WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for May 15, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for May 15, 2017.
STORMY WEATHER -- Stormy weather today through Wednesday. And some of those storms could be severe. Warm temps and heavy rainfall expected for through Tuesday.
MISSING TEEN -- The search for a missing Annandale teenager was suspended because of rainy weather. Ground, air and water searches are expected to resume Tuesday for 17-year-old Aaliyah Kazimer.
DOWNTOWN BRAWL -- Police have arrested three people after a large fight broke out in a downtown St. Cloud parking ramp after bar closing early Sunday morning. That after a group of 15-to-20 people fought in the Centre Square Parking Ramp. A 42-year-old St. Cloud man was hurt while trying to intervene, with several people hitting and kicking him.
FATAL CRASH -- The State Patrol says a Buffalo man is dead after he ran a stop sign and hit a semi. The victim -- 49-year-old Robert Kuhn -- died on Highway 95 at County Road 7 in Benton County Saturday morning.
MINNESOTA HIGHWAY DEATHS -- The State Public Safety Department says so far, more than 100 people have died on Minnesota roads this year. The main contributing factors -- alcohol, speed, distracted driving and failure to use seatbelts.
NATURAL GAS BURN-OFFS -- Xcel Energyisgoing to be burning-off some natural gas over the next few days in the St. John Cantius neighborhood. Should be done by late Wednesday.
BOGUS BILLS -- St. Cloud Police are warning you to check any large bills before accepting them. That after a number of counterfeit $20- and $50-bills have been used at area gas stations, bait shops, restaurants and even garage sales.
HOLDINGFORD PLAYGROUND -- Stearns Bank is offering a $25,000 community matching challenge for the Holdingford school district. The district plans to build a new playground at the elementary school.
SUPER BOWL -- The Super Bowl is coming to US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis in February. And already, hotels in St. Cloud are nearly full for that weekend, not only with football fans, but convention-goers.
FISHING OPENER -- Now that this year's Governor's Fishing Opener is but a memory for the host city St. Cloud, it's time to start planning next year's opener on Green Lake in Spicer.