Archive for July, 2012

Minnesota Extends Health Care To Uninsured Children

Friday, July 27th, 2012

A state official recently announced that Minnesota health care coverage will extend to more than 16,000 uninsured children. Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson stated Thursday that parents who are below a certain income line will qualify for exemption on paying premiums for their children on MinnesotaCare. The state also eliminated the 4-month waiting period in [...]

Governor Dayton Expresses Disbelief After Aid Rejection

Friday, July 27th, 2012

After the federal agency FEMA denied Minnesota federal aid money, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton openly expressed to the media that it was “cruel
and wrong”.

Star Report With Regan Kohler

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Friday morning Isanti-Chisago County Star Editor Regan Kohler called in to WCMP to talk about this week’s paper.

During the Star Report, Kohler talked about the passing of former Isanti County Sheriff Mike Ammend. She also went on to talk about other stories in the paper.

You can listen to the Star Report with Regan Kohler right here.

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Siren Chamber Update (Audio)

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Jesse Logan and Siren Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chris Moeller. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

New Drug Law To Go Into Effect On August 1st

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

A new law will go into effect on August 1st that will make it a felony to sell synthetic drugs in Minnesota. State drug abuse expert Carol Falkowski told WCCO that the law is a “step in the right direction,” but says bath salts and other synthetic substances are still being sold over the internet. [...]

Pine County Sheriff’s Report With Sheriff Robin Cole

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Thursday morning Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole stopped by WCMP for his weekly Pine County Sheriff’s Report.

To listen to the entire report click “Read Story.”

Police Looking For Woman And Infant After Crash

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Officers in Eau Claire, Wisconsin are looking for a woman and an infant that were involved in a two vehicle crash early Thursday morning. According to deputies, the crash happened at about 1am Thursday at the intersection of Hendrickson Drive and Craig Road. They say that a car traveling northbound hit an S.U.V. causing it [...]