Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for October 13, 2017.



MULTIPLE VEHICLE CRASH -- Four people, hurt in a three-vehicle crash south of Foley Friday morning. A pick-up didn't stop at a stop sign and hit a car, pushing the car into another car. Four people -- hurt, and taken to hospitals in NON life threatening conditions.


MACHINE SHED FIRE -- A machine shed, destroyed by fire in St. Joseph this Friday afternoon. Happened at a farm in the 33-hundred block of County Road 133. No one hurt.


PEDESTRIAN HIT -- Police say neither the pick-up driver nor the pedestrian had alcohol in their systems early Friday morning when a pick-up hit a man walking against the crosswalk signal at Division and 5th Avenue. Non life-threatening injuries for the 22-year-old pedestrian.


SOLAR FARM -- Its owners say a new solar community garden in St. Joseph will save its subscribers 8-million dollars over the next 25 years. The new 60-acre solar farm will produce enough energy to power a thousand homes.


COBORN PLAZA APARTMENTS -- More St. Cloud State students, choosing to live in the Coborn Plaza Apartments on 5th Avenue. It's the most expensive option SCSU offers for on-campus housing. But better marketing and competitive pricing is making it more attractive to students.


CHICKEN THIEVERY -- Some fowl play in Sherburne County, ruffling some feathers. Chicken thieves northwest of Zimmerman. And police think there may be more than one chicken thief flocking about.


STEARNS AUCTION -- The Stearns County fall auction happens Saturday morning at the county's public works building in Waite Park. Seized and surplus property goes on the auction block starting at 9:30.


CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL -- Some of Central Minnesota’s best craft brewers are coming to one place to help raise money for education. The 2nd Annual Central Minnesota On Tap Craft Beer Festival Saturday benefits St. Katherine Drexel School in St. Cloud.


MEIRE GROVE HALL OF FAME -- And after 130 years of entertaining, The Meire Grove City Band, to be inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame next month.

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