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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
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Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
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EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
May 22, 2013
Baseball: Ellsworth sours Red Wing's regular season finale
Ellsworth was perfectly content spoiling Red Wing's final home game Tuesday night at the Red Wing Athletic Field. The seventh-ranked (Division...
May 22, 2013 - 12:17am
April 23, 2013
School delayed two hours
Area schools will start two hours late today due to snow and ice. The districts include: Minnesota Red Wing Cannon Falls Goodhue Hastings Kenyon-Wanamingo Wisconsin Baldwin-Woodville Ellsworth Glenwood City Hudson New Richmond Plum City Prescott River Falls Spring...
April 23, 2013 - 6:04am
March 8, 2013
Plane makes emergency landing
A plane unexpectedly landed at Red Wing Regional Airport after engine failure today. The three people on board, the pilot and two adult passengers, were safe. The cause of the failure is unknown. To determine what caused the engine to malfunction officially, "you have to...
March 8, 2013 - 2:49pm
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 29, 2012
Baseball: Wingers will face Owatonna Thursday
Top-seeded Red Wing will face Owatonna Thursday in Red Wing in the Final Four of the Section 1AAA tournament at 5 p.m. The fifth-seeded Huskies defeated fourth-seeded Rochester Mayo 7-3 Tuesday in Rochester. The Wingers and Owatonna met earlier in the season at the Owatonna Wood...
May 29, 2012 - 9:58pm
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 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
April 25, 2012
Woman corrections guard found not guilty of sexual conduct with juvenile male inmates
Jurors acquitted former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard Suzanne Marie Walstrom on all counts this afternoon. The verdict came within a couple hours of attorneys giving their closing arguments. Walstrom, 39, Plum City, was accused of having sexual relationships,...
crime and courts/News
April 25, 2012 - 2:40pm
February 8, 2012
Train reopens after track derailment
The area of track where a Canadian Pacific freight train derailed Sunday morning has been repaired and traffic has resumed. The line was opened...
February 8, 2012 - 9:16am
February 5, 2012
No injuries reported after train derails in Red Wing
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks...
February 5, 2012 - 2:53pm
January 14, 2012
Fire destroys Red Wing, Minn., home
Frozen hose nozzles and slippery conditions hampered firefighters' efforts Saturday as a Red Wing home was a total loss. Red Wing Fire Department sent three engines shortly after midnight to 407 Green St. Arriving within four minutes of the call, firefighters and paramedics found...
January 14, 2012 - 8:35am
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
UPDATE: Woman who died on Barn Bluff identified
One person died after falling on Barn Bluff Monday afternoon, the Red Wing Fire Department reported. Mavis Knudson, 75, of Edina, Minn., was hiking on the north trail coming back from the west overlook when she fell shortly before noon. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the...
September 5, 2011 - 4:34pm
May 25, 2010
Nuclear plant's Unit 2 shuts down unexpectedly
Operators at Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant today were investigating a turbine trip that caused an automatic shutdown of Unit 2 early this morning. The reactor was being returned to full power following completion of a refueling outage, which ended early Monday morning. The...
May 25, 2010 - 12:50pm
April 28, 2010
Shoe brings back 2nd shift
Red Wing Shoe Co.
April 28, 2010 - 9:00am