Archive for February, 2013

Girls Playoffs: East Central Advances

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

The East Central Eagles girls basketball team began their postseason tonight with a win in Section 5 Class A. The Eagles continued their solid regular season with the 66-52 win over Hill City.

The Eagles currently have a 14-9 record. Hill City finished the year just 9-15.

East Central will now move on to play on Saturday.


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Reward Now Offered In Unsolved Rush City Bank Robbery

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

The Chisago County Sheriff’s office is again calling on the public’s help in finding a bank robber. A reward for information is also being offered.

Pioneer Report With Mike Gainor

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Mike Gainor of the Pine City Pioneer had his weekly radio appearance on Thursday and discussed the recent edition of the newspaper with our Jesse Logan. Gainor filled in some blanks on a story where two Pine Citians saved a man’s life, and also told us that the head of Health and Human Services in Pine County has resigned.

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Sheriff’s Report Replay

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole was back on for his regular report!


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Rush Coach Henrich Talks After 63-60 Win Over Mora

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Rush City and Mora competed on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Section 7 Class AA playoffs for girls basketball. Rush had just defeated Mora one week earlier in a two-point, OT victory. In the playoff rematch, the Tigers were up by just four points at halftime but used an early second half […]

Wisconsin DNR Wants Anglers To Report On Gill Lice

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

The Wisconsin state Department of Natural Resources wants trout anglers to report gill lice. The parasitic crustacean attaches to brook trout’s gills, making it hard for the fish to breathe and slowing growth and development. The DNR said in a press release that the creatures have always been present in streams and pose no threat […]

Spooner Chamber Report (Audio)

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Our own Joan Madsen Kirchner filed this report after attending a Chamber event in Spooner recently: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]