Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for October 16, 2017.

 

 

MAN BURNED -- Significant burns for 80-year-old Herman Imdieke after an explosion and fire at his home Sunday, north of Brooten. He smelled gas as he began cooking supper. Soon after, an explosion.

MORE: http://wjon.com/brooten-man-burned-in-house-explosion-fire/

 

ROLLOVER TRAPPED -- 63-year-old Joseph Spanier of Paynesville, trapped in his vehicle for six hours after rolling his vehicle near Cold Spring early Monday. Minor injuries.

MORE: http://wjon.com/paynesville-man-trapped-for-six-hours-after-rollover-near-cold-spring/

 

ROBBERY-CHASE -- 27-year-old Joshua Vossen, arrested after allegedly robbing another man, then leading police on a high-speed chase through multiple counties. Happened early Monday morning stretching from Sherburne County to Mille Lacs, Benton and Morrison counties.

MORE: http://wjon.com/man-arrested-after-alleged-robbery-high-speed-chase-through-several-counties/

 

BASEBALL BAT ATTACK -- A 35-year-old St. Cloud man, recovering after getting hit in the head with a baseball bat Sunday in north St. Cloud. Hit, during a fight over some personal property with an acquaintance. A 37-year-old St. Cloud jailed, and expected to be charged with assault.

MORE: http://wjon.com/st-cloud-man-hit-in-the-head-with-a-baseball-bat/

 

LIBERTY BANK -- Another location for Liberty Bank Minnesota. A third location in the Granite City at 29th Avenue South and 2nd Street South in St. Cloud.

MORE: http://wjon.com/liberty-bank-minnesota-building-new-st-cloud-location/

 

ST. JOHN'S CAPITAL CAMPAIGN -- St. John's University's finished its capital campaign, raising 188-million dollars to renovate the Alcuin Library, add the Learning Commons and expand and renovate athletic facilities.

MORE: http://wjon.com/nearly-190m-raised-st-johns-tops-capital-campaign-goal-by-28m/

 

DRIVE-IN RE-OPENS -- The Long Drive-In in Long Prairie re-opened last weekend, after summer storms damaged its projection screen. Repairs took longer than expected.

MORE: http://wjon.com/long-prairie-drive-in-reopens-after-storm-damage-caused-closure/

 

COAT DRIVE -- The Salvation Army's looking for coats, hats, mittens and other winter wear. You can drop off your donations to the Salvation Army on Highway 10, weekdays from 8:30 to 4.

MORE: http://wjon.com/salvation-army-looking-for-coat-donations-for-kids-in-need/

 

SCSU HOMECOMING -- And St. Cloud State is bringing back Homecoming. The school rebranded homecoming as "Celebrate, St. Cloud State" nearly seven years ago. Homecoming returns in October 2018 with a big emphasis on students making responsible choices with alcohol.

MORE: http://wjon.com/st-cloud-state-university-announces-return-of-homecoming/