Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for October 31, 2017.



WEDNESDAY WEATHER -- A snowy start for November. Snow late morning or early afternoon. A couple inches in the St. Cloud area -- more from Hinckley, northward. And another round of snow Friday night, just in time for a bunch of high school football section championship games.


PARKING RESTRICTIONS -- Winter parking restrictions go into effect Wednesday. In St. Cloud, odd-even parking from 1-to-7 am. In Waite Park, St. Joseph and Sauk Rapids -- no parking from 2-to-7 am. And no parking in Sartell and St. Augusta from 1-to-7 am.


FELONY ASSAULT -- A former Albany man convicted of several domestic assault charges in 2011 faces another 10 felony charges. 42-year-old Brian Andvik lives in Wheaton now and faces charges in Traverse County of assault, domestic assault by strangulation, terroristic threats and gun charges.


BB GUN THREATS -- 20-year-old Osman Ibrahim of St. Cloud, facing terroristic threats charges. Police say he pointed a BB gun at several people at a south St. Cloud gas station early Saturday.


SEX OFFENDER -- 32-year-old convicted sex offender Nicholas Odenthal from Pillager, pleading guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old girl in St. Cloud. Prosecutors will ask for a 5-year prison term at sentencing in December.


ROBBERY SUSPECTS -- Two suspects, arrested for allegedly breaking into a Rockville home, stealing items and credit cards -- and charging up hundreds of dollars on those cards. 28-year-old Benton Beyer and 25-year-old Brittney Taylor are both from Cold Spring.


VEHICLE BREAK-IN -- Police, arresting 26-year-old Scott Cody of Rice on theft charges. Accused of breaking into a vehicle, stealing knives and a wallet, and charging up the stolen credit cards.


FARMER KILLED -- An Alexandria area farmer, dead after he was run over by the plow his tractor was pulling. The man -- whose name not yet released -- was working in the field Saturday and did not come home that night.


HOLDINGFORD SCHOOL VOTE -- Voters in the Holdingford school district will next Tuesday decide on two questions. The first -- a technology and operating levy. The second -- a nearly $20-million bond referendum.


CATHEDRAL CAMPAIGN -- Now that a $15-million dollar capital campaign has raised nearly $11-million dollars, Cathedral High School is appointing a task force to find a design and build partner for renovations. Upgrades for their 1938 building and expanding athletic facilities. They hope to break ground next year.


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