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Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Treasure Island sponsors event to benefit two veteran organizations
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February 2, 2013
Ice yacht fans sail into Lake City
LAKE CITY -- Even at the beginning of February when lakes are frozen over, boat sails were set over Lake Pepin. What makes these boats different is that they sail on ice -- not on water -- and their captains race one other. Over the past week, the International DN Ice Yacht Racing...
February 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
January 31, 2013
Take steps to reduce risk of falls on snow and ice
Winter weather means using extra caution for drivers on the roadways. But what about pedestrians using the walkways? "It is important for people...
January 31, 2013 - 7:00am
January 29, 2013
Update: Many area schools closed or delayed
Red Wing School District canceled classes today. Several districts will start 2 hours late due to icy roads. Goodhue, Pierce and Pepin counties are in a freezing rain advisory. Heavy fog also is reported. Kenyon-Wanamingo and Pepin also closed. Lake City, Goodhue, Plum City,...
January 29, 2013 - 5:35am
December 12, 2012
10 inches of snow cause hazardous roads, crashes and one death
Goodhue County's first winter storm of the season dumped nearly 10 inches of snow in the region, causing slippery road conditions that resulted in several crashes and at least one death. Justin J. Breza, 21, of Winona, Minn., was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at the scene of...
December 12, 2012 - 8:00am
December 10, 2012
Local schools closed or running late
Sunday's storm continued into Monday, prompting local public school superintendents to delay or cancel classes. As of 7:30 a.m.: Closed Ellsworth Kenyon-Wanamingo Pepin Plum City Two hours late Goodhue Lake City Red Wing Wabasha-Kellogg Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cannon Falls Red...
December 10, 2012 - 4:19am
December 5, 2012
November sticks to the norm
Gray, windy and overall cool -- November was a relatively typical month for weather in the Red Wing area, though a few highlights stand out. The...
December 5, 2012 - 4:00pm
November 3, 2012
Red Cross calls for help
Minnesota and Wisconsin may be far removed from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated large portions of the East Coast earlier this...
November 3, 2012 - 6:00pm
October 24, 2012
Burning ban lifted
The burning ban and restrictions in Goodhue County have been lifted effective immediately, the Red Wing Fire Department announced Tuesday. Residents that had burning permits suspended can resume burning now until the permit expires, and new applications for burning permits will...
October 24, 2012 - 8:00am
October 6, 2012
Dry conditions pose fire threat
It's been more than 20 days since a measurable raindrop has hit the ground in Red Wing, according to data collected at U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3....
October 6, 2012 - 5:00pm
October 3, 2012
Burning ban is issued
Dry conditions prompted the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Goodhue County Sheriff Scott McNurlin to issue a burning ban Monday for all of Goodhue County. This means that all burning permits have been suspended, no new burn permits will be issued and all fires -- including...
October 3, 2012 - 12:05pm
September 2, 2012
Inconsistent August weather brings fewer people to water park
The first day of August saw a high of 91 degrees, but as the days went by the month was feeling less like summer and more like autumn. "It...
September 2, 2012 - 4:00pm
August 22, 2012
Dayton, lawmakers agree to Friday disaster session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul on Friday to approve $168 million in disaster relief for floods and other storm damage in June and July. An agreement Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders signed at 11:27 a.m. today allows no other action during the session,...
August 22, 2012 - 1:21pm
Drought is affecting hay and feed prices
Drought is affecting more than half of the United States, the National Drought Mitigation Center announced last month. As a result, the supply of hay and other livestock feed has been reduced, driving up prices. At the July 24 hay auction in Pipestone, Minn., supreme quality alfalfa...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 9, 2012
Storm damage results in more than fallen trees
Friday night's severe weather wiped out trees all across Red Wing, leaving the area littered with broken branches and lots of debris. According...
August 9, 2012 - 2:00pm
August 6, 2012
Remembering the infamous Dust Bowl
Although he was just a little tyke, Len Martin remembers clearly the day that a dust storm during the infamous Dust Bowl left his family's farm...
August 6, 2012 - 9:10am