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WCMP Broadcasting Live At Pine Co. Fair Friday & Saturday. Sign-Up To Win A John Deere D110 Lawn Tractor!

Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 10:33 am

WCMP is broadcasting live from the Pine County Fair on Friday from 2-5pm, and Saturday from 10-1pm. It’s your last chance to sign-up for the John Deere Lawn Tractor giveaway, presented by Isanti County Equipment! The only time to register for the tractor is during our live fair broadcasts.

Pine County Sheriff’s Race 7/31: Brett Westbrook, Jeff Nelson, Jared Rosati

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 12:40 pm


Brett Westbrook

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Jeff Nelson

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Jared Rosati

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U.S. Senator Franken Speaks On Bill That Would Bolster Veteran Healthcare Options

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 1:15 pm

U.S. Senator Al Franken joined the Cool Country Sunrise on Wednesday to discuss a Senate-passed bill that would expand accountability for VA officials and bolster healthcare options for Minnesota veterans.

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Burnett County Sheriff’s Report

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 1:31 pm

WCMP Broadcasting Live At Pine Co. Fair This Week. Sign-Up To Win A John Deere D110 Lawn Tractor!

Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 9:59 am

WCMP will broadcast live from the Pine County Fair on Thursday and Friday from 2-5pm, and Saturday from 10-1pm. Register for the John Deere Lawn Tractor giveaway, presented by Isanti County Equipment! The only time to register for the tractor is during our live fair broadcasts.

Pine County Sheriff’s Race 7/24: Jared Rosati, Brett Westbrook, Jeff Nelson In Candidate’s Discussion

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 11:27 am


Jared Rosati

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Brett Westbrook

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Jeff Nelson

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Pine County Sheriff’s Report

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 7:00 am

Hinckley “Smokin’ Ribfest” Returns Saturday, September 6th

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 10:38 am

Hinckley’s Smokin’ Ribfest is set to return as professional and amateur rib teams from across the state compete for Ribfest prizes and top honors. Live music (5 ’til Sunrise Band), vendors, activities and prizes are to be expected.
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WCMP Broadcasting Live At Kanabec, Isanti Co. Fairs This Week. Sign-Up To Win A John Deere D110 Lawn Tractor!

Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 11:04 am

WCMP will be broadcasting live from the Isanti & Kanabec fairs on Thursday and Friday from 2-5pm. Register for the John Deere Lawn Tractor giveaway, presented by Isanti County Equipment! The only time to register for the lawnmower is during our live fair broadcasts.

Pine County Sheriff’s Race 7/18: Brett Westbrook, Steve Forner, Jeff Nelson In Candidate’s Discussion

Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 11:20 am


Jeff Nelson

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Steve Forner

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Brett Westbrook

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Pine County Sheriff Report

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 7:40 am

TreeHouse North To Make Waves In Pine County

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 8:00 am

Russ Lillenthal spoke with WCMP on Tuesday to preview the new TreeHouse North program coming to Pine County this fall. TreeHouse North attempts to bridge community and youth while engaging teens through a range of programs.

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State Sen. Nienow Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy After Loan Default

Monday, July 14th, 2014 at 11:05 am

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.

Candidate’s Discussion: Pine County Sgt. Jeff Nelson

Friday, July 11th, 2014 at 11:18 am

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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Pine County Sheriff Report

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 at 7:10 am

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

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 1:21 pm

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.

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

Monday, July 7th, 2014 at 11:46 am

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 at 8:00 am

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Candidate’s Discussion: Pine County Sgt. Jeff Nelson

Friday, July 4th, 2014 at 7:30 am

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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Pine County Sheriff Report

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 7:45 am