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Minnesota roundup: One dead in crash near Moorhead; Crow Wing County votes to not redistribute condoms
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
Farm market report for March 29 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Goodhue wraps up third place
Boys Basketball: Lake City drops consolation championship
Several changes ahead for area teams after realignment
Boys Basketball: Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Boys Basketball: Lake City advances to consolation finals
Q&A: Bethany Renken
Book sale to benefit library; 'friends' get deals
Hop into spring for Family Fun Day
Q&A: Cheryl Mohn
From rock bands to eggplants: the path of Paul Sprangers
arts and entertainment
Universal Mortgage Corp vs Hadler
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Loraine A. Niebeling, 87
L. Duane Walbridge, 78
Michael J. Schendel, 71
James T. Bender, 54
Letter: Solar doesn't belong in Wacouta wetland
Editorial: Make Red Wing what you want it to be
Letter: There is housing 'magic' at work
Letter: Hedin-Hartnagel pays in many ways
Letter: Understand that federal budget cuts will hurt our students
Real Estate Showcase
May 4, 2013
Spring ... falls: Rare snowstorm cuts power to thousands
A record-breaking May snowstorm wreaked havoc across southeastern Minnesota Thursday, dashing hopes that last weekend's warm weather meant spring...
May 4, 2013 - 8:00am
April 24, 2013
Frontenac woman responds to Red Cross' call for help
The American Red Cross has deployed Andrea Swanson of Frontenac to help with flood relief efforts in Illinois. She will be volunteering in the area of disaster mental health. She will provide crisis interventions, mental health screening and assessment and emotional care and support...
April 24, 2013 - 8:00am
April 23, 2013
School delayed two hours
Area schools will start two hours late today due to snow and ice. The districts include: Minnesota Red Wing Cannon Falls Goodhue Hastings Kenyon-Wanamingo Wisconsin Baldwin-Woodville Ellsworth Glenwood City Hudson New Richmond Plum City Prescott River Falls Spring...
April 23, 2013 - 6:04am
April 17, 2013
Lingering winter backs up field work
ELLSWORTH -- Old Man Winter's extended grip on this region should be more of a talking point than a significant concern for farmers, according to Pierce County soil conservationist Jon Krauss. Friday, Krauss discounted the notion farmers could have a bad crop harvest this year due...
April 17, 2013 - 8:00am
April 15, 2013
A misstep for spring business
It's hard to think about caring for a lawn when it's buried under nearly an inch and a half of fresh April snow, and that's putting a damper on business at area lawn and garden stores. "It has been a big delay for us," said Jennifer Ziemer, landscape designer for River Valley Landscape....
April 15, 2013 - 9:00am
April 12, 2013
Farmers advised to delay spreading manure
Farmers are encouraged to wait to spread manure until after the snow has melted and the ice in the ground has thawed. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said manure that is spread while the ground is thawing and the snow is melting has a higher chance of running off fields and...
April 12, 2013 - 8:00am
April 10, 2013
Breaking through to spring
The first tow barge of the year broke through icy Lake Pepin early Monday morning, marking one of the latest starts to the Mississippi River...
April 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
April 4, 2013
What a difference a year makes
Bitter cold and two snowstorms characterized a March that felt anything but springlike. The monthly high of 50 degrees was recorded March 30...
April 4, 2013 - 8:00am
March 21, 2013
Spring arrives, but hasn't sprung
Forty-one degrees. No, this is not the expected temperature for this first day of spring. It is the difference between last year's high of 66...
March 21, 2013 - 4:00pm
March 20, 2013
Winter goes out with bang
Spring officially starts today, but it didn't look like it Monday when a late-season snow storm swept through the region. An inch of snow was...
March 20, 2013 - 6:00pm
March 18, 2013
Don't start filling sandbags yet: Too early to tell if spring floods will come
In the past two weeks, Goodhue County has received nearly 11 inches of snow and nearly three-quarters of an inch of rain. All that moisture might...
March 18, 2013 - 9:00am
March 6, 2013
Winter storm drops 10 inches of snow
Red Wing Public Works crews spent much of the day Tuesday digging the city out of 10 inches of snow that fell through the overnight and into...
March 6, 2013 - 9:00am
March 5, 2013
Update 6:20 a.m.: All area schools canceled
Red Wing School District canceled classes today due to heavy snowfall through the night that is forecast to continue during the day. Conferences and a concert scheduled this evening are postponed. Classes also are canceled for: Cannon Falls Ellsworth Goodhue Kenyon-Wanamingo Lake...
March 5, 2013 - 5:34am
March 4, 2013
City declares snow emergency
The city of Red Wing has declared a snow emergency, effective 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, in anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow. According to Red Wing Public Works: All vehicles parked on city streets designated as "Snow Emergency Routes" must be moved and must remain...
March 4, 2013 - 2:22pm
March 3, 2013
Welch keeps winter alive
Spring is quickly approaching, but Welch Village Ski & Snowboard Area is set for a few more weeks of winter. Spokeswoman Stephanie Prink said...
March 3, 2013 - 10:00am