WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for July 11, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for July 11, 2017.
SEVERE WEATHER? -- Keep an eye on the sky. Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and tonight.Large hail, damaging winds, heavy rainfall and isolated tornadoes -- all possible across western Minnesota. Stay tuned.
MISSING TEEN -- Police are asking for your help finding a missing 17-year-old girl from Kimball. 17-year-old Sienna Stice – last seen Sunday afternoon on Powder Ridge Road near Highway 15. She’s a white female, 5-3, 130 with hazel eyes, brown hair with pink highlights wearing a royal blue Kimball Cubs sweatshirt, black crop t-shirt, black leggings and black flip-flops.
STABBING ARREST -- A Waite Park man -- jailed for allegedly stabbing a 58-year-old St. Cloud man Monday evening in the 400 block of 33rd Avenue North. 32-year-old Presely Browning Johns the Second, jailed in St. Cloud. The victim, cut on his throat and hands.
STEARNS SALES TAX -- You'll pay a quarter percent more in sales tax next year in Stearns County. Commissioners approved the increase, 3-to-2 today. In addition to the existing $10 wheelage tax, the increase will raise 6-million dollars a year for road projects in the county.
WATER'S EDGE SOLD -- Coyote Moon Grille is adding another location. They've bought the former Water's Edge on Pleasant Lake, renaming it the 400 Club Coyote Moon Style. They hope to open by September first.
MOBILE METH LAB -- Police in Little Falls were responding to a shoplifting complaint, talking to two suspects, when they spotted drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Police say what they found was a mobile meth lab. 53-year-old Troy Oberton and 35-year-old Donna Alger, both of Little Falls -- arrested.
MARIJUANA POSSESSION -- Police -- acting on a tip -- arrested 25-year-old Andrea Sorbo of St. Cloud on drug possession. Three pounds of marijuana in a bin she was carrying to her car as well as inside her apartment. $1,300 cash found, too.
CLEARWATER FOOD TRUCKS -- Debate continues on whether to allow food trucks to do their thing in Clearwater. Jimmy's Pizza wanted to deliver pizza from a food truck, but the Department of Health won't allow it. So, they could work with the city to develop a new ordinance allowing food trucks OR open a traditional brick and mortar location in Clearwater.
MILLE LACS-WALLEYE -- Governor Mark Dayton has ordered a new survey of Lake Mille Lacs and its walleye population. And that could ease fishing restrictions. A flotilla of protesters interrupted the Governor's fishing trip on the lake. Local resort owners are upset the state and Mille Lacs Band have temporarily banned all walleye fishing -- including catch and release -- on the lake.
BUSINESS MOVES -- Minnesota Truck Headquarters is moving into the former Honda House location on Highway 23. M-T-H officials say they're moving their south St. Cloud operations and closing their St. Joseph location.