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Tiny Towns to Visit in Minnesota This Spring/Summer
Tiny Towns to Visit in Minnesota This Spring/Summer
Tiny Towns to Visit in Minnesota This Spring/Summer
Like rainbow sprinkles on a cold scoop of vanilla, Minnesota’s small towns are both abundant and delightful. From well-known small towns like Ely, Pipestone and Nisswa, to the truly tiny towns highlighted below, there’s nothing quite like exploring a small Minnesota town with family, friends or even solo.
More Bear Activity in Cold Spring Area
More Bear Activity in Cold Spring Area
More Bear Activity in Cold Spring Area
Spotted bear activity has picked up in Central Minnesota. I reported yesterday black bears were seen on trail cameras in Cold Spring early this week. I received more confirmation of bear activity from a WJON listener in Cold Spring who sent me this photo taken from a trail camera.
Black Bear Spotted in Cold Spring This Week
Black Bear Spotted in Cold Spring This Week
Black Bear Spotted in Cold Spring This Week
Black bears continue to be active in Central Minnesota. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON. He says he's heard reports of bears on trail cameras in the Cold Spring area. Schmitt says this isn't the first time bears have been reported in Cold Spring and suspects it won't be the last.
St. Cloud V.A. Offering Medication Take Back Day
St. Cloud V.A. Offering Medication Take Back Day
St. Cloud V.A. Offering Medication Take Back Day
The St. Cloud V.A. is offering a take back day where everyone can drop off unused and expired medications to have them disposed of safely. Jackie Stevenson from the St. Cloud V.A. explains this annual event is for veterans and the general public and all medications will be accepted.
Stearns County Could Be Adding Park Land in Paynesville
Stearns County Could Be Adding Park Land in Paynesville
Stearns County Could Be Adding Park Land in Paynesville
Stearns County has put an application in to acquire 202 acres of park land near the golf course in Paynesville. Stearns County Commissioner Joe Perske joined me on WJON. He says the location of this potential park is just to the south and west of the golf course toward Lake Koronis.
SCSU Hosting An EPIC Event Tuesday
SCSU Hosting An EPIC Event Tuesday
SCSU Hosting An EPIC Event Tuesday
The latest EPIC for Influencers event will take place tomorrow (Tuesday April 16) from 4-7 p.m. at the St. Cloud State University Fieldhouse. EPIC For Influencers is an opportunity for anyone that influences our future workforce with their career choices to ask questions/educational criteria, etc directly from industry partners.
An Iconic Ballroom and Rich German History; New Munich
An Iconic Ballroom and Rich German History; New Munich
An Iconic Ballroom and Rich German History; New Munich
New Munich is a small town in western Stearns County with a population of 356. It is located just south of I94 along State Highway 237 (Main Street) and county roads 12 and 30. New Munich is also near Highway 52. To help tell the story of New Munich I was joined by longtime residents Jim Poepping, Bob Beckers, and Steve Worms.
New Munich in Pictures [GALLERY]
New Munich in Pictures [GALLERY]
New Munich in Pictures [GALLERY]
New Munich is a small town in western Stearns County just south of I94 along State Highway 237 (Main Street) and county roads 12 and 30. New Munich is also near Highway 52. The population of New Munich as of the 2020 census is 356.

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