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School District 833 seeks flexibility, freedom at Legislature
Apparent wage ‘discrepancies’ discovered in Newport
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
Cottage Grove police brief: Laser light bothers State Patrol helicopter
crime and courts
Park Diving: Germscheid claims Park's six dive record
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Girls Basketball: Park beats East Ridge by five, again
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
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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
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
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
UPDATE: Woman who died on Barn Bluff identified
One person died after falling on Barn Bluff Monday afternoon, the Red Wing Fire Department reported. Mavis Knudson, 75, of Edina, Minn., was hiking on the north trail coming back from the west overlook when she fell shortly before noon. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the...
news / accidents
September 5, 2011 - 4:34pm
February 25, 2010
Mother: Former Red Wing teen 'brainwashed' by professed vampire
Friends and family of a former Red Wing teen became fearful after she allegedly ran off with Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey, the self-proclaimed vampire who in 2006 ran for Minnesota governor. "He's completely brainwashed her," said Jillian Moen, mother of 16-year-old Paige Brewer. Moen...
February 25, 2010 - 2:34pm
February 17, 2010
Police investigate romance between former Red Wing teen, 45-year-old 'vampire'
RED WING, Minn. - The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children issued an alert Tuesday after a former Red Wing teen ran away with Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey, the self-proclaimed vampire who in 2006 ran for Minnesota governor. The center's "endangered runaway" alert followed...
crime and courts / news
February 17, 2010 - 9:10am
February 12, 2010
Officials say some unsafe older drivers remain behind the wheel when they shouldn't
ED WING, Minn. - Jean Meyer knew it was time. The Red Wing, Minn., resident said she felt uncomfortable and unsteady getting in and out of her car. She feared she would fall and nobody would be there to help her. So the 82-year-old decided she would stop driving. "I don't feel...
February 12, 2010 - 8:54am
December 11, 2009
Accused poacher pleads not guilty
Troy Alan Reinke, the Cannon Falls man accused of poaching a trophy Goodhue County buck, entered a not guilty plea Thursday during his first court appearance in the case. Reinke was charged last month with 13 poaching-related counts. Authorities claim he shot a world-class buck and...
December 11, 2009 - 9:33am
November 25, 2009
Red Wing officials seek laws allowing interstate inmate housing
Goodhue County Sheriff Dean Albers wants more jail inmates. Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove has too many prisoners and nowhere close to house them. The sheriffs - whose jails are 15 minutes apart - say they would love to help each other out, but want legislation so housing inmates...
November 25, 2009 - 8:06am
July 29, 2009
Big boot comes home to Red Wing
The world's biggest boot celebrated its homecoming Tuesday morning in a parade through downtown Red Wing. Locals and members of the media lined...
July 29, 2009 - 8:23am
July 23, 2009
An adventure runs through it
Ryan Jeanes doesn't consider himself an outdoorsman. Not even after spending more than a month kayaking down the Mississippi River. But the...
July 23, 2009 - 8:30am
July 22, 2009
Man pulled from bluff
July 22, 2009 - 8:21am