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Getting to Know Bent Paddle Brewing Co. [VIDEO]

The Duluth based brewing company is making waves here in St. Cloud. The crew is in town again tonight (Thursday, May 28th) for a final five stops to celebrate the Duluth based beer hitting local taps and liquor stores.

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Granite City Sports Podcast- Wednesday, May 27th

Granite City Sports airs Monday through Friday from 11 AM to 3 PM with Jay Caldwell, John Holler, Lee Voss and Dave Overlund. The podcast is also available on iTunes and on Podomatic.com.

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The Weekender: Loretta Lynn, Polka Fest, and a Summer Pastime

Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn will have two shows this weekend. If polka is more your're thing the entire weekend is celebrating the music genre. There is much more to do, including a baseball game, in The Weekender report.

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The kitchen staff at North Junior High School smile for a picture. (Photo: Sandy Gruber)
The kitchen staff at North Junior High School smile for a picture. (Photo: Sandy Gruber)
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Behind the Scenes: Cooking A Feast For Students At North Junior High School [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we put on our aprons and fire up the ovens with the cooking staff at North Junior High School. Ask any student and they will tell you lunch is one of their favorite subjects in school. However, ask the cooking staff and they will tell you it's one of the hardest subjects.

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Students at St. Cloud Christian School smile with their homemade dog houses.(Photo:Tri- County Humane Society)
Students at St. Cloud Christian School smile with their homemade dog houses.(Photo:Tri- County Humane Society)
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St. Cloud Christian Art Students Build, Paint, And Donate Dog Houses

The Tri-County Humane Society received a special gift this week thanks to a group of art students. 7th and 8th graders from St. Cloud Christian School spent the last three weeks designing, painting and building dog houses, which was part of their final project.

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Naveed prepares a gyro at the Campus Kabob restaurant. Amer Mian owns Campus Kabob and says they will have similar foods at Gyro Express. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Naveed prepares a gyro at the Campus Kabob restaurant. Amer Mian owns Campus Kabob and says they will have similar foods at Gyro Express. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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New Gyro-Mediterranean Restaurant Coming to St. Cloud

A new gyro-Mediterranean restaurant is opening in St. Cloud soon. Gyro Express will be in the strip center at 33rd Avenue North and 3rd Street. Amer Mian is the owner of Gyro Express and also Campus Kabob in town, he says they hope to open sometime next week.

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Catholic Charities Announces $400,000 Challenge Gift

Catholic Charities in St. Cloud has announced a major gift in their capital campaign. Executive Director Steve Bresnahan says nine people are donating $400,000 in the form of a challenge gift for the "Saving Children, Saving Families" campaign. He says the money raised will focus on creating an endowment to support their 40 different programs.

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Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
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Cold Spring Looks to Extend Boucher’s Police Chief Contract

The Cold Spring City Council is planning to make a decision in two weeks on extending the contract for Police Chief Chris Boucher for another year. Boucher was hired as chief last May. He previously served as interim chief after the retirement of Phil Jones in 2013.

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Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
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Bent Paddle Brewing Arrives in St. Cloud

Join the Bent Paddle Brewing Co. "portage" tour as the craft brewery celebrates the release of their flagship beers, as well as specialty seasonal offering.

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Northside Park in Sartell (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Northside Park in Sartell (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Wood Cutting Near City Park Boundaries Sparks Debate In Sartell

An issue on wood cutting near city park boundaries has raised questions for Sartell officials. During this (Tuesday) evenings city council meeting the topic of wood cutting practices for home owners near city parks sparked discussion.

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