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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.
Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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A Leader in Front of the Net For Storm ‘N Sabres, Clare Minnerath is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]

Described by coaches as a great student, a great goalie and an even better person, Sartell senior Clare Minnerath has been a mainstay in net for the Storm ‘N Sabres for years. Her hard work is paying off, she played a huge role in getting the team to the recent state tournament.

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Category: All-Star Student
Jacob Wetterling, image courtesy of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Jacob Wetterling, image courtesy of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
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Wednesday is Jacob Wetterling’s 38th Birthday

Wednesday, February 17th is Jacob Wetterling’s 38th birthday. Wetterling went missing from St. Joseph on October 22, 1989. His case remains open and unsolved. In a news release from the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center, Patty Wetterling writes that she's still praying for Jacob's safety and for answers.

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Mara Weaver during a basketball practice. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Mara Weaver during a basketball practice. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Three Sport Captain For Tech, Mara Weaver is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]

A three-sport high school athlete is rare these days. Even more rare is a three-sport captain high school athlete, like senior Mara Weaver at St. Cloud Tech - WJON's All Star Student this week for her leadership and volunteering,

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Christopher Myhre, photo courtesy of the Stearns County Jail
Christopher Myhre, photo courtesy of the Stearns County Jail
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Man Tased and Arrested While in Stearns County Court

A man was tased and arrested in Stearns County court on Monday after allegedly not listening to orders from court deputies. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Christopher Myrhe was making a court appearance on a 4th degree assault charge.

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Local Schools Have No Plans to Ditch Valentine’s Day Card Giving

Last week we told you about students at a St. Paul elementary school who won't be exchanging valentines or candy this year. Locally, St. Cloud area schools still allow students to exchange cards on Valentine's Day. However, District spokeswoman Tami DeLand says the card giving is not focused on the holiday in an effort to include students of all cultures.

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