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A 27-year-old Red Wing woman died and three children were transported to the hospital Wednesday, Sept. 19, in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Spring Creek Road near Graves Drive, authorities said.
The city of Cannon Falls was under a state of emergency Friday after a severe weather system Thursday night caused widespread damage across southern and southeastern Minnesota. Cannon Falls High School was being used as a triage center Friday afternoon due to limited power to provide for those in need, according to a city news release. The school was initially being set up as a shelter for residents affected by the storm, as well as to shelter residents from a care center evacuated because of a generator fire.
A Colorado meat distributor is recalling more than 130,000 pounds of ground chuck that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release Sept. 19. The ground beef was packaged June 21, 2018 and shipped to retail locations nationwide. USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service urges people who may have purchased the ground beef and stored it in a freezer to throw it out.
Severe weather is expected to blow through the region tonight and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.
Riders and motorists should exercise extreme caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers as thousands of motorcyclists take to the road for the Fall Flood Run. As many as 30,000 riders will be traveling between the Twin Cities and Winona on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Red Cross, Sport Clips team up for childhood cancer awareness During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions. Those who come out to give blood or platelets through Sept. 30 will receive a coupon for a free haircut at Sport Clips via email. The coupon is valid through Nov. 11, 2018, at participating Sport Clips locations. Donors must have a valid email address on record to receive the coupon.
We asked Goodhue County Sheriff candidates Paul Gielau and Marty Kelly to weigh in on topics such as school safety, community relations and the county jail.
The Pierce County Public Health Department announced Friday, Sept. 7, a dead crow found in Pierce County Sept. 5 has tested positive for West Nile virus. It was the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County 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," Health Officer/ Public Health Director AZ Snyder said.
The Alzheimer’s Association invites residents of Red Wing and surrounding communities to join with the 25th Anniversary Walk Team, the EPC Young Champions, in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. The 25th Anniversary Walk will take place in Colvill Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration begins 9 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. A special awards ceremony will be held 11:30 a.m. to recognize the top fundraising teams and individuals.
Residents of Jordan Towers were treated to an appreciation dinner hosted by Frerichs Construction, Finn Daniels Architects and Red Wing HRA. Approximately 145 guests were in attendance to celebrate the year-long renovation project of Jordan Tower II.