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Man caught in Cannon Falls after Dakota County burglary pleads guilty
River navigation closing for the season
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Red Wing photographer wins Dells contest
Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
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Boys Basketball: Solid start not enough for Wingers in opener
Girls Basketball: Belle Plaine upends Cannon Falls
Girls Basketball: Goodhue tops Z-M
Girls Basketball: Wingers tripped up by Northfield
Boys Basketball: Lake City begins season with a victory
Red Wing Singers ring in Christmas
First Yuletide Villagefest attracts audience from around the globe
Mazeppa soup luncheon is Dec. 10
Applications welcomed for Miss Teen Goodhue County
Free concert features critically-acclaimed jazz ensemble
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Public Notice - Special Meeting
Name Change - William R. Ramirez to William R. Noland
Public Notice - December 2016 BOA
Katharine "Kay" Vogel, 93
David Warner, 61
Frances E. Swanson, 90
Gloria R. 'Gina' Mensing, 63
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
Column: Charitable donations enrich giving season
Letter: Obama's family also exemplify service
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
Editorial: Protect a K9 who helps protect us
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November 24, 2016
'Screenagers' discusses screentime effect on kids
How much screen time is too much? What happens to brain development when we spend too much time online? "Screenagers," A new documentary showing...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 3, 2016
Health Briefs: Ellsworth hosts immunization clinic
Pierce County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Pierce County Office Building, 412 W. Kinne...
November 3, 2016 - 5:00am
October 25, 2016
Reps want residents to sound off about health insurance woes
American Legion Post 54, 218 W. Fourth St, will host a town hall-style meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, for area residents to share their experiences with MNsure and rising health insurance premiums. State Reps. Matt Dean, chair of the House Health & Human Services Finance Committee,...
October 25, 2016 - 5:17pm
September 23, 2016
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
Pam Fontem of Red Wing joined a team of volunteers with American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network on a trip to Washington, D.C., Sept. 11-14...
September 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
September 22, 2016
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
A University of Minnesota study is assessing the benefits of yoga for people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Researchers at the U of M's...
September 22, 2016 - 3:45pm
September 16, 2016
Local orgs take steps to curb obesity
Obesity refers to an excess amount of body fat. This excess weight may come from areas in the body such as muscle, bone, fat and water. There...
September 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 9, 2016
Villagers have been cooperating 10 years
Village Cooperative of Red Wing is celebrating 10 years since it opened. By commemorating a decade in September, Denise State, member services manager, discussed how the building got started and how a cooperative works. “It’s senior living for 55 and older. They’re considered...
September 9, 2016 - 7:00am
CDC: Minnesota a top state for breastfeeding
Minnesota ranks among the top breastfeeding states in the country with more mothers choosing to breastfeed and breastfeed longer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The rate of beginning, or initiating, breastfeeding in Minnesota rose to 90 percent in 2013 — a...
September 9, 2016 - 6:00am
September 4, 2016
Friends use CPR to save Red Wing man’s life
Baiting a hook and casting a line are second nature to Elmer Diercks. A fishing trip with family and friends in the summer of 1965 started an...
September 4, 2016 - 6:00am
August 26, 2016
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
Despite some criticism of bike helmets for not being protective enough, they do cut the risk of severe traumatic brain injury by half when riders suffer a head injury, a U.S. study suggests. Riders with helmets were also less likely to die from their injuries, and less likely to break...
August 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 19, 2016
Answered: Common questions about vaccines, safety
By Vicki Iocco Goodhue County Health & Human Services With school starting and flu season soon to follow, it’s a good time to think about how lucky we are to live in a time and place where there are vaccines. Vaccines are among the most important accomplishments in medicine...
August 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 18, 2016
Blood shortage prompts calls for life-saving donations
As a national blood bank, the American Red Cross requires 14,000 units of blood donations from donors across the nation each day to meet patient...
August 18, 2016 - 5:16pm
August 10, 2016
West Nile virus confirmed in Pierce County bird
PIERCE COUNTY -- The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Pierce County on July 29 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus...
August 10, 2016 - 4:40pm
August 9, 2016
Mother of slain River Falls girls to speak at trauma workshop
As Jessica Peterson raced home to River Falls in July 2012, fearful her ex-husband had just killed their three young daughters, her first interaction...
August 9, 2016 - 4:53pm
August 7, 2016
HSGC combats overpopulation with cat sale
Each spring, staff at the Humane Society of Goodhue County expect an influx of kittens that stretches into the fall before the cold weather hits....
August 7, 2016 - 7:30am