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Archive for November, 2012

Orphan Train Author to Visit Pine City Public Library In December

Monday, November 26th, 2012

On Saturday, December 15 at 10:00am at the Pine City Public Library listen as Minnesota author, Ann Zemke, talks about her grandmother’s orphan train story and her book, “They Named Me Marjorie”. In 1972 Ann took a quilt making class offered by her local community education department. Quilting sparked her creativity and she decided to [...]

Little Falls Man Due In Court Today After Thanksgiving Shooting

Monday, November 26th, 2012

A Little Falls man was arrested and is due in court today after he told police he shot and killed two teenagers who he said were breaking into his home on Thanksgiving Day.

Packers, Vikings Both Get Torched

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

It was a brutal Sunday for football fans in the listening area as both the Packers and the Vikings were blown out by superior opponents. First, during the early games Minnesota lost at Chicago 28-10. The play of quarterback Christian Ponder was dismal, as he completed just 22 of 43 passes for 159 yards with [...]

Chisago County Commissioners Report With Mike Robinson

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called WCMP on Sunday to discuss the board meeting that took place on November 21.

During the report, Commissioner Robinson talks about all the topics covered during the latest board meeting.

You can listen to the entire Chisago County Commissioners Report with Mike Robinson right here.

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Percy Harvin Doubtful For Sunday

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

After only participating in a brief Friday practice session, Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game in Chicago. Coach Leslie Frazier stated Harvin had a tough time putting weight on his sprained ankle at practice on Friday. Charlie Johnson & Letroy Guion are also questionable with toe injuries. As always, [...]

Pine County Grants Santa Clause Rooftop Landing Permit

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

During a short ceremony on November 20, 2012 Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole issued the required permit for Santa Claus to land on rooftops in Pine County.

In attendance were children from the Pine City Cub Scouts Pack #188, Sheriff’s office staff, and Santa himself.

Although the permit has been issued, Sheriff Cole can make no guarantees that a rooftop landing occur, as that is based entirely on who has been naughty or nice.

State 2A Championship Game: Caledonia Defeats Moose Lake-Willow River 25-22 [Audio Replay]

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

GAME RECAP by Kyle Johnson
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Location: Minneapolis, MN (Metrodome)
Original broadcast time: 1pm
Result: Moose Lake-Willow River 22 : 25 Caledonia

Friday afternoon on WCMP we had perhaps the biggest venue of High School Sports on our airwaves, it was the long-awaited 2A Championship Football game between the Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels and the Warriors of Caledonia.

Both teams stayed close to each other throughout the entire game. Brad Strub of Caledonia hauled in the first score of a game with a Touchdown reception early in the 1st quarter to make it 6-0. The Rebels quickly responded with a score of their own in the quarter; a 6-yard touchdown run from Jake Disterhaupt.

In the 2nd Quarter, Caledonia scored once more with Strub as well as adding a field goal to end the half at 15-7. The Rebels were fortunate to head into the half only down by 8 points, as the Warriors had missed both of their extra-point attempts.

The momentum shifted after the teams came back from the locker rooms, as the Rebels found two consecutive scoring drives within 10 minutes of each other to start the 3rd. Jake Disterhaupt added his touchdown to the sheet with a 70-yard run, and tight end Isaac Coil had a big 84-yard touchdown reception to give the Rebels the lead 22-15 going into the 4th quarter.

In the final quarter, the Rebels turned it over on offense which prompted Caledonia to tie the game with only 5 minutes left. After another failed Rebels drive, the Warriors of Caledonia ran out the clock with a 24-yard game winning field goal from Levi Schmitz to end the game 25-22.

Now for the third straight year, the Caledonia Warriors are State Football 2A Champions, defeating Moose Lake – Willow River for a second year in a row. The 2011 match-up ended in a 27-0 win for Caledonia. Congratulations to Caledonia as well as Moose Lake – Willow River on their successful seasons.

If you missed the game, click Read story for the full audio replay of Friday’s amazing game. Jesse Logan and Dan Hinrichs were on the call.