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An officer responded to a tree that fell across road and damaged power lines on HIghway 35 in Maiden Rock at 9:21 p.m. May 7. The officer helped with emergency lights and shutting down the highway until highway and utility crews could make the road safe. Stolen vehicle Officers assisted St. Croix County Sheriff's office with a traffic stop concerning a stolen vehicle at 5:27 a.m. May 11 on 890th Avenue / Highway 63, Baldwin. A subject was arrested and transported to St. Croix County Jail.
Crisis services are a critical piece of the mental health system. During Mental Health Month this May, the Minnesota Department of Human Services is highlighting services that get people in crisis the help they need, when they need it. One of 5 Minnesotans face mental illness each year, and one in 25 people live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Fortunately, there are more treatments, services and community support available, and many people with mental illness can and do recover.
Pretty ... ugly Red Wing, pretty Red Wing I hear you're turning Green But just outside your doorstep There is another scene Three million gallons of pig poop Wow that's quite a stream So careful steer your Teslas To avoid the hog latrine! Paul Schaefer Hager City
A Make It OK community conversation about reducing the stigma of mental illness will be held 6:15 p.m. May 15 at Red Wing High School's Courtyard Cafe (Door 40). The event will include Minnesota Public Radio host John Moe as well as a panel conversation with health care, mental health, school and community leaders. A free dinner will be served 5:30 p.m. before the program. The panel will discuss local strategies to reduce the stigma and improve mental health care in Goodhue County. The conversation is recommended for ages 12 and up.
The Goodhue County Historical Society is looking to pair volunteers with new opportunities at the museum. They are hosting a volunteer open house on Saturday, May 5, 1-3 p.m. to recruit volunteers and inspire engagement. Attendees can meet current volunteers and staff, take a tour of the History Center and enjoy fun hands-on activities. Questions can be sent to email@example.com .
Snow continues to fall and winds to blow, so several local school districts will have delayed starts Monday, April 16, 2018. Red Wing announced at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, that classes will start two hours late. Also starting late are: Cannon Falls Lake City Randolph Wabasha-Kellogg
The Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter, pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, locked through Lock and Dam 2 near Hastings around 1:30 p.m. April 11, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District. The Corps considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the navigation season, because it means all of its locks are accessible to commercial and recreational vessels.
Snow arrived as forecast late Monday, April 2, 2018, continuing to fall at steady "100 percent" rate today. The National Weather Service expects accumulations of 6 to 9 inches across the region. The rate likely will be heavy at times this afternoon—perhaps an inch an hour. Schools closed Tuesday included: Minnesota Cannon Falls Farmington Goodhue Hastings Kenyon-Wanamingo Randolph Red Wing Rosemount Zumbrota-Mazeppa Wisconsin Durand-Arkansaw Ellsworth Elmwood Hudson
Red Wing resident and Lake City Lumber owner Spencer R. Kuehl, charged in late January with felony attempted first-degree sexual assault of a child and felony child enticement, has a new attorney and a new court date after Thursday's plea hearing in Eau Claire County Court was rescheduled to a status conference Friday, April 13 at 4 p.m. Also at Thursday's hearing, attorney Richard Gorman filed for withdrawal, which was granted, and Douglas Hazelton stepped in as Kuehl's counsel.
Red Wing Arts is celebrating young talent and creativity now through April 8. Student artwork from four Red Wing schools went on display March 3. An annual tradition since 1993, this year features artworks in colored pencil, ceramics and graphite among other mediums.