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Snow guns are on full blast at Powder Ridge. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Snow guns are on full blast at Powder Ridge. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Making Snow For The Slopes at Powder Ridge [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we see how to make snow on the slopes at Powder Ridge. As soon as the weather turns cold the crew at Powder Ridge waste no time making snow for the season.

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Travis McKinney (right) listens as he is sentenced for his role in the killing of Jamie Wylie.  Photo: 7th District Court pool photo courtesy of WCCO.
Travis McKinney (right) listens as he is sentenced for his role in the killing of Jamie Wylie. Photo: 7th District Court pool photo courtesy of WCCO.
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McKinney Sentenced to Prison in 2013 Wylie Killing [VIDEO]

A Benton County judge has sentenced a St. Cloud man to 12 years in prison and another six years on supervised release in the killing of Jamie Wylie.

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Photo: UCLA Daily Bruin
Photo: UCLA Daily Bruin
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St. Cloud Native Killed in Avalanche in Sierra Nevada Mountain Range

Searchers have found the body of a missing St. Cloud native who was killed in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California. Inyo County Sheriff William Lutze says crews used sonar technology to find Michael David Meyers on Saturday in the John Muir Wilderness east of Fresno.

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Photo: Sartell Police, Facebook
Photo: Sartell Police, Facebook
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Sartell Police Chief: Social Media Posts About ISIS Attack Are Only Rumor

Sartell Police say messages circulating through social media suggesting an attack by ISIS in Minnesota, including St. Cloud, are only a rumor. Police Chief Jim Hughes says his department recieved numerous emails and calls on Monday night about a Tweet that was sent out on the 21st (shown above).

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Photo: Wright County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Wright County Sheriff's Office
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Authorities Searching For Missing St. Cloud Man

A St. Cloud man has been reported missing near Monticello. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says 24-year-old Tyler Berg has not been seen since Sunday evening at his St. Cloud home.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Pierz Teen Breaking World Powerlifting Records [VIDEO]

For 15-year-old Beth-el Algarin, powerlifting and setting world records has become a way of life. The Pierz teenager trains with her father Luis, who's been her coach since starting her with the weights when she was just eight years old.

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Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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St. Cloud Metro Area Gas Prices Dip Below $2

If you're heading out of town this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, today (Monday) is a good day to fill-up on gas. Most St. Cloud metro area gas stations are selling a gallon of regular unleaded for a $1.99.

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Seven Great Thanksgiving Buffets in the St. Cloud Area [MENUS]

Still don't have plans for Thanksgiving Dinner? Don't sweat it -- here are seven great places to get your turkey on!

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Flu Nasal Spray in Short Supply in St. Cloud

A nasal spray that fights the flu is in short supply at hospitals all over Minnesota, including in St. Cloud.

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Made in MN Bigger and Better in 2nd Year

It's all about Minnesota business pride at the second annual Made in Minnesota Expo, held tomorrow (Saturday) in St. Cloud.

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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St. Cloud Jingle Bell 5K Run To Kick Off Saturday

Runner's laces are tied tight and bells are strapped to their shoes as they gear up to support Toys for Tots. The 18th annual Jingle Bell 5K Run will kick off at 9:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Cloud Orthopedics in Sartell.

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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The Weekender: Holiday Entertainment Season Begins!

This weekend will be full of holiday-centric entertainment with the opening week of GREAT Theatre's Best Christmas Pageant Ever!, Donnie and Marie will get you in the spirit of the season at Mystic Lake, the Zonta Christmas House kicks off its 26th year, and the Nuncrackers Nunsense Christmas Show continues in Cold Spring, and not to mention the king of Elvis performers visits Pioneer Place. Read more about it in The Weekender!

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