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Weather Related Community Announcements

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Posted in Top Stories.

Grantsburg Schools- afternoon and evening activites cancelled.

Hinckley/Finlayson Schools-no after school activities.

Henriette Community Church is cancelling all evening Bible Studies.

Cambridge/Isanti Schools-afternoon classes are cancelled.

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pine City-all education classes cancelled.

Christ The King Catholic Church in Cambridge-Stations of the Cross cancelled.

Saints Peter and PaulCatholic Church in Braham-Stations of the Cross cancelled.

First Lutheran Church in Hinckley-7pm Worship Service is cancelled.

Dog Attack at Webster Deer Farm Kills 10 Whitetails

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Posted in Local News.

Wisconsin wildlife officials say they are investigating a canine attack at a deer farm that killed 10 white tails in Webster, Wis. According to a USDA Wildlife Services report obtained by WDIO/Eyewitness News through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, nine buck fawns and one adult breed doe in a captive facility were killed Tuesday. [...]

Spring Snowstorm Arrives

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Posted in Local News.

Just when you thought we might have turned the corner on winter-like weather comes word of 9 to 14 inches of snow expected in east central Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. Forecasters expect the heaviest snow to fall between Duluth and Hinckley, Minn., and in the northwestern Wisconsin counties closest to Lake Superior. The National Weather [...]

Wild Face Avalanche Thursday Night In Play-Off Opener

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Posted in Local News, Sports.

It’s time for Stanley Cup Play-Off hockey for the Minnesota Wild as they face the Central Division Champion Colorado Avalanche Thursday night in game one of a best of seven play-off series. Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund likely will return to action for the playoffs after missing the last six games of the regular season. [...]

Twins Game Postponed

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Posted in Local News, Sports.

The Twins game Wednesday evening against the Blue Jays was postponed because of the weather. It will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader Thursday on WCMP-FM. Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat [...]

Nationwide Warrant Issued For Arrest Of Victor Barnard

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Posted in Top Stories.


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.

Former DNR Official Sentenced In Data Breach

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014Posted in Local News.

A former Department of Natural Resources official convicted of illegally accessing drivers’ license data on thousands of Minnesotans has been sentenced. According to WCCO, 49-year-old John A. Hunt of Woodbury was sentenced Monday to two years’ probation and must also pay a $1,000 fine. Investigators say 90 percent of the people whose privacy was violated [...]

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