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April 16, 2013
Jury doesn't buy Schaffhausen insanity defense
It took a jury a little over three hours to reach a verdict in the case of Aaron Schaffhausen, the father who admitted he killed his three young...
April 16, 2013 - 7:47pm
Baby's body found at Red Wing laundry
A dead infant was found in hospital linens that had been delivered to Crothall Laundry Tuesday morning, Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman confirmed Tuesday evening. "We're calling it a death investigation at this time," he said. Authorities were alerted at 12:29 p.m. and went...
April 16, 2013 - 7:10pm
March 30, 2013
Fire destroys Wanamingo home Saturday
Fire destroyed a Wanamingo home today, the American Red Cross reported at 6 p.m. The American Red Cross said it is assisting the three victims. Details of the blaze are not yet available. This the third destructive house fire in Goodhue County in eight days, and the agency has...
March 30, 2013 - 9:21pm
March 28, 2013
Flames engulf Burnside home
Red Wing firefighters responded this morning to a home on fire at 6170 Bunch Road in Burnside. None of the home's occupants were hurt, according...
March 28, 2013 - 9:54am
March 1, 2013
Attorneys spar over Schaffhausen motions
The defense and prosecution waded through a litany of motions in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder case in St. Croix County Circuit Court Friday...
March 1, 2013 - 2:42pm
February 23, 2013
Egan will leave mayoral post
Mayor Dennis Egan will resign by April 1. He made his decision public today, 12 days after the Red Wing City Council voted to have an independent...
February 23, 2013 - 8:40am
January 16, 2013
1/16/2013: UPDATE: Goodhue County man faces first-degree attempted murder charges
A 26-year-old Goodhue County man is accused of attempting to kill his wife's coworker with a hammer early Monday morning. Jonathan Lee Closner entered his wife's residence at 106 E. Jefferson Drive in Zumbrota and hit Daniel David Yennie, 20, in the head twice, according to a complaint...
January 16, 2013 - 9:14am
Goodhue County man faces first-degree attempted murder charges
A 26-year-old Pine Island man is accused of attempting to kill his ex-wife's coworker with a hammer. Goodhue County authorities allege that Jonathan Lee Closner assaulted the 20-year-old man at the Ponderosa Trailer Park in Zumbrota. The victim's name was not been immediately released. Goodhue...
January 16, 2013 - 9:08am
November 8, 2012
11/8/2012: One person dies in crash near New Trier
One person was killed in a car crash on Highway 50 near New Trier at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. New Trier is located just south of Hastings. The Minnesota state patrol said that 27-year-old Dennis Underwood of Cannon Falls died after being ejected from the vehicle. A 26-year-old...
November 8, 2012 - 3:54pm
UPDATE: Two missing MCF-RW inmates found
The Minnesota Department of Corrections confirmed just after noon today that the two male juvenile inmates who were missing from Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing have been apprehended. Red Wing Police Capt. Darold Glander said they received a call reporting suspicious people...
October 8, 2012 - 11:25am
September 10, 2012
Hastings bridge closure changes: It is now expected to close sometime next week
There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge closure, which had been scheduled for this week. It looks as though the bridge...
September 10, 2012 - 2:50pm
September 5, 2012
Another change of plans with Hastings bridge - no closures planned for this weekend
There has been a change of plans with the upcoming move of the main span for the new Hastings bridge. That change means there will be no closure of the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings this weekend. Here is the revised schedule for the project: Early Friday morning, Sept. 7, crews...
September 5, 2012 - 7:57am
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
April 14, 2012
Update: Jury acquits UWRF prof Barnett in sex assault case
In a verdict reached Saturday morning, a St. Croix County jury acquitted UW-River Falls professor Thomas William Barnett of sexually assaulting...
April 14, 2012 - 11:27am
March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012: American Idol -- Reed Grimm's journey comes to a painful end
In Thursday's American Idol elimination night, the audiences in Los Angeles and at Junior's Bar and Grill in River Falls were taken on an emotional...
March 1, 2012 - 10:28pm