Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for September 29, 2017.

 

 

SCHOOL BUS CRASH -- 60-year-old Jane Gerwing of Pierz, hurt after she hit a vehicle that hit a school bus Friday morning in Morrison County's Buckman Township. Gerwing taken to the hospital. No one else was hurt.

MORE: http://wjon.com/pierz-woman-causes-three-vehicle-crash-involving-school-bus/

 

SENTENCED -- 44-year-old Anthony Meister of St. Cloud, sentenced to seven years in prison for a string of crimes last year involving selling drugs and check fraud.

MORE: http://wjon.com/st-cloud-man-sentenced-in-check-forgery-drug-cases/

 

PLAYGROUND THREATS -- Police arresting a 15-year-old boy, accused of threatening students at the Rice Elementary School playground. Held in juvenile detention.

MORE: http://wjon.com/teenager-arrested-for-allegedly-threatening-students-on-playground/

 

NORTHSTAR FARES -- It's going to cost you 25-cents more to ride the Northstar Commuter train starting Sunday. A way for Metro Transit to shrink a 110-million dollar deficit.

MORE: http://wjon.com/slight-bump-to-northstar-rail-fares-starts-october-1st-video/

 

HOCKEY DAY MN -- Work is underway this week to build a hockey rink at Lake George for Hockey Day Minnesota coming to St. cloud January 20th.

MORE: http://wjon.com/moving-dirt-this-week-preparing-for-hockey-day-minnesota/

 

SHAVING BALD -- St. John's University student Austin Hingtgen, organizing a "shave your head bald" fund-raiser to benefit childhood cancer research. Working with the St. Baldrick's Foundation on that event October 20th at Sal's bar and Grill in St. Joseph.

MORE: http://wjon.com/st-johns-student-convincing-his-friends-classmates-to-shave-their-heads/

 

HURRICANE THANKS -- A big thank you from Florida hurricane victims who received shipments of water from Distinctive Cabinet Design in Foley. The company has facilities in Florida and sent truckloads of water.

MORE: http://wjon.com/florida-resident-says-thank-you-to-foley-man-who-sent-truckloads-of-water-after-irma/

 

CORN MAZE -- A-and-G Produce in St. Joseph is ready for fall with their giant corn maze, open weekends through the end of October from 11 am to dark.

MORE: http://wjon.com/around-the-town-a-g-produces-corn-maze-opens-this-weekend-video/

 

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