Local News Archive

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.

MLB All-Star Week 2014 Kicks Off In Minneapolis

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Saturday saw the official start to this year’s MLB All-Star Week in Minneapolis; it began with the All-Star “FanFest” held every day at 9am in the Minneapolis Convention Center. Sunday afternoon featured two games at Target Field. – The MLB All-Star Futures Game was at 4pm and featured top Twins prospect Alex Meyer, who’s expected [...]

RD CLOSURE: Co Rd 7 Bridge Over Snake River

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Per County engineer, Mark LeBrun the bridge crossing the Snake River on Co Rd 7 just west of town has been closed until further notice.   Detours: If you’re coming from the West take 53. If you’re coming from the east, take other routes.  

Candidate’s Discussion: Pine County Sgt. Jeff Nelson

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Pine County Sergeant and candidate in the upcoming Pine Co. Sheriff’s election, Jeff Nelson, talked Thursday about the enjoyment he finds in meeting county residents. He highlights setting “equal standards” as part of this week’s candidate’s discussion.

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Burnett County Hunting & Fishing Report W/ Big Mike

Friday, July 11th, 2014

WCMP spoke with Burnett Co. Hunting & Fishing expert Mike Henrickson on Thursday 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]

Pine Technical College President Announces 2015 Retirement. Name Change To Mark Achievements

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Pine Technical College President Robert Musgrove has announced plans to retire at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. The announcement comes after 16 years of service, according to PTC. Musgrove said in a press release “I am very proud of the accomplishments PTC has seen during the 16 years I have been privileged to [...]

Pine County Sheriff Report

Thursday, July 10th, 2014