Jim Maurice is the News Director for Townsquare Media’s St. Cloud brands. A life-long Minnesota resident, he grew up in the small west central community of Maynard. He began his professional radio career working nights at KDMA in Montevideo. Then, after a 10 year stint in Redwood Falls working at KLGR, he moved to St. Cloud. Jim has worked at WJON since 2005, and has been the news director since 2007.
Oil Market In Turmoil, Gas Prices Expected to Continue Falling
Gas prices could continue to fall with the oil market in turmoil. Collapsing demand for fuel during the COVID-19 pandemic has created a glut of oil, with storage capacity running short.
Historians Say Journal, Take Lots of Photos Right Now
From a run on toilet paper to restaurants closed down these are historic times we are living in right now. Historians say we all can be preserving some of this history for future generations.
Some Companies Offering Auto Insurance Rebates
At least two insurance companies are giving us a rebate on our auto insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Target to Limit Number of Customers in Stores
Target is going to start limiting the number of customers in their stores, starting Saturday.
Social Security Recipients Won’t Have to File Tax Return
Good news for people on social security, you don't need to do anything to get your coronavirus relief check.
Costco Limiting the Number of Members in Its Stores
The new rule goes into effect on Friday.
Target Giving Workers A Short Term Pay Raise
Target Corporation has announced that it is giving its workers a short term pay raise as they work long hours restocking shelves amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Menards Latest Retailer to Adjust Store Hours
Menards is the latest retailer to temporarily change its store hours in response to COVID-19.
Federal Help for People In Quarantine, Home With Kids
If you have been in quarantine due to coronavirus there is help on the way. Congress passed and President Trump has signed the "Families First Coronavirus Act".
Walmart Making More Changes to Store Hours
Walmart is adjusting its store hours again. They will now be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., which will allow them more time to restock shelves and clean the store.