Local News Archive

2014 Hinckley Smokin’ Ribfest Winners Announced

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Here are the results from last Saturday’s “Smokin Ribfest”, provided by Hinckley Chamber of Commerce. Open Class Unsauced 1st – Hinckley Fire Pit (HVFD) 2nd – Swine Dining – Joe Miller 3rd – Smoke Lodge BBQ – Mike Christensen Sauced 1st – Hinckley Fire Pit (HVFD) 2nd – Digger’s Piggers – Jim Driggans & Erick [...]

Burnett County Sheriff Report

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

East Bethel Couple Claims $11.7 Million Hot Lotto Jackpot Prize

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Not only did an East Bethel couple win an $11.7 million lottery jackpot on Saturday, but according to the Hot Lotto, they get to keep the entire purse with taxes already being covered by the state.

MNDoT: Lane Closures On Highway 65 Between Isanti & Grandy

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Motorists may encounter delays on Highway 65 between Isanti and Grandy as segments of the road are intermittently reduced to a single lane from sunrise to sunset Monday, Sept. 8 through Tuesday, Sept. 30. The closures are needed as crews resurface Highway 65 between 309th Lane NE and 357th Avenue NE, and the two southbound [...]

ECE Update: Power Restored To 600 Households In Finlayson Area

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Over 600 ECE members in the area west of Finlayson are without power. Crews are onsite and have reported at damaged three-phase line as the result of a contractor dig-in. They are working to restore power as safely and quickly as possible. Estimated restoral time is 1 to 3 hours.
*as of 9:15am*

Chisago County Commissioner Report w/ Mike Robinson

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP this Friday to update listeners on some of the recently proposed measures at last Wednesday’s county board meeting.

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Dragons Cruise Past Tigers 26-8

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Pine City started the season with a bang by upsetting Proctor in their season opener. On Friday night they picked up their second win of the year against Rush City. And like last year’s game, this one was all Dragons when all was said and done. The Dragons used their running game to carry them [...]