Archive for August, 2013

Prizes Possible At Red Cross Blood Drives Next Week In Kanabec, Isanti Counties

Friday, August 30th, 2013

With the arrival of Labor Day and the unofficial end to summer, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets to help ensure sufficient supplies, and to encourage donations, the Red Cross is throwing out some prizes.

New Report Says Waupun Officer Was Considering Suicide Before Arrest

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Court documents say jailed former Waupun police officer Bradley Young was considering suicide before he was arrested at a Burnett county cabin. Young has been accused of going on a burglary spree and faces charges in Burnett, Green Lake and Barron. Police captured him at a cabin outside Spooner on Aug. 6. The Burnett County […]

Frederic Area Historical Society Announces Upcoming Antique Auto Show

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Press Release: “Antique automobiles will be stopping at the Soo Line Depot/Frederic Area Museum, Saturday, Sept. 14, between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. More than 20 of these pre-1928 vehicles will be on display as the drivers take a break during the annual Bottineau Memorial Auto Tour. They will briefly be available for photos and viewing […]

Thursday A Big Night For Football Fans In East Central MN

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Pigskin fans in our listening area will be in heaven tonight as high school football season in Minnesota kicks into high gear and both the Vikings and Packers will wrap up their respective preseasons. The Vikes will host the Tennessee Titans on 100.9 Cool Country and Green Bay will travel to Arrowhead to take on […]

Pioneer Report With Gainor (Audio)

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Pine City Pioneer editor Mike Gainor visited with our Jesse Logan about the drought conditions in the county while the two previewed the latest edition of the newspaper. Also discussed was the tragic death due to a lightening strike in Pine County and a preview of fall sports.

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Pine County Sheriff’s Report

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Sergeant Rob Ouverson was in for Sheriff Robin Cole this morning on the Pine County Sheriff’s Report.

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Chisago County Board; Montzka Says County Levy Will Go Down

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

The Chisago County Board Chair Ben Montzka has announced that his board voted to set the 2014 preliminary property tax levy for Chisago County $50,000 lower than the 2013 levy. Montzka pointed out that under state law, the final county levy, which will be adopted by the County Board in December, 2013, can be set […]