The police chief of the western Wisconsin city of Amery will keep his job following his drunken-driving arrest this month. In a statement, the city says that after meeting with Chief Thomas Marson and his attorney, the city council decided to suspend Marson for two weeks without pay. Marson was arrested at his home Feb. [...]
Archive for February, 2014
Pre Game Info: The Mora Mustangs finished the regular season winning four of their final five games. Tonight, they have to face the one team that beat them in that stretch, the Milaca Wovles, in the opening round of the playoffs. It’s Class AA Section 5 boys basketball tonight on FM 100.9, Mora at Milaca. The Mustangs had an up and down season, but that late win streak had them finish with a winning record at 13-12. The Wolves, however, lost their final three regular season games and are looking to turn this around in the playoffs. Milaca took both regular season meetings, but had lost four straight to Mora previously. The teams know each other well as both are in the Granite Ridge Conference.
This year’s World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison will feature more than 2,600 entries from 22 nations. The event will be held March 18 and 19. There’ll be 2,615 entries in cheese and butter categories, a 5 percent increase from last year. Fifty experts from around the world will judge the entries. Working in pairs, [...]
The Minnesota Department of Corrections reported on Wednesday that authorities were searching for an inmate who’d walked away from a holding facility in Willow River. Now, the identified 60-year-old Richard James O’Reilly has landed back into custody after Pine County Sheriff’s apprehended him on Wednesday. According to the corrections department, O’Reilly gave himself up peacefully [...]
Tonight it’s boys basketball on our airwaves as the Rush City Tigers head to Barnum in 1st round, Section 7AA playoff action.
Despite a 10-12 record the Tigers ended their season on a hot streak, winning 7 out of their last 10 games and posting a conference record of 9-7. The Barnum Bombers are always a tough opponent, finishing at 23-2 for the regular season. Their lone conference loss happened on February 8th against New Life Academy.
The game starts at 7pm on Cool Country 100.9 and will be streaming live on our website.
According to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office, a man was arrested Sunday night after an attempted burglary in Brook Park. Officials said a witness reported a man exiting a home at 6:43 p.m. Sunday on the 1000 block of Cross Park Road carrying several bags. When the man spotted the witness, he dropped the bags, [...]