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Change in testimony delays Red Wing murder trial
Movies drive exchange student to see America
Highway 61 traffic will be detoured overnight Dec. 14 for bridge demolition work
Red Wing School Board briefs: Annual audit checks out
Minn. roundup: Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire; Twin Cities bicyclist dies of injuries in hit-and-run
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Girls Basketball: Wingers' shooters impress in Big Nine win
Girls Hockey: Red Wing falls to Duluth Marshall
Boys Basketball: Yeatman lifts Wingers to win over Century
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Book review: Minnesota winters inspire new snow plow story
Simulation drill prepares Cannon Falls team for real life emergencies
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Visiting poets share views at public gathering
War and 1968: Reporter, veteran will talk about Vietnam experience
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Letter: Tax bill contains no money for light rail.
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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
July 11, 2008
Letter: City has fine peace officers
To the Editor: This letter is to let the people of Red Wing know how great a police force they have, especially officer S.G., who was off duty and stopped and helped us change a flat tire Sunday afternoon. Red Wing, you can be proud of your force. Carlton & Paula DeWitt Glenwood...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
Ellsworth Village Board Part-time police all are quitting
Ellsworth Village Board Part-time police all are quitting The Ellsworth Village board on Monday was informed by police Chief Greg Place that all of his part-time staff have accepted full-time jobs with other police departments in the state, and their resignation letters will be...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Chase hits 100 miles per hour
Red Wing police called off pursuit Wednesday after a motorcyclist was clocked driving 102 miles per hour on Pioneer Road. An officer reported the speeding motorcyclist at 10:27 p.m. on Pioneer Road, where speed limits top out at 50 miles per hour. The officer turned on his lights...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Red Wing police will be out to catch speeders
Heightened speed patrols will be conducted by the Red Wing Police Department throughout April. In 2004-06, speed was a contributing factor in one death in Red Wing and 464 deaths statewide. Last year, the Red Wing Police Department issued 445 speeding citations. In Goodhue County,...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
RWPD looking for old pictures
The Red Wing Police Department is attempting to recapture its heritage. The department is seeking photographs of past Red Wing police officers to complete a remembrance display for National Law Enforcement Week (May 15). Pictures of officers in uniform are preferred. If you...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Officer is yanked out of harm's way
One Red Wing police officer had the other's back -- literally -- Saturday, averting a potentially dangerous situation. Sgt. Gordon Rohr and officer Andrew Wierson stepped into a crosswalk at 9:40 p.m. at Bush and Fourth streets, where a vehicle was stopped. They began walking, but...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
District may increase liaison officer funding
Red Wing Police Chief Tim Sletten talked to the School Board about increasing the amount the district pays the city for its two police liaison officers -- one at Twin Bluff Middle School and one at Red Wing High School. Currently, the district pays $15,000 per year for the two...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am