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Pierce County Sheriff's Department, U.S. Marshals and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program recently conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders. On Aug. 9, deputies checked the addresses of 40 registered sex offenders in Pierce County. Two were found to be non-compliant and were quickly brought back into compliance. The Sex Offender Registry Program specialist will investigate and make recommendations to the district attorney as necessary.
Motorists on Highway 61 near the Red Wing Bridge will encounter flaggers after 6 p.m. Aug. 30 as crews replace a culvert under the road overnight, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation. The lane closure will take place overnight while the culvert is replaced and the road is repaved. The flaggers will be posted with temporary lighting for visibility to motorists. Work is expected to be completed by 6 a.m. Aug. 31. If weather is not conducive to work on Aug. 30, crews will return on Aug. 31 to do the work.
Duluth Trading Company has announced the opening of its new retail store on Main Street in Red Wing. The store will hold a grand opening celebration Saturday, July 15, according to a news release June 28. The store is located at 307 Main Street.
The Red Wing Solid Waste Campus sustained significant damage due to a fire Wednesday night, June 7, according to Red Wing Fire Department. The blaze was reported around 7:45 p.m. inside the facility. No injuries were reported.
STILLWATER, Minn. — It is around this time of year that Dr. William Manzel starts seeing a sizable increase in the number of patients with suspected Lyme disease. May and June typically mark the uptick in Lyme disease cases, since that's when the small nymph stage of the tick is prevalent. "You could stay inside all summer, but that's not really feasible," said Manzel, a family medicine doctor with Stillwater Medical Group. "I recommend covering up with pants and sleeves and wearing bug spray and repellent.
Prairie Island nuclear plant is one of the region's largest employers. Our team would like to invite you to learn a bit more about what we do and how we power our community at the open house we are hosting 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20.
ZUMBROTA — Wylie and the Wild West will play "cowboy music" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the State Theatre. Wylie Gustafson, a Montana native, is a singer/songwriter who says he lives the songs he writes. With three decades of writing, recording and performing under his belt, he has become what some critics call one of the few authentic voices of the West. His music has roots in a hearty dose of trail dust and horse hair.
Control and chaos. Order and impulse. The place where opposites collide is explored in "Wilderness," a new dance composition by Brian Brooks to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the Sheldon Theatre. An award-winning choreographer who has toured worldwide, Brooks is known for his ability to "shatter conventional notions of the human capacity for strength and endurance," according to Dance Magazine. "Wilderness" continues to challenge traditional limits. But it does more.
Winner of the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Children's Album, family hip-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at the Sheldon Theatre. Stage shows and albums by the Skidoo crew are described as "a cornucopia of creativity, mixing a wide spectrum of genres into multi-instrumental, musically sophisticated, lyrically intelligent house party classics." Secret Agent 23 Skidoo spent a decade touring the country with various hip-hop and funk acts, including Mos Def and Run DMC.
Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced Zenith Tech of Waukesha, Wis., as the apparent low bidder for the contract to replace Highway 63 Eisenhower bridge over the Mississippi River. Bids from prime contractors were opened Wednesday, March 9, with four companies submitting bids. MnDOT is the lead agency for the project in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the city of Red Wing.