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St. Joseph Considering Pedestrian Crossing Along County Road 75

St. Joseph will consider using study funds towards a pedestrian crossing along County Road 75 during their city council meeting on Monday night. The purpose of the study is to look at alternatives to improve safe pedestrian crossing of the county road between 2nd Avenue Northwest and 20th Avenue Southeast in town.

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Community Forum on St. Cloud District Bond Refendum Being Held Monday

An open forum is being held for St. Cloud community members to ask questions and get more information on the upcoming St. Cloud school district bond referendum. The first of several forums will take place on Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Motley Woman Taken to Hospital After Rollover in Todd County

A Motley woman is hurt after a single vehicle rollover in Todd County on Thursday. The incident happened just after 11:00 a.m. on County Road 28, near 331st Avenue in Villard Township.

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St. Cloud Hip-Hop Artists Create Music Video to Raise Awareness Against Bullying [VIDEO]

A pair of St. Cloud hip-hop artists have created a powerful music video to raise awareness about the growing problem of bullying. The hip hop group Cloud City Boyz and singer Janey Neal created the song for bullying awareness month in October. Students from South Junior High in St. Cloud sing the chorus in the song as well as participate in the music video.

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Polling Places Cut Down to 13 Compared to 65 for St. Cloud Referendum

Instead of the typical 65 precincts, there will be 13 for the upcoming November 3rd $167 million referendum for the St. Cloud area school district. The change is due to the school district deciding to use larger precincts for the referendum vote, resulting in fewer polling places.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Albany Economy Expected to Lose Jobs With Announcement That Hospital is Closing [VIDEO]

The Albany economy may take a negative hit with the announcement that their area hospital will be closing at the end of the year. City administrator Tom Schneider says the decision to close the hospital will likely cut some jobs in town. The hospital had an average amount of just one patient and four emergency department visits per day.

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Conditions Should Be Perfect in St. Cloud For Supermoon Eclipse

Conditons are expected to be perfect for Central Minnesota stargazers on Sunday night to watch a supermoon and total lunar eclipse at the same time. A supermoon is when a full moon is closest to Earth. Although still 222,000 miles away, this full moon will look slightly bigger than usual.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
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El Paso Says Goodbye After 70 Years of Memories [VIDEO]

An icon in St. Joseph is closing its doors after 70 years in the community. El Paso Bar and Grill is well known for everything from fish fries to volleyball leagues but owner Carole Tamm says she’ll always remember it as one big family.

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Royalton Woman Dead After Driving Off Road, Hitting Tree

A Royalton woman is dead after a single vehicle crash in Benton County on Tuesday. The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Canary Road Northwest, north of Rice.

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Man Arrested in Mille Lacs County After Police Chase That Started in Foley

A man was arrested in Mille Lacs County Monday morning after leading police on a chase that started in Foley. The chase started at about 8:20 a.m. on Highway 23 in Foley. Police attempted to stop 31-year-old Derek Stirn of St. James for having a stolen truck from Dirtwoods 2000 of Sauk Rapids.

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