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Kelly’s made county rounds to fairgrounds
Second Barron Co. flock stricken by bird flu, some exports suspended; taxpayers won't be funding Walker's travels; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Elmwood woman injured in mini van vs. dump truck crash
New high school site update given board
Shop proposal going to Martell residents
crime and courts
Baseball: Taranto, McGregor pace Ellsworth over Amery
PC falls to Mondovi in doubleheader
Softball: Ellsworth suffers first defeat
Seifert to play at Bemidji State
Pull! The inaugural season of the Claybreakers
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
A 10-truck salute
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
Saddling up for donkey hoops
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 4/29/15 Operating Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 5/6/15 Hearing - Rohl Permit (Nonmetallic Mining)
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 4/23/15 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/27/15 Special School Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: For Sale by Bid - Heavy Haul Equipment
Doris Grace (Leonard) (Hayner) Leik
Douglas Davis, 61
Debra Sue Diesing, 62
Caleb Brian Gustafson, 20
Beverly Ann Blakstad, 86
Warren Petryk column: Non-Fiscal Policy Items Removed from the Budget
Kathleen Vinehout column: Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Get Out! Deals
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 2) Panthers came out swinging and racked up 14 hits in a 9-3 victory, putting the 20th-ranked (Class 3A) Wingers on their heels from the...
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...
news / health
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 afternoon. Lise Sievers was returning from Africa and had connecting flights in Amsterdam and Detroit before officials quarantined her plane...
health / news
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...
news / accidents
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...
news / accidents
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...
news / accidents
September 5, 2011 - 4:34pm