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Crews Battle Business Fire in Waite Park

Fire crews are battling a large business fire in Waite Park. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the fire broke out at just before 12:00 p.m. Thursday at 3100 7th Street South.

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Bingo Grows In Popularity Despite The Smoking Ban And The Recession
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New Bingo Hall Potentially Coming to Waite Park

The St. Cloud metro area is getting a new bingo hall. Granite City Bingo is planning to open in the former Pyramid Beauty Supply building in the strip mall at 85 3rd Street Northeast in Waite Park.

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98.1’s Most Viewed 2016 (#6): St. Cloud & Waite Park Among Most Dangerous Cities in Minnesota

The team at RoadSnacks took a look at the 120 largest cities in Minnesota, and analyzed crime data from the annual FBI report to determine the most dangerous places to live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Lock your door before you read the list.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market To Open Next Month

You will soon have another option to choose from when it comes to shopping for groceries.

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Waite Park Police Respond to Creepy Clown Reports

Police responded to reports of creepy clowns in one Waite Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

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Waite Park Makes List of 10 Worst Cities in Minnesota [VIDEO]

I'm not sure I want to agree with this, but it's based on fact (apparently). Do you really feel this is true about our beloved Waite Park?

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Stearns County Deputy Delivers Baby in Waite Park Parking Lot

A Stearns County Deputy helped deliver a baby in a Waite Park parking lot last (Wednesday) night.

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St. Cloud & Waite Park Among Most Dangerous Cities in Minnesota

The team at RoadSnacks took a look at the 120 largest cities in Minnesota, and analyzed crime data from the annual FBI report to determine the most dangerous places to live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Lock your door before you read the list.

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(Photo: Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
(Photo: Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
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Dick’s Sporting Goods To Open Next Month

You can get all your sports equipment from a new sporting good retailer next month. Dick's Sporting Goods in Waite Park will officially open on August 12th. The store will hold a three-day Grand Opening starting at 8:00 a.m.

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98.1 Parade Paparazzi in Waite Park Saturday [Photos]

The 98.1 Parade Paparazzi rolled through the Waite Park's Family Fun Days parade yesterday -- feelin' the heat and cranking' the tunes. We snapped a ton of great pics. Find yours here!

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Waite Park celebrates Family Fun Fest (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Waite Park celebrates Family Fun Fest (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Car Show, Train Tours, Games, Food and More Highlight 52nd Annual Waite Park Family Fun Fest

There's much to see and do over the next week at the 52nd Annual Waite Park Family Fun Fest. The annual week long celebration kicks off tomorrow (Sunday) and goes until June 12th.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Mattress Firm, Dollar Store To Join Dick’s Sporting Good and Fresh Thyme at Former Kmart Site

Two more tenants have been confirmed to join Dick's Sporting Goods and Fresh Thyme Farmers Market on the former Kmart property. Waite Park Planning and Community Development Director Jon Noerenberg says plans and agreements have been filed for the addition of two retail stores-- Five Below and Mattress Firm.

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