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.
Want to add your two cents into the design plans for the new Vikings stadium for downtown Minneapolis? On Monday night, you will get your chance as the first in a series of public meetings on the design commence at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, along with the Minnesota State Patrol, ramps up the “Click or Ticket Campaign” for the next two weeks starting Friday.
Record water usage in rural parts of southern Minnesota this year has prompted Twin Cities officials to take stock of their own water usage.
According to numbers released Thursday by the U.S. Census, the percentage of children living in poverty in Minnesota continues to grow.
The public is invited to a farewell ceremony Saturday at 4 p.m. for 25 members of the Minnesota National Guard, who will soon begin a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan at the Inver Hills Community College.
After day two of Mission of Mercy’s free dental care for the needy outreach event at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minn., nearly 1,500 people received free care.
You’ve heard the question often from someone considering buying an electric car like a Volt or a Leaf: “Where can I charge my car?”
A life line has been thrown to some of Best Buy’s Geek Squad from an unlikely source. Minneapolis-based Target Stores is beginning a test program with cross town retailer Best Buy.
Whether part of the office pool or going it alone, millions of Minnesotans are banking on picking the right numbers for Wednesday night’s massive Powerball jackpot of $212 million.
Scores of venues will offer you the chance to raise your glass and watch the opening ceremonies on numerous big screens, but only a few will offer authentic British atmosphere.
River Falls Days starts Thursday — an event that will be considerably subdued this year in the small community, after such tragedy.
Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson is moving fast to discredit the purported circumstances surrounding his arrest early Saturday morning in a Houston bar.
For horse racing fans, Saturday is business as usual at Canterbury Park. The 12 race program begins at 1:30 p.m. and includes two stakes races.
One good result of this year’s extreme weather in Minnesota is a bumper crop of honey from local bee farmers.
Roofers, contractors, landscapers and gardeners may get the day off when it gets too hot, but firefighting is among the few outdoor professions that don’t have that luxury.