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Archive for June, 2013

79-Year-Old Man Killed By Truck Outside St.Croix Casino

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

A 79-year-old Turtle Lake resident has died after a truck hit the man outside St.Croix Casino. According to WCCO, Turtle Lake police say Donald P. Hatalla, of Turtle Lake, died at approximately 10:15pm Friday after a truck driven by 74-year-old Kenneth L. Bonner of Alemna hit him near the casino. Police noted that alcohol did [...]

Minnesota DNR Cracks Down On Drunken Boating

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The state Department of Natural Resources is ramping up it’s enforcement on drunken boating as the Independence Day holiday approaches.

Man Who Hit Veteran On I-35 Recieves Criminal Homicide Charges

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

The man accused of hitting a 24-year-old Army veteran on an I-35 exit ramp is set to face criminal charges. Derek Anthony Sanders, 31, of Wyoming, Minn., has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide. Sanders was taken into custody by Minnesota State Patrol Troopers without incident at his parents’ residence in Wyoming Wednesday morning. A [...]

WCMP’s Jesse Logan Gets DUNKED At Freedom Fest 2013!

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Freedom Fest 2013; Pine City ——————————– Ever dreamed of seeing the local radio guy flail in a tank of cold water? Your dreams may have came true Saturday morning as area residents got their revenge on WCMP’s Jesse Logan, who was broadcasting live at Freedom Fest 2013. Logan reportedly took one for the team, as [...]

Freedom Fest 2013; Chad Hopkins Wins $500 Prize For Medallion Hunt

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Saturday morning on Cool County 100.9 Jesse Logan guided listeners through Freedom Fest 2013 in Pine City. WCMP featured the winner of Saturday’s $500 prize drawing for the Medallion Hunt, which was Chad Hopkins of Pine City!

More information on this week’s medallion finders are attached to story. Congrats Chad!

Local Band ’5 ‘Til Sunrise’ In The Studio! (Audio)

Friday, June 28th, 2013

This morning on Cool Country we had Laura Martin and Amanda Cummings of 5 ‘Til Sunrise in the studio with Mike!

lllnesses Now Linked To Local Dairy Farm, State Health Officials Confirm

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Minnesota state health and agriculture officials reported Thursday that routine disease surveillance has detected at least six illnesses linked to consumption of raw dairy products from the Dennis Jaloszynski dairy farm near Cambridge. According to the Isanti County News, the Minnesota Department of Health says the illnesses included three people, with laboratory confirmation. The ill [...]