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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Goetz inspires hometown crowd
Julie Klecker named region's top female business professional
Live.Give.Save. wins Ignite Cup
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Softball: Randolph rolls Houston, twice
Track: Quam sets new K-W best at Elite Meet
Baseball: Cougars come on late to beat Chatfield
Baseball: Randolph sweeps Houston
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Four country voices, one concert
Behrens family creates jazz scholarship
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State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
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Letter: Revenue shift, shutdown threaten small communities
Letter: Ellsworth welcomes Joint Finance Committee in style
Letter: Looking for sustainable membership
Letter: Keep rural Minnesota strong
Letter: Shelves are stocked, thanks to you
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January 16, 2013
Body found near Vermillion River in Hastings
A body was found along the Vermillion River in Hastings on Tuesday afternoon. The body was found near 10th and Progress streets by an outdoorsman...
January 16, 2013 - 4:30am
November 8, 2012
11/8/2012: One person dies in crash near New Trier
One person was killed in a car crash on Highway 50 near New Trier at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. New Trier is located just south of Hastings. The Minnesota state patrol said that 27-year-old Dennis Underwood of Cannon Falls died after being ejected from the vehicle. A 26-year-old...
November 8, 2012 - 3:54pm
May 7, 2012
Crash just north of Hastings bridge injures one person, whose truck rolled down embankment
A crash May 7 immediately north of the Hastings bridge injured at least one person and snarled traffic in both directions. Southbound traffic...
May 7, 2012 - 8:56am
April 17, 2012
Northfield woman charged with 16 counts of animal cruelty
A 61-year-old Northfield woman, Dayna Kristine Bell, has been charged with 16 counts of felony animal cruelty in connection with the deaths of many puppies and dogs in her care in September 2011. Bell is the owner and operator of Bells Kennels in Sciota Township, Dakota County. On...
April 17, 2012 - 11:09am
March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012: American Idol -- Reed Grimm's journey comes to a painful end
In Thursday's American Idol elimination night, the audiences in Los Angeles and at Junior's Bar and Grill in River Falls were taken on an emotional...
March 1, 2012 - 10:28pm
February 28, 2012
American Idol contestant Reed Grimm gives solid performance on Tuesday
"American Idol" candidate Reed Grimm was a hit with the judges in his first live performance Tuesday night on Fox. Typical of Grimm's personality...
February 28, 2012 - 8:15pm
February 27, 2012
Voting begins for Grimm Tonight; only two hours to cast your vote
Voting is critical for American Idol contestants to stay in the running now that taped shows have ended and live broadcasts begin Tuesday. The...
February 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
Reed Grimm - more than 'Idol' contestant
Yes, Reed Grimm appears a little quirky on "American Idol," but it is that and his genuine kindness and compassion that makes him the real deal....
February 27, 2012 - 12:06pm
February 22, 2012
VIDEO: Reed Grimm makes American Idol's top 24
In an emotional recap of Grimm's journey from his audition in Pittsburg to his solo performance in Las Vegas, American Idol viewers traveled...
arts and entertainment/News
February 22, 2012 - 8:19pm
September 6, 2011
Hastings, Minn., man finds three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
Derrick Radke and his fiancée were out for a relaxing weekend on the Mississippi River. They had boated to Prescott from Hastings and had pulled...
September 6, 2011 - 9:07am
August 15, 2011
Shutdown means Hastings bridge will not be completed by May 2013 as planned
The state government shutdown lasted just three weeks, but its impact will be far greater. On Monday, the project manager for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings, Steve Kordosky, said the shutdown will result in a delay of at least six months. The bridge had been scheduled to be...
August 15, 2011 - 4:29pm
August 11, 2011
Obama picks Cannon Falls for Minnesota stop
CANNON FALLS, Minn. - President Barack Obama will visit a Cannon Falls park Monday for what the White House calls a town hall meeting. The White House Thursday night confirmed the event, which will begin at 11:45 a.m. Free tickets are available to the public beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday...
August 11, 2011 - 8:30pm
August 10, 2011
Harsdorf easily retains Wisconsin Senate seat
The pounding political attacks and the deluge of television ads failed to convince western Wisconsin votes they should oust Sen. Sheila Harsdorf. The...
August 10, 2011 - 8:25am
Republicans win three recall elections; Democrats win two
With three Republican hanging onto their seats and two others falling to Democratic challengers in Tuesday's recall elections, control of the Wisconsin Senate depends on the outcome of the District 8 Senate race. That race remained too close to call late Tuesday. With 56 of 82 wards...
August 10, 2011 - 6:46am
August 1, 2011
Letter: Citizens, join the conversation
To the Editor: Red Wing City Council members, staff and citizens recently embarked on an exciting initiative with the purpose of balancing our long-term vision with short-term decisions. To that end, a series of public strategic planning meetings took place with the spotlight on...
August 1, 2011 - 10:56am