WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for March 30th, 2017 — Afternoon
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for March 30, 2017.
MISSING STUDENT -- Friends and family are searching the riverbank for any sign of SCSU student Jesse Dady. Authorities say they have surveillance video showing Dady walking across the railroad bridge in downtown St. Cloud early Saturday morning. Authorities think he may have fallen into the Mississippi.
CLOSE CALL -- A close call for a 69-year-old Sauk Rapids man who broke through the ice on West Silent Lake near Dent, while fishing. He hung onto the ice and yelled for help until rescue squads fished him out. Taken to the Detroit Lakes Hospital for possible hypothermia, but he should be okay.
HOUSE CRASH -- Police say a woman driving a car may have had a medical episode when her car crashed into another one before going off the road, hitting a shed and house. Happened at 157 24th Avenue South in St. Cloud. 30-year-old Heather Johnson of St. Cloud, taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.
HEALTHIEST COUNTIES -- A new study finds Carver county in the southwest Twin Cities metro, ranks as the healthiest county in Minnesota. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation annual report puts Sherburne county at 21st healthiest of Minnesota's 87 counties. Stearns at number 33 and Benton at 56th.
CAMP RIPLEY BURN -- AND don't be alarmed if you see smoke coming from Camp Ripley. The controlled burn season has begun to reduce the risk of wildfires.