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Minnesota's best cut; Villaran brothers in statewide spotlight
Students prepare for Japanese exchange trip
Red Wing Area Manufacturers Association elects new leadership
Lions at 100: The eyes have it
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Making snowmobiling safe
Amateur Baseball: Minneapolis edges Wanamingo in tourney finale
Golf: After six years, Herzog bids farewell at state tournament
Baseball: Wingers' season ends in consolation semifinals
Baseball: Marshall capitalizes on Wingers' miscues
Mississippi River Parkway Commission launches Great River Road biking giveaway
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Plein air: 'Maddening, inspirational'
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows together at The Island
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BOARD COMM 5-2-17
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Ad for Bids Bituminous Paving
U.S.Bank National Assoc. vs Jeffrey Harden
Ord 110 Amending Sect. 5.08 Off-sale Liquor Sales
Leonard F. Plonsky, 86
Sharon J. Malueg, 74
Shirley A. Luettinger, 91
Richard L. Rietmann, 72
Letter: Lions Club invites public to 100th anniversary sculpture unveiling
Letter: Harsdorf backs long-term providers
Letter: Join the Lions in singing 'Jeeper, Creepers'
Letter: Speak up, for and with your young child
Letter: Head to Red Wing's living room
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January 24, 2017
CWD found in 1 more deer
A special chronic wasting disease 16-day deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota concluded Jan. 15 with one additional case of the disease found so far. Now, landowner shooting permits take effect in an attempt to further lower the deer population in the area and stop the disease from...
January 24, 2017 - 4:06pm
January 6, 2017
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Frontenac State Park
Frontenac State Park Association will present the Candlelight Ski Party Saturday, Jan. 14, at the park. Everyone is invited to enjoy a 1-mile gently-rolling trail by boot, ski or snowshoe 6-8 p.m. Afterward, warm up by a wood fire with cocoa and snacks provided by the Frontenac State...
January 6, 2017 - 4:36pm
Local trout streams offer alternative to ice fishing
If sitting around and staring at a hole in the ice doesn't fit with your idea of fishing, take heart, there are open-water alternatives near Red Wing even in the coldest part of the year. As locals know, the Mississippi River doesn't freeze here because of Xcel Energy's nuclear and...
January 6, 2017 - 4:31pm
You spoke, Cannon Valley Trail listened
Whether it's a frigid winter day with ice hanging from the trees, or 80 degrees and sunny with birds singing, Cannon Valley Trail is open year-round,...
January 6, 2017 - 4:22pm
December 27, 2016
Bird of the Month: Barred owls
Bird of the Month: Barred owls In Minnesota, we are known for our owls. We host a number of different species including great horned owls, short-eared...
December 27, 2016 - 12:45pm
December 15, 2016
10 smart salting tips that protect Minnesota waters
As Minnesota endures heavy snowfall and bitter cold temperatures, most of us will rely on a crucial tool to clear the roads and sidewalks: salt. It is estimated that we toss more than 350,000 tons of salt on the metro area roads annually.
December 15, 2016 - 1:57pm
December 12, 2016
Get ready to count birds
On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the Red Wing Audubon Chapter's monthly program will feature the Christmas Bird Count. The CBC is a long-standing program...
December 12, 2016 - 1:55pm
December 9, 2016
DNR bobcat researchers looking for trapper assistance
MADISON, Wis. — As part of the first study of its kind in Wisconsin, the Southwest Wisconsin chronic wasting disease, deer and predator research project will actively monitor coyote and bobcat populations in southwestern Wisconsin, and trappers and landowners are reminded of...
December 9, 2016 - 6:24pm
December offers good pheasant hunting
Pheasant hunters can expect to see some roosters in the fields this December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "We've encountered some wet weather this season, but once the ground freezes, we can expect some really good hunting conditions," said Scott Roemhildt,...
December 9, 2016 - 6:21pm
DNR question of the week
Q: Historically speaking, how often do we have a white Christmas in Minnesota? A: Having a white Christmas is generally defined as having 1 inch of snow on the ground on Christmas Day. In the Twin Cities, this happens about 72 percent of the time. In northern Minnesota, the chance...
December 9, 2016 - 5:28pm
Viewpoint: Consider Nongame Wildlife Program in season of giving
The birds have mostly flown south, the butterflies are cocooned until spring, and the turtles have settled in for a long winter nap. But for the biologists who work with these species, December is a busy time of analyzing research data, writing reports and getting ready for next year's...
December 9, 2016 - 5:19pm
November 24, 2016
Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Need to burn those extra Thanksgiving dinner calories or take a break from Black Friday shopping? Well, take a hike....
November 24, 2016 - 10:00am
November 15, 2016
French Lake fishery coming to an end
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is closing a 1970s-era fish hatchery because of failing infrastructure and excessive energy consumption. The French River Hatchery, located on Lake Superior north of Duluth, needs $8 million in capital investment to address failing equipment....
November 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near...
November 8, 2016 - 10:17am
November 7, 2016
DNR Information Center open longer hours
The Information Center at the Department of Natural Resources is piloting a permanent move to longer phone hours and days. Effective Nov. 2, outdoor enthusiasts can call for information in the evenings and Saturdays. The move, which provides better customer service, represents a more...
November 7, 2016 - 12:42pm