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WACOSA in Waite Park. (Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
WACOSA in Waite Park. (Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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Former WACOSA Employee Accused of Sexually Abusing Vulnerable Adult

An investigation by the Minnesota Department of Human Services says a former staffer with WACOSA in Waite Park allegedly sexually abused a vulnerable adult. WACOSA provides training and employment support for those with disabilities.

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Proposed blueprints of future Waite Park hotel site. (Photo: Silver Leaf Group)
Proposed blueprints of future Waite Park hotel site. (Photo: Silver Leaf Group)
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Waite Park Hotel Project Clears One Hurdle, Opens More Among Residents

Plans for a two-hotel and conference center has climbed another hurdle but not without causing some residents concern. During tonight’s (Tuesday) Planning Commission meeting the board unanimously approved the plotting and PUD of the proposed hotel site.

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Stock Photo
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Waite Park Police Looking For Three Suspects Who Robbed Motel 6

Waite Park Police are asking for help to identify three suspects involved in a robbery at the Motel 6 on Sunday night. The incident happened at about 11:30 p.m. at 815 1st Street South.

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Proposed blueprints of future Waite Park hotel site. (Photo: Silver Leaf Group)
Proposed blueprints of future Waite Park hotel site. (Photo: Silver Leaf Group)
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Waite Park To Hold Public Hearing On Proposed Hotel Project

Waite Park officials want to hear your thoughts on the two-hotel and convention center projects planned for the city. The Waite Park Planning Commission is holding a public hearing tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6:30 p.m.

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(PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
(PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Waite Park Offers New Staff Position to Mankato Planning Assistant [AUDIO]

Waite Park has chosen their new Planning and Community Development director. Jonathon Noerenberg has been offered the position during a special meeting this (Thursday) afternoon.

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Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
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Woods Farmer Seed & Nursery Open For Business at New Facility [AUDIO & PHOTOS]

After 57 years operating in the heart of St. Cloud Woods Farmer Seed and Nursery is open for business at its new location in Waite Park. Woods Farmer Seed and Nursery held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning (Wednesday).

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(PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
(PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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UPDATE: Waite Park Names Three Finalists For New Staff Position

Interviews are expected to begin this week to fill a new staff position in Waite Park. The city has begun the search for their new Planning and Community Development director.

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A look inside the wood shop that built the rail cars for the Great Northern Railroad. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
A look inside the wood shop that built the rail cars for the Great Northern Railroad. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Climbing Aboard the Great Northern Railway [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we climb aboard the Great Northern Railway and see how the railroad shaped the city of Waite Park.

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Waite Park Mayor Rick Miller addresses the crowd at the State of the City Address. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Waite Park Mayor Rick Miller addresses the crowd at the State of the City Address. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Waite Park Mayor Says City Growth Continues At State of the City Address [AUDIO]

Steady growth and development was the message giving today (Wednesday) at the 8th Annual Waite Park State of the City Address. Mayor Rick Miller says the city has been making its mark in the last year with the addition of new businesses, jobs and residents.

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UPDATE: Power Back On in Waite Park and West St. Cloud

The power is back on after thousands were without power this afternoon in Waite Park and west St. Cloud.

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