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Dan DeBaun

Became a member of the WJON crew during the summer of 2013. Reporting on education, local business, Cold Spring and St. Joseph. Reach out to me with your story ideas and feedback: Dan@wjon.com or 320-257-7205. Always love hearing from listeners and the community. Outside of news I enjoy running outdoors, reading a good book, watching the Twins and Vikings break my heart, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Recent St. Cloud State graduate.
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Better Business Bureau: Be Wary of Pushy Door to Door Salespeople

With warmer temperatures here, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota is reminding you to be alert and have a plan when it comes to door to door salespeople. While most door to door salespeople operate honestly and represent respected businesses, there are others who are looking to pull off a quick sale and move on.

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Woman Taken to Hospital After 3 Car Crash in St. Cloud

A woman was taken to the hospital after a three car crash in St. Cloud on Wednesday. The incident happened just before 10:00 a.m. at the pedestrian crosswalk on Highway 23 and 12th Avenue. Cars were stopped at the crosswalk when one vehicle rear-ended another, causing it to hit another vehicle.

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Benjamin Czeck (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
Benjamin Czeck (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
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St. Cloud Police: Man Cut 19-Year-Old Woman with Pocket Knife

A St. Cloud man was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly cutting a woman with a pocket knife. The incident happened just before 6:00 p.m. in the 100 block of 32nd Avenue North. St. Cloud Police say 27-year-old Benjamin Czeck cut a 19-year-old woman with a pocket knife after threatening to stab her.

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Little Falls Woman Hurt After Two Car Crash in Morrison County

A Little Falls woman is hurt after a two car crash in Morrison County on Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol says the incident happened just after 12:15 p.m. on Highway 10 and Bison Road. A car driven by 40-year-old Jeannette Mallak of Little Falls was traveling east on Highway 10 near Cushing.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
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ROCORI District Expecting to Start Fall Classes Before Labor Day

The ROCORI school district is expecting to start fall classes before Labor Day this year. Labor Day is on September 7th this year, which is the latest it can land. ROCORI Superintendent Scott Staska says they are now expecting to start class on September 1st this fall, pending state action in a special session.

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Three Arrested in Litchfield Meth Bust

Three people were arrested after a multi-month investigation into methamphetamine sales in Litchfield. The CEE-VI Drug Task Force, Litchfield Police Department, and the Meeker County Sheriff's Office used search warrants in the 200 block of South Swift Avenue and in the 700 block of East 3rd Street.

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H&M Coming to St. Cloud Crossroads Mall

H&M is opening a store in the St. Cloud Crossroads Mall later this year. The store is planning to open in November. The Crossroads Mall confirmed the announcement with a post on their Facebook page on Wednesday.

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Patrick Bleth (Submitted photo: Stearns Electric Association)
Patrick Bleth (Submitted photo: Stearns Electric Association)
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Stearns Electric Association Names New CEO

Stearns Electric Association has named Patrick Bleth as their next CEO. Bleth holds a bachelor's in industrial technology and manufacturing management from Bemidji State University and was selected for the position after a national search. He will take over on July 1st.

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School Board Discusses Possible $160 Million Bond Referendum For New Tech and Updated Apollo

The St. Cloud area school district took it's first look at a possible referendum for a new Tech High School and updated Apollo High School. The referendum was described in three parts on Wednesday night. The first ballot question asks for $153.3 million for a new Tech and to update Apollo High School.

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Six Finalists Selected for Open St. Cloud School Board Seat

Six finalists have been selected for the open seat on the St. Cloud area school board. Hudda Ibrahim, Peter Hamerlinck, Hassan Yussuf, Shannon Haws, Scott Andreasen, and Debbie Erickson were selected as finalists by the school board on Wednesday night.

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