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Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 9:30 pm
Pregame info: The high school sports schedule continues tonight with the first home game of the 2013-14 winter season for the Pine City Dragons boys basketball team. The Dragons have gotten off to a hot start this season amassing three road wins already, and will enter tonight’s contest against Isle with an undefeated 3-0 record. It’s the best start the team has had since 2009 when they began the year 4-0. Isle comes in with a 3-1 mark after losing earlier in the week to Aitkin. Pine City split with Isle last year, with each team winning on the road. The one win for the Dragons over the Huskies last year came early in the season when Pine City won 52-51 on a last-second shot, so we’re hoping tonight’s game is entertaining. Listen to the action on 100.9FM at 7:30 with Jesse Logan on the call.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 8:25 am
Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole enjoyed one of Laura Cort’s famous red velvet, white chocolate chip cookies as he displayed the landing permit granted to Santa Claus this week in Pine County. The report included that, plus talk about those in the county who’ve been both naughty and nice here of late.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:34 am
Our Winter Sports Broadcast Schedule rolls along this week with a total of seven more games on our stations!
Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 7:42 am
The American Red Cross is helping two adults after a fire burned a mobile home in Avon, MN. The fire occurred Tuesday morning in Avon, which is near St. Cloud. The Red Cross provides emergency relief, such as shelter, clothing, food, health services, and emotional support, to those affected by disaster.
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 2:07 pm
We’ve got our first high school hockey broadcast of the winter sports season this evening on 1350AM WCMP. The Pine City/Rush City Dragons are seven games into a season with new Head Coach Grant Nicoll and are 1-6.
The Dragons will be at home this evening against the Legacy Christian Lions, who will enter at 0-2. Coach Nicoll is an ex-Dragons hockey player himself and has pleged to help get the team back to winning ways as the program has been down for some time. In a recent interview, Coach Nicoll said that the team is still trying to find it’s identity and play with consistency. We’ll see how they fare tonight against a Legacy team that dominated the Dragons in the two meetings last year outscoring Pine City/Rush City by a score of 18-0. Josh will call the action tonight at 7pm.
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 1:35 pm
We’ve got our first of two basketball double headers scheduled this week for you tonight on SAM1057. In Webster the Tigers will be hosting the Unity Eagles. The girls game is first and starts at 5:45. It will feature two teams both looking for their first win. Unity enters at 0-2 having lost to both Cumberland and Frederic. Webster will be playing their first home game of the season after the opening game against Turtle Lake was cancelled due to weather last Tuesday night.
After the girls game concludes, we’ll have a brief break before the Webster guys take on the Unity Eagles. Webster is still looking for their first win of the season while Unity comes in at 2-1 with wins over Osceola and Frederic. The Tigers will have their work cut out for them against Unity, a team that’s had three straight winning seasons. The Webster Tigers boys have a 22-game losing streak they’ll try to snap tonight.
Join our Jesse Logan for the call starting at 5:45!
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 7:42 am
Dean Hovey is an author from Stillwater who has written a series of mystery novels set in Pine County, and a new series set in Two Harbors that have a more lighthearted tone. Hovey will be appearing at Dandilion Floral in Mora this Saturday from 10-2 and on Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Sandstone Library at 10am. He spoke with our Jesse Logan about the books and the upcoming appearances.
Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at 12:23 pm
A group of hunters are filing a federal lawsuit against the Minnesota DNR for what was described as an alleged incident of racial profiling during last year’s deer hunt.
Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at 11:49 am
Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP on Saturday to talk about the latest board meeting that was held on December 4th. Topics included levy numbers, efforts to distribute state-aid projects throughout the county, and Mike speaks in remembrance of Pearl Harbor.
Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 5:59 pm
The Pine City Dragons girls basketball team embarks on another season tonight. Jesse Logan will call the action as the Pierz Pioneers come to Pine City.
Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 12:26 pm
The first ever Chamber Christmas parade and the Main Street Old Fashioned Christmas festivities have been postponed untll next Saturday Dec 14th. The Breakfast with Santa at the community center and the meet and greet with Mr. & Mrs. Claus also at the Community center will still take place on December 7th.
Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 11:27 am
We’ve got our first high school basketball double header broadcast of the winter sports season tonight on SAM1057. It’s a West Lakeland showdown as the Grantsburg Pirates will face the Siren Dragons with the action beginning at 5:45. Grantsburg’s boys come in with an 0-2 record after having gotten beaten by Luck on Tuesday. Siren’s boys will enter 1-0 after a pre-Thanksgiving win over Flambeau.
On the girls side, Grantsburg has their third head coach in as many years as John Dickensen takes the reigns. This will be the first game of the season for both girls squads. Join our Josh Miggler on the call tonight from Siren on SAM1057. It’s Pirates at Dragons!
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 9:15 pm
Pregame info: Tonight we’ll have our first girls basketball broadcast of the season. The Mora Mustangs are 0-1 and will host the Braham Bombers, who will be playing in their first game of the 2013-14 season. Braham begins the post-Rebekah Dahlman era as it’s former 5000+ point scorer is now playing Div. 1 college basketball at Vanderbilt. Join our Jesse Logan on the call at 7:30pm on 100.9FM.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 12:08 pm
All outdoor events for Pine City’s Holiday Madness event has been cancelled for tomorrow night. The chamber will still be drawing for their chamber bucks and will announce the winners on their website. Contact the Pine City Area Chamber of Commerce with any questions
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 8:35 am
Pine City Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor was back on this week previewing the latest edition of his newspaper. Fire prevention was a key topic, as was the ongoing planning of the NLX project and upcoming local events.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 8:10 am
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 6:00 am
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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 7:28 am
Wisconsin wildlife officials say hunters killed 7 percent fewer deer during the 2013 nine-day gun season than last year. The doe harvest was about the same, but the number of bucks taken was down significantly.
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 9:01 pm
Our boys high school broadcast schedule picks back up tonight when the Mora Mustangs travel to Braham to take on the Bombers. Braham will enter with an 0-1 record after getting beat at Barnum last week. It will be Mora’s first game of the season. It’s a new era in Mora as long-time head coach Jamie Wright stepped down in the offseason after his guys suffered a painful last-second loss in the Section Finals against Esko last season. Mora will have some solid players returning though, so on paper, tonight’s game looks to be a good one. Join Jesse Logan on the call at 7:30pm on 100.9 Cool Country.
Saturday, November 30th, 2013 at 1:00 pm
A man who was shot in the stomach during a Thanksgiving-day deer drive has now been identified by the Wisconsin DNR as 52-year-old Brian Kohnke.