Archive for April, 2014

MN Senate Approves Online Scratch-Off Ban

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

The Minnesota Senate approved a bill on Friday that allows lawmakers to ban scratch-off ticket sales on the state lottery website, according to the AP.

Body Of Missing Rainbow Lake Man Found In Itasca Co.

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office has located the body of a missing Rainbow Lake man. The Sheriff’s Office states the body of 51-year-old Gregory Arthur Thurston was found a half-mile away from his Itasca Co. home on Friday morning. No foul play is suspected. Earlier this week, Thurston had been reported missing by the Sheriff’s […]

Avalanche Hosts Wild In Saturday’s Game 5 Quarterfinal (Series Tied 2-2)

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

The Minnesota Wild take on the Colorado Avalanche tonight at Pepsi Center in Denver after tying the series (2-2) on Thursday with a narrow 2-1 home victory. Thursday’s home fixture saw the Wild dominate defensively despite the close score, giving up a franchise record low of 12 shot on goal. Jared Spurgeon and Charlie Coyle […]

Mille Lacs Lake Residents Sue Minn. D.N.R.

Friday, April 25th, 2014

A group of Mille Lacs Lake residents have sued the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources claiming the agency has mismanaged the lake’s struggling walleye population. Attorney Erick Kaardal told reporters Thursday the DNR did not consider a state constitutional amendment on Minnesota’s fishing and hunting heritage when setting its walleye management plan for the lake, […]

Wild Take Game 4 To Even The Series

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Jared Spurgeon and Charlie Coyle each scored goals for the Wild as they beat Colorado 2-1 Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center. The Wild allowed a franchise record low 12 shots on goal as they even the series at 2-2 heading into Game 5 on Saturday night in Denver. The Wild got off to a […]

Twins Take Two Of Three In Tampa

Friday, April 25th, 2014

 
Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 Thursday.

The Twins now return home for a nine game home stand starting tonight against Detroit. Catch the action on your home for the Twins, WCMP-FM 100.9. Pre-game tonight at 6:40 with first pitch at 7:10.

Wisc. Gov. Walker Named To Times Most Influential Of 2014 List

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is singing the praises of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2014. The Associated Press reports both Christie and Walker are considering 2016 presidential runs, making Christie’s endorsement of Walker all the more interesting. But it’s also not unprecedented. Christie […]