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Children play on the playground at Wilson Park for National Night Out. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Children play on the playground at Wilson Park for National Night Out. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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News @ Noon: Police Urge You to Sign Up Now for National Night Out

The 32nd annual "National Night Out" is coming up. It will be held on Tuesday, August 4th. John Justin is the Crime Prevention Specialist with the St. Cloud Police Department. He says now is the time to register your neighborhood party with your local police department.

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St. Cloud Technical and Community College, Facebook
St. Cloud Technical and Community College, Facebook
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SCTCC Looking For Stolen Fire Training Truck

A fire training truck owned by the St. Cloud Technical and Community College was stolen on Monday morning. The college safety and security office says the truck was taken just after 5:15 a.m. at Customized Training Solutions at 1586 Whitney Court. The vehicle is a red Ford F-250 fire training truck.

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Anab Dahir, Twitter
Anab Dahir, Twitter
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St. Cloud Woman Wants to Be Somalia’s First Female President

A St. Cloud woman is laying the groundwork to run for the presidency of Somalia. Anab Dahir, a medical clinic interpreter who has lived in St. Cloud since 2008, says her native country needs people like her.

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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Richmond’s River Lake Days Celebrating 125 Years of Summer Fun

The city of Richmond is getting ready to celebrate 125 years of summertime fun with their annual River Lake Days.

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Sartell Gets First Look At Proposed 2016 Budget

Sartell is looking towards figuring out the city’s budget for 2016. This evening (Monday) city staff presented the first draft to the council to show where the proposed budget is heading.

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Sartell City Hall (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Sartell City Hall (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Sartell Narrows Down Site Locations On Proposed Community Center

We now have a better understanding on where the proposed Sartell Community Center may be built. During tonight's (Monday) city council meeting eight potential sites were brought before the council for discussion.

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St. Cloud Aquatic Center, photo courtesy of the city of St. Cloud
St. Cloud Aquatic Center, photo courtesy of the city of St. Cloud
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St. Cloud Approves Agreement with YMCA to Build Aquatic and Community Center

A partnership between the city of St. Cloud and the YMCA to build a new Aquatic and Community Center is official. The city council tonight (Monday) approved two agreements; one is the Development Agreement to design and build it jointly. The other is the Operations Agreement, which includes a 20-year lease for the Y, with the city responsible for maintaining the exterior of the facility.

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St. Cloud City Council Approves Plan for Kwik Trip Convenience Store

The first of what could be several new Kwik Trip convenience stores has been approved by the St. Cloud city council. During their meeting tonight (Monday), the council approved the request to rezone a piece of property in southeast St. Cloud.

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Recent picture of Pluto taken by the New Horizons spacecraft. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Recent picture of Pluto taken by the New Horizons spacecraft. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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SCSU Professor: New Horizons Approach Towards Pluto is a “Historic Moment”

After spending over nine years in space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is set to fly within 7,767 miles of Pluto on Tuesday morning. The spacecraft has traveled 3-billion miles to get to the former-planet. St. Cloud State University assistant physics professor Gary Bohannan says the flyby will provide valuable new information on Pluto.

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Chris Ring swims down the Mississippi River. (Photo: Legacies Alive)
Chris Ring swims down the Mississippi River. (Photo: Legacies Alive)
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Navy Veteran To Swim Through St. Cloud Metro Over Next Few Days

Be on the lookout for Navy Veteran Chris Ring and his crew swimming down the Mississippi River the next few days. Last week we told you about Ring's story as he swims the length of the Mississippi River to honor our fallen heroes.

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