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Swimmers break in the newly dedicated quarry at Quarry Park & Nature Preserve. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Swimmers break in the newly dedicated quarry at Quarry Park & Nature Preserve. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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New Swimming Quarry Makes A Splash, Officially Open For Your Enjoyment [VIDEO]

The anticipated new swimming quarry is ready for you to jump in. Quarry 11 at the Stearns County Quarry Park & Nature Preserve was officially opened this (Tuesday) afternoon.

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Mitchell Dockendorf 
 (Photo: Yvette Dockendorf)
Mitchell Dockendorf (Photo: Yvette Dockendorf)
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Breaking Records, Mitchell Dockendorf is the All-Star Student of the Week [VIDEO]

Sartell-St. Stephen sophomore Mitchell Dockendorf had one goal in mind going into the section and state meets. It was to swim fast. In fact he swam so fast he broke the school record in the 100 backstroke not once, but twice.

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Preparing the Foley Community Pool for the season. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Preparing the Foley Community Pool for the season. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Foley to Close City Pool For The Season

If you are planning on taking a dip in the pool in Foley you better hurry.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Athletes Put Their Skills to the Test During Graniteman Triathlon [VIDEO]

Around 300 athletes gathered at Lake George on Saturday morning for the annual Graniteman Traithlon.

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Ashli Gerdes
Ashli Gerdes
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Prep Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country Results

Volleyball:

Tech 3, Apollo 0
Rocori 3, Brainerd 0
Alexandria 3, Sauk Rapids-Rice 1
Cathedral 3, Zimmerman 2
Albany 3, Becker 0

Girls Tennis:

Tech 7, Willmar 0
(Tech clinches the CLC title.  They are 8-0 in the CLC and 12

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Photo via Facebook
Photo via Facebook
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100 Strong, YMCA Swim Team Grows Competitive Swimmers [AUDIO]

The YMCA Swim team is a group of swimmers of varying ages. Evan Shanley is the rookie coach of the team. He says that the team is comprised of kids of a wide variety of ages, and notes that there are currently over 100 swimmers in the program

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Triathletes head out on leg one of their Graniteman Triathlon. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Triathletes head out on leg one of their Graniteman Triathlon. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Athletes Showcase Their Fitness at Graniteman Triathlon [VIDEO]

It's been a tradition for the past ten years, as athletes from across the U.S. and Canada head to Warner Park in Clearwater to run in the Graniteman Triathlon.

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ajari,flickr
ajari,flickr
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YMCA Starts Water Safety Program For The Poor

The Greater Twin Cities YMCA is developing water safety lessons for low-income people in hopes of preventing drownings and luring more minorities into competitive swimming.

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Riverside Park Splash Pad - WJON News
Riverside Park Splash Pad - WJON News
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Health Officials Preach Prevention Against Waterborne Illnesses

The Minnesota Health Department is asking everyone to help avoid waterborne illness outbreaks this summer.

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Question of the Week Recap; People Love Outdoor Activities

WJON's question of the week this week was; What is your favorite Summertime Activity? We received many responses on the air through phone calls, emails and on facebook. The responses included swimming, boating, golfing, fishing, road trips, camping, going to parades, Winstock, baseball, Valleyfair, Canterbury Park, holding a bon fire, hiking, biking, going to splash pads and enjoying family.

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