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Dan DeBaun

Became a member of the WJON crew during the summer of 2013. Reporting on education, local business, Cold Spring and St. Joseph. Reach out to me with your story ideas and feedback: Dan@wjon.com or 320-257-7205. Always love hearing from listeners and the community. Outside of news I enjoy running outdoors, reading a good book, watching the Twins and Vikings break my heart, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Recent St. Cloud State graduate.
Photo courtesy of Duane Bible
Photo courtesy of Duane Bible
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St. Cloud Man Wins WaveRunner on Hit Game Show “The Price is Right”

A St. Cloud man won a WaveRunner during his appearance on the Price is Right on Tuesday morning. Duane Bible was called up on stage alongside Drew Carey and took his turn at spinning the wheel. When he was introduced, Bible proudly gave St. Cloud and his family a shout-out.

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Noah Farrell, Stearns County Jail Photo
Noah Farrell, Stearns County Jail Photo
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UPDATE: Police Arrest One Suspect Involved in St. Cloud Car Vandalism

St. Cloud Police have arrested the primary suspect who allegedly damaged 10 vehicles in town. At 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, a St. Cloud Police Sergeant recognized 21-year-old Noah Farrell of St. Cloud as the suspect from the surveillance video, having recently dealt with him on an unrelated matter.

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Suspect #1 (Photo: St. Cloud Police Department)
Suspect #1 (Photo: St. Cloud Police Department)
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10 Vehicles Vandalized in St. Cloud, Police Looking For Suspects [PHOTOS]

St. Cloud Police are looking for two suspects after 10 vehicles were vandalized in town. The incidents happened in two different locations early on Sunday morning. The vandalism involved vehicles being hit with a large object, smashing the windows and causing body damage.

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Steven Sohlstrom, FlightFlash.com
Steven Sohlstrom, FlightFlash.com
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St. Cloud Police Prepare to Crack Down on Underage Drinking During Move-In Weekend

With two days added on to the St. Cloud State University move-in weekend, St. Cloud Police are expecting a busy weekend in the southside neighborhoods. Commander Jeff Oxton says officers will be out looking for things like underage consumption of alcohol and loud parties.

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Josh Akkerman, WJON
Josh Akkerman, WJON
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Shots Fired in St. Cloud Park, Man Taken to Hospital

A man is hurt after a shooting in a St. Cloud park on Thursday afternoon. Police say they received reports of shots fired just after 12:30 p.m. at Central Park, north of Third Street North. Witnesses said several people were fighting before several shots were fired.

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A portion of the Apollo track that has started to fall apart. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
A portion of the Apollo track that has started to fall apart. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Apollo Athletic Field and Track Being Fixed and Updated This Summer [VIDEO]

The Apollo High School athletic field and track will see some much needed improvements this summer. District 742 buildings and ground supervisor Bryan Brown says the rubber track is falling apart and desperately needed to be fixed. The plan is to eventually put turf in on the football field-all of the summer modifications will work towards that goal.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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Four St. Cloud Area Schools Honored For Improvement in Student Behavior

Four schools in the St. Cloud area school district were honored by the Minnesota Department of Education on Wednesday. Oak Hill Community School, Apollo High School, Talahi Community School and Westwood Elementary School were among 36 schools recognized for their work using the positive behavioral intervention and supports (PBIS) program.

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Photo from the scene on Tuesday. (Josh Akkerman, WJON)
Photo from the scene on Tuesday. (Josh Akkerman, WJON)
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Probable Homicide at East St. Cloud Apartment

St. Cloud Police are investigating a probable homicide after finding a man dead with a gunshot wound on Tuesday morning. Officers responded just after 10:45 a.m. at the Lancaster Place Apartments at 1200 Division Street and found a man dead in his apartment.

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