Archive for August, 2013

National Night Out Event Happening Wednesday Night In Pine City

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

The National Night Out event that was to be held on Tuesday, August 6 will be taking place on Wednesday night in Pine City.

Inclement weather initially caused the event to be cancelled. The public is invited out to Robinson Park at 7pm on the Aug. 28.

Drowning Victim Found After Weekend Search

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Crews found a drowning victim after about 15 hours of search for him in a lake south of Hayward. The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department tells WEAU that its dive team found the body of 14-year old Arthur Schmeck on Lac Courte Oreilles Lake on Sunday. The dive team responded to a call that came in […]

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report (Audio)

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland was back on for his weekly report with our Mike Hughes.

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Funds Totalling $200K Available To Help Victims Of May’s Germann Road Fire

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Housing, has awarded Douglas County $200,000 in funds to assist owner-occupied households and businesses that sustained damage during the Germann Road Fire back in May. Back on May 14th, crews working on logging operations near Barnes, WI noticed smoke and flames in the area, but workers were not […]

Vikes Get Good News On Williams, Bad News On Felton

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

On Monday, the Vikings got both good and bad news. The Vikings announced that defensive tackle Kevin Williams suffered no ligament damage from Sunday night’s low hit from 49ers backup guard Joe Looney. Coach Leslie Frasier said that Williams suffered a hyperextension injury to his right knee. An MRI exam on Monday revealed a significant […]

Notification Of Upcoming ECRAC Grant Cycle For The Arts

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Press release: “The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is a Minnesota Regional Arts Council. The mission of ECRAC is to increase the arts and this is done primarily through the funding of grants to artists and also to organizations that sponsor arts activities. During these grant information sessions ECRAC Executive Director Mary Minnick-Daniels will […]

UPDATE: Grantsburg Man Killed In Fatal Single Car Crash

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Updating a story we reported prevsiously, WCMP/WXCX has learned that the State Patrol has identifyed the man who was killed on Sunday morning in a one vehicle crash in Burnett county. That man is 37-year-old Michael Dahlberg, of Grantsburg.