St. Cloud State Ends Homecoming, But St. Cloud Bars Do Not

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

St. Cloud State University has canceled its homecoming festivities, but that hasn't stopped a group of downtown bars from staging an unofficial homecoming celebration.

St. Cloud Hospitality Association president Dan Wedin says about 15 to 20 businesses will host the traditional breakfast and drink specials on Saturday, Oct. 8. The St. Cloud Huskies will host Minnesota State-Mankato at 1 p.m.

Earlier this year St. Cloud State got rid of the traditional Homecoming event, and replaced it with a series of four "Celebrate! St. Cloud State" events.

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