Archive for March, 2013

Snomobile Season Drawing Down In Burnett County

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Winter ATV/Snowmobile season coming to a close. ALL Winter Snowmobile and ATV Trails in Burnett county will remain open through Thursday, March 28. Frozen Ground ATV Trails will remain open through Sunday, March 31. ALL Winter Trails will be CLOSED beginning April 1. Summer ATV Trails will open, weather permitting, May 24. There are some [...]

Wellness Classes Featuring Chinese Massage Offered In North Branch

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Massage therapist Li Lu, will give a presentation on wellness strategies through Chinese massage as part of the Coffee Cohort Series through We R Able. The program is offered at the Chisago County Senior Community Center, 38790 6th Ave. North Branch, on Wednesday, April 17, at 2 p.m. Li Lu, who works out of Pine [...]

Pioneer Report With Gainor Tackles NLX Question: Does High Speed Rail Make Sense? (Audio)

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Pine City Pioneer editor Mike Gainor appears on WCMP every Thursday to talk about local stories. This week, Gainor and our Jesse Logan deviate from the norm just a bit and talk about some investigative journalism done by he and Ailene Croup of the Hinckley News. Does the Northern Lights Express passenger train and it’s $1 billion price tag make sense for Pine County?

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Sheriff’s Report Replay

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Democratic Legislator Proposes Frack Sand Mining Legislation In Wisconsin

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The growing frack sand mining industry in Wisconsin has prompted a legislator to propose some controls. The Associated Press reports that democratic Sen. Kathleen Vinehout is circulating five bills that would give property owners and local government more power over where the mines and processing plants are located. The state has nearly 50 mining plants [...]

Wild Get Seventh Straight Win, Down Coyotes 4-3 In OT

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Minnesota Wild gave their fans a thrilling overtime victory last night beating the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 in overtime at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild got out to a 2-0 lead and looked like they would win going away, but after allowing three straight goals, the team needed a goal from Ryan Suter in the [...]

East Central Energy Info Show (Audio)

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The East Central Energy Info Show is heard each Wednesday morning on WCMP-FM 100.9 at 6:35am and on WCMP-AM 1350 at 8:05am. This week Communications Manager Jennifer Veeser reminds us of the Annual Meeting on April 6th. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]