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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Reporter Joins Pair Paddling Length of Sauk River [VIDEO]

So, last week we brought you the story of Todd Foster and Scott Miller, two canoeists who decided to paddle the over 120 mile-long Sauk River. Here's part two - when WJON's Abby Faulkner joined them for a day.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Lake George Fountain “Not A Swimming Pool” Says Parks Director [AUDIO]

The city of St. Cloud wants you to know the new decorative fountain along Lake George is NOT a wading pool. The city has put signs around the fountain prohibiting such activity. St. Cloud Parks Director Scott Zlotnick says the fountain is just for viewing.

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Two Canoeists To Paddle 110 Mile-Long Sauk River [AUDIO]

A pair of canoers will paddle the 110 mile long Sauk River, starting at Lake Osakis and ending in St. Cloud, where it empties into the Mississippi. The trip will take 8 days, and Scott Miller and Todd Foster will make evening stops in riverside towns to host meet and greets and other activities.

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Annual Caramel Roll Ride Takes Bikers Down Wobegon Trail

This weekend you can enjoy a sweet roll - and a bike ride to burn off the calories. The 12th Annual Caramel Roll Bicycle Ride is tomorrow.

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Helicopter Searching For Missing Paynesville Man Near Stevens Pass, Washington

The Chelan County sheriff's office put a
helicopter in the air and more than a dozen people on the ground
Thursday to search for a man overdue on a snowshoe hike near
Stevens Pass in Washington's North Cascades.

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Pharmacist Sherwood Peterson
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‘Tis The Season For Ticks, Sunscreen, And More

Last year was a record year for tick-borne disease in Minnesota. Find out what local counties are highest on the State list, why "slip, slop, and slap" is the way to go if you're going to be out in the sun, and what one nutritional supplement can lower your chances of heart disease.

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MN Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend On Tap Next Month

The state's annual Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend is June 10-12. The aim is to encourage adults and kids to share an angling experience on the state's thousands of waterways.

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Lake Kabatogama
Lake Kabatogama (Creative Commons via Flickr user BierDoctor)
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Minnesota’s National Park Is Calling

Yes, we have the Boundary Waters, but Voyageur's National Park and Kabetogema Lake is one of those places you need to put in the "to do" list asap, so you can begin a family tradition. Opportunities abound in this wilderness destination that are second to none. I'm certainly not saying anything bad about the BWCWA, but there is a reason this area became a National Park.

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Jerry Carlson with Northern
Jerry Carlson
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In The Outdoors: Simple Tactics for Quality Northern

There are a lot of anglers that look at northern with disdain. They often refer to these fish with terms of endearment such as “slimers” or “snakes.” I have to admit, there have been times when small northern have pestered me to the point I feel the same. However, a good sized northern is quite a remarkable fish and very sporting to catch.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Where Are The Walleyes?

Jerry Carlson tells us where to look in the river, where to look online so we can find the right lakes, and he also explains how Minnesota's "Land and Legacy" amendment may get manipulated to benefit the 7-county metro area and leave us in the outstate out in the cold.

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