WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for November 9, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for November 9, 2017.
CAPITAL ONE JOBS -- Capital One, cutting 130 jobs in St. Cloud. The company's ending their home mortgage origination and home equity businesses. Affected workers can apply for other Capital One jobs.
GERINGHOFF EXPANDS -- Farm equipment maker Geringhoff Corporation, adding a second production line in St. Cloud. Hiring 10 new employees.
TURKEY FIRE -- A fire's killed 6,000 turkeys in a barn fire in Stearns County. Happened at a barn owned by St. Martin Farm Incorporated in St. Martin Township.
CHILD PORN SENTENCE -- A judge sentencing 36-year-old Samuel Teachman to 15-months in prison after pleading guilty to child porn charges. Teachman won't serve time as long as he follows his probation.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT -- Just months after he was acquitted of attempted murder charges involving a shooting, 55-year-old Herbert Campbell of St. Cloud is charged with domestic assault of a girlfriend.
POLICE CHASE -- Sauk Rapids police used stop spikes to immobilize a vehicle that police were chasing early Thursday. 37-year-old Ryan Krueger, captured after a foot chase.
BANK SOLD -- St. Cloud's family-owned Plaza Park Bank, sold to Deerwood Bank. It includes branch locations in Waite Park and Sartell.
SUPER BOWL SECURITY -- During February's Super Bowl events, Minneapolis police will use a 9-1-1 system to find cell phone callers in buildings using 3-D mapping. That technology, developed by Geo-Comm of St. Cloud.
SKI SEASON BEGINS -- Saturday, November 11th will be the earliest Powder Ridge in Kimball has ever opened. But with the early snowfall and chilly temperatures, they'll have a limited number of runs open this weekend.