Archive for July, 2012

Pine City Pioneer Report With Mike Gainor

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Pine City Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by WCMP for his weekly Pioneer Report today.

Mike covered a lot of topics during the report including: a crash that killed two people in Pine County, a new person has been named to the Pine City School Board, and how drownings throughout the state have put Pine City beach on alert.

All that and more can be heard here on the Pioneer Report with Mike Gainor and Jesse Logan.

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Gov. Walker To Speak At Education Conference Hosted By Harvard University

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Gov. Scott Walker plans to speak at an education conference hosted by Harvard University.

Wednesday Morning Fire Kills Man In Linwood

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

A man is dead after a Wednesday morning fire in Linwood that destroyed a two-story house. Firefighters received a call at about 3:50am on Wednesday. The man’s body was found inside the home. Crews searched the debris and determined no other victims were inside. The entire house eventually collapsed. The cause of the fire is […]

Hot Weather Leads To Increase In Grocery Prices

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The hot weather this summer is making the prices at the grocery store go up. According to a USDA report on Wednesday, prices on items like steak,  milk and eggs will go up 3 to 5 percent by the end of the year because of drought conditions in much of the country. You could notice […]

Chaffee Running For Second Term As Pine County Commissioner

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

On Tuesday, Steve Chaffee announced that he will seek a second term on the Pine County board of commissioners.  Commissioner Chaffee first won election to the board in November 2008 to represent Pine County’s third District and has served as the board chair since January of this year. In a press release, his campaign points […]

Report Shows Walker Campaign Spent Record Amount On Recall

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

A new report out on Wednesday shows that Republicans and Gov. Scott Walker spent more than twice as much as his recall election challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Democratic supporters.

Ancestry Class Coming To Pine City Library

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Reference staff from East Central Regional Library will be presenting a class for the public to learn about basic genealogy using the AncestryPlus Library genealogical database and more.  The class will be held at the Pine City Public Library on Wednesday, August 22 at 6:30 pm.   Class size is limited to the first 15 people, […]