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A Hager City man was airlifted Thursday, Sept. 7, after a semi struck the Air Force Reserve bus in which he was riding. Bob Preskorn was conscious when he was flown from the scene near Monticello, Minn. He was among 13 people en route to a training site near Fargo, N.D. when the semi apparently rearended the bus shortly before noon on Interstate 94, according to the 934th Airlift Wing in Minneapolis. Six people aboard the bus were hurt; Preskorn was the sole person airlifted, the State Patrol's initial report said.
STOCKHOLM, Wis. — Village Park offered plenty of seats for the thousands who descended upon this small community Saturday, July 15. If you picked the right one, you got a history lesson with Stockholm Art Fair's music, munchies and merchandise.
City of Red Wing started working on a water main break Thursday evening on the Red Wing side of the Eisenhower Bridge crossing into Wisconsin. "Traffic is currently open, however it’s being directed to the outside lanes of Highway 63 as the leak is on the centerline," Administrative Services Director Laura Blair said in a news statement at approximately 7:30 p.m. Motorists are urged drive with extreme caution and slowdown in this area. Repairs will begin at 6 a.m. Friday, June 30, Blair said.
Barking by the family dog alerted residents at 1922 Burton St. to a fire shortly before 2 a.m. today, May 6. All escaped without injury, Red Wing Fire Chief Shannon Draper reported. Firefighters reached the home within five minutes of the 1:56 a.m. call that an attached garage was burning. The garage was found engulfed and the blaze extending into the house and attic space. Firefighters immediately started an aggressive interior attack, according to Draper. They took approximately two hours to extinguish the fire.
Russ Feingold waited six years in the wings, hoping to unseat the man who handed him a decisive loss. On Tuesday, Wisconsin voters declined to return Feingold to the U.S...
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold won the opportunity Tuesday for a rematch with GOP incumbent Ron Johnson. Pundits called the primary election race shortly after 8:30 p.m., giving Feingold the...
Troy Hattemer enjoys the challenge of photographing birds in action. “That’s pretty much what I focus on,” the Red Wing man said. He advises fellow amateurs to remember getting that...
Find local ties throughout the Minnesota State fair, which runs through Sept. 1.
Bacteria-tainted water from Hay and Wells creeks entering the Mississippi River is polluting Lake Pepin, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Friday.
Bacteria-tainted water from Hay and Wells creeks entering the Mississippi River is polluting Lake Pepin, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Friday. In addition to the two streams popular with local trout anglers, Bullard, Gilbert and Miller creeks also violate the state standard for bacteria levels. Otherwise, Lake Pepin tributaries between Red Wing and Lake City are in good shape.