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Alicia Decker and U.S.Congressman Tom Emmer pose with the plaque renaming the Cold Spring Post Office after slain officer Tom Decker.  Photo by Lee Voss, WJON.com
Alicia Decker and U.S.Congressman Tom Emmer pose with the plaque renaming the Cold Spring Post Office after slain officer Tom Decker. Photo by Lee Voss, WJON.com
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Cold Spring Post Office Renamed After Officer Tom Decker

U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer joined officials from the U.S. Postal Service and Cold Spring Police Department in a dedication ceremony to rename the Cold Spring Post Office after slain officer Tom Decker.

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Chuck and Cassy Maurer Memorial
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Warrant Seeks Teen’s Cell Phone Records in Fatal Becker Crash

Authorities have filed a search warrant in Stearns County to examine the cell phone of a teenage girl they believe may have been driving in a crash that killed a father and his young daughter. Court documents say the 17-year-old girl refused to talk to investigators who came to St. Cloud Hospital after the crash last month.

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Albany Man Hospitalized After One Vehicle Crash

An Albany man was hurt in a crash yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office say the one vehicle crash happened just after 3:30 p.m. on County Road 154 in Albany Township, just north of Albany.

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Spilled Sweet Corn Shuts Down Stearns County Road for Several Hours

An overturned truck carrying a load of sweet corn caused a Stearns County road to be shut down for several hours. The Sheriff's Office says it happened at about 5:00 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) on County Road 18, in Crow Lake Township, about three miles south of Brooten.

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Sauk Rapids American Legion, photo by WJON.com's Isaac Schweer
Sauk Rapids American Legion, photo by WJON.com's Isaac Schweer
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Urban Moose Brewing Co. Planned for Former Sauk Rapids Legion

The plan to bring a brewery to downtown Sauk Rapids is still being worked out, with a new location in mind. Roy Dodds, who owns Flying Pig Pizza, says he's entered into a purchase agreement to buy the former American Legion building on Benton Drive.

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(Photo: Joe Bielawa for Townsquare Media St. Cloud)
(Photo: Joe Bielawa for Townsquare Media St. Cloud)
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The Weekender: The Great Minnesota Get Together, Music, & More

One of the best times of the year the Minnesota State Fair kicks off the weekend and will run through Labor Day. Also there are a couple music in the park series coming to and end this weekend so be sure to check those out.

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Sartell Pediatrics (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Sartell Pediatrics (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Lack Of Space Has Sartell Pediatrics Set To Expand Building

Sartell Pediatrics will be expanding their building next month. The healthcare provider will begin construction on a new 3,000 square foot addition on September 8th, 2015.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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2015-2016 School Year Preview: St. Cloud Area Schools [VIDEO]

This week, WJON is featuring several area superintendents to highlight their school district before the 2015-2016 school year kicks off. Today, we highlight Willie Jett, superintendent of St. Cloud area schools. Jett became superintendent in 2013.

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Stearns County Highway 75 Paving Starts After Labor Day

Stearns County Highway 75 in south St. Cloud will be getting new pavement after the holiday weekend. The project is slated to start-up after the Labor Day holiday and last approximately three weeks.

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Ryan Clover (Photo: Chisago County Sheriff's Office, Facebook)
Ryan Clover (Photo: Chisago County Sheriff's Office, Facebook)
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UPDATE: Fugitive Remains on the Run in Paynesville

Authorities continue to search for a suspect with multiple felony warrants near Paynesville.

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