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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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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Changes Coming to Rolling Ridge Wedding and Event Center in St. Joseph [VIDEO]

Change is coming for the historic Rolling Ridge Wedding and Event Center and Scenic Specialties location in St. Joseph. Owner Randy Schmitz says they have had increasing requests to use the property for special events like weddings over the past few years. Schmitz bought the historic 1896 farm in 2001. It's located at 31101 County Road 133.

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Sartell Caps Number Of Dogs Allowed By Homeowners

Dog owners in Sartell will now face a limit on how many they can have in their home. During tonight's (Monday) city council meeting a public hearing was held to change the Animal Control Ordinance for homeowners will multiple dogs.

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St. Cloud Aquatic Center, photo courtesy of the city of St. Cloud
St. Cloud Aquatic Center, photo courtesy of the city of St. Cloud
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St. Cloud City Council Raises More Questions On Planned Aquatic and Community Center

Members of the St. Cloud City Council continue to have concerns about the plan for the Aquatic and Community Center. The council discussed the design and budget during a work study session this (Monday) evening.

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(Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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SCSU Students Raising Money for Nepal Earthquake Victims

St. Cloud State University students are fundraising for victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. The group Helping Nepal International is asking for donations inside the Atwood Memorial Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
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14th Annual Wine, Kibbles and Bids on Friday, April 24th

Wine, dine and help out some furry friends...that's what Mix 94.9 plans to do tomorrow night at the 14th Annual Wine, Kibbles and Bids benefit.

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The Weekender: A Musical Weekend

There is a wide variety of music in the St. Cloud Area this weekend. From country and folk rock, to classical works of Bach and chorale music there is plenty to listen to and enjoy for any enthusiast

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Easy Way to Participate in Earth Day

Picking up garbage on your block is one of the easiest ways to participate in Earth Day and your neighborhood will thank you.

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