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Archive for May, 2013

Rep. Bachmann Says She Won’t Run Again

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann is telling supporters that she will not run for another term in the U.S. House. The tea party favorite, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination last year, announced her decision on her website Wednesday morning. Bachmann says her decision not to run again in 2014 was not influenced by any [...]

WI Man To Face Charges For Lying About Missing Canoeists

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Updating a story we reported on from a few weeks back, a man is now being accused of lying about two canoeists disappearing in the Chippewa River. A criminal complaint shows 30-year old Andrew Wallace has been charged with false use of 911 and four counts of obstructing an officer. The complaint alledges Wallace told [...]

Lawsuit Coming To Fight Daycare Unionization Law

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

A fight over unionizing home-based child care and home health care workers in Minnesota is headed back to court. The Associated Press says opponents will challenge the law, which was signed just days ago. It gives the American Federation of State Counties and Municipal Employees and the Service Employees International Union a window to press [...]

High Profile Duluth Officer Assault Case Moved To Pine City

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

The trial of a Duluth police officer accused of assaulting a man in a wheelchair has been moved to Pine City. The Duluth News Tribune reports the trial of 35-year old Officer Richard Jouppi will now take place in Pine City after a judge deemed that too much media coverage of the story had happened [...]

HS Softball: Mora Loses Both Games In Cohasset {Audio Replay}

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

On Tuesday, the Mora Mustangs girls softball team’s season came to an end, losing 6-0 to Hermantown and 3-1 to Cloquet in action in Cohasset.

WCMP’s Jesse Logan was on hand to call the action as the Mustangs lost thier first game Tuesday to Hermantown, who’s starting pitcher tossed a no-hitter (one hit was later charged as an error) with a whopping 13 strikeouts. In the second game the Mustangs tried to stop the Lumberjacks from winning a third game in one day, but just couldn’t muster enough offense.

Sheriff Roland Gives Weekly Report

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Sheriff Dean Roland was on again on Tuesday, and gave a report including how the county fared over the holiday weekend.

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Vikings Open OTA’s, WCMP To Interview Jared Allen

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

The Minnesota Vikings begin their OTA’s this week, and lots of questions are bubbling up; most notably, on defense. How will coach Leslie Frasier settle the questions at linebacker? For now it looks like Erin Henderson will move to the middle. But with Chad Greenway entrenched on the strong side, who will the team use [...]