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Foley Teen Killed In Sherburne County Crash

A two-vehicle crash in Sherburne County left one dead and three others hurt on Friday night.

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The Happy Days Gang 
 (Courtesy: Hennepin Theatre Trust, Photo Credit: Unser Imagery)
The Happy Days Gang (Courtesy: Hennepin Theatre Trust, Photo Credit: Unser Imagery)
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The Weekender: Happy Days, Music, & Art

There's a little bit of a drive to see Happy Days: A New Musical, but it's worth it to see the popular TV series come to life. Join The Fonz and the rest of the gang as they try to save their local hangout. As for here in St. Cloud, Aimee Lee pays tribute to The Carpenters with other musicians, and The Wild Spirit Band hits the stage.

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Photo Courtesy of Jacquie Berglund.
Photo Courtesy of Jacquie Berglund.
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‘Reverse Food Truck’ Coming To St. Cloud

A Minnesota company's "reverse food truck" will kick off a month of events in the St. Cloud area tomorrow (Friday). The truck acts as a mobile food drive and is run by Finnegans Brew Company, a Minneapolis-based beer company that donates 100 percent of its profits back to the community.

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Category: Food, St. Cloud News
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St. Cloud Area School District Discusses 2016 Strategic Spending

Hiring a bullying prevention specialist, reducing class sizes and more staffing are included in just over $1.6 million of proposed District 742 strategic plan spending for next year. The funds would represent a small portion of the projected $124.6 million budget for the district in the 2016 fiscal year. The bullying prevention specialist would focus on North and South Junior High Schools. The district says their highest levels of bullying happen at the middle schools.

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Avengers Hawkeye Sings Parody of Ed Sheerans’ “Thinking Out Loud” [VIDEO]

When your teammates are the Hulk, Thor, Iron Man and Captain America even good super heroes can go unnoticed. So one teammate decided to speak up. Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) was on Jimmy Fallon a few weeks ago and talked about his strengths the best way he knew how -- through song.

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The Weekender: Music, Dance, and Theater

It's your last chance this season to catch the musical talents of the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra as they perform their 1954 in America concert. It's also the second to last weekend to watch two actors portray twenty characters in the last Pioneer Place Theater production of the season.

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The first meeting of the Moms on the Run get to know each other. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
The first meeting of the Moms on the Run get to know each other. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Fitness Friday: Building A Bond With A New Women’s Running Group [VIDEO]

This week in our "Fitness Friday" series on WJON, we learn more about a new running group called Moms on the Run. Moms on the Run is a program designed for beginning runners that was formed in the Twin Cities.

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The proposed design for the St. Joseph aquatic center. (City of St. Joseph)
The proposed design for the St. Joseph aquatic center. (City of St. Joseph)
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St. Joseph to Start Fundraising for Proposed $6.1 Million Aquatic Center

St. Joseph is starting initial fundraising for a proposed $6.1 Million aquatic center project. The city wants to see what kind of sponsorship and money could be available for the project. Mayor Rick Schultz says a portion of the project costs will need to be covered by fundraising. The proposed aquatic center includes a lazy river, lap pool, splash pool, zero depth entry pool, climbing wall and a zip line.

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Photo by WJON.com's Joshua Akkerman
Photo by WJON.com's Joshua Akkerman
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Waite Park, SCSU to Partner On Plan for Future Growth in the City

Waite Park is exploring ways to better utilize the undeveloped areas of the city at they look towards the future. The city last updated their comprehensive plan back in 2006, and felt with the change in development and growth of the city, the ideas planned for those areas do not fit the mold for today.

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Benton County Emergency Management Director Jim McDermott explains what happens when severe weather strikes. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Benton County Emergency Management Director Jim McDermott explains what happens when severe weather strikes. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Alerting You During Severe Weather [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we help you stay safe during severe weather at the Benton County Emergency Management Center. It doesn't take long for the skies to turn scary and that's when Jim McDermott and the Benton County Emergency Management Center spring into action.

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Sartell Business of the Year Award: Dr. Kimberly Christensen, Amanda Amundson, Dr. David Smith, Jill Smith, Sartell Chamber President Jessica Houle, Lois Fritz and Kari Behling. (Sartell Chamber of Commerce)
Sartell Business of the Year Award: Dr. Kimberly Christensen, Amanda Amundson, Dr. David Smith, Jill Smith, Sartell Chamber President Jessica Houle, Lois Fritz and Kari Behling. (Sartell Chamber of Commerce)
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Sartell Chamber Honors Citizen, Senior Volunteer and Business of the Year [PHOTOS]

Over 100 Sartell business leaders and citizens came to honor the Sartell citizen, senior volunteer and business of the year last week. The citizen of the year was awarded to Joe Schulte, the retired volunteer of the year was given to Jim Wasdyke and Sartell Pediatrics was presented the business of the year award. The banquet also raised $2000 to go towards four scholarships.

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(Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
(Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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A Gymnastics Great, Ethan Gonzalez is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]

WJON's All-Star Student of the Week participated in all of the events at the Minnesota Men's State Gymnastic Championships. He ended up taking third place in the all-around, and first place on one of his favorite events. His coach says it's great having him on the team.

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