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Archive for October, 2012

Digital Upgrade Happening At Only Movie Theater In Pine County

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

It’s going to be an exciting few days at Grand Cinema as Monday (10/29) was the first day of their Digital Upgrade. This marks the end of 35mm film being shown in Pine County.

This old equipment is being replaced. Picture submitted by Grand Cinema.

Wisconsin Town Partially Evacuated Due To Sandy

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

A Wisconsin town in the southeastern part of the state is being evaucated due to Superstorm Sandy The Village of Pleasant Prairie in southeastern Wisconsin is urging a voluntary evacuation of part of the town because of possible high waves on Lake Michigan. Residents in an area of Pleasant Prairie threatened by high waves are [...]

Minnesota DNR Expecting Great Deer Season

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Wildlife managers are predicting good luck for hunters when Minnesota’s firearms deer season opens Nov. 3. A representative of the Department of Natural Resources tells the AP that Minnesota’s deer population is up from last year thanks to the mild winter. He says mild winters mean more adults survive so more fawns are born and [...]

Itasca County Death Due To Alcohol, Exposure

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

A 19-year-old man died in Itasca County early Sunday morning. And preliminary findings show that alcohol and exposure may have played a role in his death. The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office says that they received a 911 call at 3 am. The caller said they found an unresponsive man outside a cabin in rural Balsam [...]

Clinton Stumping For Obama Tuesday In Duluth

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Election day is now one week away and as President Obama remains on the East Coast to deal with Superstorm Sandy damage, Bill Clinton is out on the stump. In fact, the former President Bill Clinton will be in Duluth today (October 30). According to an Obama campaign site, UMD will welcome the Former President at the Kirby Ballroom at 12:30 p.m.

Trial Date Set For ND Man Accused Of Killing 3 Daughters In Wisconsin

Monday, October 29th, 2012

A Wisconsin judge has set a three-week trial this spring for a North Dakota man accused of killing his three young daughters in River Falls. Aaron Schaffhausen’s trial is set to begin on April 1 and run through April 24.

Grantsburg’s Sam Schwieger Up For Army National Guard Player Of Week Honors (Audio)

Monday, October 29th, 2012

It’s been an amazing volleyball career for Sam Schwieger of the Grantsburg Pirates. Her teams have now qualified for State all four years during her high school career. Schwieger led the Pirates with 24 kills and totaled 14 digs in their win over Regis to make a trip to the state tournament. Schwieger is also [...]