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Red Wing photographer wins Dells contest
Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
Zumbrota man accused of first-degree criminal sex conduct
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Boys Basketball: Hill-Murray holds off Cannon Falls in OT
Wrestling: Pine Island pummels NRHEG
Wrestling: Lake City no match for top-ranked K-M
Girls Basketball: Pine Island opens with home victory
Boys Basketball: Rockets soar to season-opening win
Red Wing Singers ring in Christmas
First Yuletide Villagefest attracts audience from around the globe
Mazeppa soup luncheon is Dec. 10
Applications welcomed for Miss Teen Goodhue County
Free concert features critically-acclaimed jazz ensemble
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Public Notice - Special Meeting
Name Change - William R. Ramirez to William R. Noland
Public Notice - December 2016 BOA
Frances E. Swanson, 90
Gloria R. 'Gina' Mensing, 63
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79
Katharine "Kay" Vogel, 93
David Warner, 61
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
Column: Charitable donations enrich giving season
Letter: Obama's family also exemplify service
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
Editorial: Protect a K9 who helps protect us
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August 20, 2016
Extra DWI enforcement in region
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced Thursday that extra DWI enforcement will be patrolling roads statewide now through the Labor Day weekend. More than 300 law enforcement agencies will be participating, including the Red Wing Police Department. Through April, May...
August 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 1, 2016
Vandals cause $9K in damage over long weekend
Red Wing police say those responsible for what appears to be a string of vandalisms over Memorial Day weekend could face felony charges after causing thousands of dollars in damages. Police received 18 reports of smashed car windows, slashed tires and spray painting concentrated in...
News/crime and courts
June 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 2, 2013
Burbank recognized for DWI stops
Red Wing Police Officer Jeff Burbank was recently named to the 2013 Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety DWI Enforcer All-Star team. In 2012, Burbank arrested 47 drunk drivers, and the award recognizes his efforts to prevent alcohol-related crashes. He was recognized...
July 2, 2013 - 2:56pm
June 8, 2013
One injured in Hwy 61 rollover
A man was injured Friday morning when his vehicle rolled on Highway 61 near Cady Street, Red Wing Fire Department reported. Crews responded...
June 8, 2013 - 8:00am
May 18, 2013
Man killed in Barn Bluff fall
The man who died after falling from Barn Bluff Wednesday evening has been identified as 54-year-old David Locuson of Fenton, Mo. The Red Wing Police Department said investigators believe Locuson was in town for business. Chief Roger Pohlman said the department won't be releasing...
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
Community observes Peace Officers Memorial Day
Sheriff Scott McNurlin (left), County Attorney Steve Betcher and Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman speak May 15 in the Law Enforcement Center...
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
May 11, 2013
Letter: Remember and honor fallen peace officers
To the Editor: In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15 as Peace Officer Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition...
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
January 15, 2013
1/15/2013: Possible body found near Hastings
Dakota County Sheriff's Office Deputies were notified of the presence of what appears to be human remains near the Vermillion River in the City of Hastings. Dakota County Sheriff's Office Investigators are working with the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office to recover the...
January 15, 2013 - 5:55pm
January 3, 2010
What's in Red Wing's arsenal?
When Tim Sletten started on the force 31 years ago, Red Wing cops carried standard-issue six-round revolvers and nightsticks. Today, his officers...
January 3, 2010 - 9:00am
July 10, 2009
Future of liaison program in limbo?
School safety returns to the spotlight Monday when Red Wing city officials and school leaders discuss the future of a joint police liaison program. Officials are wrestling with how to facilitate the long-running program in light of budget limitations facing both entities. "It's...
July 10, 2009 - 9:27pm
April 13, 2009
Police still looking for suspect
A person eluded Red Wing police Friday and is still missing following a slow-speed pursuit. The incident began at 10:48 p.m. when an officer tried to pull over a vehicle on Highway 61 near Johnson Avenue, according to authorities. The vehicle failed to stop and ran a red light...
April 13, 2009 - 11:05pm
December 18, 2008
Hastings officer arrested on child porn charges, allegedly searched while on duty
New information released by the Wisconsin Department of Justice revealed that the Hastings police officer accused of possessing child pornography...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
August 30, 2008
Editorial: Make the call
Soaring high: Police calls are down in Red Wing. There certainly are many reasons, but citizens share the credit -- and not because they're hesitating to call for help. It's the opposite, in fact. They listened to the Police Department's request a couple years ago to call anytime...
August 30, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Police getting far fewer calls
If Red Wing police are sure about one thing, it's that there's no one reason for a recent drop in calls for service. Activity plunged 17 percent between April and July over the same period in 2007, police Chief Tim Sletten reported. The difference - 610 fewer calls - isn't attributable...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
Police deal with suicidal man at Levee Park
Authorities were able to pull a distraught Red Wing man from the dock at Levee Park early Tuesday morning. Red Wing police were notified of a 28-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. An officer found the male sitting on the edge of the dock, obviously upset, said police Chief...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am