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MN Senate Aproves Bill To Protect Women’s Employment Security

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 4:37 pm

The Minnesota Senate passed a package of workplace protection bills on Wednesday that would require employers to accommodate pregnancies and foster entrepreneurial opportunities.

Boys Baseball: Two Games THIS AFTERNOON!

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 6:55 pm

Pregame info: This afternoon we have a pair of high school baseball games for you on the Red Rock Radio sports network. First off, at 4:30pm the home opening game of the Pine City Dragons 2014 spring season will air on 1350AM WCMP. The Dragons are set to host the Hinckley-Finlayson Jaguars. Both teams enter with 0-2 records. The Jaguars swept Pine City in two one-run victories last season and have a six game win streak dating back to May of 2010 against Pine City. It’s Pine City vs Hinckley-Finlayson in boys baseball at 4:30pm on 1350AM with Jesse Logan.

[FINAL SCORE: Pine City 6 - 4 Hinckley/Finlayson]

The other game this afternoon is on SAM1057 at 4pm when the Grantsburg Pirates travel to Luck to face the Frederic/Luck Co-op. We had Grantsburg’s boys on SAM last night and watched as they defeated the Siren/Webster Co-op 7-3. Grantsburg has traditionally had a very strong program, and will look to run their record to 2-0 on the season after the win last night. Again, it’s Grantsburg at Frederic/Luck in boys baseball this afternoon at 4pm with Josh Miggler on SAM1057.

[FINAL SCORE: Grantsburg 6 - 5 Luck]

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 8:04 am


Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland visited with Jesse Logan on the Morning Show and talked about Severe Weather Awareness Week, distracted drivers and gave us his regular weekly report.

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HS Baseball: Siren/Webster Falls To Grantsburg 7-3

Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 7:20 pm

Pregame info: It’s finally here! Our first spring sports broadcast of the season is on SAM1057 this afternoon. The location of the non-conference matchup between the Siren/Webster co-op and the Grantsburg Pirates has changed, and will now be played in Grantsburg. Jesse Logan and Josh Miggler will call the action!

Dayton Declares Today “Go Wild Day”

Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 10:50 am

Governor Mark Dayton is calling on hockey fans across the state to rally behind the Minnesota Wild as the team returns to the Xcel Energy Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs.

Proclaiming Monday, April 21, “Go Wild! Day” in Minnesota, Governor Dayton is encouraging Minnesotans to show their support for the Wild by wearing the team colors throughout the day on Monday, and during all upcoming playoff days.

Twins Flush Royals Sunday in K.C.

Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 7:47 am


Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.
Corey Provus from the ballpark after Sunday’s win.

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The Twins are off today and open a series against the Rays Tuesday in Tampa on WCMP, Cool Country 100.9.

Cool Country Twins Notes
The Twins have claimed outfielder Sam Fuld off waivers from Oakland and designated outfielder Darin Mastroianni for assignment.
Twins infielder Jason Bartlett made the team out of Spring Training, but has opted to retire amid a rehab assignment, according to a report by the St Paul Pioneer Press.

Chisago County Commissioner Report With Mike Robinson

Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 12:43 pm

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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Twins Sweep The Blue Jays

Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 8:50 am

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 at 8:55 am

 
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 at 8:10 am

Nationwide Warrant Issued For Arrest Of Victor Barnard

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:59 am


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 at 8:23 am

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 at 12:08 pm

 

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 at 10:36 am

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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ECE Annual Meeting In Rush City This Saturday

Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 7:44 am


Join East Central Energy for the Cooperative’s 78th Annual Meeting this Saturday, April 12th at Rush City High School. It all begins with a complimentary “pancake breakfast” at 8am. Popular activities such as bingo and those “bucket truck” rides will return. The Business Meeting begins at 10:15am.
WCMP will broadcast live during the event Saturday morning.

Gainor On The Pioneer Report

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 8:42 am


Pine City Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by for this week’s Pioneer report. He gives us a preview of this week’s edition of the paper.

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Pine County Sheriff’s Report Replay

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 8:10 am

Sheriff Robin Cole was back on today to give the report. Sheriff Cole informed the public on a busy week for his office, and was also asked about his plans to run for Sheriff again this fall.

Minimum Wage Bill Hits Senate Floor, Expected To Reach Governor’s Desk

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 3:52 pm

Minnesota’s new $9.50 minimum wage bill is expected to reach a gubernatorial vote by the end of this week, that in a report from the Associated Press.

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 8:00 am


Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland made his weekly appearance on the Tuesday morning Sheriff’s report and updated our listeners on the latest developments in the county.

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Twins Fall to Oakland In Home Opener

Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 9:07 am


Scott Kazmir and the Oakland A’s spoiled the Twins home opener at Target Field Tuesday afternoon beating the Twins 8-3. The Twins are idle today before resuming their three game series Wednesday afternoon on WCMP-FM, 100.9.
Corey Provus wraps up all the action from Tuesdays Home Opener.

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