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Pole shed goes up in flames
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
Local auctioneer inducted into National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Dale D. Jensen, 80
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
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July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
April 20, 2016
Each memory has a soundtrack
ELLSWORTH -- Maybe it’s the scratch of the needle on the vinyl, or the brightly colored album jackets. Or could it be the records remind them...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 20, 2016 - 11:04am
March 25, 2016
Hudson man airlifted after Red Wing-area crash
A Hudson man was airlifted after an apparent alcohol-related crash Thursday in the Red Wing area. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the crash victim as 49-year-old Jonathon S. Norman. He was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries. Troopers reported that...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
March 17, 2016
Police say Christiansen missed curve, drove into water
HAGER CITY -- Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said Thursday morning that 23-year-old Marya Christiansen missed a curve in the road and drove...
March 17, 2016 - 2:47pm
UPDATE: Police confirm deceased missing woman found in submerged van
UPDATE 9 p.m. -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the body of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen was found in her submerged...
March 17, 2016 - 9:39am
March 16, 2016
Dive team called to Mississippi River back channel; Christiansen family clings to hopes
HAGER CITY -- Family members of Marya Christiansen clung to hopes Wednesday that the Hager City woman would be found, while authorities converged...
March 16, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 15, 2016
6 a.m. UPDATE -- Family seeks volunteers to search for missing Hager City woman
The family of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen is planning informational meetings today at the Red Wing American Legion (218 W. Fourth...
March 15, 2016 - 6:29am
February 24, 2016
Timeline revealed for Hwy. 63 bridge project
RED WING -- Work to replace the Highway 63 river bridge and approach roads is scheduled to begin in spring 2017 with construction of a temporary...
February 24, 2016 - 10:48am
February 17, 2016
What’s the next step for the Red Wing bridge project?
RED WING -- With design work on the new Highway 63 river bridge winding down, Minnesota and Wisconsin transportation departments are looking...
February 17, 2016 - 3:56pm
December 2, 2015
Suspect accused of stealing father’s funds
PIERCE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT -- Pierce County prosecutors filed charges last month against a Red Wing woman accused of stealing nearly $16,000 from her father. According to a criminal complaint filed in Pierce County Circuit Court, Patricia J. Arnold used her power of attorney role...
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2015 - 10:52am
August 12, 2015
WI’s newest license plate features Trenton Island image
Troy Hattemer enjoys the challenge of photographing birds in action. “That’s pretty much what I focus on,” the Red Wing man said....
August 12, 2015 - 12:44pm
July 20, 2015
Crews rescue victim on back channel bridge
A person was rescued Sunday night on the Mississippi River back channel bridge on Highway 63 in the town of Trenton. According to Red Wing police, firefighters responded to a mutual aid request from Pierce County authorities for person stranded under the bridge. Red Wing firefighters...
July 20, 2015 - 8:19am
July 7, 2015
Red Wing bridge project advances with EA, public open house
An Environmental Assessment (EA) document is now available and a public open house has been scheduled as the project to build new bridges across...
July 7, 2015 - 2:53pm
March 6, 2015
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
UPDATE - Officials at the Prairie Island nuclear generating plant near Red Wing have terminated a Notification of Unusual Event. The declaration was terminated today at 12:18 a.m. after plant officials were able to safely enter containment and make visual confirmation there was no...
March 6, 2015 - 8:01am
March 5, 2015
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
UPDATE -- Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant Unit 2 remains shut down and stable, as workers continue to investigate what appears to be a false fire alarm, according to a press release sent out at 2 p.m. While there are no direct indications of an actual fire, operators had...
March 5, 2015 - 3:05pm