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May 16, 2013
Jogger falls to death in Red Wing
RED WING, Minn. - A jogger here died Wednesday night after apparently falling off 200-foot Mississippi River bluff. Police and fire departments in this city about an hour southeast of Minneapolis responded at 8:50 p.m. to a call for medical assistance on the bluff's north side....
news / region
May 16, 2013 - 12:25pm
April 17, 2013
Baby found at laundry had been stillborn
RED WING — The baby’s body that ended up in a linen bin at Red Wing’s Crothall Laundry came from the morgue of Regions Hospital in St. Paul, officials said Wednesday. The stillborn, premature boy was delivered at the hospital April 4. The body had been wrapped in linen in the...
April 17, 2013 - 7:22pm
April 16, 2013
Dead baby found at Red Wing laundry
RED WING — A dead infant was found in hospital linens that had been delivered to Crothall Laundry on Tuesday morning, Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman confirmed Tuesday evening. “We’re calling it a death investigation at this time,” he said. Authorities were alerted at...
April 16, 2013 - 11:29pm
Man charged with attempted murder for hammer attack
RED WING, Minn. - A 26-year-old Goodhue County man is accused of attempting to kill his wife's co-worker with a hammer early Monday morning. Jonathan Lee Closner entered his wife’s residence in Zumbrota and hit Daniel David Yennie, 20, in the head twice, according to a complaint...
news / region
January 16, 2013 - 10:47am
December 19, 2012
Threats cause lockdown at Red Wing schools
RED WING, Minn. -- All Red Wing schools are on lockdown today after a student reported receiving a threatening call that alluded to a shooting at the school. According to the Red Wing Police Department, a senior at Tower View Alternative Learning Center received a call Tuesday night...
news / education
December 19, 2012 - 10:42am
October 23, 2012
Red Wing Shoe Co. plans to close Kentucky plant at end of year
RED WING, Minn. — Red Wing Shoe Co. announced Tuesday that it will officially close its Danville, Ky., plant at the end of the year. “It’s more efficient to run two plants than three plants,” Shoe spokesman Peter Engel said Tuesday. The Shoe also operates plants in Potosi,...
news / region
October 23, 2012 - 11:50pm
October 8, 2012
2 teens missing from Red Wing back in custody
RED WING, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota corrections officials say two boys who had gone missing from the Red Wing juvenile prison are back in custody. Department of Corrections spokesman John Schadl says the two were picked up by Goodhue County sheriff's officials and are headed back to...
October 8, 2012 - 1:33pm
August 28, 2012
Victims in head-on crash identified in Wisconsin crash
ELLSWORTH, Wis. – Two Red Wing, Minn., residents have been identified as those who died in a head-on crash and subsequent fire that occurred late Saturday night on U.S. Highway 63 in western Wisconsin. Traci Lee Nannette Hardy, 30, and Scott Mikael Kull, 22, were pronounced dead...
August 28, 2012 - 8:42am
August 23, 2012
State Supreme Court to review rental property inspection case
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will review a lawsuit against the city of Red Wing regarding its rental inspection code. The Institute for Justice, a law firm representing nine landlords and two tenants challenging the city’s code, filed a petition...
August 23, 2012 - 9:24am
August 22, 2012
Red Wing man sentenced to 135 months for child porn
A Red Wing man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 135 months in prison for receiving child pornography. Ronald Lee Rainwater, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography before U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty on April 6. Because the federal criminal...
August 22, 2012 - 7:40am
August 2, 2012
Red Wing pastor resigns after prostitution charge
RED WING, Minn. -- First Presbyterian Church of Red Wing leadership has called a special meeting Sunday following the resignation of Pastor Gary Elg. Elg's resignation came last week, after he told church officials that he had been arrested on prostitution allegations. "I have...
August 2, 2012 - 8:46am
June 8, 2012
Mayo acquires Fairview Red Wing
RED WING - Fairview Red Wing Health Services will become Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing as of July 1. Thursday's announcement ended months of speculation as the community awaited word on negotiations between Fairview Red Wing, Fairview Health System and Mayo Clinic. Officials...
business / news
June 8, 2012 - 9:54am