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March 21, 2019
After three long days of preparing nearly 20,000 bags of sand to avoid the potential flood of their Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino business, the Prairie Island Indian Community will host a Harvest Pack meal event on Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
From sandbagging to bagging food: Prairie Island Indian Community to assist Santee Sioux Nation in Nebraska
13 hours 48 min ago
Red Wing offers free sand for sandbags
15 hours 43 min ago
More than 300 volunteers had filled around 20,000 sandbags as of Thursday morning over three days of flood preparation efforts on Prairie Island. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
VIDEO: Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags as flood preparations continue on Prairie Island
17 hours 13 min ago
March 20, 2019
The Red Wing High School speech team brought home the first-place trophy from the Lake City Speech Invitational held Saturday, March 16, 2019. 
Heather Finholm / Winger speech coach
RWHS speech team brings home trophy
March 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
The historic Jefferson School block may be sold this week to Keller-Baartman Properties after the Red Wing School Board accepted a request for proposal from the company March 18. The district will now negotiate the purchasing of the block in hopes of finalizing the deal that's been in discussion for months. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Time to negotiate: Keller-Baartman’s bid accepted for Jefferson School
March 20, 2019 - 5:00pm
Prescott has allotted sand and bags this week for residents who wish to assemble and use them for free. One sandbag station is located at the public beach on Lake Street and another one at the parking lot between the railroad tracks and Eagle Point Condominiums. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Flood safety tips released by Pierce County Emergency Management
March 20, 2019 - 3:11pm
Notice: Phones down March 20, 2019 for upgrades
March 20, 2019 - 11:05am
Looking 10 years out: Red Wing hosts first event for Strategic Plan
March 20, 2019 - 11:00am
Craig, Peterson tout farm bill programs
March 20, 2019 - 5:00am
March 19, 2019
Body recovered March 19, 2019 from Mississippi River near Hager City
March 19, 2019 - 5:08pm
League of Women Voters event explores media and elections
March 19, 2019 - 3:36pm
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, voiced his support for a proposal to offer state-subsidized opportunity scholarships for low- and middle-income students to attend private and parochial schools. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Republicans ready to reopen Minnesota school choice debate
March 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
Volunteers fill sandbags March 19, 2019, at Treasure Island Resort and Casino in preparation for possible flooding on Prairie Island. River levels are forecasted to near flood stage early next week. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Flood preparations begin on Prairie Island
March 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
Many in the Pierce County area are preparing for and dealing with flooding. Pictured are recent efforts to keep a section of Highway 35 safe for travel. Submitted photo
Prescott asking for volunteers to prepare for flooding
March 19, 2019 - 12:51pm
Jaeger to succeed Pohl as Goodhue County Court Services director
March 19, 2019 - 5:00am