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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.
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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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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(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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Photo: Chick-fil-A, Facebook
Photo: Chick-fil-A, Facebook
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Chick-Fil-A Coming To St. Cloud Next Year

Chick-fil-A is opening a restaurant in St. Cloud next year. Crossroads Center General Manager Darcy Eigen says the restaurant will be moving into the former Crossroads Pizza Hut location. The Pizza Hut closed its doors and moved to a different location in Sauk Rapids in January.

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(Cuningham Group and IIW Minnesota)
(Cuningham Group and IIW Minnesota)
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New Tech High School and Renovated Apollo High School Designs Revealed [PHOTOS]

Design images for a new Tech High School and an updated Apollo High School were presented to the St. Cloud Area School District on Wednesday night. The proposed new Tech High School would fit 1,800 students and would have 360,000 total square feet.

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