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Archive for July, 2013

Authorities Believe Alcohol A Factor In Crash Killing Shell Lake Man

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in a wrong-way crash that killed a man near Bloomer. Chippewa County Sheriffs officials told WQOW that Aaron Nickels of Shell Lake had been at a bachelor party Saturday and Saturday night. Investigators say around 4 a.m. Sunday he was driving south in the northbound lanes of Highway 53 [...]

Packers Rookie RB Lacy Gaining Weight?

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

In the NFL training camps continue, and on Monday a twitter picture caused a bit of drama for Packers rookie Running back Eddie Lacy. An action pic of the former Alabama star was snapped at practice, and the angle of the shot made Lacy look very overweight. David Woods of The Score posted the pic [...]

MN Traffic Deaths Up In 2013

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

A increase in traffic deaths in Minnesota has officials reminding drivers to be safe behind the wheel. The Associated Press reports that five more people were killed in car accidents over the weekend, putting the state over the 200-mark for the year. The Department of Public Safety said that is up from 175 at this [...]

WCMP Takes In Vikings Training Camp

Monday, July 29th, 2013

On Saturday, WCMP’s Jesse Logan attended training camp in Mankato and got his first glimpse of the 2013 team. Many new additions to the squad have purple fans excited about the possibilities this season, but the team is going to go as far as Adrian Peterson can take them.

Weekend Wins Propel Mora’s Blue Devils To Regions

Monday, July 29th, 2013

The Mora Blue Devils were already the Regular Season Champions in the Eastern Minny League East, but over the weekend they added another accomplishment this season. By defeating the Ogilvie Outlaws 12-2 on Saturday and the Hinckley Knights 4-3 in a 15 inning thriller on Sunday, the Mustangs won the Eastern Minny League East playoffs [...]

Gibson Gives Up Pair Of Homers, Twins Split Weekend Series With Seattle

Monday, July 29th, 2013

The Minnesota Twins split a weekend series with the Mariners in Seattle. After losing Thursday, Minnesota took games Friday and Saturday from Seattle before losing Sunday 6-4. In Sunday’s tilt, Minnesota took a 2-0 lead in the second inning on a homer by right fielder Chris Colabello. Unfortunately, Kyle Gibson would give up a pair [...]

Shell Lake Man Dies In Weekend Crash

Monday, July 29th, 2013

A Shell Lake died in the early morning hours Sunday after a crash near the Highway 64 exit on Highway 53 in Bloomer. WEAU reports the accident happened at 4am. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department reports that 26-year old Aaron Nickels was driving in the wrong direction on Highway 53, causing a head-on collision with [...]