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Letter: Dig into community gardening
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January 16, 2013
Body found near Vermillion River in Hastings
A body was found along the Vermillion River in Hastings on Tuesday afternoon. The body was found near 10th and Progress streets by an outdoorsman...
January 16, 2013 - 4:30am
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
August 14, 2012
Prairie Island nuclear plant shuts down Unit 1; nearby tribal leader calls latest incident troublesome
RED WING, Minn. -- Prairie Island nuclear plant shut down Unit 1 after operators declared its two backup diesel generators inoperable Tuesday. Staff determined during routine testing that both generators had exhaust leaks, Xcel Energy media relations spokeswoman Mary Sandok confirmed....
August 14, 2012 - 7:21pm
August 4, 2012
Update: United Lutheran will hold services despite fire Saturday
United Lutheran Church will hold worship services Sunday despite an early morning fire Saturday, Pastor Steve Timm said. Red Wing Fire Department spent two hours fighting a fire that was reported at 3:30 a.m. They used foam to battle the blaze, which they contained to the church's...
August 4, 2012 - 1:41pm
July 24, 2012
Schaffhausen bound over in homicide case
A man accused in the murder of his three young daughters was bound over for trial in St. Croix County Circuit Court Tuesday morning. Judge Scott...
News/crime and courts
July 24, 2012 - 1:58pm
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...
News/crime and courts
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
July 10, 2012
SECOND UPDATE: Father booked on first degree counts of homicide in the deaths of his daughters
About two hours after he allegedly killed his three children at the home where he once lived, a former River Falls man turned himself in to police...
July 10, 2012 - 6:13pm
July 4, 2012
THIRD UPDATE: Searcher, dog find missing 5-year-old
PRESCOTT - Officials announced around 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, that five-year-old Scott Meyer was found near a bluff about a half mile from...
July 4, 2012 - 9:37am
June 15, 2012
Cannon Falls experiences flooding; bus ends up in ditch near Red Wing casino
As a result of torrential rains Thursday, Cannon Falls is slowly being covered with water. Local streets that have become submersed have been...
June 15, 2012 - 9:26am
May 7, 2012
Crash just north of Hastings bridge injures one person, whose truck rolled down embankment
A crash May 7 immediately north of the Hastings bridge injured at least one person and snarled traffic in both directions. Southbound traffic...
May 7, 2012 - 8:56am
April 25, 2012
Woman corrections guard found not guilty of sexual conduct with juvenile male inmates
Jurors acquitted former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard Suzanne Marie Walstrom on all counts this afternoon. The verdict came within a couple hours of attorneys giving their closing arguments. Walstrom, 39, Plum City, was accused of having sexual relationships,...
News/crime and courts
April 25, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 17, 2012
Northfield woman charged with 16 counts of animal cruelty
A 61-year-old Northfield woman, Dayna Kristine Bell, has been charged with 16 counts of felony animal cruelty in connection with the deaths of many puppies and dogs in her care in September 2011. Bell is the owner and operator of Bells Kennels in Sciota Township, Dakota County. On...
April 17, 2012 - 11:09am
March 7, 2012
Minnesota nuclear plant alert short-lived on Tuesday
An emergency alert declared Tuesday at the Prairie Island nuclear plant came just more than two months after a more serious one following a bleach spill. The plant declared a "notification of unusual event" at 6:24 Tuesday, and it was terminated by 11:36 a.m. The alert was triggered...
March 7, 2012 - 9:00am
March 6, 2012
'American Idol' journey is over - What's next for Reed Grimm?
Last week, local "American Idol" contestant Reed Grimm was voted off the show, but not until after some emotional peaks and valleys were experienced...
March 6, 2012 - 4:59pm
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm