US Sen. Al Franken’s staff will meet with local veterans and veterans advocates in Pine City today. The goal is to get input on the expanding veterans benefits claims “backlog” that is forcing hundreds of thousands of returning veterans to put their lives on hold for many months while their claims are being processed. Sen. [...]
Archive for June, 2013
At 3:55pm Brayden Bombard, 10, of Pine City found the second Medallion at the Pine City boat landing! Congratulations to Brayden for deciphering the clue and locating the second Medallion! Stay tuned to Cool Country 100.9 at 8:45am for the clue for Medallion #3!
The Associated Press reports that a proposal to would allow public schools the freedom to start anytime they want in the fall is being circulated in the state Legislature. Under current law, passed back in 2000, schools can’t open any earlier than Sept. 1. The AP reports that attempts to change that have been opposed [...]
Pine County Administrator David Minke came in Tuesday to provide an update on last Tuesday’s board meeting in Pine County.
The second medallion is up for grabs on Tuesday. Here’s the clue: A challenging hunt it has turned out to be. Summer fun has begun. Happy faces in the places… Land and Water… Look and See! Where this medallion trimmed in White will be. Medallion finder is asked to call the station at 320-629-7575. Someone [...]
A controversial gun rights bill is being proposed in Wisconsin, and even some conservatives wonder if it’s a good idea. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he doesn’t support a Republican bill that would prohibit state police from enforcing any new federal firearm or ammunition restrictions. Rep. Michael Schraa, an Oshkosh Republican, is preparing a [...]
A near miss accident happened on the St. Croix River over the weekend. The Sheriff’s office is issuing a warning now due to the high waters, and is recommending that extreme caution be used on or near the rivers.