequot Lakes won the girls section 6-2-A title with a total of 665 strokes followed by Albany with...
Vonetta Marie Kennedy, 87, St. Cloud
Vonetta Marie Kennedy, age 87, of St. Cloud, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 2nd, 2023, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. Funeral Service for Vonetta will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 10, 2023 at Grace United Methodist Church in St. Cloud immediately followed by an Eastern Star Service. Visitation will be from 10-11 AM at Church. Private urn placement will be in North Star Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are with Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Ken’s family will host a celebration of life on Sunday, June 25th, 2023, at Albany Pioneer Grounds in Albany, Minnesota. There will be a service at 1:00 p.m. followed by a meal and time to share memories. Please dress casually, Ken wouldn’t have wanted you to get dressed up just for him.
Health alert: St. Cloud. ADHD, Mom's Anemia, and Cutting Boards Releasing Plastics. Doctor Explains
In the news: New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences shows that certain factors at birth could be helpful in identifying children who will have a higher chance of developing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Anemia in mom during pregnancy increases the chances that the child may...
Rogers Man Gets 180 Days for St. Cloud Mosque Break-In
(KNSI) — A 24-year-old Rogers man was sentenced to 180 days in jail for breaking into the St. Cloud Islamic Center last year. Logan Oliver Smith and another woman went to the building in September 2022 in the middle of the night while high on drugs. They vandalized and desecrated the building, including holy objects near the altar. They were tracked back to a local hotel room and arrested the next day.
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