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Farm market report for Sept. 27 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Sept. 28 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Library to close 10 days before revealing 'facelift'
Candidate Q&A: Goodhue County Board District 3
crime and courts
Volleyball: K-W passes ranked test against Hayfield
Volleyball: Short-handed Bombers fall against Lourdes
Volleyball: Pine Island swept by Byron
Volleyball: Goodhue stuns Kasson-Mantorville in five
Volleyball: Lake City swept by Stewartville
Lake Pepin restoration in the spotlight
Patrick Flueger inducted into Wall of Honor
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
Sheldon fall preview: Sounds and traditions will enlighten
arts and entertainment
Ordinance No. 103
Ordinance No. 102
Jeffrey M. Dille, 42
Stanley G. Sommers, 97
Dr. Gary Alan Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Doug Clapp, 62
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District
Candidate Q&A: Red Wing city council Ward 2
Local candidates attend forum, meet-and-greet
Three bow out from Red Wing mayor, City council contests
March 15, 2016
6 a.m. UPDATE -- Family seeks volunteers to search for missing Hager City woman
The family of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen is planning informational meetings today at the Red Wing American Legion (218 W. Fourth...
March 15, 2016 - 6:29am
March 3, 2016
Lake Pepin project gets ‘green light’ from Pierce County
Pierce County Board supervisors passed a resolution supporting Lake Pepin rehabilitation efforts at its Feb. 23 meeting. Supervisors Dean Bergseng (River Falls) and Dan Reis (Ellsworth) were absent. The resolution is in favor of the Upper Pool 4 & Lake Pepin Habitat Restoration...
March 3, 2016 - 5:00pm
February 2, 2016
Short-lived effort brought ‘God’ stickers to cop cruisers
In spite of what he described as a warm reception from community members, a Pierce County police chief’s effort to place “In God we trust” stickers on squad cars came to an abrupt end. Prescott Police Chief Gary Krutke announced on his personal Facebook page last month that...
February 2, 2016 - 9:22am
January 20, 2016
Crews respond to house fire in town of Trenton
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A home in the process of being remodeled was destroyed by fire early Saturday in rural Hager City.According to the Pierce...
January 20, 2016 - 12:33pm
November 13, 2015
Spicy, vigorous Pierce County leader dies
RIVER FALLS — Paul Barkla, former Pierce County Board chairman for six years, died Saturday at his River Falls home following a bout with cancer. He was 83. Barkla resigned his board seat in January 2012, three months before his term would have expired. He cited exhaustion and...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 28, 2015
Wisconsin sex offender sentenced
A man convicted by a Pierce County jury in a sexual assault case stretching back decades was sentenced last week. Jeffrey M. Schulz, 48, received a six-year sentence Oct. 19 by Pierce County Circuit Court Judge Joe Boles. The sentencing order does not specify how much time Schulz...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2015 - 3:00pm
October 12, 2015
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Two Minnesota men were injured in separate motorcycle crashes Sunday in Pierce County. The first crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 170th Avenue and Highway 35 in Hager City. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Edward Withuski from Brooklyn...
October 12, 2015 - 8:16am
September 2, 2015
Man charged in alleged Saturday night attack: Kirkland facing multiple felonies
UPDATE: An Ellsworth man has been charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with multiple felonies in connection with an alleged attack on a female...
News/crime and courts
September 2, 2015 - 9:22am
August 27, 2015
Pierce County jail design plan given go ahead
ELLSWORTH — The Pierce County Jail project is one step closer to fruition: architectural and engineering design firm Potter Lawson presented...
August 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
Homicide suspect ruled incompetent
The rural Ellsworth woman accused of gunning down her husband and dragging his body away from their home was ruled incompetent to stand trial....
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 12:51pm
August 15, 2015
Clowning around at the fair
ELLSWORTH — Children waited patiently in the gazebo at the Pierce County Fair Thursday for a chance to be coiffed with a whimsical balloon...
August 15, 2015 - 1:00pm
August 14, 2015
UPDATE: Hager City crash victim in 'good' condition
A Twin Cities man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash Thursday outside Hager City. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said Jacob Connelly, 26, Arden Hills, was flown by North AirCare helicopter following a crash at Highway 35 and County Road V-V in the town of Trenton....
August 14, 2015 - 7:49am
July 4, 2015
Nominate a senior citizen
The deadline to nominate someone for Pierce County’s Most Admired Senior Citizen award is July 24. Winners will be announced 10 a.m. Aug. 14 during the Pierce County Fair. Nominees must be over 60 years old as of July 1, 2015, and a resident of Pierce County. Judging is based...
July 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 2, 2015
Red, white and boom
As the patriotic, all-American red, white and blue summer holiday weekend draws near, local skies will ignite with the manmade, jaw-drop inducing...
July 2, 2015 - 8:00am
December 19, 2014
Red Wing residents survive fatal Wisconsin crash
SPRING VALLEY — A Hazelton, Iowa woman died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul Friday shortly after the Ford Taurus she was driving crossed the...
December 19, 2014 - 5:28pm