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Ashli Gerdes

I’m 24 years young and the oldest of five kids in my family. I went to Apollo High School and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in broadcast journalism. When I told my parents that I wanted to be in radio, I don’t think they were surprised. My mom swears that I started talking when I was six months old and never stopped (sure I did mom). I love everything about media. For that reason, I went to school for TV journalism, worked as a news reporter for a few years and hosted weekend shows on two of our sister stations. I left radio for six short months to be the media relations specialist at College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. But, you know what they say, “you can take the girl out of radio but you can’t take radio out of the girl.” I’m back and so excited to be living out my dream every day. I have a massive crush on Billy Currington. Billy, if you see this consider it a serious marriage proposal.

7 Horrible Crimes Central Minnesotans Can’t Forget

Central Minnesota may be the definition of small town USA, but that doesn't mean they don't have dark pasts. October and November seem to be a bad omen in this area for a few reasons. Here are just some of the worst crimes that have been committed in our area that we really wish never happened.

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Minnesota Towns Nearly Impossible To Pronounce If You’re Not From Here

Ask one of your out-of-state friends to give these a try. I bet you'll get a kick out of their many attempts. Give it the good ol' Minnesota try and see how many of these you already knew. Here are 11 towns that will make you scratch your head and ask,"what the heck is in our water?"

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