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Farm market report for Oct. 17 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Lane closure on West Seventh Street
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Football: Mankato West pounds Red Wing, postseason next
Area Football Wrap: Goodhue wins at Southland, clinches No. 1 seed
Football: Lourdes overpowers Pine Island
Girls Swimming: Red Wing ends dual season with a loss
Cross-Country: K-M boys, Stewartville girls top the HVL
Celebrate Halloween at 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'
'Extraordinist' Karges brings magic to Sheldon stage
Elevating the arts in Red Wing
Virtual museum launched to honor Tuskegee Airmen
Wiemer and Tonder exhibit to open Oct. 20
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Red Wing RFB Waste Management Facility Demolition
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS, GOODHUE COUNTY, MN SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
MidFirst Bank v. Diane K. Williams, et al
PennyMac Loan Services v. Brian Forsell
Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas vs Kevin Bach
Lowell R. Payton
Thomas A. Bartlett
Earl Ludwig Anderson
Vivian M. Brage
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Letter: Change Makers aims to boost women leaders
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January 28, 2013
Former River Falls man faces incest charge
ELLSWORTH -- A former River Falls man was charged Jan. 14 in Pierce County Circuit Court with first-degree sexual assault of a child and incest, crimes allegedly committed in River Falls. Brian J. Dufrene, 47, formerly of River Falls and now of Oakdale, Minn., will make his first...
January 28, 2013 - 6:37pm
1-28-2013: Mistrial declared in rape case
A mistrial has been declared in the case of a 19-year-old Pine Island man accused of raping his ex-girlfriend. Joseph Daniel Carlson faced one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Closing arguments were heard late Wednesday...
January 28, 2013 - 6:36pm
January 19, 2013
1/19/2013: Suspect charged with first-degree attempted murder
A Wanamingo man was reportedly in stable condition Friday morning after being hit him in the head with a hammer earlier this week. Christie Yennie said that her son, 20-year-old Daniel David Yennie, had undergone a four-hour brain surgery and was still in a coma at St. Marys Hospital...
January 19, 2013 - 11:00am
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
January 14, 2013
Man arrested after alleged assault
A 26-year-old Pine Island man was arrested early Monday after allegedly assaulting a man in a Zumbrota trailer court, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Jonathan Lee Closner was booked into the Goodhue County Adult Detention Center on second-degree assault charges. Goodhue...
January 14, 2013 - 5:13pm
January 5, 2013
Predatory offender makes court appearance
A predatory offender who had registered as homeless in Red Wing appeared in Goodhue County Court Monday for a bail hearing after failing to check...
January 5, 2013 - 3:00pm
January 2, 2013
Texting and driving ban: Tough to enforce
In 2008, a law banning texting and driving went into effect in Minnesota. The statute makes it illegal to compose, read or send any electronic...
January 2, 2013 - 10:00am
December 27, 2012
Pierce County woman dies after jumping off Hudson bridge
HUDSON - A woman jumped from the east-bound side of the Hudson Bridge at approximately 8:30 a.m. and died at the scene. Authorities cleared the...
December 27, 2012 - 1:13pm
December 23, 2012
Hastings man faces porn charge
Justin Michael Pakonen of Hastings was charged this week with eight felony counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors. The charges were filed in Dakota County District Court. The 27-year-old defendant told Hastings police he was depressed and that viewing the images...
December 23, 2012 - 11:30am
December 22, 2012
Bomb squad responds to Red Wing
The St. Paul Police Department Bomb Squad came to Red Wing Friday morning after local officers found what appeared to be the makings of a pipe bomb in a residence, Red Wing Police Department reported. Red Wing officers -- assisted by the Southeast Minnesota Gang and Narcotics Task...
December 22, 2012 - 8:00am
December 15, 2012
Predatory offender arrested in Texas
A level three predatory offender who moved to Red Wing last month and officially registered as homeless was arrested in Houston, Texas this week, the Red Wing Police Department reported. Joseph Upsher, 58, was released from Minnesota Correctional Facility-Rush City Nov. 12 after...
December 15, 2012 - 11:00am
December 12, 2012
Goodhue man sentenced to jail for criminal sexual conduct
A Goodhue man was sentenced to 240 days in Goodhue County Jail Monday morning for molesting a girl who was 3 years old at the time. Armando...
December 12, 2012 - 5:00pm
December 6, 2012
Cops excited to interact with local children
This Saturday, 20 local police officers will respond to Walmart, 295 S. Tyler Road. Their call? Helping area children in need buy Christmas presents...
December 6, 2012 - 5:00pm
December 1, 2012
Metal thefts continue to be a problem
In late October, thieves broke into a gravel pit operated by Cemstone in Florence Township and cut 90 feet of wire out of the site's generator. "They take our electrical power cords for the copper," Cemstone Vice President Ken Kuhn said. It's not the first time the Northfield-based...
December 1, 2012 - 5:00pm