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Archive for November, 2013

No Pine County Tree At MN Governor’s Mansion This Year

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Ever wonder why you haven’t heard about this year’s annual Pine City area tree harvest for the front lawn of the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion? Well, it turns out there won’t be one. Due to construction and restoration projects on the grounds at the Governors residence at 1006 Summit Avenue in St. Paul, no tree was [...]

Esko Woman Accused Of Embezzlement, Faces Charges

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

A 63-year-old Esko woman faces six felonies for allegedly stealing almost $90,000 from her long-time former employer. The findings have come some nine months after Denise Forconi retired as a bookkeeper at Cloquet-based Pine Ridge Homes, a place where she worked for 29 years. The criminal complaint against Forconi alleges that she drafted unauthorized checks [...]

Gun Deer Hunt Numbers Down Slightly In Wisconsin

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Wisconsin wildlife officials say hunters killed 110,797 deer during the opening weekend of the state’s nine-day gun season, down about 18 percent from last year’s opening two days. The Associated Press reports that the 2013 buck harvest was down 25 percent and the antlerless harvest was down 9 percent on the opening weekend. Department of [...]

HS Hoops: Pine City Defeats Grantsburg 51-38 (Replay)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Pregame info: Our winter sports high school broadcast schedule begins tonight with the Pine City Dragons traveling to Grantsburg to take on the Pirates.

The Dragons were defeated by the Pirates 71-37 last season, but Pine City’s team has returned all of it’s key pieces, who’ve also spent another offseason working hard to improve. Grantsburg has a winning tradition and will be looking to defend their home court tonight. The game starts at 7:30pm on 100.9FM WCMP.

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report (Audio)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland was back on for his normal report on Tuesday. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Polk County Annimal Neglect Investigation Leads To Charges

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

An animal neglect investigation has lead to charges in Polk County. Michael Feist faces four felonies and 30 misdemeanors. Feist has a horse ranch in the Town of Milltown where four horses were found dead recently. Investigators tell WQOW that they believe many others are in grave danger. The Polk County Health Department says 27 [...]

Man Arrested For Marijuana Grow In Polk County

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Deputies in Polk County have arrest a Centuria man after a search warrant turns up about 60 grams of Marijuana.