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Softball: Bombers get by Tigers

Getting runs across every inning, Cannon Falls was able to put together enough for a 7-4 Hiawatha Valley League victory against Lake City on Monday. With six different players collecting ...
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The Red Wing Republican Eagle covers local sports in Goodhue County and surrounding areas. 

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NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes

An Ellsworth area EMT is facing three felony child sex charges after a sting operation conducted in Barron County uncovered communications between the EMT and a police officer he thought ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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Brown, Alkire on top in Lake City council primary

With four precincts out of four reporting at 10:41 p.m. Tuesday, Faye Brown and Amy Alkire are leading the pack in the primary election for Lake City City Council. According ...
Steve Gardiner

Steve Gardiner taught high school English and journalism for 38 years in Montana and Wyoming.  He started working at the Republican Eagle in May 2018.  He focuses on features and outdoor stories.  

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Kelly, Gielau lead in Goodhue County Sheriff race

Updated 11:05 p.m. Aug. 14, 2018 Marty Kelly and Paul Gielau pulled away from Josh Stehr in vote totals Tuesday evening in the Goodhue County Sheriff primary race, with nearly ...
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Stone; Ward 4

The most common comment I receive is, "Why would you want to get involved with that mess?" I had no simple answer until last night. I was invited to attend...

Motorcycle crash sends Ellsworth man to hospital

TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A single motorcycle crash in the early morning hours Tuesday in the town of Diamond Bluff sent an Ellsworth man to the hospital. According to ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely

Jen Theisen pauses in a hike through Cascade River State Park. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com1 / 4
Jen Theisen hikes a trail in Cascade River State Park in late July. Theisen occasionally suffers from exercise-induced vasculitis, commonly called hiker’s rash, a harmless but painful condition marked by lesions and spots on legs, swelling, and intense itching, stinging, pain, or burning. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com2 / 4
Jen Theisen soaks her legs during a recent hike on the Superior Hiking Trail. Dipping them in cold water seems to help her hiker’s rash. Medical authorities believe hiker’s rash occurs when temperature regulation mechanisms within leg muscles break down, leading to reduced blood flow. Photo courtesy of Jen Theisen3 / 4
A case of hiker’s rash on Jen Theisen’s lower right leg. Photo courtesy of Jen Theisen4 / 4
Jen Theisen was at the 10-mile mark of a 16-mile July hike at Afton State Park southeast of St. Paul when it happened. "My lower legs felt a little prickly," ...
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Your Primary Vote will Determine Red Wing's Future

Wards 1 and 2 City Council candidate George Hintz's letter (RE 08-08) illustrates that he doesn't understand the city's financial situation. Hintz's assertions about taxes and spending are misinformed....

Dean Hove, our safest choice

I encourage Wards 1 & 2 voters to re-read the Republican Eagle candidate answers before making your choice in the August 14th Primary. The differences are clear.

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National Night Out: A chance to build community

National Night Out was founded in 1984 with a grant from the National Crime Prevention Council and sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. National Night Out began simply...

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