Archive for July, 2013

Protesters Arrested, Cited For Gathering At Wisconsin State Capitol

Friday, July 26th, 2013

On Thursday, scores of protesters returned to the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda a day after police cracked down on them, according to an Associated Press report. The AP notes that protesters have been meeting in the rotunda during the noon hour nearly every day for the last two years to sing anti-Republican songs, and on Wednesday,  [...]

U.S. Senate Passed Student Loan Legislation Wednesday

Friday, July 26th, 2013

College students can breath a sigh of relief now that Congress has finally agreed on legislation to keep interest rates on federal student loans from doubling to 6.8 percent this school year. The Associated Press reports that the U.S. Senate passed a compromise bill Wednesday night that ties federal student loan rates to the yield [...]

WCMP Broadcasting Live Again Friday In Mora & Cambridge

Friday, July 26th, 2013

On Friday, from 2-5pm, our announcers will be on location at both the Kanabec and Isanti County Fairs.

Mike Hughes will again be in Mora while Jesse Logan will be in Cambridge. Both announcers will be looking forward to meeting our listeners as they turn out to sign up for the John Deere D110 we’re giving away with Isanti County Equipment!

Vikings Report To Mankato Thursday

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

It’s finally here Vikings fans, the 2013 season begins today. The Vikings are reporting to training camp in Mankato on Thursday, and their first practice will be held Friday. This is the 48th year in a row that the team has held it’s camp in Mankato. While on campus, the Vikings will have new lodging, [...]

Sheriff’s Report Replay

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Charges Filed Against Man Involved In Fatal Barron County Crash

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Charges have been filed against a Fond du Lac County man who is suspected of driving while intoxicated when he got into a fatal crash Monday. Gary Clark, 62, of Brandon has been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle and by negligent operation of a vehicle. Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department [...]

Suspicious Death Reported In Deer River

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

WDIO Reports authorities are investigating a suspicious death in Deer River. A 911 caller reported the deceased woman, and the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, Deer River Police Department, and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension responded to the scene. The woman’s name was not released but an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning at the Ramsey [...]