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Twins Sweep The Blue Jays

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Twins swept the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday 7-0 and 9-5 at a frigid cold Target Field.
Kyle Gibson threw eight scoreless innings as Minnesota won the opener 7-0. The Twins trailed 5-1 in the fifth of the night game after another lackluster start by Mike Pelfrey.
Corey Provus has the story from the ballpark.

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Pioneer Report With Mike Gainor

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

 
Pine City
Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by for another Pioneer report and visited with our Mike Hughes to discuss the most recent edition of the newspaper.

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Sheriff’s Report Streaming!

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Nationwide Warrant Issued For Arrest Of Victor Barnard

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014


A religious leader has been charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving two members of a “Maidens Group” within a Pine County-based church he led called the River Road Fellowship. The church had owned properties near Finlayson, before selling them and moving out of state.

Pine County authorities announced Tuesday an arrest warrant has been issued for 52-year-old Victor Arden Barnard. The sheriff’s office says he was last known to be in the Spokane, Wash., area, and police are looking for him there.

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland reports several deaths, a harassment complaint, drug overdose and more on the Tuesday Sheriff’s Report.

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Burning Restrictions Go Into Effect

Monday, April 14th, 2014

 

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is putting burning restrictions in place beginning Monday.

The restrictions will affect the following counties: Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Dakota, Douglas, Hennepin, Isanti, Otter Tail, Pope, Ramsey, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Washington and Wright.

On Monday, April 21, these counties will also be under restrictions: Aitkin, Becker, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Kanabec, Mahnomen, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Polk and Wadena.

The burning restrictions mean the state won’t give out burning permits for burning brush or yard waste, but campfires are still allowed.

Rep. Tim Faust Speaks At East Central Energy’s 78th Annual Meeting

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

East Central Energy hosted the Cooperative’s 78th Annual Meeting on Saturday and WCMP was live on-location. We spoke with Rep. Tim Faust about recent energy legislation and it’s effect on ECE members.

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