WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for August 29, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for August 29, 2017.
BOY SHOT -- A 15-year-old boy visiting from Moorhead -- shot in the leg Monday night in south St. Cloud. Police say he's not cooperative, and they don't believe the shooting was random.
PIERZ DRUG INVESTIGATION -- Police used flash-bang devices as SWAT teams raided a neighborhood in Pierz. Part of a sheriff's drug investigation in Morrison County. No arrests yet and police won't pinpoint the exact locations they're investigating yet.
SEMI ROLLOVER -- A truck driver's load shifted on a ramp to eastbound I-94 in Monticello, tipping his semi this morning. 24-year-old Derek Christen of Foley, taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
BUGGY CRASH -- Four people, hurt, when a car hit a horse and buggy rig near Staples. Three people on the buggy and the car driver were hurt. Minor injuries for the horse, too.
TEACHER CONTRACT -- St. Cloud Area school district teachers will vote on a new tentative contract agreement September 11th. Their current contract expired in June.
TECH HIGH SCHOOL GROUNDBREAKING -- It's official -- construction's underway on St. Cloud's new Tech High School. Groundbreaking Monday at the location along 33rd Street South.
ALLEGIANT RESORT -- Allegiant Airlines is building a new luxury resort complex just north of Punta Gorda, Florida. Allegiant will begin flying between St. Cloud and Punta Gorda in mid-November.
SCHOOL BUSES BACK ON THE ROAD -- A reminder for us all -- kids are going back to school next week, so be on the lookout for kids walking and school buses. And remember, you MUST stop for school buses with flashing red lights and extended stop arm -- it's state law.
DON'T FEED THE DEER -- The Department of Natural Resources, expanding the ban on feeding deer. They want to limit the possible spread of chronic wasting disease, discovered in some captive deer in central and north-central Minnesota.
MUSICAL WATER -- St. Cloud's GREAT Theatre is hoping its 20th Season opening musical will make it rain -- both financially AND literally. Crews will use some 500 gallons of water each night to make it rain on stage for their production of "Singin' in the Rain."