Archive for April, 2013

National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month To Start Next Week

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Now that the weather conditions are improving expect to see motorcycles back on the roads. With the increase in motorcycles on the roads, officials in Wisconsin are calling for those riders to be more cautious as the National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month arrives in May. The state Department of Transportation says 116 people died last [...]

Crash In Wisconsin Leaves Woman In Serious Condition

Friday, April 26th, 2013

A crash in Wisconsin sent one woman to the hospital with serious injuries. According to the Barron County Sheriff’s Department, a woman was driving on Highway 8 when a piece of metal came off of a semi-trailer and went through her windshield. Officials say that it caused her to go off the road into a [...]

Young Boy Praised As Hero In Duluth Fire

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

A four-year-old boy is being called a hero after a house fire in West Duluth. WDIO reports that the boy and his mother safely escaped the fire at around 1:45 a.m. Wednesday morning. The boys mother told reporters that the boy called out to her and and woke her up. The mother then rushed into [...]

Pine Gardeners Meeting Rescheduled

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

After last week’s cancellation, the Pine Gardeners will meet this Tuesday, April 30, at 9 am, in the Pine City Library community room. The program is Straw Bale Gardening. All are invited.

ECE Announces Cancellation Of GreenTouch

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

East Central Energy’s (ECE) Project GreenTouch at Pattison State Park in Superior, WI has been cancelled due to lingering winter conditions in the park. The GreenTouch event at Father Hennepin State Park in Isle, MN will be held as planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Project GreenTouch brings people of [...]

Sheriff’s Report With Robin Cole (Audio)

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole was back in for his weekly report on Thursday. He told us about multiple calls that came in over the past week including one death call and a body found in the St. Croix River.

Pioneer Report With Gainor (Audio)

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

A Pine City couple recently found out that they held a Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket worth $1 million. Pine City Pioneer editor Mike Gainor told that story to our Jesse Logan and the two also discussed the recent passing of Commissioner Doug Carlson.

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