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Small Business Revolution winner revealed Feb. 22
New executive director named at Goodhue Habitat for Humanity
Most government offices closed Monday
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
crime and courts
Dance Team: Z-M places 10th, Randolph 11th at state Jazz
Girls Basketball: Goodhue closes regular season with a win
Boys Basketball: Triton fights off K-W
Boys Basketball: Lake City bests Byron, still Gold division favorite
Boys Basketball: Pine Island still alive in Gold division after beating Lourdes
Bling and Chocolate coming up Feb. 19
Something to smile about
History Break to feature Red Wing author
Faith briefs for Feb. 11
Program to honor late Cannon Falls police chief
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Ann O. Hammer, 83
Ethel Johnson, 104
John R. "Jay" Schmauss, 66
Trent M. Baker, 42
Clayton P. Kodada, 35
Column: Lawmakers diving into REAL ID and more
Letter: DeVos' confirmation is a slap in the face
Editorial: Revolutionize Red Wing
Column: Keeping promises holds early returns
Editorial: Keep rolling on rail safety
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January 17, 2017
Winter's icy grasp: freezing rain leads to slick roads, school closures
Freezing rain and snow led to slick road conditions throughout the area Monday evening, Jan. 16 into Tuesday morning. Area school districts canceled...
January 17, 2017 - 5:29pm
Area schools closed Jan. 17
No school today, district after district announced.
January 17, 2017 - 7:58am
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., WI's seventh worst
DULUTH — Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com....
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 10, 2016
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
CHICAGO—Forecasters are sending chills down some spines with a prediction that much of the northern half of the United States could see...
December 10, 2016 - 9:00am
December 5, 2016
'Freakish' weather affects outdoor activities
If the winter freeze can hold off for a few more days, Kevin Weber plans to continue his head start tilling his corn and soybean fields near Red Wing. He typically reserves the task for springtime, but a stretch of unusually warm weather has allowed him to break ground now and save...
December 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 21, 2016
Biggest snowfall goes to small town near Brainerd
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Northern Minnesota towns were the winners in snowfall over the weekend. Chris Franks, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen, said Friday’s snowfall left just 0.3 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. There...
November 21, 2016 - 9:41am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
October 10, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in "mousers" to join the...
October 10, 2016 - 12:14pm
October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew closing in on Florida
ORLANDO, Fla.—Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas...
October 7, 2016 - 9:30am
October 6, 2016
Almost 1.5 million urged to flee deadly hurricane on U.S. coast
LES CAYES, Haiti and GUANTANAMO, Cuba — Hurricane Matthew twisted toward the Bahamas and Florida's east coast on Wednesday after killing at least 26 people and damaging a majority of homes in Haiti's south, prompting the hard-hit country to postpone a long-awaited presidential election....
October 6, 2016 - 9:56am
August 4, 2016
Severe storms topple Babe the Blue Ox in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn.—A famed Minnesota attraction—known in folklore for its strength—toppled over during an overnight severe storm...
August 4, 2016 - 10:53am
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 7, 2016
YMCA offers showers to those without electricty
With Xcel Energy crews still working to restore power to customers in southeastern Minnesota, Red Wing Family YMCA has invited anyone without electricity to use its shower facilities. The showers are free to those in need, but the Y asks for people to bring their own towels. Building...
July 7, 2016 - 12:15pm
April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
June 23, 2015
Northern Lights create show in region
Monday night, the Northern Lights put on a show the likes of which has not been seen in years. The aurora are the result of high energy particles from the sun reacting with gas molecules in Earth's outer atmosphere. Earth's magnetic field concentrates the displays near the north...
June 23, 2015 - 6:42pm