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Six Names Up for Three Spots on the St. Cloud School Board
It's a crowded field for the District 742 School Board election this fall, as six names are on the ballot for three openings.
Local Schools to Benefit From $33-million in Mental Health Grants
Some tri-county schools will benefit from part of a large state grant of $33-million to mental health providers across Minnesota.
Your Guide to St. Cloud State’s Homecoming Weekend
St. Cloud State University's homecoming weekend is officially here and WJON has your guide to the big events on campus this weekend.
Big Lake’s Lupulin Brewing Set to See Big Expansion
If you like your craft beer we've got another round of great news for you, Lupulin Brewing in Big Lake is set to undergo a major expansion.
Former Melrose Coach Convicted of Trying to Record Teen Girls
A former assistant speech coach in Melrose has pleaded guilty to trying to record two teenage girls changing clothes in his classroom. Twenty-nine-year-old Lucas Blonigen of Melrose was convicted in court Thursday.
St. Joseph Council Race Sees Three Going for Two Seats
It's a three horse race in St. Joseph for two city council seats this fall, as a long time incumbent takes on two newcomers.
UPDATE: St. Joseph Man Arrested for Alleged Murder of Rice Boy
An update to a story we told you about Monday. The Benton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a St. Joseph man for the death of a 7-month-old boy from Rice.
St. Joseph Awarded State Infrastructure Grant
St. Joseph should be able to turn a chunk of town into an industrial park very soon, thanks to a grant from the state.
Update: Missing Crosby Woman Found Safe
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office says the missing Crosby woman has been found safe. Fifty-two-year-old Lisa Finnerty had been last seen when she left her home on Sunday around 11:00 p.m.
SR-R set to see Major Upgrades in School Security Across District [VIDEO]
Between district and state funds, Sauk Rapids-Rice is about to start on making significant security upgrades at schools and sites across the district.