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Dreams Do Come True, KOOL 101.7 And Make-A-Wish Help Kayla Get Her Wish

Kayla Fuller is from Esko and came in to be on the 7 In A Row Morning Show, and became a DJ for the day. Kayla's wish was for some DJ equipment, but I'll tell you about that later. The Day started with Kayla wearing a full face blind fold and was escorted into the radio station.

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Brandon Moe Is Going Back To State Lifting Championships

Brand Moe went to the State Championships last year and brought back the gold. We are all proud of him, and in his true Champion form, he is going back to defend his title.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
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What Does It Take To Run The Aerial Lift Bridge? Job Opening Right Now

Who hasn't watched the Aerial Lift Bridge go up and down and wonder, who lives in the house on the bridge, and wouldn't it be cool to be the person that runs the bridge? Well, you could.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Explore Minnesota Introduces Checkpoint MN to Win Prizes For Selfies Taken at Popular Destinations Around the State

If you're looking for a reason to get out this winter, the folks at Explore Minnesota tourism have introduced an exciting new contest to get out and see the state and win some big prizes for doing it.

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A Day In The Life Of Chris Allen
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What Happens Behind The Scenes At KOOL 101.7 May Shock You, Watch The Video

The biggest question I get asked as a Radio Talent is: Do you have tickets you can give me. Which has nothing to do with this post, the second biggest question people ask me: What do you guys do when you aren't talking on the radio. We keep things under wraps most of the time, but now you can see what actually happens during a typical day.

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Underway, Good Reminders To Be Prepared

Winter made a quick appearance in Minnesota and Wisconsin this year.  The snowfall was a good reminder of what season we are transitioning to.  Now it is time to get ready for the upcoming winter season.  Vehicles are getting a pre-winter check-up, snow removal equipment is being prepared for use, winter clothing is being seen etc.

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The Mataafa Crash And Grounding In Duluth’s Canal, Bob Abrahamson Tells The Story

Bob Abrahamson came on the show to talk about the Mataafa, a boat that met a terrible fate right in the canal area. A captain who made a decision he would regret, and a storm that blew several ships to run aground or sink in the early 1900's.

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Photo courtesy of KFGO in Fargo
Photo courtesy of KFGO in Fargo
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UPDATE: Body Found in Moorhead likely NDSU Student from Sartell

Fargo police say the body of what they believe is a North Dakota State University student, missing since Saturday morning, has been found. Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes says a body matching the description and clothing of Tom Bearson was found around 11:20 this morning during a search in South Moorhead.

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Evan Sharboneau
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Where Is The Capital Christmas Tree Coming From? Cass Lake, Minnesota To Supply The 2014 Holiday Centerpiece

The Christmas Tree that helps the nations capitol celebrate the holiday will have local ties this year.  A 65-foot tree spruce or balsam tree from the Chippewa National Forest will be trucked to Washington, D.C. to take part in the festivities.

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Utilizes Night-Time Crews To Get Road Construction Projects Completed On Time

As August slips away, officials are running out of time to complete road construction projects that are on the docket for the summer of 2014.  As in years past, Minnesota Department of Transportation officials are utilizing night crews to help projects finish on schedule.

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Procession of Northland Police on I-35 Traveling to the Twin Cities for Fallen Officer’s Funeral [VIDEO]

A caravan of police vehicles was caught on video this morning as they traveled to the Twin Cities for the funeral of fallen Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick. Officer Patrick was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop in July

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Minnesota Cafe Stirs Up Controversy with “Minimum Wage Fee” on Diner’s Bill

The first in a series of incremental minimum wage increases in Minnesota took effect at the beginning of August; and while some celebrate the bumps in wage for those that make the minimum, others feel the increase will cause financial hardships for businesses that rely on minimum wage employees.

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