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Area Girls' Basketball: Cannon Falls loses on buzzer-beater
Area Boys' Basketball: Randolph, Z-M lead area with big wins
Boys' Hockey: Red Wing's season ends with loss to Gentry Academy
Boys' Basketball: Red Wing tops Albert Lea
Girls' Basketball: Red Wing's win streak swells to 14 games
Igniting innovation: Red Wing Ignite selected for nationwide initiative
Neighborhood market on the market: Buchanan Grocery owners to step down in July
A place to grab a cup and relax: Mandy’s Coffee and Cafe is the 2018 Restaurant of the Year
S.W.A.T. named beauty, health and wellness business of the year
Why don't all school buses have seat belts for kids?
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CITY OF RED WING: Notice of Hearing on Improvement 03/11/19
Assumed Name Notice: The Draz Team
Probate Notice: Dale Walter Springer 25-PR-19-262
Probate Notice: Gaylen Hoven 25-PR-19-206
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Robert D. Johnson
David Alan Nelson
Gerald R. Dooley
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Red Wing’s city engineer awarded top honor
Celebrating Five Generations of Women
75 years and counting: Wayne and Pearl Wanous celebrate a unique marriage milestone
Derek J. Skordahl
Protect Barn Bluff landmark for next seven generations
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June 13, 2016
Crash injures Maiden Rock girl, 16
A Pierce County teenager was hospitalized Monday morning after a crash near Bay City. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver, a 16-year-old...
June 13, 2016 - 12:06pm
April 6, 2016
Ellsworth, Spring Valley referendums pass
Two Pierce County school districts had referendums on the ballot this election day. The polls are now closed and the unofficial election results...
April 6, 2016 - 4:35pm
May 18, 2015
Rush River Folk Festival is May 23
Six regional music acts will provide live entertainment throughout the day at Vino in the Valley’s second Rush River Folk Festival in Maiden Rock. From 1 p.m. until sunset Saturday May 23, the unique foodie destination presents a tasty mix of original and vintage folk music...
May 18, 2015 - 8:00am
July 1, 2014
Flooding after crest
The good news is the Mississippi River crested at 15 feet over the weekend. The bad news it will take a while for the river to go back into...
July 1, 2014 - 5:34pm
June 18, 2014
Son-Bow hosts Pierce County dairy breakfast June 21
With a statewide initiative to promote the dairy industry, Pierce County is doing its part in hosting a Dairy Breakfast. Son-Bow Farms, Inc.,...
June 18, 2014 - 4:01pm
December 29, 2013
Maiden Rock house damaged in Christmas fire
MAIDEN ROCK--A Christmas evening fire heavily damaged a house several miles from Maiden Rock. Pierce County's dispatch center received a call from the homeowner at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday he'd returned home to find the house filled with smoke, but only the family dog was inside. Firefighters...
December 29, 2013 - 10:51am
August 19, 2013
Maiden Rock woman airlifted following Saturday crash
Authorities say a Maiden Rock woman may have suffered a medical issue while driving mid-afternoon Saturday, causing her car to leave a town of Union road and come to rest in a hay field. Shanna Vogel, 44, was airlifted from Ellsworth to St.
August 19, 2013 - 7:59am
July 29, 2013
Head-on crash sends Maiden Rock man to Regions
A Maiden Rock man was listed in fair condition Monday morning at Regions Hospital in St.
July 29, 2013 - 8:14am
April 4, 2013
Maiden Rock artist featured at silent auction
MAIDEN ROCK-Dog Days of Stockholm announces artist Maria Dudley Kowalski's original painting "Puppy Party on the Pier" (an 11''x 14'' acrylic...
April 4, 2013 - 1:10pm
January 19, 2011
Pierce County committee approves sand mine expansion
ELLSWORTH - The Pierce County Land Management Committee approved on Wednesday a permit allowing Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company to expand its sand mine in Maiden Rock. The expansion had been a point of concern for many citizens of the town, prompting a lengthy public hearing in...
January 19, 2011 - 9:22pm
January 15, 2011
Ellsworth Fire Department will serve Maiden Rock
For the third time in recent history, the Ellsworth Fire Department's service territory has been expanded. Effective this month, Maiden Rock has contracted for fire services. "This first time, we'll go for two years and see how it works," Chief Brent Langer said about the new...
January 15, 2011 - 12:56am
December 14, 2010
Melissa Hokanson charged with manslaughter in connection with son's death
Less than three weeks after her husband Tylar Hokanson was convicted of murdering her 17-month old son Nicholas, Melissa Hokanson is now charged...
December 14, 2010 - 2:08pm
November 30, 2010
Man with Pierce County ties receives life sentence
HASTINGS, -- After 31 hours of deliberations, a Dakota County jury on Thanksgiving morning convicted Tylar James Hokanson, 24, formerly of Northfield, Minn., and Pierce County, of killing his 17-month-old stepson. The child, Nicholas Arthur Miller, died June 23, 2009, at a Durand...
November 30, 2010 - 5:50pm
November 23, 2010
Jury deliberation continues in Hokanson trial
Jurors continued deliberation today in the trial of a man accused of killing a child who died in Pierce County. The Dakota County trial of Tylar Hokanson began Nov. 1. Testimony concluded Monday morning, and the case went to the jury that afternoon. Hokanson is charged with murder...
November 23, 2010 - 9:54am
November 19, 2010
Barn erupts in flames south of Maiden Rock
MAIDEN ROCK -- Karl Foster was sweeping up in his cattle barn early today when he caught a strong whiff of smoke. Flames had erupted at the...
November 19, 2010 - 11:59am