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Construction is underway on a new 18,000 square-foot kitchen facility at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center. Photo Courtesy of the St. Cloud VA.
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St. Cloud VA Construction Projects Address Growing Demand for Services

A multi-phase construction project continues at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center campus as officials respond to growing demand for services. The projects will allow for more patients and greater efficiencies.

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Stearns Electric Solar Panels (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Stearns Electric Solar Panels (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Sartell Discusses Possibility Of Residents Having Private Solar Gardens

Would you like to have your own solar garden in your backyard? Sartell residents may have that option. During tonight's (Monday) Planning Commission meeting, the board discussed the possibility of changing the cities solar ordinance to allow for private residents and businesses to build a solar gardens.

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Meet the WJON Team at the Benton County Fair

AM 1240 WJON will be broadcasting live from the Benton County Fair in Sauk Rapids this week, Wednesday through Friday. Come out and meet us, and watch us broadcast live.

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Waite Park Police Investigating Deadly Motorcycle Crash

Waite Park police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash this (Monday) evening. The incident happened at about 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of 7th Street South and St. Andrews Drive in Waite Park.

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Metro Bus Offering Free Training Trip on Northstar

Have you ever wanted to ride the Northstar Link or Northstar Train, but didn't know how? Metro Bus is holding a free class for the first 20 adults to get hands-on training.

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Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
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Beaver Island Trail Work to Close 5th Avenue North

Work on the Beaver Island Trail will close a section of a St. Cloud street near that location.

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Joshua Oquendo (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
Joshua Oquendo (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
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Wanted Idaho Man Arrested For Kiddnapping Near Melrose

An Idaho man wanted for kidnapping a child was arrested last (Sunday) night in Melrose Township. The incident happened at about 9:00 p.m. at the Birch Lakes State Campground about six miles north of Melrose.

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St. Cloud Police Investigating A Pair of Southside Robberies

St. Cloud police are investigating a pair of robberies. The first incident happened at about 2:00 a.m. on Saturday near 7th Avenue/8th Street South. The second incident happened in an alley in the 300 block of 7th Avenue South at about 3:45 a.m. on Saturday.

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Siblings Hurt In Off Road Vehicle Crash

Two people were hurt in an off road vehicle accident in Stearns County yesterday (Sunday). The incident happened at about 1:40 p.m. at 33021 County Road 2 in St. Wendel Township.

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Kids Hurt When Go-Kart, ATV Collide in Stearns County

Several kids were hurt when a Go-Kart collided with an ATV. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says it happened just before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday on Patch Lake Road in Wakefield Township.

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