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Far Away But Close to Home: The Unsolved Killings of Williams and Winans [VIDEO]

It was a double murder that happened far away, but hit close to home in St. Cloud. It's been just over 20 years since St. Cloud native Julie Williams and Lollie Winans were found murdered in Shenandoah National Park.

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St. Cloud Municipal Pool, photo courtesy of the Stearns History Museum
St. Cloud Municipal Pool, photo courtesy of the Stearns History Museum
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WJON In Depth: The Golden Era Of The St. Cloud Municipal Pool [VIDEO]

The Eastman Park/Lake George area in St. Cloud is probably best known for weekly Summertime By George concerts now, but for years it was the place to go to cool off on a hot summer day. For 55 years the St. Cloud Municipal pool was the crown jewel of that neighborhood.

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(Photo: Tim Lyon)
(Photo: Tim Lyon)
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WJON In-Depth: From Spartan to Husky, Nate Meyer’s Football Journey [VIDEO]

Growing up 25 miles west of St. Cloud, Cold Spring native Nate Meyer has always had a passion for football. Now entering his senior season at St. Cloud State University, he looks to bring that same passion to Husky Stadium.

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Photo: Tri County Crime Stoppers
Photo: Tri County Crime Stoppers
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WJON Cold Cases: 1974 Reker Murders Still a Mystery [VIDEO]

It's been nearly 42 years since Susanne and Mary Reker went missing in St. Cloud. They were found nearly a month later murdered in Quarry Park, both were stabbed multiple times. Authorities still haven't determined who murdered the girls, but signs indicate that they are getting closer with viable suspects they are looking into.

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WJON In Depth: Uncorking and Discovering Minnesota Wineries [VIDEO]

When most people think of wine country they think Napa Valley, California but right here in Minnesota we have our own version of wine country.

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WJON In-Depth: For The Love Of The Game – Stearns County Town Team Baseball [VIDEO]

Stearns County is known as an amateur baseball hotbed in Minnesota. It boasts 32 teams within its borders...among the most in the state.

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WJON In Depth: Oil Trains and St. Cloud’s Risk on the Rails [VIDEO]

In 2013 an oil train derailment killed 47 people in Lac Megantic Quebec and leveled a downtown overnight.....The same Bakken Crude Oil passes through backyards in St. Cloud. WJON investigated: does St. Cloud have a plan for an oil train derailment?

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Sportsman's Island, photo courtesy of the Stearns History Museum
Sportsman's Island, photo courtesy of the Stearns History Museum
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WJON In Depth: The Hidden Past Of St. Cloud’s Sportsman’s Island [VIDEO]

A game of baseball, a little trap shooting, and enjoying a picnic with family and friends. Once a common way to spend a lazy afternoon on a popular island on the Mississippi River south of St. Cloud. For about three decades ‘Sportsman’s Island” was a bustling hub of activity.

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(Photo: Tim Lyon)
(Photo: Tim Lyon)
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WJON In Depth – What’s Next: Sartell’s Future Without the Verso Paper Plant [VIDEO]

It's a day thousands will never forget. A community forever changed after a devastating incident Memorial Day 2012. Four years ago, May 28th 2012, an explosion and devastating fire destroyed the Sartell Verso Paper Mill, leaving one dead and injuring several others.

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WJON In-Depth: High School Dress Codes Revealed [VIDEO]

Think back to a time when you were the king or queen of high school, did anyone ever tell you your skirt was just a little too short, that tube top wasn't appropriate for school or your favorite hat wasn't allowed.

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