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February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
February 22, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Former Red Wing senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group; Mall of America seeks chronicler for 25th anniversary
ST. PAUL—Fresh off a five-year career at the Minnesota State Capitol, former Sen. Matt Schmit will take the lead of a new project with advocacy and policy research group Growth and Justice. The group aims to develop policies that stimulate economic prosperity throughout the...
February 22, 2017 - 9:59am
December 21, 2016
Suspects sought in Pierce County, Red Wing, Woodbury incidents
Wisconsin authorities put out an alert Wednesday for suspects in a credit card scam that allegedly involves Walmart stores from Woodbury to Red...
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December 21, 2016 - 10:42am
August 4, 2016
Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District
Four Republicans hope to succeed longtime GOP Congressman John Kline, but first they need to get through the Aug. 9 primary and then take on...
August 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
March 17, 2016
Police say Christiansen missed curve, drove into water
HAGER CITY -- Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said Thursday morning that 23-year-old Marya Christiansen missed a curve in the road and drove...
March 17, 2016 - 2:47pm
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
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...
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,...
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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...
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...
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...
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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