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St. Cloud Tech Senior Cory Rouw. 
 (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
St. Cloud Tech Senior Cory Rouw. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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An Explosive Skier, Cory Rouw is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]

St. Cloud Tech Nordic Ski Team is full of great athletes including this week's All-Star Student, Cory Rouw. He is a two-time section champion, and three time state participant. Getting his start at a young age Rouw has become one of the top Nordic Skiers in the area.

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Graphic by St. Cloud Park & Recreation Department
Graphic by St. Cloud Park & Recreation Department
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St. Cloud City Council Approves $6.2 Million Beaver Island Trail Extension

The St. Cloud City Council has voted to approve spending nearly $6.2 million to extend the Beaver Island Trail in downtown St. Cloud. The council approved the low bid and budget for the project, which includes the river front and staircase improvements next to the River's Edge Convention Center.

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St. Cloud’s Negotiations with Charter Communication Continue, Council Moves to Enforce Violation

A franchise agreement between the city of St. Cloud and Charter Communications hasn't been finalized yet. That's despite a public hearing that was held on the issue during tonight's (Monday) city council meeting. As a result, the frustrated council has voted to move forward with a plan to enforce the cable company's violation of moving the PEG channels back in August, without the city's approval.

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Pinecone Road
Pinecone Road
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Pinecone Road Project Put in Phases Over Next Three Years

Construction along Pinecone Road has been planned into several phases over the next three years, which includes three roundabouts as early as spring.

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Sartell City Hall (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Sartell City Hall (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Sartell Chooses Architect for Future Community Center Project

Sartell has made their decision on who they want as the architect of their future community center. During tonight's (Monday) city council meeting the council unanimously approved Murray Mack, of HMA Architect to take the lead on the designs for the future building.

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St. Cloud City Council Grants Liquor Licenses to 3 New Businesses

The St. Cloud City Council has approved the liquor licenses for three new businesses. Lupine Brewing Company, in the former O'Hara's Brewhouse location, has been granted two special liquor licenses. Konrads is a new wine bar and bistro that will be coming to a historic building in downtown St. Cloud. The new Pizza Hut bar that's being planned at 305 5th Avenue South.

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CMAB Executive Director Leslie LeCuyer presents at the Arts Economic Impact Study presentation. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
CMAB Executive Director Leslie LeCuyer presents at the Arts Economic Impact Study presentation. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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The Arts Are Big Business in Central Minnesota [VIDEO]

Creative Minnesota and the Minnesota State Arts Board have released the numbers in the economic impact study the arts have on Minnesota. Central Minnesota, region 7W, is one of the leaders when it comes to the arts between the eleven regions.

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(PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
(PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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UPDATE: Waite Park Names Three Finalists For New Staff Position

Interviews are expected to begin this week to fill a new staff position in Waite Park. The city has begun the search for their new Planning and Community Development director.

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Cornelius Payton, Tyree Sharpe, Damian Wieneke
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Driver in Drug Deal Robbery, Shooting Pleads Guilty

One of three men charged in connection with a July 2014 shooting incident in St. Cloud has agreed to a plea agreement.

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Spelling Bee winners Grant Cohrs (left) and Braden Martini (right) hold up their trophies. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Spelling Bee winners Grant Cohrs (left) and Braden Martini (right) hold up their trophies. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Sauk Rapids-Rice Student Knocked Out of State Spelling Bee

An eighth grade Sauk Rapids-Rice student has been eliminated from the Multi-State Regional Bee. Braden Martini, who won the Central Minnesota Regional Spelling Bee, lost in the first round of today's (Monday) contest held in Fergus Falls.

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