Archive for February, 2013

Chisago County Commissioner Report With Mike Robinson

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP on Sunday to talk about the last board meeting that was held on February 20.

Here is the entire Chisago County Commissioner’s Report with Mike Robinson.

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Gophers Women’s Hockey Team 1st To Go Unbeaten

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

The Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s hockey team finished their regular season on Saturday with a 3-0 win over St. Cloud State. With the win, the Gophers improved to 34-0. They are the only women’s hockey team to ever go undefeated for an entire regular season. The Gophers will now play in the first round of […]

Deaths On MN Waters Up This Winter

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

This has been the deadliest winter on Minnesota waters in more than five years, according to the DNR. So far this winter, five people have died after going through the ice. A sixth person is missing and presumed drowned. In 2006-2007, eight people died in ice-related incidents. This winter’s deaths are the highest amount since […]

Wisconsin Deadline For No-Call List Approaching

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

The deadline for Wisconsin residents to add their number to the no-call list is approaching. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says the list would take effect April 1, but the deadline to register is Thursday. The department updates the no-call list four times each year, and people who are on it have […]

Boys Playoffs: Boyceville @ Grantsburg, SAM1057 [Audio Replay]

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

The Grantsburg Pirates boys basketball team opens their postseason tonight, right here on SAM1057. The Pirates will host Boyceville. Grantsburg finished the regular season with an impressive 18-4 record and earned the #1 seed in their region in Division 4. The Pirates enter the postseason with a seven game winning streak, and appear poised to make a run. The Boyceville Bulldogs enter with a losing record at 11-12 but advanced to this game after beating Flambeau on Tuesday night. Join myself, Jesse Logan, for tonight’s game at 7pm. Grantsburg vs Boyceville in the regional semifinal from Grantsburg. Should the Pirates win, we’ll also carry their game on Saturday night against the Unity/Cameron winner.

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Birkebeiner Set For 40th Run

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

The American Birkebeiner ski race is set to go off tomorrow and this year it celebrates 40 years. Organizers are expecting a record turnout this year with 13,000 skiers and 20,000 more people cheering them on. The American Birkebeiner brings in over $5 million to the area in just four days. An opening ceremony happened […]

Wisconsin Snomobile Accident Claims Two Lives

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Two Wisconsin men lost their lives in the icy waters of Lake Superior near Madeline Island on Wednesday night. WDIO reports that those men were seen leaving Bayfield for the island Wednesday night, and 12 hours later someone called 911 to report that they had not arrived. Citing DNR officials, WDIO reports that one man […]