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Farm market report for Aug. 24 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
MnDOT expects Highway 63 bridge cost estimates this fall
Fire Chief Draper marks first day
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
Farm market report for Aug. 23 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Letter: Gettings is sincere, intelligent candidate
Powers: Dive team is asset in water emergencies
Letter: Fresh faith in the future starts with grateful words from a child
Letter: City’s Riverfront Trail wonderful new asset
Real Estate Showcase
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
May 4, 2013
Eisenhower Bridge inspection starts Monday
Motorists traveling on Highway 63 over the Mississippi River in Red Wing will encounter temporary lane closures and delays beginning Tuesday May 7 as crews conduct an annual bridge inspection. The equipment needed to conduct the inspection requires a lane closure and traffic will...
May 4, 2013 - 8:00am
May 3, 2013
Wall Street Journal lauds Bay City native
Dan Florness actually had hoped to play euchre with friends the day former Ellsworth High School classmate Paul Solyntjes talked him into attending a career fair at UW-River Falls. Florness remembers having had a great conversation about hockey when the recruiter with the international...
May 3, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 2, 2013
Learning center is off and running
Corrine Young is a licensed art teacher, lives on a farm just outside of Stockholm, Wis., and, in 2008, built a cabin on her property so that...
arts and entertainment/business/education
May 2, 2013 - 5:00pm
May 1, 2013
One sale to rule them all: 100-Mile Garage Sale returns
The Mississippi River has traditionally been a hub for commerce in the region. It is only fitting that it serves as the backdrop for the annual 100-Mile Garage Sale going on Thursday through Saturday in the Lake Pepin area. A path marked by balloons and ribbons will guide thousands...
May 1, 2013 - 11:00am
One injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
An Apple Valley, Minn., man was injured Saturday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding on went into the ditch, Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Brett Luke, 36, was northbound on Highway 35 near 410th Avenue in Oak Grove Township when his vehicle left the road. He...
May 1, 2013 - 8:00am
April 12, 2013
Schaffhausen murder trial could go to jury by Tuesday
HUDSON - The trial to determine the sanity of Aaron Schaffhausen in the murder of his three daughters in River Falls last July could be in the...
April 12, 2013 - 6:15pm
April 3, 2013
Pepin changes recycling program
Pepin County recycling will no longer be taking plastic toys, wrap or containers marked Nos. 3 to 7. The program will still recycle No. 1-PETE and 2-HDPE plastic bottles, jugs, tubs and lids, but all other plastics should be put in the garbage. Pepin County had sought to find a...
April 3, 2013 - 8:00am
Wisconsin election results not available
Wisconsin held spring elections Tuesday. Results were not available at press time. Ellsworth Village Board and state public education superintendent races were among those on the ballot.
April 3, 2013 - 8:00am
March 30, 2013
Editorial: Vote, Wisconsin
Wisconsin residents should head to the polls Tuesday. While there are regional and statewide races for judge and education superintendent, local races and local concerns are the focus for most voters. And that's the beauty of spring elections. Without them we fear that some pretty...
March 30, 2013 - 10:00am
March 28, 2013
Dayton hears about smoking border battle
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Frank Orton made sure Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton understands problems he faces in competing against North Dakota stores. "Minnesota...
March 28, 2013 - 6:00pm
March 27, 2013
WISC mines recognized for green practices
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co. has been designated a Green Tier business by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, a first for a mining company. WISC was recognized for its efforts to reduce the environmental impact of three mining and processing facilities in Maiden Rock,...
March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
3/27/2013: Red Wing woman charged with vehicular homicide
ELLSWORTH -- A Red Wing woman facing multiple counts related to vehicular homicide made her first appearance in Pierce County Circuit Court Monday. Cassandra Cleo Smith, 20, is accused of driving while intoxicated and causing an accident last October that resulted in the death of...
crime and courts/News
March 27, 2013 - 5:00pm
March 24, 2013
3/24/2013: Red Wing man charged with porn possession
ELLSWORTH -- A Red Wing man has been charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with exposing genitals and possession of child pornography. Anthony Eugene Johnson, 25, faces penalties of $10,000 and 42 months prison if found guilty of the Class I felonies. His first court appearance...
crime and courts/News
March 24, 2013 - 7:00pm
March 20, 2013
Ellsworth Senior Center briefs
Ellsworth seniors hold royal celebration Who are the Royal Neighbors? Find out at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday March 27 at the Ellsworth Senior Center. Seniors will celebrate March birthdays with the Royal Neighbors, who will give everyone attending a present.
March 20, 2013 - 8:00am
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