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Archive for December, 2013

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report:Roland Confirms Retirement Plans

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Sheriff Dean Roland made another appearance on our airwaves on Tuesday. He gave the normal report, and also informed our listeners who hadn’t heard already that he will be retiring when his term ends in 2014.

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Wolf Hunt Now Over In Minnesota

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Minnesota’s wolf season closed more than a month early this year. The season closed Saturday after hunters killed a total of 237 wolves, a total that was 17 more than the target harvest set by the Minnesota DNR. The season was to run until Jan. 31, or until the 220-wolf target harvest was reached. Minnesota’s [...]

Judge Sets Bail For WI Man Accused Of Killing Parents

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

A judge has set the bail of 44-year old Jim Crain, who’s been accused of killing his parents in Iron River, WI. Crain’s bail was set at $1 million. Crain made his first court appearance via video link Monday afternoon. Crain is accused of killing his father and mother, 79-year-old Jim Crain and 76-year-old Eunice [...]

One Dead In Bemidji Snowmobile Accident

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

A snowmobile driver is dead after a weekend crash in Bemidji. The Bemidji Police Department tells the Associated Press that 23-year-old Seth Ryan of Bemidji died after colliding with a mailbox and several trees. The crash was reported Saturday afternoon on the east side of Lake Bemidji, within the Bemidji city limits. Ryan was apparently [...]

Fund Opened For Pine City Family After House Fire

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

As we reported last week, the Dennis Gerold family suffered a serious house fire on December 22. Their home was destroyed. A fund has been established to help the family get back on their feet. Deposits can be brought to any US Bank branch and deposited into the “Broken Fence Fire Relief Fund.” Anyone with questions can contact the Gerold family directly, or Zion Lutheran Church in Pine City.

Vikings Fire Frazier

Monday, December 30th, 2013

The happiness of Sunday’s win for the Minnesota Vikings was short lived. Although the team won the final game at Metrodome 14-13 over the Lions, head coach Leslie Frazier was fired on Monday. Frazier finished his third full year at the helm with a 19-29-1 record and one playoff appearance. “Unfortunately, we did not achieve [...]

Packers Get Miracle Finish, Dome Now Finished

Monday, December 30th, 2013

On Sunday the Vikings won their final game ever at the Metrodome. The Packers won their final regular season game and have made the playoffs as an improbable NFC North Champion at 8-7-1. For the Vikes, it was a 14-13 win over the Lions in a meaningless game that wasn’t actually meaningless at all. The [...]