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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Bill Federbusch, always optimistic
Arts Board awards grants to local groups
Duluth Trading Company coming to Red Wing
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
crime and courts
Several changes ahead for area teams after realignment
Boys Basketball: Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Boys Basketball: Lake City advances to consolation finals
Boys Basketball: Buck revels in being Wildcats' sharpshooter
Boys Basketball: Wildcats handle LP-A in state quarterfinals
No foolin' — Sheldon presents prom for all ages
Q&A: Mary Cyr
Review: 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' brings non-stop laughter
Q&A: Ozzie Encinosa
Benefit for family of Mitch Prescott is April 1
arts and entertainment
U.S. Bank National Association vs Forsman
Homeservices Lending, LLC vs meyer
Notice of Informal Probate: 25-PR-17-651 Harris
NAME CHANGE: 25-CV-17-605, Minor Child
Ronald E. Ross, 79
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Hildegard C. Miller
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Johnny C. Doden, 89
Letter: Understand that federal budget cuts will hurt our students
Column: Attempting to drain the swamp in Minnesota government
Viewpoint: Farmers making progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Treasure Island helps Spare Key help others
Letter: Representatives vote to legalize cruel hunting methods
Real Estate Showcase
March 16, 2013
Reduce manure runoff
March is among the riskiest months in which to spread manure on fields because melting snow and rain can carry the manure into lakes, streams and groundwater.
March 16, 2013 - 8:00am
March 13, 2013
Ellsworth Senior Center briefs
The Ellsworth Senior Center is located at 312 W. Main St. Call 715-273-5873 for more information about events. St. Patrick's Day party Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at 1:30 p.m. Thursday March 14. Roll dice for prizes and enjoy a provided lunch.
March 13, 2013 - 8:00am
March 10, 2013
Hager City woman dies in two-car accident Saturday
On Saturday, March 9, at 3:24 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff's Department was notified of a two-vehicle accident on Hwy 63 near 220th Avenue in the town of Trenton. After the initial investigation, it was determined a southbound vehicle driven by Kalea Stewart, 22, of rural Ellsworth...
March 10, 2013 - 12:06pm
March 9, 2013
Plane makes safe emergency landing at Red Wing Regional Airport
A plane unexpectedly landed at Red Wing Regional Airport after engine failure Friday. The three people on board, the pilot and two adult passengers, were safe. To determine what caused the engine to malfunction, "you have to take it apart and see what's wrong with it," said Sam...
March 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
March 6, 2013
10 days out
Spotlight Star watch party Make the stars your old friends and watch the great celestial show in the skies over Cannon Falls Thursday March 14. The night begins with a short orientation followed by quality time outside under the heavens.
arts and entertainment/Life
March 6, 2013 - 8:00am
March 2, 2013
One injured in snowmobile crash
A man was injured Monday evening when his snowmobile crashed in Ellsworth Township, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Joshua W. Brookshaw, 37, rural Ellsworth, had been traveling on snowmobile trails between 450th Avenue and 530th Street at about 11:30 p.m. when he...
March 2, 2013 - 11:00am
Dodge, Meixner advance
Doug Dodge and Daniel D. Meixner emerged from the four-way primary contest to replace Richard Bunce as the Trenton Town Board chairman. Bunche is stepping down. Dodge received 92 votes to Meixner's 71 in the Feb. 19 primary. They will face off April 2 in the general election. Gary...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Bull open house is March 16
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Animal and Food Science, St. Croix Valley Bull Test and UW Extension Service will offer an education program and open house Saturday March 16 on the Mann Valley Farm, 129 South Glover Road, River Falls. The open house will run...
March 1, 2013 - 3:00pm
February 28, 2013
Other area senior briefs
Computer course offered in Cannon Falls Shepherd's Center of Cannon Valley is offering a computer class for area residents. Dan Bassett will teach the two-part course from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday March 9 and 16 at the Cannon Falls High School Computer Lab. The class covers information...
February 28, 2013 - 8:00am
February 22, 2013
Sirens to be tested Feb. 27
Pierce County will test the new backup system for siren activation at 1 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 27. During the test, sirens within 10 miles of the Prairie Island nuclear plant will sound for less than 30 seconds. Pierce County Office of Emergency Management reminds residents that this...
February 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
Kitty Rhoades appointed secretary of the Department of Health Services
Gov. Scott Walker Friday appointed Department of Health Services (DHS) Deputy Secretary Kitty Rhoades of Hudson as secretary of DHS. The appointment...
February 22, 2013 - 10:02am
February 20, 2013
Support session offered in Prescott
A support session for crime victims, suicide survivors and those who help victims heal, understand, cope and recover will be offered 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Prescott Area Fire and Ambulance Association, 1603 Pine St., Prescott. The session -- sponsored by the Saint Croix Valley...
February 20, 2013 - 8:00pm
February 18, 2013
Plane makes emergency landing at Red Wing Airport
BAY CITY - A single engine plane had to land without its gear late Friday evening at the Red Wing Airport. The plane, piloted by Steve Hiltner, 30, of Rosemount, Minn., was attempting to land when the landing gear had reportedly failed. The plane skidded down the runway coming to...
February 18, 2013 - 9:32am
February 16, 2013
Wilde short stories reach the stage
"Style, Not Sincerity" is Hardcover Theater's traveling Oscar Wilde show, where laughter is always the best medicine. The show makes its way to Pepin County's Widespot Performing Arts Center Saturday Feb. 23. The projection is taken from three Wilde short stories: "Lord Arthur Savile's...
arts and entertainment/Life
February 16, 2013 - 8:00am
February 13, 2013
Valentine party will be Thursday in Ellsworth
Enjoy a Valentine's Day party at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ellsworth Senior Center with special guest speaker LeAnn Peterson. She will talk about her travels to Russia. Special treats and coffee will be provided. The center is located in the basement of the Ellsworth Public Library,...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am