Washington House Fire

A house fire was reported just outside Washington over night. Washington and Union fire crews arrived at the home located on Diener road, off of Pottery road, at 2:35 a.m. after the home owner called 9-11. According to Washington Fire Chief Bill Halmich the fire took about 20 minutes to put out but fire crews stayed on the scene for about 3 hours. An investigation revealed the fire started at the rear of the home in a room containing a computer, gaming console and furniture. At this point officials believe it was an electrical fire. The home owner called 9-11 after returning from work and seeing the structure engulfed in smoke. No one was inside the home at the time and no injuries were reported.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 11 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 3 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.