Archive for August, 2013

Wis. DNR Seeks To Change Wild Animal Policies

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released a proposal which helps cover the topic of owning deer as pets, according to WDIO. The proposal, which was released on Thursday, stems from a pair of high-profile captive deer incidents. DNR officials have received criticism over the euthanizing of one animal named Giggles and nearly euthanizing […]

Update On Wisconsin Boy Found In Lake Altoona

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Now, an update on the little boy who was pulled from Lake Altoona in Eau Claire county after being underwater for five minutes. Jacob Lee Schultz is from Cornell. WQOW reports that mayo hospital officials in Rochester say the boy’s condition was upgraded to serious on Thursday. WQOW reprots that 4-year-old fell off a dock […]

Football: Webster Defeats Turtle Lake 37-22 On SAM1057 (Audio)

Friday, August 30th, 2013

The second game of our Wisconsin football schedule kicks off tonight at 7pm in Webster. Josh Miggler will be on the call as the Tigers look to improve to 2-0 on the season. Webster opened with an impressive 27-6 win over Clayton last week. It’s not going to be an easy task though as Turtle Lake pounded Washburn/Bayfield last week 40-0.

Minnesota Health Officials Say Suicide Is On The Rise

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Minnesota health officials say the state’s suicide rate is on the rise The Associated Press reports that the rate rose to more than a full percent to 12.4 per 100,000 people in 2011, the most recent year the data was available. Officials note that the new rate is close to the national average. The state […]

Football: Pine City Falls To Proctor 28-12 On WCMP-AM (Audio)

Friday, August 30th, 2013

On Friday night the Pine City Dragons will open their season against the Proctor Rails. It’s the fourth year in a row that the two teams have played one another in their respective openers, with the Dragons winning two of those three meetings.

Our Jesse Logan visited with Dragons Head Coach Jared Polzine about his team on Friday morning.

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ECE Reports Power Outages In Pine City

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Power went out in Pine City on Thursday night when a lightening storm passed through the area. High winds and periods of heavy rain caused broken power poles and tree branches to fall onto wires. Power in downtown Pine City was out for a few hours in the overnight, but was restored around 2am. As […]

Highway 23 Detour Near Milaca

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Motorists travelling Highway 23 through Milaca will encounter a detour and delays as the highway is closed near Bock. A signed detour will direct motorists off of 23 just east of Milaca for about 5 miles. Highway 23 will be impassable just east of Bock at Bogus Brook. Downtown Bock, local businesses and residences will […]