Local News Archive

Pine County Sheriff Report

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Siren Chamber Update w/ Chris Moeller

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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Ex-Viking Kluwe Returns To Spotlight, Intends To Sue Team

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has announced he intends to sue his former team after a previous internal investigation failed him. The outspoken former punter says the Vikings won’t release details of the interval investigation the team conducted after Kluwe wrote a Deadspin article in January, alleging special coordinator Mike Priefer used homophobic slurs [...]

TreeHouse North To Make Waves In Pine County

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Russ Lillenthal spoke with WCMP on Tuesday to preview the new TreeHouse North program coming to Pine County this fall. TreeHouse North attempts to bridge community and youth while engaging teens through a range of programs.

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DNR Lifts Night-Fishing Ban On Lake Mille Lacs

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Mille Lacs Lake is re-allowing night-fishing after a ban was placed earlier this year due to the declining population of walleye. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the lift of the ban will take effect July 21st, at 10pm. The ban was originally scheduled to be in effect until December 1st. The agency notes [...]

Barnum Bank Robber Biffs Own Stick-Up After Locking Keys In Getaway Car

Monday, July 14th, 2014

A bank robber who tried to stick-up a Barnum Northview Bank on Thursday biffed his own operation by locking the keys inside of his getaway car. Moshood Kayode Olad Alad was charged with first-degree aggravated burglary and third-degree burglary in Carlton County court Friday. The 22-year-old reportedly held up the bank with a fake handgun [...]

State Sen. Nienow Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy After Loan Default

Monday, July 14th, 2014

State Sen. Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge) and wife, Cynthia, have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after racking up over $900,000 in debts, according to MPR.