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Question of the Week — Name a Memorable St. Cloud Area Contributor

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WJON’s Question of the Week asked you to name a memorable St. Cloud area contributor or someone who went on to state or national celebrity.



What Famous Local People Did You Remember?

Celebrity or Newsworthy

Bobby Vee — singer, producer
John Stumpf — CEO Wells Fargo, from Pierz, went to St. Cloud State University
Gig Young — actor, born Byron Bahr
June Marlowe — actress, born Gisela Goetten

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Sports Figures

Todd Baumann — professional football player
Eric Decker — professional football player
Jim Eisenreich — professional baseball player
Rip Ripulski — professional baseball player, from Sauk Rapids
The Sauer Family — professional baseball, hockey and football players
Keith and Jim Fahnhorst — professional football players, brothers from St. Cloud
Sodbuster Kenny Jay — professional wrestler
Nate Wolters — professional basketball player
Keith Nord — professional football player, played at SCSU

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Local Celebrities

Sinclair Lewis — writer from Sauk Centre
Dean Taylor — Cathedral High School Football Coach
A.G. Whitney — philanthropist
Samuel Pandolfo — founder of the Pan Motor Company
Andy Hilger — broadcaster
Bill and Virginia Clemens — philanthropists


What other famous people have contributed to our community? Add your contributions in the comments below.


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