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Girls Scouts Surprise Returning Troops

Monday, April 21st, 2014

About 75 U.S. troops who landed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport this weekend got a sweet surprise from local Girl Scouts. A KSTP-TV report says the kids handed out boxes of Girl Scout cookies Saturday evening as they held signs thanking the military members for their service. The 461st Engineering Company was returning from the [...]

24-Year-Old Hinckley Man Dies In Pine Co. Rollover

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

The Minnesota State Patrol has reported the death of a Hinckley man who was killed in a rollover crash on Saturday. According to WDIO, troopers say 24-year-old Cole R. Hegge lost control of a Ford Focus after falling asleep at the wheel on Highway 18 in Pine County. The report says Hegge veered into the [...]

Chisago County Commissioner Report With Mike Robinson

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP on Saturday to talk about the latest board meeting held on April 16. This week Mike discusses a major referendum that would allow Chisago County to give it’s roads back to local townships.

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Former Pine Co. Minister Accused Of Misconduct Reported In Spokane-Area

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Officials from the Washington State Patrol and US Marshals Service say their search for a former Pine Co. minister is strengthening thanks to numerous public tips. According to the AP, nearly 30 tips were given to the State Patrol last week after it was reported that 52-year-old Victor Barnard faced 59 counts of sexual misconduct. [...]

Auto Accident Claims Life Of 65-Year-Old Aitkin Co. Woman

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting an Aitkin Co. woman has died after crashing her car near Minneapolis on Wednesday. The Patrol says 65-year-old Karen Tibbets of Aitikin lost control of her SUV while driving on highway 55 between Rockford and Buffalo in Wright County. According to the report, Tibbets’ SUV crossed the center line [...]

Womans Home Burglarized During Husband’s Funeral

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman’s home was burglarized during her husband’s funeral Wednesday afternoon. At 3:29 p.m., deputies responded to the burglary at 5511 57th Street Southeast in Franklin Township. The homeowner, Anne Crowley, discovered the burglary after returning from the funeral of her husband, Steven Crowley, who died in [...]

Huband Shoots Blind Wife Over Nagging

Friday, April 18th, 2014

A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she’d been nagging him for three weeks. Prosecutors charged Jack Lang of Oak Creek with first-degree intentional homicide Thursday. Authorities say Lang called 911 on Wednesday to say he’d just shot his wife in the face. Police found [...]