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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Racing Pigs Steal The Show at Benton County Fair [VIDEO]

Racing pigs were "hamming it up" for Benton County fairgoers on Wednesday afternoon.

"The pigs see me pulling up in the trailer and they get excited and start squealing. They know they get a chance to get out and run: they enjoy running," L.A. Pig Racing Show owner Gary Dauer says.

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The Rockville World Trade Center Beam (Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
The Rockville World Trade Center Beam (Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
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Beam From 9/11 World Trade Center Arrives in Rockville [VIDEO]

At first glance it may look like an old piece of metal, but it's actually an incredible piece of history that recently made a long journey from New York to Rockville. It's an I-beam from the 9/11 World Trade Center site.

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I can't believe I actually spent money on this. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
I can't believe I actually spent money on this. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Where’s The Best Pumpkin Spice in St. Cloud? [VIDEO]

Fall signals football season, bonfires, comfy sweaters, Halloween and changing colors. But for many others, it's also a time to stuff your face with a plethora of pumpkin spice flavored foods and beverages.

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Getty Images
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Four Tips to Help Start Your Vehicle in the Brutal Cold

Here are four tips to keep in mind to help your vehicle start up in the extreme cold.

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Marlyn Beaudine has logged over 50,000 hours of volunteer work
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St. Cloud Resident Logs Over 50,000 Volunteer Hours Since Retiring [VIDEO]

St. Cloud resident Marlyn Beaudine may be retired, but some may still call him a work-a-holic considering he's logged over 50,000 hours of volunteer work since he retired.

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The GPI Racing Team
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Full Time Local Business Owner, Part Time Professional Kart Racer [VIDEO]

Randy Pierson is the owner of Avon Marine, a boat storage and repair shop in central Minnesota. Randy also has an incredible hobby: Professional kart racing.

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Casey Anderson- Host of NAT GEO WILD's Wild in America
Casey Anderson- Host of NAT GEO WILD's Wild in America
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Monster Wolves: Interview with Casey Anderson from NAT GEO WILD’s ‘Wild In America’ [PODCAST+VIDEO]

Wildlife expert and naturalist Casey Anderson - Casey doesn't have an average job - he lives and breathes wildlife in all forms.

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Monticello Lions Brewfest Facebook
Monticello Lions Brewfest Facebook
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Beer Me: Monticello Lions’ Brewfest Raises Funds and Glasses

Topping 900 last year, the Monitcello Lions are expecting close to 1200+ to make it out to the edge of the mighty Mississippi's West Bridge Park this time around.

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Melrose
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Changing Faces: Latinos Bring Culture to Rural Minnesota [AUDIO]

The cities of Long Prairie and Melrose have undergone a population shift in the last 15 years. Latinos make up the fastest growing population in these areas.

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Immigrant Workers
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Changing Faces: Immigrants Play Key Role in Central Minnesota Economy [AUDIO]

Immigrant communities in Central Minnesota are having a growing impact on the local economy.

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