Archive for June, 2014

Burnett Co. Searches For Siren Armed Robbery Suspect

Monday, June 30th, 2014

The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office has released information pertaining to an armed robbery that happened last Friday at a gas station in Siren. On Friday, June 27 at approximately 01:15 a.m., Burnett County deputies responded to the report of an armed robbery that occurred at a Holiday Stationstore on State Highway 35/70 in the Village [...]

Happening On This Day In 1950…

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Happening on this day in history: (6/30) 1936 – Margaret Mitchell’s, “Gone with the Wind” is published in New York City. 1950 – President Truman orders U.S. troops into Korea and authorizes the draft. 1953 – The first Corvette rolls off the Chevrolet assembly line in Flint, MI. It sold for a mere $3,250. 1994 [...]

Phil Sheppard Of Pine City Wins $500 Freedom Fest Medallion Hunt Prize

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Phil Shepard of Pine City has won the $500 grand prize as part of this year’s Freedom Fest Medallion Hunt. Phil grabbed the purple medallion on Wednesday near the Pine City Canoe Welcome sign off Rd 324. Visit our Facebook page for tons of Freedom Fest 2014 photos!

MEDALLION #5 FOUND AT THE PINE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS UNDER THE OLD SCOREBOARD

Friday, June 27th, 2014

After five hours and a long, grueling search by many, the 5th Medallion has finally been found! Congratulations to Melanie Bloomquist of Pine City for discovering the Blue Medallion near the old scoreboard at the fairgrounds!

CLUE #1:

“We’re at day #5
and the bats of yesteryear
have now joined the chain gang
to search for the medallion of blue!”

Clue #2:

“What a fair day,
to score with the Blue Medallion!”

 

Burnett County Hunting & Fishing Report W/ Big Mike

Friday, June 27th, 2014

WCMP spoke with Burnett Co. Hunting & Fishing expert Mike Henrickson on Friday to discuss area angling conditions and new specials available at big Mike’s Outdoor Sports Shop in Siren. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

International Watercross Association To Hold Exhibitions On July 5th @ Isanti County Fairgrounds

Friday, June 27th, 2014

The International Watercross Association is attempting to bring world-class watercross racing closer to the metro area. The IWA will host exhibition racing on Saturday, July 5th at the Isanti County Fairgrounds along with demos on the 4th as part of the East Central Jaycees 4th of July Demo Derby Celebration. WCMP spoke with Doug Rarick [...]

MEDALLION #4 FOUND AT WILDLIFE LOOKOUT

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Ashley Berglund of Pine City was able to find the fourth Medallion at the Pine City Wildlife Lookout near the radio station! We still have one more medallion to hide so stay tuned tomorrow at 8:10 for the clue for the LAST medallion!

Geese flock to this area in the spring,

Wildlife is welcome all year round!

This may not be where you think it is,

Think outside of the box,

And you will find the green Medallion!