Archive for December, 2013

New Highway Plan Calls For Safety-Related Road Improvements.

Friday, December 27th, 2013

One of the priorities of Minnesota’s highway plan for the next two decades calls for investing in safety-related road improvements. The West Central Tribune reports the Department of Transportation recently wrapped up a 20-year state highway investment plan. The plan also calls for new connections for multimodal transportation and other projects that foster economic development, […]

HS Boys Basketball: Braham Defeats Mandan (ND) In St.Cloud B-Ball Tournament 67-44 (Replay)

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Pregame info: The 4-1 Braham boys basketball squad will head to St.Cloud tonight for an invitational tournament as they take on Mandan High School of North Dakota (0-2).

Jesse Logan will be on the call from St.Cloud tonight. The game starts at 7pm and will be aired on Cool Country 100.9 WCMP.

The game stream will be available right here on

UMD Student Found Unconscious In Subzero Cold Upgraded From Critical To Serious Condition

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Doctors have upgraded the condition of a University of Minnesota Duluth student found unconscious in subzero cold earlier this month. Hospital officials tell WDIO-TV Tuesday that Alyssa Jo Lommel has been upgraded from critical to serious condition. The Duluth News Tribune says family members continued to report signs of progress on Lommel’s Caring Bridge website. […]

Burnett County To Re-Zone Farmland

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Preserving farmland in Burnett County wasn’t on the County Board of Supervisors agenda per se, but there was an in-depth discussion on that very topic. According to the Burnett County Sentinal, the issue at hand prompting the discussion was a request to re-zone a parcel of real estate (40 acres) in Oakland Township from A […]

Target Aware Of Scam Emails Related To Data Breach

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

According to the Associated Press, Target says it has learned of some incidents of scam emails related to its recent data breach and is setting up a section of its corporate website to post copies of all official communication. The company says it is aware of “limited instances” of scam emails. Spokeswoman Molly Snyder says […]

Minnesota Sunday Liquor Sales Back In Debate

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

The Associated Press is reporting, the debate over whether to lift Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor sales is bubbling up again. This time, activists plan to enlist craft beer drinkers to their cause. Andrew Schmitt, founder of the group Minnesota Beer Activists, tells Minnesota Public Radio News it’s time for Minnesota to do what surrounding […]

Nearly Three Feet Of Snow Hits Ashland, WI Over Three Day Period

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Thanks to a stretch of weather and it’s supporting geographic location, the town of Ashland, Wisconsin had received nearly three feet of heavy snowfall since Sunday afternoon. According to WDIO, residents had to wait three days before starting to clear driveways and paths. The plowed snow created a phenomenon of snowbanks that allegedly reached up […]