WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for May 30, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for May 30, 2017.
BOAT CAPSIZES -- Authorities say windy conditions on Pearl Lake may have contributed to a fishing boat capsizing. Two other fishing boats helped fish five people out of the water in Maine Prairie Township.
CHECK FORGERY -- Two men were jailed, accused of several criminal charges including check forgery. 26-year-old Cordez Nordlund and 24-year-old Michael Stegura, accused of trying to pass a fraudulent check at the Hardware Hank store in Rice.
WAITE PARK AMPHITHEATRE -- The Waite Park amphitheater project is moving ahead, even though there was no state bonding money for the $7-million dollar project this year. Organizers say they expected that and will try for state bonding money again next year.
EAST ST. GERMAIN TO CLOSE -- Work on a railroad crossing at East St. Germain will close the street for up to two weeks. Local businesses will still be accessible, but no through traffic between Wilson and Lincoln Avenues. Follow the detours.
MAYOR'S 600TH TOWN MEETING -- No one can say St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis isn't accessible to the public. Kleis will be holding his 600th Town Hall meeting Wednesday morning at 11 at Waffle-It on Veterans Drive. The mayor says he holds the meetings so residents' voices are heard.