More than 80 fire departments battled an eight-alarm fire at a factory in southeastern Wisconsin overnight. The fire at the Echo Lake Foods processing plant in Burlington has been raging since 6pm Wednesday. Burlington Mayor Bob Miller told the Associated Press that the plant was evacuated safely. He said there were no injuries either to [...]
Archive for January, 2013
A four-year-old Western Wisconsin boy, Aiden Foehser, was hospitalized at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul on Saturday after sudden cardiac problems. Chris Foehser of Siren told KSTP, that his son Aiden had the flu for approximately a week before suddenly becoming unresponsive. Aiden was first rushed to a Western Wisconsin hospital. but was later flown [...]
On Wednesday, State Senator Tony Lourey made his first appearance on WCMP since the start of the latest legislative session. Listen to his talk with our Jesse Logan.
The East Central Energy Info Show with Cindy Rolain is heard each Wednesday morning on WCMP-FM 100.9 at 6:35am and on WCMP-AM 1350 at 8:05am. This week Cindy talks about ECE’s web site, eastcentralenergy.com . [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
On Tuesday a large sinkhole appeared on Highway 35 near Milltown. All lanes of the road had to be closed for a time to do the repairs. Traffic was routed around the sinkhole, but after Crews spent several hours on the scene the road was reopened in both directions.
We carried a very good boys basketball game on Tuesday night as the Braham Bombers stretched their win streak to 10 games. Bombers head coach Bob Vaughan was kind enough to speak with us about the win, and also the huge game on Friday night when Braham hosts Hinckley-Finlayson. [Audio clip: view full post to [...]
The 2013 Relay for Life will be held at the Pine City High School track/football field from 2pm-2am, June 1-2. The chairperson this year is Eric Wicktor, who is a high school teacher in Pine City. Wicktor called in on Tuesday to talk about the upcoming kickoff meeting at the Pizza Pub on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:00pm.