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Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
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Waite Park Police Investigating Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound at Indoor Shooting Range

Waite Park Police are investigating a self inflicted gunshot wound this afternoon (Friday) at the Tactical Advantage indoorgun range. Police responded during the noon hour at the business at 521 10th Avenue South.

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Viking Electric Supply cut the ribbon to dedicate their new Waite Park location. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Viking Electric Supply cut the ribbon to dedicate their new Waite Park location. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Viking Electric Supply Opens For Business in Waite Park With Ribbon Cutting [VIDEO]

Viking Electric Supply is now ready to serve you. The new 25,000 square foot building held a ribbon cutting ceremony today (Tuesday) to dedicate the newly constructed facility.

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Members of Viking Electric break now on new Waite Park location (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Members of Viking Electric break now on new Waite Park location (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Waite Park Near Top On ‘Best Place To Start A Business in Minnesota’ List

Waite Park is one of the top places to start a business in Minnesota according to one website. NerdWallet lists Waite Park number 18th. The website analyzed 123 cities in Minnesota with a population of 5,000 or more, looking at business climate and local economic health.

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Proposed quarry which city would like to make a event pavilion. (Photo: Waite Park Public Works)
Proposed quarry which city would like to make a event pavilion. (Photo: Waite Park Public Works)
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Waite Park Approves Market Study For Potential Amphitheater

A study on whether an amphitheater should be built in Waite Park was approved by the city council this (Monday) evening. Two weeks ago, the council discussed the possibility of building an amphitheater on a newly acquired piece of Quarry land located southwest of Menards and the proposed Miller Architects hotel site.

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Photo by Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
Photo by Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
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Waite Park To Close Streets For Family Fun Fest Parade

Several streets in Waite Park will be closed tomorrow (Saturday) for the Family Fun Fest parade. Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud says 3rd street North from 10th Avenue North to 4th Avenue North will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Waite Park is wanting to make security upgrades to city hall. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Waite Park is wanting to make security upgrades to city hall. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Safety A Concern For Waite Park Staff, City Hall Looks At Security Upgrades

Officials in Waite Park are wanting to make some upgrades at City Hall, more so in the security department. During a work session this (Monday) evening City Administrator Shaunna Johnson addressed the idea of making some security improvements to the administration office.

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Photo by WJON.com's Joshua Akkerman
Photo by WJON.com's Joshua Akkerman
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Second 2-Hotel Development Gets Waite Park City Council’s Approval

Plans to build another two-hotel development has gotten the green light from Waite Park officials. During tonight's (Monday) city council meeting the council unanimously approved the final plat and PUD for the proposed site.

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Proposed quarry which city would like to make a event pavilion. (Photo: Waite Park Public Works)
Proposed quarry which city would like to make a event pavilion. (Photo: Waite Park Public Works)
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Waite Park Explores Amphitheater Idea At New Quarry Park Site

How to utilize a unique park property was brought for discussion during this (Monday) evening's Waite Park Work Session. The city has acquired a piece of Quarry land which the city would like to turn into a park.

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Photo by WJON.com's Joshua Akkerman
Photo by WJON.com's Joshua Akkerman
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Plans For Second 2-Hotel Development in Waite Park Starts To Move Forward

The early stages of a second two-hotel development in Waite Park have begun. Miller Architects is planning to build a 90-room Staybridge Suites extended-stay hotel and a 120-room Holiday Inn, including a restaurant and bar, on a vacant lot next to Menards along Highway 23.

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Buffalo Man Arrested For Alleged Assault At Waite Park Motel 6

An argument between two men got physical last night (Monday) in a Waite Park motel lobby. Waite Park police were called to Motel 6 located at 815 1st Street South at about 9:45 p.m.

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