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Alex Svejkovsky

St. Cloud has always been a second home to me. After growing up in the town of Paynesville, I moved to Sartell to begin my college career at St. Cloud State University, majoring in Mass Communications. In my time there I mostly focused on the television side of things, spending most of my time with the campus television station UTVS. While at UTVS I did many roles such as news anchor, reporter and sports anchor for our many live newscasts. I even did play by play for the football and basketball games that we had televised. However, I didn’t just limit myself to television. While putting myself through school I worked with Leighton Broadcasting in their sports department, doing many things behind the scenes and over the air. Upon my graduation from St. Cloud State in 2012, I began to find that first opportunity to enter the broadcast journalism world and to my excitement landed here at WJON as a field reporter/news anchor. I love what I do and can honestly say that I never think of my job as work. Outside of the news room my pastimes include sports, music, hanging with my family and just enjoying the great Minnesota weather.
Group Fitness Coordinator Cat Barnes leads a Zumba class at Fitness Evolution (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Group Fitness Coordinator Cat Barnes leads a Zumba class at Fitness Evolution (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Fitness Friday: Group Fitness Classes A Great Way to Get Your Gym Fix [VIDEO]

This week in our "Fitness Friday" series on WJON, we see how taking group classes at the gym are just as beneficial as lifting weights. Group fitness classes are a great way to get in a high intensity workout through lifting weights and cardiovascular exercise.

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Salt is being loaded on the Snow Plow before they hit the streets. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
Salt is being loaded on the Snow Plow before they hit the streets. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
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Behind the Scenes: Clearing The Way For Your Snowy Morning Commute [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we clear the snowy streets with MnDot to make sure your drive to work is safe. We often dread having to shovel our driveways when the snow falls, but that job is nothing compared to the miles of roads the Snow Plow operators have to clear.

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LED Billboard stands tall and dark in Royalton (Photo: Issac Schweer)
LED Billboard stands tall and dark in Royalton (Photo: Issac Schweer)
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Royalton Electronic Billboard Goes Black After Controversy

A flashing LED billboard that had a Royalton man upset has been shut off. Back in January, Mark Schraut was fighting to get the billboard taken down after saying the sign violated his property and multiple city ordinances.

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Photo by Dan DeBaun-WJON News
Photo by Dan DeBaun-WJON News
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Public Hearing Clarifies Kampa Meadow Improvements, Council Approves Resolution

Residents of Foley voiced their concerns regarding some improvements for Kampa Meadows. The city council held a public hearing last (Tuesday) night to better clarify the improvements wanting to be done in the area.

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Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Iconic Stickwork Structure At St. John’s Arboretum To Stay Standing Till Fall

The iconic Stickwork structure at the St. John's Abbey Arboretum will continue to stand for now. After careful examination of the structure Saint John's University has decided to let it stand tall for another summer season.

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March is Red Cross Month and there are many ways you can help and get involved. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
March is Red Cross Month and there are many ways you can help and get involved. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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American Red Cross Looking For Everyday Heros During Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross is asking you to become an everyday hero during Red Cross Month. For over 70 years members of the American Red Cross have been helping those in need and are asking for your help to serve others in your community.

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WJON News On Demand: Saturday, 2/28/15 — Weekend News

Good morning, in today’s WJON News headlines:

- Anonymous tip leads to Little Falls drug bust
- 19-year-old pleads guilty to Lake George shooting
- Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota hopes budget surplus goes to child-care
- SCSU hold robotics competition
- Wigs for Women event to be held tonight

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