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Softball: Bombers get by Tigers

Getting runs across every inning, Cannon Falls was able to put together enough for a 7-4 Hiawatha Valley League victory against Lake City on Monday. With six different players collecting ...
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Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC warns amid E. coli outbreak

Romaine lettuce via Wikimedia Commons.
All romaine lettuce consumption should be avoided while a multi-state E. coli outbreak is investigated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. There have been ...

Infographic: Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota

To help curb drunken driving this holiday season, more than 300 law enforcement agencies across Minnesota will take part in an extra DWI enforcement campaign Nov. 21 and continuing weekends through Dec. 29.
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Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.

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Missing person: Northfield man last seen on Friday

Joseph Camplin, 42, of Northfield (Photos courtesy Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's Crime Alert Network)
The Northfield Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Joseph Camplin, 42, of Northfield. According to an alert issued Monday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2018:

Woodbury angler's pike catch in May sets new Minnesota record

Matthew Swanson's 45¼- inch northern pike from the Rainy River is Minnesota's new catch-and-release pike record. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
A northern pike caught by Woodbury fisherman Matthew Swanson this past May on the Rainy River is now the largest on record in the state's new catch-and-release record program. Swanson ...

Holiday Stroll Medallion found!

The Holiday Stroll Medallion was found under the mailbox in front of Corner Drug.

For those who can't drive 55, MnDOT initiative for state highways is just the ticket

The speed limit has been increased on eastbound Highway 210 near the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in Brainerd. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, where road quality allows, speed limits will be increased from 55 mph to 60 on state two-lane highways. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
ST. PAUL -- This one’s for all the speed demons out there. As motorists might have noticed, stretches of state highways have seen speed limits increased from 55 mph to ...

Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm

Minnesota-based food business Schwan's Company will sell a majority stake to a South Korean firm, according to a news release Nov. 15. CJ CheilJedang of Seoul, South Korea will purchase ...

Girls’ Swimming: Wingers qualify for five state events

Red Wing had three individuals qualify for the girls’ Class A state swimming and diving meet on Friday at the Rochester Recreation Center, and all three will also compete in ...
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The Red Wing Republican Eagle covers local sports in Goodhue County and surrounding areas. 

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Area Football: Fairmont stops Cannon Falls’ upset bid

Cannon Falls' Brodie Hansen attempts to leap over Fairmont's Jordan Wolter during the Bombers' 27-21 loss to the Cardinals in Saturday's Class AAA quarterfinal at Hopkins High School. Martin Schlegel / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 3
Cannon Falls' Logan Hofstedt stiff-arms Fairmont's Nick Thate during the Bombers' 27-21 loss to the Cardinals in Saturday's Class AAA quarterfinal at Hopkins High School. Martin Schlegel / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 3
Cannon Falls quarterback Jack Dommeyer fires a pass downfield during the Bombers' 27-21 loss to Fairmont in Saturday's Class AAA quarterfinal at Hopkins High School. Martin Schlegel / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 3
A few defensive stops and one offensive drive away from victory, the Cannon Falls Bombers allowed 21 unanswered points before scoring again in the fourth quarter. In the closing minutes, ...

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