Archive for February, 2013

MN Red Light Camera Bill Shot Down By Senate Committe

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

A Minnesota Senate committee has rejected a proposal to install cameras at high-traffic intersections to catch red-light runners. The Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee voted the bill down 9-6 Monday. The Star Tribune reports a second vote was held to advance the bill without recommending that it pass; that vote failed 8-7. The legislation […]

Wisconsin Officials Warn Of Identity Theft In Tax Filings

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

It’s early in the tax season, but state officials say complaints about fraudulent filings in Wisconsin are up this year. The Associated Press reports that the State Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are getting complaints from citizens who say that when they go to file a return, someone has already filed in their […]

Girls Hoops: Solon Springs @ Siren, 7pm, SAM1057

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013


Location: Siren
Original broadcast time: 7pm
Result: Solon Springs 33 : 77 Siren

On Tuesday night we had a Division 5 girls basketball game to broadcast. The Siren Dragons hosted Solon Springs at 7pm on SAM1057.

Siren came out with a head of confidence, giving Solon Springs a tough competitor to handle. Brittany Coulter helped her Dragons push forth with 23 points. In the end, the Dragons came out victorious with a score of 77-33.

It’s been another solid season for Coach Ryan Karsten and the Dragons; the girls finished the regular season with a 14-8 record and earned the #5 seed in their Region. The Solon Springs Eagles end their season with a 6-15 record.

The second round for Siren could feature a game against Luck, who is the #4 seed, and we will carry that game as well on Friday night. Here is the audio replay from earlier with Jesse Logan!

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Burnett Co. Sheriff’s Report (Audio)

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland was on with our Mike Hughes on Tuesday morning to give his weekly report. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Indiana Man Killed In Bayfield Co. Snomobile Crash

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

WDIO is reporting that a man from northwestern Indiana died in a snowmobile crash in Bayfield County over the weekend. Justin Charles Mulder, 26, died in the accident in the Town of Barnes on Sunday afternoon according to officials. Investigators say it appears Mulder was traveling by himself and his snowmobile failed to negotiate a […]

Change Of Direction In Wisconsin’s Healthcare Structure?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Tuesday is a key day in Wisconsin. The outgoing secretary of the state Department of Health Services is scheduled to give an update on what the state plans to do in regards to changing Medicaid eligibility and how the state will interact with a federally operated health insurance marketplace known as an exchange. Wisconsin Department […]

WI DNR Considers Changes To Deer Strategy

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

State wildlife officials are planning a series of public meetings on how to improve the deer hunting experience in the state. Officials hope to implement a Texas researcher’s recommendations for improving Wisconsin deer hunting.