Local News Archive

Mille Lacs Co. Bicycle Crash Claims Life Of 7-Year-Old Girl

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

The Minnesota State Patrol has released information regarding the death of a 7-year-old Milaca girl. The accident happened late Tuesday night in the town of Pease.

Highway 61 Film Festival Seeks Judging Panel. Film Submissions Continue

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

The Highway 61 Film Festival is looking for a few good judges from all over East Central Minnesota. “We’ve had hundreds of great movies submitted to us this year, and we’re looking to send the very best ones to our judges,” said Sara Maki, a director of the annual Pine City event. “If you love [...]

Chisago County To Present Citizen Lifesaving Award To Man Who Saved 11-Year-Old Boy On St.Croix

Monday, July 7th, 2014

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Sheriff Rick Duncan will present a citizen lifesaving award to Kenphenyeehu Hawj on Wednesday, July 16th. The award will recognize Hawj’s bravery after saving an 11 year old boy from the St. Croix River on May 25th. Unfortunately, the boy’s 21-year-old uncle, Tou Hu Vang, [...]

Hinckley Chamber Director Sarah Mitchell Previews 103rd Hinckley Corn & Clover Carnival, July 11-12

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Hinckley Chamber of Commerce Director Sarah Mitchell previews this weekend’s 103rd annual Corn & Clover Carnival in Hinckley. WCMP will broadcast live on Saturday during the parade from 9-12pm.

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Chisago County Commissioner Report With Mike Robinson

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Candidate’s Discussion: Pine County Sgt. Jeff Nelson

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Pine County Sergeant and candidate in the upcoming Pine Co. Sheriff’s election, Jeff Nelson, sat down in-studio on Thursday to discuss his experiences at Freedom Fest. He also highlights second amendment rights as part of the weekly candidate’s discussion.

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Burnett County Hunting & Fishing Report W/ Big Mike

Thursday, July 3rd, 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]