Chris Simon comes to WCCO from Toledo, Ohio where he anchored the news during morning and afternoon drive on WSPD, this after completing a short stint at Clear Channels Newstalk station in Minneapolis.
Chris has spent most of his professional career overseas, working for ABC Radio News.
He started out as the networks chief resident correspondent for the Bosnian War, broadcasting from Sarajevo from 1993 and 1997.
He then worked as resident correspondent for ABC Radio News in Moscow, Russia, before returning to the Twin Cities in 2008. He enjoys spending time boating on Lake Minnetonka, watching the Twins or an occasional afternoon at Canterbury Park.
Chris has three children — Haris, Erol and Aiden. The family spends its spare time boating on Lake Minnetonka, watching the Twins or an occasional afternoon at Canterbury Park.
Among the budgetary items up for debate in the Legislature is whether or not to discontinue Minnesota Care on the eve of implementing the Federal Affordable Care Act, which take effect Jan. 1, 2014.
The first sounding of the Cathedrals restored and enhanced 1963 Skinner gallery organ anticipated to be heard at the Easter Vigil, set for 8 p.m. Saturday, has been postponed.
Some experts are warning allergy sufferers that Minnesota could be on the cusp of an early and nasty season because of our roller coaster temperatures.
As of Thursday morning the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gas is $3.82 in the Twin Cities. That’s 60 cents higher than a month ago.
If you think all of the recent snowfall we’ve had is easing Minnesota’s drought, think again. The experts say it’s a mere drop in the bucket.
Although there is a reported boom in Twin Cities apartment construction, some officials say the metro is in crisis mode when it comes to affordable housing and has been for some time.
On the day that Lance Armstrong’s confession goes public on Oprah’s TV show, the head of a Minnesota biking organization is calling for sweeping reforms in the sport.
Beleaguered Macy’s customers gathered outside the Wabasha and 6th street entrance to the downtown St. Paul location, not quite sure when the store was going to close.
It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: Your child is that one in a million the flu vaccine doesn’t work for.
Although the majority of the Minnesota delegation in the U.S. House and both Senators voted for the measure avoiding the cliff, it was a mixed bag and not necessarily along partisan lines.
With 12 days left in the year, we could be looking at a climate record. This year in Minnesota is wrapping up as one of the warmest years on record, according to Assistant State Climatologist Pete Boulay.
Sheriff’s department personnel in Chisago County are employing helicopters to aid in the search of 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek, missing since Dec. 8.
Authorities say one person was found dead after a fire late Thursday night at the Downtown Motel in St. Charles, a small town in southeastern Minnesota.
Snow removal hasn’t been a big problem these days, a fact not lost on Lorene Hanson. She’s the president of Track in Bloomington, which specializes in the sales of Snowcats, snowmobile and ski run groomers.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors meet Tuesday with President Barack Obama to discuss the fallout of Washington’s search for a long-term debt fix.