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August 23, 2013
Goodhue County princess runner-up for Princess Kay
Goodhue County Dairy Princess Rachael Rostad of Wanamingo was a runner-up for the Princess Kay of the Milky Way title at the coronation Wednesday. The crown went to MarJenna McWilliam of Winger, Minn. Goodhue County Dairy Princess Libby Mills of Lake City was among three of the...
August 23, 2013 - 1:07pm
Asian carp carcass found on near Winona
A dead silver carp — the kind that leaps from the water when disturbed — was found recently on a dam abutment just north of Winona, the furthest upstream a silver carp has been discovered in the Mississippi River, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources....
August 23, 2013 - 9:32am
August 22, 2013
Make the most of the Minnesota State Fair
It's almost time for the end-of-summer celebration that brings food on a stick, farm animals, rides and shows together in one place: the Minnesota State Fair. The Great Minnesota Get-Together kicks off tomorrow and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Here are some tips to keep in mind...
life / events
August 22, 2013 - 3:53pm
Special ed teacher seeks GOP nod for governor
HIBBING, Minn. -- Rob Farnsworth, a 35-year-old special education teacher from Hibbing, announced Wednesday that he will seek office as Minnesota's next governor. He said he intends to seek the GOP endorsement. This will be Farnsworth's second run for political office. In 2010, he...
news / politics
August 22, 2013 - 10:02am
August 21, 2013
Farm tax not part of September legislative session
ST. PAUL -- Republicans who essentially set the agenda for a special legislative session said Wednesday that it was more important to repay schools than to overturn a new tax affecting farmers. So a Sept. 9 Minnesota Legislature special session will only deal with funding disaster...
news / politics
August 21, 2013 - 4:02pm
DNR renovates popular fish exhibit at State Fair
One of the Minnesota State Fair's perennial favorites has gotten a major facelift that should make it even more popular with visitors. The indoor fish exhibit at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources building has been completely redone. Five new fish tanks will illustrate...
August 21, 2013 - 2:37pm
Farm tax cancellation not part of special legislative session
ST. PAUL -- Farmers will have to wait to see if legislators will overturn a new tax they pay. Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton this morning could not agree on doing any more in a special session than approving less than $5 million in disaster relief. Before today’s meeting,...
news / politics
August 21, 2013 - 11:49am
August 20, 2013
Ride the Great River Road
Red Wing is a popular stop and destination for motorcyclists, and it might be getting even busier soon. The Great River Road scenic route that runs through Red Wing is one of the paths highlighted on a new Explore Minnesota Tourism website called Highways, Byways and Back Roads specifically...
August 20, 2013 - 2:33pm
August 16, 2013
Leaders try to avoid special session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton talked for days about the need to hold a special session to help communities recover from late-June floods and storms, but Friday night decided to look at ways to provide money short of calling all 201 legislators back...
August 16, 2013 - 6:50pm
Lower property taxes? No guarantees
ST. PAUL -- The Dayton administration predicts Minnesotans' property tax bills will fall next year. Maybe so, maybe not.
news / politics
August 16, 2013 - 2:02pm
August 14, 2013
Investigators prepare to look into Vikings owners
The agency building a new Vikings football stadium has delayed signing paperwork with the team and hired investigators to look into finances of team owners after a New Jersey judge harshly criticized the owners.
news / region
August 14, 2013 - 10:27am
August 7, 2013
Injuries reported after bull gets loose at Dakota County Fair in Farmington
A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night. DISCLAIMER: The attached video does contain explicit...
news / accidents
August 7, 2013 - 9:31pm
August 6, 2013
Hundreds remember Willmar woman
The murder of a 79-year-old Willmar woman has reached far past the central Minnesota city and includes ties to Red Wing. Three Willmar teenagers were charged Friday with Lila Warwick's murder. They are Brok Nathaniel Junkermeier, 19, Devon James Jenkins, 16, and Robert Inocencio Warwick,...
August 6, 2013 - 5:17pm
August 2, 2013
Gay marriage debate not over
ST. PAUL -- More than 100 same-sex couples across Minnesota married soon after it became legal Thursday, setting off celebrations big and small, while others protested gay marriage and said the fight will continue. Two conservative groups announced hours after gay marriage became...
August 2, 2013 - 2:32pm
July 30, 2013
Cigarette tax affecting area business
It's been one month since Minnesota's new cigarette tax - which increased state taxes by $1.60 per pack - went into effect July 1. That brings the total Minnesota tax to $2.83 per pack. Now, the owner of Red Wing's only smoke shop is saying the tax's impact has "absolutely" been...
news / business
July 30, 2013 - 4:17pm