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Ceremonial groundbreaking kicks off new Red Wing bridge
WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Hager City man acquitted in sex assault trial
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Prep softball: Spring Valley learning valuable lessons
DSC baseball: Cards win fourth straight title
WIAA D3 track: Balance giving EPC a chance
Where the buffalo roam
WIAA D3 baseball: Spring Valley moves on
Spring Valley Cardinals
Memorial roundup of events: Honoring those who served
The Busby brothers of River Falls
From Ghana to Plum City
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
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VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 6/5/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 2017-18 Liquor License Application - Big Dog Daddy's
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 2017 Board of Review/ Open Book
SUMMONS: Short Term Financial v. Michelle Savino; Case 17-SC-154
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 6/7/17 Meeting Agenda
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Rodney Timm, 82
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Rogjel M. Weber, 55
Gayle A. Korfhage, 76
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January 2, 2013
Afton church celebrates 150 years Jan. 13
The congregation of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Afton, Minn., is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2013. On Jan. 13, The Green Lake Bluegrass...
January 2, 2013 - 4:28pm
November 28, 2012
UPDATE: Authorities identify Hudson woman killed in Minnesota accident
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office has identified the Hudson woman who died in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon as Diane Walborau Barrette. The 66-year-old Barrette lived east of Hudson with her husband, Jeffrey. She was attempting to make a U-turn on Bunker Lake Boulevard at...
November 28, 2012 - 2:48pm
October 3, 2012
Minnesota ups ante on tax reciprocity
Deal unlikely for 2013 tax year It appears that 2014 is now the earliest that a tax reciprocity agreement between Wisconsin and Minnesota can...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
June 9, 2012
Mayo acquires Fairview Red Wing
Fairview Red Wing Health Services will become Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing as of July 1. Thursday's announcement ended months of speculation as the community awaited word on negotiations between Fairview Red Wing, Fairview Health System and Mayo Clinic. Officials signed...
June 9, 2012 - 6:00am
May 31, 2012
Flooding possible in Goodhue, Pierce counties
It may be a little late, but flood season still could hit the area this year. After a holiday weekend filled with heavy rains throughout Minnesota, a flood watch that includes Red Wing is in effect until further notice. Goodhue and Pierce counties are included in the watch. The...
May 31, 2012 - 2:49pm
May 9, 2012
City, county, state conduct nuclear plant emergency drill
Multiple organizations from Red Wing, Goodhue County and the state conducted a nuclear plant emergency drill Tuesday. It's something done every two years "as a way of updating processes and issues that may have developed," city emergency management director Roger Hand said after...
May 9, 2012 - 11:29am
April 28, 2012
Jury acquits former MCF-Red Wing guard
There was an audible sigh of relief from Suzanne Marie Walstrom's friends and family as five not guilty verdicts were read in Goodhue County...
April 28, 2012 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday...
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
February 8, 2012
Plant spokeswoman says radioactive water leaks at Minnesota's Prairie Island nuclear plant pose "no risk"
Nearly 4,000 gallons of water containing "small amounts" of tritium and "trace amounts" of other chemicals have been released by Prairie Island nuclear plant since November, plant spokeswoman Mary Sandok said Wednesday. The most recent leak, occurring when 27 gallons of water that...
February 8, 2012 - 11:52am
January 7, 2012
Lake City officer Schneider laid to rest Saturday
LAKE CITY - Lake City paid tribute to slain police officer Shawn Schneider Saturday as his family and 2,000 public safety officers from across...
News/crime and courts
January 7, 2012 - 6:48pm
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
December 19, 2011
Update 7:50 p.m.: Man accused in Lake City officer shooting believed dead
LAKE CITY -- Police believe a body found at 618 West Lyons Ave. Monday evening is that of the man who shot a Lake City police officer earlier...
News/crime and courts
December 19, 2011 - 11:10am
August 15, 2011
Obama enlists Minnesotans for political fight
The Democratic president, in what many called his first campaign swing of a re-election bid, urged the 500 people gathered in along the Cannon...
August 15, 2011 - 12:58pm
Minnesotans await Obama in Cannon Falls park
Residents of the first two states Obama plans to visit, Minnesota and Iowa, closely watched Republican presidential contenders in recent days...
August 15, 2011 - 11:53am