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Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Looking back on 2014
Hulne announces retirement from Prescott Schools
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least 11 people injured after being struck by lighting after Packers' game in Tampa
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: No charges to be filed against former white Milwaukee police officer who shot a black man
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Protests at the Mall of America mar weekend shopping
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY HERALD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - Ellsworth's Michael Koch and Prescott's Olivia Rohl
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Vikings lose 37-35 on a blocked punt
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Packers clinch a playoff berth in 20-3 win over Tampa Bay
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bulaga now clearned to play for Packers vs. Bucs'
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Get Out! Deals
Petting-zoo causes outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Red Wing
RED WING - Two people contracted cryptosporidiosis and more than a dozen others got sick after attending a local petting zoo March 31, state health officials said. The Minnesota Department of Health issued an alert to health care providers Wednesday afternoon after laboratory tests...
news / health
April 22, 2012 - 12:26pm
April 12, 2012
Red Wing city council votes to regulate the possession of paraphernalia
RED WING - After tabling the issue last year, the Red Wing City Council took a step toward limiting drug paraphernalia in the city Monday night. The council voted 6-1 to introduce an ordinance suggested by Police Chief Tim Sletten regulating the possession, display and sale of drug...
April 12, 2012 - 9:21am
April 10, 2012
Red Wing man arrested twice within a two-hour period
RED WING - A Red Wing man was booked into Goodhue County Jail twice within two hours Sunday morning, the Red Wing Police Department reported. Nicolas Barry, 1308 Walter Ave., was first booked in on a fourth-degree DWI charge and a stop sign violation charge at 6:31 a.m. After he...
April 10, 2012 - 5:00pm
Red Wing girls hoops wins section title, heads to state again
ROCHESTER -- Red Wing girls head basketball coach Dave Muelken said senior Marisa Toivonen deserves a spot on the Minnesota All-State team but in the Section 1AAA title game Friday Toivonen let her performance do all the talking. Toivonen finished with 27 points, 13 rebounds and...
March 10, 2012 - 10:29am
Xcel plans safety upgrades at PI plant
RED WING - Almost exactly one year ago, a major earthquake and subsequent tsunamis caused major damage to one of Japan's nuclear plants. The...
March 10, 2012 - 10:26am
February 25, 2012
Goodhue County board ponders extension to mining moratorium
RED WING - Goodhue County staff is already predicting it might need an extension to the one-year moratorium approved last September to allow for research before anyone develops a frac sand mine here. The Mining Study Committee is studying the effects of a mine, but deciding whether...
February 25, 2012 - 8:32am
February 19, 2012
Xcel Energy cited for security problem at Prairie Island plant
RED WING - Xcel Energy was officially cited Thursday for a security issue at Prairie Island nuclear plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission...
February 19, 2012 - 1:18pm
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
Preview for local Tuesday caucuses
Citizens with an opinion to share will get their chance Tuesday night as Democrat, Green, Independence and Republican parties hold caucuses throughout Minnesota. Here are some of the topics expected to be prominent in Goodhue County and across the state this year: Republican Party Republicans...
news / politics
February 5, 2012 - 12:42pm
January 31, 2012
Red Wing Correctional Center part of statewide prison lockdown
RED WING - The Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing was on lockdown for more than 24 hours this week as authorities conducted a sweep targeting Native American gang members. Inmates in all state prisons throughout Minnesota were confined to their cells from 4 a.m. Tuesday to...
January 31, 2012 - 11:02am
January 29, 2012
Indications are for another typical barge season on Upper Mississippi
RED WING - As the next barge season begins to appear on the horizon, U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3 near Red Wing is expecting another regular season. Last...
news / business /
January 29, 2012 - 11:26am
January 15, 2012
Red Wing woman qualifies for Olympics
HOUSTON - Nichole Porath finished in 69th place after running the marathon in 2 hours, 44 minutes, 12 seconds Saturday at the Olympic trials...
January 15, 2012 - 10:35am
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