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Girls' Basketball: Red Wing improves win streak to 15

The wins just keep on coming for the first-ranked Red Wing girls’ basketball team. The Wingers won its 15th consecutive game with a 72-39 victory over Austin on Thursday. Midway through the first half, the Wingers got hot offensively. Seemingly every possession, the Wingers were able to patiently wa


Siblings allegedly beat and shot family dog in central Minnesota

STAPLES, Minn. — A brother and sister are accused of beating and shooting their family's dog at a campground in Wadena County in central Minnesota over the weekend. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, consulting with the Humane Society, has been investigating the incident.


NWS Issues Blizzard Warning for Southwest Minnesota

UNDATED -- The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for areas in Southwest Minnesota, including Kandiyohi and Meeker counties. It will be in effect from midnight Saturday night until 6:00 p.m. Sunday.


Pierce County Sheriff's Office report: Extensive search conducted after suspicious activity report

Extensive search conducted after suspicious activity report. A suspicious person was reported at 2:35 a.m. Feb. 3 at a home on 150th Avenue in Hager City. The caller said the person was asking for a ride to a disabled vehicle. Deputies conducted an extensive check and found neither the suspect nor a


Goodhue County Public Works to get new roof

The Goodhue County Board decided to reroof the Public Works building on Pioneer Road in Red Wing. This project was delayed for a couple of years but was budgeted for in the 2019 capital plan.


Winter storm watch expands across southern Minnesota: Blowing snow west, heavy snow and wind to the southeast

The first impacts of a powerful winter storm that'll affect Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin this weekend will be felt late Friday, before the strongest part of the storm arrives Saturday night through Sunday morning.


Update: Woodbury ensemble at First Presbyterian Church is postponed

Update Feb. 22, 2019: The Woodbury Chorus & Orchestra has had to cancel its return visit to Red Wing planned for Sunday, Feb. 24, at First Presbyterian Church. Red Wing Area Food Shelf, which was to be the beneficiary, said the concert will be rescheduled for later this year.


Her husband was not convicted of drugging and raping her — because it is still legal in Minnesota

Jenny Teeson learned that she had been drugged and raped more than a year after the assault took place, when she found videos of it on her computer. She watched in horror as a man forcibly penetrated her motionless body with a sex toy while her toddler son lay sleeping nearby — all documented in a v


City Council passes 3 resolutions focused on environmental issues

The city of Red Wing has made decisions in the recent years touted as ways to protect and help the environment: an electric vehicle charging station was installed, garbage is burned for energy, solar panels have been installed on buildings.


Goodhue County solar boom continues

RED WING — Four solar projects approved, and four more are on the way. The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved four separate, 1 megawatt utility-scale solar arrays by unanimous votes. However, while the commissioners all voted for the four projects, the county has some question


Twin Cities concerts of the week: Ella Mai, Big Turn Fest, Buddy Guy with Mavis Staples, Beirut

Big Turn Festival: Modeled after the decade-old Mid West Music Fest downriver in Winona and LaCrosse in late spring, Big Turn takes over historic downtown Red Wing for a weekend, presenting Minnesota rock, hip-hop and folk acts at venues ranging from an Elk’s Lodge to an Episcopal church (variety is


Minnesota dog that made national headlines dies at the age of 13

CORMORANT VILLAGE, MINN.- – Duke the dog, who made national news for being elected ceremonial mayor of Cormorant Village in Becker County, Minnesota has died. A post on Facebook by Karen Nelson, his “adopted” mother, says Duke “went to doggie heaven Thursday and will be, “greatly missed.” Duke, a Gr


Minnesota Weather: Two Rounds Of Snow This Weekend, Blizzard Conditions Possible Saturday Night

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two rounds of snow are tracking toward Minnesota this weekend, and the second could bring blizzard conditions to southern Minnesota along with another serving of significant snow.


‘I Don’t Have Any Other Home’: Thousands Of Minnesota Liberians Fear Deportation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Thousands of Liberians living in Minnesota hope they can convince the government to let them stay in the country. A program that grants Liberian immigrants temporary protected status expires at the end of March.


The 8 Most Common Uses of “Ope” in Minnesota

If Minnesota had to be defined by one word, it wouldn't be "lakes" or "nice", it would be "Ope". It's that little noise that slips out of our mouths when we don't formulate words fast enough. It's most commonly followed by a short sentence. Here are the most common uses of "Ope" in the Minnesota lan


Amish Man Takes Buggy-Skiing Joyride in Minnesota

An Iowa woman visiting near Harmony, Minnesota captured a video of how one Amish man had some engine-free fun after the recent snowfall. Maybe it's the Hollywood portrayals of the Amish that make some people think that those folks have no sense of fun--but some recently captured video proves that yo


Featherstone Township: Annual Election and Meeting 03/09/19

ANNUAL TOWNSHIP ELECTION AND MEETING FEATHERSTONE TOWNSHIP:. The citizens of the township of Featherstone in the County of Goodhue and the State of Minnesota, who are qualified to vote at the general election, are hereby notified that the Annual Township Meeting and Election will be held at the Town


School Board: Hastings to make up for snow days

Hastings Public Schools will bring back a full day for classes after a rash of cancelled days since late January. The School Board voted Wednesday to hold classes April 22, which had been a holiday for Easter Monday, and turn May 10 — an early release day — into a full day. The district cancelled cl


Man Severely Injured In Hampton House Explosion Dies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man who was severely injured in a Hampton house explosion earlier this month has died, according to Bakken-Young Funeral Home. First responders say he was wandering the scene with severe burns over much of his body, searching for his wife, who was killed in the Feb. 5 explosio


Rochester woman injured in snowmobile crash

ORONOCO — A Rochester woman was injured in a snowmobile crash early Thursday. The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office was called around 1:15 a.m. to the Fisherman's Inn for a report of a woman that had been injured while snowmobiling on Lake Zumbro, according to Capt. Scott Behrns.