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Authorities followed digital footprints among suspected drug dealers in building a homicide case in the 2017 overdose death of a River Falls man, according to charges filed this week in Pierce County Circuit Court. Arrest warrants were issued Thursday, April 18, for 31-year-old Orlando P. Eaton of St. Paul and 28-year-old Dante J. Ackerman of Lakeland, Minn. Both men are charged with first-degree reckless homicide as party to a crime in the May 9, 2017, overdose death of Patrick Pace, a 2003 River Falls High School graduate.
LAKE CITY — The public is invited to an open house Thursday, April 25, to learn more about the 2020 reconstruction of Highway 61 in Lake City, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
WABASHA, Minn. – The public is invited to an open house on Wednesday, April 24, to learn more about the Highway 61 paving and culvert replacement project that begins next month, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Rochester Sand and Gravel, a MnDOT contractor, will be resurfacing Highway 61 between Kellogg and Lake City from May 6 to Oct. 25.
A Red Wing, Minn., woman accused of stealing nearly $8,000 in saddles and riding equipment in the middle of the night from Rimoe Ranch on County H west of Star Prairie had bond set at $10,000 during her initial appearance in St. Croix County Circuit Court April 11, according to court documents. Allison Ann MacDonald, 29, was charged with felony burglary of a dwelling and felony theft of movable property $5,000-$10,000 close to a month after a March 2 incident in which she allegedly was caught on surveillance footage removing the property from a Rimoe Ranch tack room.
Ramsey Hill Exploration in Maiden Rock has submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources a permit application, including plans and specifications to construct and operate a sand processing plant and modify a sand mine to support the processing plant. There will be a public hearing 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Pierce County Government Center Annex conference room, 432 W. Main St., Ellsworth.
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the riding season during the "Spring Flood Run" Saturday, April 20. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona. Motorists need to use extra caution this weekend with as many as 30,000 motorcyclists riding during the event. Riders should take safety into their own hands and motorists are encouraged to always look twice for motorcycles.
Firefighters got a Red Wing structure fire under control within 10 minutes of arriving on the scene Friday night, April 12, 2019, on the 200 block of East Fourth Street, according to a department news release.
Red Wing police responded to an assault call on April 10, with an individual saying he was shot. According to a news release April 11, Jack Edward Kusnierek called police stating he was shot at 120 East Fifth St. the previous night. The residency was deemed safe and that there was no threat to the public. The 20-year-old was transported by the Red Wing Ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. The news release did not state what kind of condition Kusnierek was in at that time, nor what his status is currently. It also didn't state how or why he was shot.
The following area schools are closed Thursday, April 11, 2019, due to snow.
Jessica McConnell hates to throw anything out. Anyone who shares that sentiment knows what a challenge it can be to reduce by repurposing, reselling or recycling. Imagine how much more difficult it must be to assume responsibility for several hundred bags and boxes of "stuff" every week. McConnell is manager of the Salvation Army store in Red Wing, which takes in at least 50 bags of clothing and 30 to 50 or more boxes of household items every day.