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Pierce County Herald
Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
Churches’ new pastor’s got rural roots, world view
Facility projects update given to school board
Prescott Fire quickly contains mobile home blaze
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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June 26, 2012
BoDeans to play in Red Wing Saturday
RED WING - Red Wing's outdoor "living room" -- the Central Park Band Shell -- has been a cozy, comfortable place to listen to music and visit...
June 26, 2012 - 12:57pm
June 12, 2012
Federal court rules against NRC on waste storage at nuclear plants
RED WING - The United States Court of Appeals unanimously rejected Friday a decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to store radioactive waste at nuclear power plants for 60 years after they close. According to a previous version of the Waste Confidence Decision, waste would...
June 12, 2012 - 8:00am
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 27, 2012
Goodhue County deputies assist U.S. Marshals in making arrest of fugitive businessman
RED WING - A Duluth businessman who skipped town rather than show up for court a year and a half ago -- after allegedly spending almost $800,000 erroneously refunded to him by the Minnesota Department of Revenue -- was arrested at a Goodhue County campground Thursday night. Kevin...
May 27, 2012 - 10:58am
May 23, 2012
Red Wing man sentenced to jail after protest
MINNEAPOLIS - A Red Wing man will serve two days in jail after being found guilty of trespass for protesting at an arms and weapons manufacturer last year. David Louis Harris, 77, will report to the Adult Corrections Facility in Plymouth, Minn., July 26. Harris, along with 11 others,...
May 23, 2012 - 7:30am
May 19, 2012
Fugitive arrested after jumping off Eisenhower Bridge
RED WING - What started as a relatively routine traffic stop ended with a man being arrested after jumping in the river from the Eisenhower Bridge early Thursday morning. At 1:55 a.m., Red Wing police tried to stop Daniel Donno, 38, of Welch, on Highway 61 near Green Spring Road...
May 19, 2012 - 10:31am
County asks for public input on Highway 52 interchange idea
RED WING - The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Goodhue County Public Works Department have a stone in hand, and they're ready to kill two birds. While MnDOT aims to eliminate all access points along Highway 52, it is also working beside Goodhue County to reduce accidents...
May 19, 2012 - 10:18am
May 12, 2012
Man drives car straight off of Sorin's Bluff in Red Wing and survives
RED WING - A man drove his vehicle straight off Sorin's Bluff Friday evening and survived. The unidentified driver, who police said they don't...
May 12, 2012 - 10:07am
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
May 8, 2012
Mock emergency drill to be held at Prairie Island
RED WING -- This is only a test. That's the message from law enforcement as 25 agencies and 400 people take part in a mock drill today at the...
May 8, 2012 - 10:06am
April 28, 2012
Local Rivertowns nurseries see good sales, thanks to early spring
It may only be the beginning of the growing season, but a few area nursery owners are already reaping the fruits of their labor. An early spring - especially a very summer-like March - has made consumers eager to get out in the garden and stock up on plants, mulches and fertilizers....
news / outdoors
April 28, 2012 - 6:57am
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
Benefit for stroke victim at Red Wing Saturday
RED WING--Family and friends are planning a benefit for Sue Stewart, who suffered a severe stroke in September of 2011. The event will be held...
April 25, 2012 - 10:35am