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September 26, 2016
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles
Two suspects were taken into custody Monday, Sept. 26, after a bizarre sequence of chases and vehicle crashes in Cannon Falls and Dakota County....
September 26, 2016 - 5:01pm
Chase, multiple crashes reported Monday in Cannon Falls
This story has been updated with details here.Cannon Falls Area Schools opted to go into a "soft lockdown" Monday as a precaution, Supt. Beth...
News/crime and courts
September 26, 2016 - 10:03am
September 17, 2016
Nursing home was neglectful in resident's choking death, state concludes
A Cannon Falls nursing center did not adequately supervise a resident who choked on a sandwich and died in November 2015, according to findings by the Minnesota Department of Health. The Gardens at Cannon Falls resident, who was on a puréed diet due to risk for aspiration, tried...
September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Input sought for Cannon Valley Trail plan
The public is invited to contribute to the update of the Cannon Valley Trail comprehensive plan at two open houses this month. It is the first...
September 17, 2016 - 6:00am
August 24, 2016
Canoeist rescued from Cannon River
A man was rescued from a canoe accident on the Cannon River on Monday. Richard Finklea, 52, Minneapolis, and Rendee Foster, 52, Hastings, were involved in the incident. The couple put their canoe in the Cannon River near the Cannon Falls Park shortly after 12 p.m. Minutes later,...
August 24, 2016 - 7:00am
August 18, 2016
Power outages throughout Cannon Falls, Randolph
Over 2000 Xcel Energy customers are without power in Cannon Falls and Randolph due to an equipment failure that occurred just before 12 p.m. Xcel Energy crews are on the scene, repairing and assessing damage. UPDATE: According to Xcel Energy officials, power was restored shortly after...
August 18, 2016 - 1:06pm
August 10, 2016
Highway 52 north of Cannon Falls will be closed Aug. 12-15
Highway 52 between Hampton and Cannon Falls will be closed and detoured from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, for road work, according the Dakota County Transportation Department. The closure will stretch from Highway 19 in Cannon Falls to Highway 50 in Hampton....
August 10, 2016 - 2:54pm
July 24, 2016
Vintage Band Festival features Cannon Falls, Red Wing stops
Vintage Band Festival 2016 will bring 30 bands performing 100 concerts over four days to Northfield, Minn., and nearby towns. One of those bands, Kentucky Baroque Trumpets, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday July 28 at First Lutheran Church, Red Wing. The community had this group in...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 22, 2016
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter, was declared brain dead Wednesday night at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Calderara’s heart and other...
July 22, 2016 - 9:03am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
July 1, 2016
Cannon Falls man charged with attempted murder
A Cannon Falls man was charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated attempted murder and two counts of second-degree premeditated attempted murder, according to a criminal complaint filed in Goodhue County District Court Wednesday. Lee David McNamara, 35, also was charged...
News/crime and courts
July 1, 2016 - 12:14pm
June 6, 2016
Red Wing police captain to talk at monthly TRIAD meeting
Red Wing Police Capt. Gordon Rohr will discuss changes in police work and technology Wednesday June 8 at the monthly meeting of the Cannon Falls Area Citizens and Law Enforcement Partnership — TRIAD. All are welcome to this free event that begins 10 a.m. at the Shepherd’s Center,...
June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
June 2, 2016
Baseball: Cannon Falls ousted from 1AA tourney by Dover-Eyota
For the second straight game, Cannon Falls could not get its offense going, and it cost the Bombers dearly in a 1-0, eight-inning loss to Dover-Eyota in the Sub-section 1AA West tournament. The Eagles, the No. 5 seed, moves on to face Chatfield, the No. 5 seed in the East, in the...
June 2, 2016 - 11:28am
May 26, 2016
Cannon Falls High School senior aims for drama, medicine, more
CANNON FALLS — Matt Breuer said his senior year has been full of milestones. There were proud moments, like taking first in the Great Speeches...
May 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
May 18, 2016
Highway 52 delays near Hampton scheduled for Friday
Motorists on Highway 52 near Hampton will see brief, intermittent traffic delays in each direction Friday May 20 when a helicopter pulls rope over the highway between two poles for the CapX2020 power line project. Work is expected to begin at approximately 10 a.m. on Highway 52 south...
May 18, 2016 - 1:50pm