Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for April 20, 2017.

 

 

MCDONALD'S ATTEMPTED ROBBERY -- Police are asking your help identifying a woman who walked into the Foley McDonald's restaurant Wednesday night and told the manager to empty the safe. When the manager refused, police say the woman threatened to kill everyone in the store. Before leaving, she joked about the threats and claimed she was a reporter. Police released an image of her -- a thin white woman, mid-30s, 5-5 and curly hair.

MORE: http://wjon.com/foley-police-looking-for-attempted-robbery-suspect/

 

LEGENDS AT HERITAGE PLACE -- A North Dakota company is buying the Legends at Heritage Place senior living facility in Sartell. Edgewood Management Group will renovate and rename the community.

MORE: http://wjon.com/north-dakota-company-acquires-legends-at-heritage-place-in-sartell/

 

JEWELRY STORE CLOSING -- Saying she wants to spend more time with her kids and family, Schepers Jeweler's Vice President Joy Sherwood says her store is closing in mid-May after nearly 70 years in business.

MORE: http://wjon.com/schepers-jewelers-to-close-next-month/

 

STUDENT FEES -- State lawmakers are talking about making student activity fees charged by colleges and universities, OPTIONAL. Those fees pay for a number services and recreation options.

MORE: http://wjon.com/minnesota-lawmakers-consider-making-student-fees-optional/

 

PRINCE DAY -- And Friday is "Prince Day" across Minnesota. Governor Dayton made the proclamation to honor the Minnesota musician on the one-year anniversary of his accidental painkiller overdose.

MORE: http://wjon.com/governor-declares-friday-as-prince-day-across-minnesota/