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Lane Closures Planned for 7th St S in Waite Park

Stearns County road construction crews will begin removing the old pavement from 7th Street South in Waite Park tomorrow (Wednesday).

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UPDATE: Waite Park Police Release Name of Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Waite Park police have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash last (Monday) night. Chief Dave Bentrud says 23-year-old Jesse Lee Nelson of Becker was killed in the crash that happened at about 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of 7th Street South and St. Andrews Drive.

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Dick's Sporting Goods and a grocery store is expected to reside in the former K-Mart Building. (Photo: Isaac Schweer, WJON)
Dick's Sporting Goods and a grocery store is expected to reside in the former K-Mart Building. (Photo: Isaac Schweer, WJON)
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Dick’s Sporting Goods, Grocery Store To Occupy Former K-Mart Building

We have a better idea as to what will occupy the former K-mart building. Dick's Sporting Goods headlines one of three facilities that will utilize the building. The other two will be a grocery store and some sort of retail building.

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Lake Wobegon Trail
Lake Wobegon Trail
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Lake Wobegon Trail Extension in Waite Park To Cost More Than Anticipated

Cost to build a small section of the Lake Wobegon Trail in Waite Park are higher than expected. The project, which will extend the trail along River's Edge Park in Waite Park, is about 80 percent more than the estimated $141,923.

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Five People Involved In Three Vehicle Crash, Two Hurt

Two people were hurt in a three vehicle crash in Stearns County this (Wednesday) afternoon. The incident happened at the intersection of Highway 23 and 28th Avenue South just after 1:30 p.m.

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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 Officials Approve To Hire Relocation Consultant To Help With Hotel Project

The pieces continue to be put together for a two-hotel and conference center in Waite Park. During tonight's (Monday) city council meeting, the council approved having a third party help clear the biggest hurdle -- relocating the residents of Tri-County Mobile Home Park.

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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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Waite Park Discusses Financial Bids For City Hall Security Upgrades

Safety concerns has lead to Waite Park staff looking at making some security upgrades inside city hall. During tonight's (Monday) work session the council went over bids on the proposed project.

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Abdihajir Sigar (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
Abdihajir Sigar (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
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Waite Park Man Arrested For Allegedly Showing Knife and Threatening Roommate

A Waite Park man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly displaying a knife and threatening a roommate. The incident happened at 8:45 a.m. at 701 7th Street South in Waite Park.

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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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