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St. Cloud Metro Area Unemployment Rate Ticks Up In June

The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area went up last month. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says we're now at 4.5 percent.

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New Roundabout Construction to Begin in Sartell

Sartell residents may have to find a new way to get around town beginning tomorrow (Wednesday).

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Your Town Tuesday: The Unique People, Places, and Things of Royalton [VIDEO]

This week on "Your Town Tuesday" we are on the road to Royalton to learn how to make a city a Green Steps City. We also went to the Blanchard Dam in search of Cross Rocks and found some unique gifts at Treasure City.

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Royalton Mayor Andrea Lauer, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Royalton Mayor Andrea Lauer, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Your Town Tuesday: Royalton Mayor Talks Highway 10, Splash Park [VIDEO]

This week in our "Your Town Tuesday" series we are highlighting the community of Royalton. Royalton is a town of just over 1,200 people on Highway 10 right on the Benton and Morrison County line.

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UPDATE: Power Restored To Most Of Stearns Electric Customers

Relief for over 1,150 of Stearns Electric customers, after going about 4 1/2 hours without electricity - and air conditioning. Their customers in parts of St. Cloud, St. Joseph, St. Wendel and Le Sauk Township lost power after 5:00 p.m. this (Monday) evening.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Parts Of Central Minnesota

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for several counties in central Minnesota - including: Stearns, Sherburne, Benton, Todd, and Morrison Counties.

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Gr33n3gg , Flickr
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St. Cloud Hits 94 Degrees On Monday

Health officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity. Temperatures soared into the 90s, with St. Cloud hitting 94, Minneapolis and Redwood Falls 92 and International Falls — the nation's icebox — reporting 90.

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Photo: Josh Akkerman
Photo: Josh Akkerman
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Waite Park City Council Approves Viking Electric Warehouse Location [AUDIO]

Viking Electric Supply is bringing their store to Waite Park. Tonight (Monday) the city council unanimously approved for the business to open a retail store and warehouse.

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A St. Cloud Man Arrested For Allegely Attacking His New Bride

It was a short honeymoon for a newlywed St. Cloud couple. St. Cloud police responded to a domestic assault call this (Monday) morning just before 2:00 a.m. in the 900 block of 9th Avenue Southeast.

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Photo courtesy of the St. Cloud Police Department
Photo courtesy of the St. Cloud Police Department
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A Car Slams Into North St. Cloud Apartment Building

No serious injuries were reported after a car slammed into a St. Cloud apartment building. St. Cloud police say the incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. last (Sunday) night in the 1400 block of 12th Avenue North.

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