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Cities Face Truck Shortage For Road Salt

Cities in the St. Cloud area are facing a shortage of trucks for hauling road salt amid an extended construction season. Curt Yoakum of the state Administration Department says one of three vendors the state contracts with is having trouble getting salt to customers as construction runs late following a wet spring.

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Tom Emmer (GOP), John Denney (IP), Joe Perske (DFL)
Tom Emmer (GOP), John Denney (IP), Joe Perske (DFL)
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Sixth District Candidates Debate Today In St. Cloud

A reminder that the candidates looking to replace Michele Bachmann in Congress will be in St. Cloud today (Tuesday). The St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce and the St. Cloud Rotary Club are co-hosting a debate for the 6th District Congressional seat.

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Elijah Pruka 
(Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
Elijah Pruka (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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Helping Heroes with Heroes’ Hearts, Elijah Pruka is the All-Star Student of the Week [VIDEO]

This week's All-Star Student is a member of Boy Scout Troop 13 in St. Cloud. He is currently working on becoming an Eagle Scout by leading a project called Heroes' Hearts, which aims to pair a Veteran with a new pet.

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Jim McMahon, Brad Gunderson
Jim McMahon, Brad Gunderson
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Election 2014: Benton County Commissioner – District 3 [AUDIO]

Today on WJON we take a look at the race for Benton County Commissioner District 3 as part of our Election 2014 preview.

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bcgrote, Flickr
bcgrote, Flickr
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Resurfacing Project To Begin Along CSAH 4

A resurfacing project on Stearns County Highway 4 will impact traffic west of St. Cloud starting Wednesday.

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State Patrol
State Patrol
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St. Cloud Woman Not Hurt In Rollover In Blue Earth County

A St. Cloud woman walked away from a rollover down in southern Minnesota this (Monday) afternoon. The State Patrol says the incident happened just before 1:30 p.m. on Highway 169 in Blue Earth County north of Vernon Center.

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Hazardous Building. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Hazardous Building. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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St. Cloud City Council Gives Go-Ahead To Tear Down Abandoned House

The St. Cloud city council is moving forward with a plan to tear down an abandoned home. The council vote unanimously this (Monday) evening to demolish the home at 113 14th Avenue South. They declared the building a "hazardous property" back in June.

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Members of the Global Social Responsibility Conference are excited to help teach you about concerning global issues in today's world. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Members of the Global Social Responsibility Conference are excited to help teach you about concerning global issues in today's world. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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SCSU Addresses Pressing Global Concerns With Global Responsibility Conference [AUDIO]

War, human and animal rights and environment issues will all be topics of discussion this week at the Global Social Responsibility Conference at St. Cloud State University.

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Stearns County Jail
Stearns County Jail
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St. Cloud Man Charged For Allegedly Putting His Finger In Child’s Mouth

A St. Cloud man who is accused of putting his finger in the mouth of a three-year-old girl has made his first court appearance. Sixty-six-year-old Lawrence Danzl has been charged in Stearns County Court with one count of Stalking a Victim Under 18, and one count of Indecenet Exposure.

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Catholic Charities in St. Cloud (Photo: Ashli Gerdes)
Catholic Charities in St. Cloud (Photo: Ashli Gerdes)
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Catholic Charities Asks You To ‘Share The Spirit” This Holiday Season [AUDIO]

The holiday season is just around the corner and during this season of giving, you can help those less fortunate with Catholic Charities' Share the Spirit Program.

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