Archive for November, 2012

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report (Audio)

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland made his weekly appearance on WCMP. He discussed his recent interview with KSTP in which he addressed the ongoing investigation into his own department. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Wisconsin DNR Says Hunting Still On Overall Decline

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

While more deer hunters bought licenses this year versus last year, the DNR says hunting has been on a steady decline here and across the nation. The DNR says there’s more competition for people’s free time and the biggest decline in hunting is happening in the 35 to 55 year old age range. The DNR […]

Walker Touring State, Seeking Feedback

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Gov. Scott Walker plans to speak at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Dairy Business Association. Walker is scheduled to talk at the group’s meeting Tuesday in Madison. The Associated Press reports that Walker has been boosting his Wisconsin profile in recent days. On Monday, he took questions from listeners to a radio talk show […]

Little Falls, Pillager Students Grieve Loss Of Classmates Shot On Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Little Falls and Pillager schools made counselors available Monday for students and staff trying to cope with the shooting deaths of two cousins. As we reported, Haile Kifer and Nicholas Brady were shot to death on Thanksgiving after the man who shot them said they tried to break into his home.

Save Money, Shop Local, Holiday Madness In Pine City

Monday, November 26th, 2012

It’s Holiday Madness in Pine City: it’s a great opportunity to shop local and save money when doing your holiday buying. Visit the Pine City Chamber website right here for more details, and plan on listening to our live broadcast of the Christmas Carol Parade on Friday Night on WCMP AM 1350!

Experts Expect Big Sales For Cyber Monday

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Experts estimate today will be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third straight time. Yes, it’s a day that’s become known as Cyber Monday, which means online deals abound. The research firm comScore estimates that Americans will spend $1.5 billion today, up 20 percent from last year. Amazon.com, which started Cyber […]

11-Year Old Wisconsin Boy Accidentally Shoots Younger Brother

Monday, November 26th, 2012

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says an 11-year-old boy accidentally fired a handgun and struck his 9-year-old brother in the leg at their home in Spring Valley. The incident happened Saturday afternoon. The sheriff’s department told the Associated Press that the 11-year-old was unloading the gun when he accidentally fired it. The 9-year-old was taken […]