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FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Huddled in snow boots, jacket and mittens, Hayley Hinrichs rode the dairy barn’s refrigerated merry-go-round Thursday having done what no other Goodhue County dairy princess has ever before. Others have had their image carved in butter, but hers wears the crown. Hinrichs, the 19-year-old daughter of Goodhue farmer Tim Hinrichs, was crowned the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way Wednesday night at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Pierce County July 29 has tested positive for West Nile virus.This is the first bird that tested positive this year since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. “The positive bird means that residents of Pierce County need to be more vigilant in their personal protective measures to prevent mosquito bites,” Public Health Director Sue Galoff said.
Traffic on Highway 61/Main Street through Red Wing will switch Thursday from the southbound lanes to the newly constructed outside lanes. In case of inclement weather, the switch will be...
Highway 52 between Hampton and Cannon Falls will be closed and detoured from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, for road work, according the Dakota...
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold won the opportunity Tuesday for a rematch with GOP incumbent Ron Johnson. Pundits called the primary election race shortly after 8:30 p.m., giving Feingold the...
Wisconsin 3rd Congressional District residents will choose between two Democrats — longtime U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and challenger Myron Buchholz — in Tuesday’s primary election. And, since no Republican has filed, it’s pretty safe to say this is a winner-take-all primary, although the winner’s name will still appear on the Nov. 8 ballot and the write-in option is always available in the voting booth. This will be the first uncontested general election for Wisconsin’s 3rd District in 90 years.
Four Republicans hope to succeed longtime GOP Congressman John Kline, but first they need to get through the Aug. 9 primary and then take on Democrat Angie Craig and Independent Paula Overby Nov. 8. Jason Lewis, conservative radio talk show host, won the 2nd District GOP endorsement. John Howe, the only one to have held elected office, recently gained both the NRA’s and the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s endorsement. Businesswoman Darlene Miller, however, early on received Kline’s blessing. All three answered questioned posed by RiverTown Multimedia.
The Red Wing trolley will makes its 2016 inaugural run Aug. 3. The community is invited to meet the trolley at the end of the line — the St. James Hotel — for champagne, dessert and music at 8:30 p.m. Then beginning with River City Days Aug. 5-7, the historic replica trolley will again provide tours to introduce visitors and residents alike to some of what the city has to offer. “I’m ambitious in that I want it to run often and run full,” Red Wing Trolley Co. general manager Rick DeVoe said.
A hay barn was a total loss, but firefighters battling the blaze early Saturday morning, July 9, demonstrated the effectiveness of area's mutual aid system, authorities said. Red Wing Fire...
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has named a longtime faculty member and former interim dean to serve as interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Dr. Faye Perkins , who led the UWRF College of Education and Professional Studies, began a two-year appointment as provost July 1.