Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for May 24, 2017.

 

 

PARKING RAMP SHOOTING -- Five years in prison -- the sentence for 32-year-old Mychal White of New York who pleaded guilty to firing a gun in a downtown St. Cloud parking ramp last spring.

 

VEHICLE FIRE -- Northbound lanes of Highway 169 in Zimmerman are closed while authorities deal with a vehicle fire. No word on injuries yet.

 

BOATING ACCIDENT -- His boat hit a point on an island on Cedar Island Lake in Wakefield Township. That sent 23-year-old Aaron Teal of Richmond and his fishing boat airborne. Rescue crews got him to shore -- taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday.

 

CENTRACARE -- CentraCare Health is in talks with two Willmar-based health care organizations to create a new regional health care system. ACMC Health and Rice Memorial Hospital are working to create a partnership with CentraCare.

 

UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE RALLY -- A rally at the Stearns County Courthouse for universal/single payer healthcare. About 30 people were at Wednesday's rally.