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Chisago County Commissioner Report With Mike Robinson

Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 12:43 pm

Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP on Saturday to talk about the latest board meeting held on April 16. This week Mike discusses a major referendum that would allow Chisago County to give it’s roads back to local townships.

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Twins Sweep The Blue Jays

Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 8:50 am

The Twins swept the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday 7-0 and 9-5 at a frigid cold Target Field.
Kyle Gibson threw eight scoreless innings as Minnesota won the opener 7-0. The Twins trailed 5-1 in the fifth of the night game after another lackluster start by Mike Pelfrey.
Corey Provus has the story from the ballpark.

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Pioneer Report With Mike Gainor

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 8:55 am

 
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Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by for another Pioneer report and visited with our Mike Hughes to discuss the most recent edition of the newspaper.

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Sheriff’s Report Streaming!

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 8:10 am

Nationwide Warrant Issued For Arrest Of Victor Barnard

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:59 am


A religious leader has been charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving two members of a “Maidens Group” within a Pine County-based church he led called the River Road Fellowship. The church had owned properties near Finlayson, before selling them and moving out of state.

Pine County authorities announced Tuesday an arrest warrant has been issued for 52-year-old Victor Arden Barnard. The sheriff’s office says he was last known to be in the Spokane, Wash., area, and police are looking for him there.

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 8:23 am

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland reports several deaths, a harassment complaint, drug overdose and more on the Tuesday Sheriff’s Report.

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Burning Restrictions Go Into Effect

Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 12:08 pm

 

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is putting burning restrictions in place beginning Monday.

The restrictions will affect the following counties: Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Dakota, Douglas, Hennepin, Isanti, Otter Tail, Pope, Ramsey, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Washington and Wright.

On Monday, April 21, these counties will also be under restrictions: Aitkin, Becker, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Kanabec, Mahnomen, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Polk and Wadena.

The burning restrictions mean the state won’t give out burning permits for burning brush or yard waste, but campfires are still allowed.

Rep. Tim Faust Speaks At East Central Energy’s 78th Annual Meeting

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 10:36 am

East Central Energy hosted the Cooperative’s 78th Annual Meeting on Saturday and WCMP was live on-location. We spoke with Rep. Tim Faust about recent energy legislation and it’s effect on ECE members.

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ECE Annual Meeting In Rush City This Saturday

Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 7:44 am


Join East Central Energy for the Cooperative’s 78th Annual Meeting this Saturday, April 12th at Rush City High School. It all begins with a complimentary “pancake breakfast” at 8am. Popular activities such as bingo and those “bucket truck” rides will return. The Business Meeting begins at 10:15am.
WCMP will broadcast live during the event Saturday morning.

Gainor On The Pioneer Report

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 8:42 am


Pine City Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by for this week’s Pioneer report. He gives us a preview of this week’s edition of the paper.

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Pine County Sheriff’s Report Replay

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 8:10 am

Sheriff Robin Cole was back on today to give the report. Sheriff Cole informed the public on a busy week for his office, and was also asked about his plans to run for Sheriff again this fall.

Minimum Wage Bill Hits Senate Floor, Expected To Reach Governor’s Desk

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 3:52 pm

Minnesota’s new $9.50 minimum wage bill is expected to reach a gubernatorial vote by the end of this week, that in a report from the Associated Press.

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 8:00 am


Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland made his weekly appearance on the Tuesday morning Sheriff’s report and updated our listeners on the latest developments in the county.

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Twins Fall to Oakland In Home Opener

Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 9:07 am


Scott Kazmir and the Oakland A’s spoiled the Twins home opener at Target Field Tuesday afternoon beating the Twins 8-3. The Twins are idle today before resuming their three game series Wednesday afternoon on WCMP-FM, 100.9.
Corey Provus wraps up all the action from Tuesdays Home Opener.

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Ron Gardenhire Attains 1,000th Career Win After Defeating Indians 7-3

Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 10:17 am

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire saw his 1,000th career win as a major league skipper on Saturday after defeating the Cleveland Indians 7-3. He becomes the 60th manager in major league history to reach the milestone.

Chisago County Commissioner Report With Mike Robinson

Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 11:21 am

Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP on Saturday to talk about the latest board meeting held on April 2. Topics this week include committee removal, new platting for county highways and an update on the closing of “Riverwood”.

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Weather Related Announcements

Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 6:03 am

A winter storm warning is in effect until 7pm today.

Weather Related Announcements….

Schools that are running two hours late today include:

North Branch-No AM Pre-School
Milaca-No AM Pre- School
Siren
Pine City
Rush City
Hinckley/Finlayson
Mora
Chisago Lakes
Pine Technical College

Schools that are closed today include:

Luck
Cambridge/Isanti
Braham
Willow River
East Central
Princeton

Phase is closed today.

Pine County Sheriff’s Report

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at 9:28 am

Sgt. Tom Meier was back on for the Pine County Sheriff’s Report on Thursday morning. He recapped a busy week for the Sheriff’s Office and also talked about the in-depth training that is required for each Pine County’s deputy.

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MNSure Releases Final Registration Numbers On Tuesday

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Minnesota’s health exchange program MNSure is claiming success in final registration numbers that were released on Tuesday. Over 169,000 Minnesotans were served, according to CEO Scott Leitz.

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland Reports On The Morning Show

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 8:52 am

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland’s Tuesday Sheriff’s Report hit the airwaves and was heard on the morning show with Jesse Logan.

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