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Local Parents Learn About New St. Cloud Charter School

Parents were invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday night to learn more about Athlos Leadership Academy, a new charter school being built in St. Cloud.

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Dan Bittman  (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Dan Bittman (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Sauk Rapids-Rice Superintendent Bittman to Attend State of the Union Address

Sauk Rapids-Rice superintendent Dan Bittman will be in attendance during President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday night. Bittman was invited by Representative Tom Emmer for being Minnesota's 2016 superintendent of the year.

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Chef Jean Louis Gerin takes a photo with students in the Sauk Rapids-Rice culinary program. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Chef Jean Louis Gerin takes a photo with students in the Sauk Rapids-Rice culinary program. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Food Network Chopped Champion Visits Sauk Rapids-Rice High School [VIDEO]

World renowned chef Jean Louis Gerin visited with students in the Sauk Rapids-Rice High School culinary program. Chef Gerin is the executive and chief operating officer for New England Culinary Institute in Vermont.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Pierz Teen Breaking World Powerlifting Records [VIDEO]

For 15-year-old Beth-el Algarin, powerlifting and setting world records has become a way of life. The Pierz teenager trains with her father Luis, who's been her coach since starting her with the weights when she was just eight years old.

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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Community Shows Support for Referendum With Rally

A rally was held at Lake George Saturday morning to build support to pass a $167 million referendum for District 742.

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Two Central Minnesota Schools Ranked High in State MMR Numbers

Two area schools have received "reward" status from the Minnesota Department of Education for being in the top 15 percent of schools that receive Title 1 funding, which is allocated to schools with high levels of students in poverty. The rankings come with the release of the multiple measurement ratings (MMR).

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Minnesota Students Lead Nation in ACT Scores

A new report shows Minnesota students are leading the nation in ACT scores for the 10th consecutive year, but a persistent racial achievement gap remains.

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Metro Citizens Police Academy Gives You A New Look Into Law Enforcement

Local law enforcement are give you a first hand look at what a job in law enforcement is all about. St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park, St. Joseph and Sartell are accepting applications for the Metro Citizens Police Academy.

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Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON News
Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON News
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Education Bill Gives Schools Option of Pre-Labor Day Start

Minnesota lawmakers are giving school districts a chance to get their academic years started sooner this fall.

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Dayton Gives on Pre-K Plan But Still No Budget Deal With GOP

Gov. Mark Dayton has abandoned his priority plan for a statewide pre-kindergarten program but remains at odds with GOP lawmakers over the amount of new funding for public schools.

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