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The remains of the Roosevelt School. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
The remains of the Roosevelt School. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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UPDATE: Roosevelt School Destroyed After Fire Caused by Apparent Lightning Strike [VIDEO, AUDIO]

The historic Roosevelt Early Childhood Center building has been destroyed after a fire that was caused by an apparent lightning strike on Saturday night.

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National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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Severe Weather Threat Saturday In St. Cloud

There's a slight risk of severe weather Saturday in the St. Cloud area, with the main threat being large hail, strong winds, heavy rain, and a possible tornado. More showers  and storms of the non-severe variety are expected on Sunday. Stay tuned Saturday to 98 Country for possible watches & warnings.

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French Bulldog Just Wants To Sit On The Couch [VIDEO]

Be sure to watch to the end. Pick him up already! (But it's pretty funny)

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Friday The 13th Is Just Another Day

Would you let these beautiful furry kids cross your path? Probably not, if you're superstitious! Happy Friday the 13th!

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Townsquare Media
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Historic Pub Crawls Return To St. Cloud

The Historic Pub Crawls presented by the Stearns History Museum are back for another season in Downtown St. Cloud. For $25, you can take the tour, enjoy some appetizers, and leave with a souvenir (you still have to pay for your drinks). Bring your friends and sip cocktails while discovering the history the featured St. Cloud saloons.

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A Thousand Dollars To Give Up Facebook For One Year

According to a recent survey, the going amount to give up Facebook for one year, is one thousand dollars. I asked several people at work if they would give up Facebook for a year for a thousand dollars

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Jon Kaase
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How Intern Jon Got Into This Crazy Business

Those of us in the radio business are often asked how we got started. For me, it was sort of by accident. For one of our interns, Jon Kaase, it was also sort of by accident. He shares how he got started, along with a photo of the studio where it all began:

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Butch Thells (right) greets one of the cows on his 125-year-old dairy farm. (Photo: Alex Svejkovksy, WJON News)
Butch Thells (right) greets one of the cows on his 125-year-old dairy farm. (Photo: Alex Svejkovksy, WJON News)
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Local Dairy Farm Still Going Strong 125 Years Later [VIDEO]

In honor of Dairy Month we are taking some time to highlight some unique dairy stories around Central Minnesota.

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What’s The Worst Summer Job You’ve Ever Had?

You've been stuck cutting the neighbor's lawn or having to deliver newspapers at some ridiculous hour of them morning.  We've all had summer jobs that we didn't like.  What's yours?

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Anti-Redskins Ad Aired During NBA Finals [VIDEO]

This ad aired in seven major cities last night during halftime of game three of the NBA Finals. Those who want the Washington Redskins to change their name because they say it's a slur against Native Americans, were hoping to appeal to viewers of another sport last night

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Cindy Wear
Cindy Wear
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The Best Part Of My North Shore Weekend

While the "Worlds Best Donuts" in Grand Marais came in a close second, this is what I loved the most about my North Shore weekend on Lake Superior. You can look out from the deck a thousand times a day, and it never looks the same. But it's always beautiful.

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Carrie Underwood
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood is the most successful 'American Idol' singer of all time. She's married to NHL player Mike Fisher, and she loves her dogs Ace and Penny. These things you likely know, but the 10 items on this Things You Didn't Know About Carrie Underwood list will leave you shocked, amused and maybe a little terrified.

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