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Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Road weight limits in effect
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
PHOTO GALLERY: Ice fishing tourneys draw out anglers
MBC boys basketball: Benson's near triple-double paces Ellsworth
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
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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
February 17, 2015
Unit 1 back at full power at Prairie Island
RED WING - Unit-One is back to full power at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. The unit was down since January 26th, while a reactor-coolant...
February 17, 2015 - 9:40am
December 15, 2014
School offers support following student death
A Red Wing youth died this weekend of a gunshot wound that occurred while hunting in Maiden Rock, according to Pierce County authorities. The incident is under investigation. Logan Hinrichs attended eighth grade at Red Wing High School. Supt. Karsten Anderson sent out an alert...
December 15, 2014 - 4:10pm
December 12, 2014
Prairie Island Unit 1 shut down for repairs
RED WING -- Xcel Energy reports operators safely shut down Unit 1 at the Prairie Island Nuclear Plant in Red Wing to replace a reactor coolant...
December 12, 2014 - 9:44am
December 4, 2014
Cows caught wandering downtown
Red Wing police responded to a report of loose cattle around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Plum Street. Officers...
December 4, 2014 - 9:57am
October 12, 2014
Indie band headlines Caravan du Nord
By Ruth Nerhaugen, contributor In just five years, Johnny Solomon took Communist Daughter from bare roots in Prescott, Wisconsin, to the prestigious...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 12, 2014 - 8:00am
October 11, 2014
Prairie Island plant outage starts this week
RED WING - Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant's Unit 1 began a refueling outage Wednesday according to Xcel Energy. The unit ran non-stop for 644 days since its last refueling outage. “An outage-to-outage run like this places us among the most reliable in the industry,”...
October 11, 2014 - 7:46am
August 20, 2014
Locals talk rail safety specifics
Locals were ready with their ideas and concerns when Gov. Mark Dayton visited Red Wing Tuesday with state representatives and officials to talk...
August 20, 2014 - 9:00am
Milwaukee County sheriff's captain arrested for DWI in Red Wing
RED WING - A Milwaukee County sheriff's captain is on desk duty, after being arrested for driving drunk in Minnesota. Police in Red Wing stopped 41-year-old Catherine Trimboli early Sunday morning because her tail lights were off. Milwaukee sheriff's officials say Trimboli flashed...
News/crime and courts
August 20, 2014 - 7:39am