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Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
Zumbrota man accused of first-degree criminal sex conduct
'The world is changing'
Wabasha native elected to represent river region
crime and courts
Wrestling: Pine Island pummels NRHEG
Wrestling: Lake City no match for top-ranked K-M
Girls Basketball: Pine Island opens with home victory
Boys Basketball: Rockets soar to season-opening win
Girls Hockey: Red Wing climbs back for Big Nine win
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
arts and entertainment
Public Notice - Special Meeting
Name Change - William R. Ramirez to William R. Noland
Public Notice - December 2016 BOA
David Warner, 61
Lillian V. Johnson, 97
Raymond Jonas, 97
Charlton "Buddy" Moses Wells, 58
Howard Albers, 82
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
Letter: If you can't get around it, take a driving class
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November 23, 2016
Packing for the Weekend ... for friends
CANNON FALLS — Thirty-one students take home a backpack of food every weekend in Cannon Falls so their families have something to eat...
November 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 14, 2016
Special thanks given to Vietnam War veterans
CANNON FALLS — In coordination with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, Shepherd's Center held the annual "Adventures...
November 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 5, 2016
Ballots contain a host of local races
With the nation's leader soon be decided, local county and city races also are underway. Goodhue County has two seats up for grabs with municipal races also nearing the end. Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Goodhue, Lake City, Kenyon, Wanamingo and Zumbrota all have contests. Citizens can...
November 5, 2016 - 11:17am
November 4, 2016
TRIAD will explore Court Watch program
Learn about the Court Watch program that three Minnesota counties offer. The organizer of the Olmsted County group, Darrel Hildebrant, will talk about the program at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, to TRIAD — Cannon Falls Area Citizens and Law Enforcement Partnership. TRIAD meets...
News/crime and courts
November 4, 2016 - 3:57pm
October 11, 2016
Charge filed in Dakota County burglary tied to chases that ended in Cannon Falls crashes
A Bloomington, Minn., man faces a felony burglary charge stemming from his alleged involvement in a Sept. 26 incident including stolen vehicles...
News/crime and courts
October 11, 2016 - 6:00am
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