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Tax Deadline Approaches

Monday, April 14th, 2014Posted in Local News.

If you haven’t filed your 2013 income tax return yet, you have about a day to do so and get it in the mail or file paperwork for an extension to meet the April 15 deadline. But officials said the chances of getting audited are the lowest in years. WCCO reports that budget cuts and [...]

Gopher Hockey Loses NCAA Championship Game, 19 Arrested In Saturday Riots

Sunday, April 13th, 2014Posted in Local News.

The University of Minnesota Men’s Hockey team lost to Union College on Saturday 7-4 in the NCAA men’s championship hockey game. Despite a warning from University police, riots ensued on-campus after the loss. According to the AP, the Gophers played a fast-paced game against the Dutchmen of Union, a private college located in Schenectady, New [...]

Minn. DNR Begins Declaration Of “Ice Free” Lakes

Sunday, April 13th, 2014Posted in Local News.

Six different lakes in southern Minnesota are among the first to be declared “ice free” by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this spring. The lakes, found in Martin and Murray counties, have seen enough melted ice to receive the “ice out” label, which is described as being 100% rid of frozen water. The first [...]

Brewer Scores 51, Ties Franchise Record In Timberwolves Win Over Rockets

Saturday, April 12th, 2014Posted in Local News.

The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Houston Rockets 112-110 on Friday night at Target Center, but the main spectacle was how the team scored nearly half of its points through forward Cory Brewer. According to the AP, Brewer shattered his previous career-high of 29 points, scoring 51 against the Rockets on Friday. Sixteen of Brewer’s nineteen [...]

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

Saturday, April 12th, 2014Posted in Local News, Top Stories.

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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Gov. Walker Calls For Additional UW Tuition Freeze

Saturday, April 12th, 2014Posted in Local News.

Gov. Scott Walker is calling for a two-year tuition freeze at the University of Wisconsin systems, according to the AP. The report states Walker, who is running for re-election this year, cast the tuition freeze on Friday to trim down an alleged $1 Billion surplus on the UW-system. It’s not the first time Walker has [...]

Tax Collections Come In Lower Than Projected

Friday, April 11th, 2014Posted in Local News.

Minnesota’s tax collectors took in slightly less than they were counting on in February and March, but finance officials aren’t sounding alarms. The state drew $67 million, or 2.5 percent, less than forecasters were predicting. A budget update released Thursday by the Department of Minnesota Management and Budget says the shortage had to do with [...]

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