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Focused on Hwy. 52
Business Notebook: Hanisch wins decorating competition
Speech team takes second
Farm market report for Feb. 26 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Wrestling: Fitterer brings a title to Cannon Falls, and Randolph
Girls Basketball: PEM overpowers Lake City in 1AA-East semis
Wrestling: Siewert rises to the top
Boys Basketball: Wildcats wrap up 1A-West title
Boys Basketball: Red Wing dominates Winona, returns to 1AAA title game
Bring on the modern blues and jazz
Raye back with ‘Belting Babes’
Brave New Girls is March 26
Community celebration to support March of Dimes
Citizens' Climate Lobby planning gathering
arts and entertainment
Registration of Land Case Type: Other Civil Torrens
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Probate Michael James Childs, Sr.
Mary L. Mark, 88
Vern R. Lagerquist, 82
Elaine Berg, 78
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Letter: Call it what it is, a garbage burner
Letter: Red Wing cuts teachers: No and oh, no
Editorial: Fire calls
Letter: Arts play major role in academic success
Column: County works to meet the challenges ahead
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June 8, 2013
Ause to lead nature walk Local bird enthusiast and former Red Wing Environmental Learning Center Director Bruce Ause will lead a nature walk through Frontenac State Park Thursday June 13 at 9 a.m. The walk will feature various birds and flora. Participants should bring binoculars...
June 8, 2013 - 8:00am
May 27, 2013
Clean feeders, healthy birds
Birds sing for their supper in many a neighborhood. People put out feeders to attract song birds that provide visual enjoyment and eat some bugs, too. Those feeders, however, pose a health risk because moldy birdseed and dirty feeders can make birds sick. "Generally speaking, the...
May 27, 2013 - 4:00pm
May 18, 2013
Asian carp taken at Sartell
An angler bowfishing on the Mississippi River north of Sartell last week shot a 25-pound grass carp, an exotic species that previously has been found only much further south in Minnesota, including lower portions of the Mississippi, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because...
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
Audubon will present atlas update Tuesday
Bonnie Sample from the Minnesota Audubon office will present information about the Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas at the Hiawatha Valley Audubon chapter meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday May 2 at the Izaak Walton League clubhouse. The atlas is a compilation of observations of all species...
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
Hike explores Thoreau's 1861 visit to Red Wing
Red Wing writer Dan Dietrich will share what he has learned about celebrated author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau during a free, public program May 25. "A Walk with Thoreau" will start at 9 a.m. in the historic barn at the Anderson Center.
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
May 16, 2013
Take this job and shovel it: Conservation group asks for volunteers to help plant trees west of town Saturday
Local conservation group the Zumbro Valley Gobblers will begin planting trees in the Collischan Bottoms on Red Wing's west side near the Cannon Valley Trail Saturday, and volunteers are needed. The Gobblers are looking for volunteers to help plant 650 swamp white oaks as part of...
May 16, 2013 - 3:01pm
May 11, 2013
Bike route stretches 700 miles
The Mississippi River Trail officially runs the entire length of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. The trail -- also known as U.S. Bicycle Route 45 -- received national recognition when federal officials Friday announced approval of the connecting route through the Twin Cities. The...
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
April 29, 2013
Sjostrom's aim is safety
HAGER CITY -- "Hunt safely" might be advice given hunters by family and friends whenever they enter the field, but Doug Sjostrom takes it to heart. Sjostrom received the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education Instructor Award last week after having taught hunter...
April 29, 2013 - 4:00pm
April 27, 2013
Minnesota Munger Trail will be restricted Portions of the Willard Munger State Trail will close this summer between Carlton and Duluth for repairs and maintenance related to the June 2012 flood, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Contractors have begun redecking...
April 27, 2013 - 8:00am
April 20, 2013
DNR question of the week
Q: Although the loon is a bird, it differs from songbirds and waterfowl. How? A: The bones of most birds are hollow and light in order to maximize the efficiency of flight; loons, however, adapted to life in the water, have several large solid bones that make diving easier but flying...
April 20, 2013 - 8:00am
March 23, 2013
Stop buying triclosan soaps
We've all heard the saying "You are what you eat." What you put into your body in part determines the health of your body. The same holds true for our rivers, streams and lakes. What we put into them directly impacts their quality. Most of the work we do at the Cannon River...
March 23, 2013 - 8:00am
February 25, 2013
Carp fights hook invasion solutions
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans fighting Asian carp think they may have temporary and permanent ways to slow the advance of the voracious eater. Organizations...
February 25, 2013 - 5:00pm
February 23, 2013
New program added to National Eagle Center's SOAR
The National Eagle Center's SOAR with the Eagles program will feature two new programs with Wild World of Animals and Niabi Zoo in March. In addition, the World Bird Sanctuary will return. The center's weekend hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays....
February 23, 2013 - 1:16pm
November 15, 2012
Adventurer will speak at Anderson Center
If you've ever dreamt of getting back to nature and taking on incredibly adventurous challenges such as swimming the length of a river or bicycling across the country, you can understand how Dave Cornthwaite used to feel. Not only did he dream about them, but he did them. Cornthwaite's...
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November 15, 2012 - 7:00pm