Red Wing News


04/19/2018 06:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bikers hit the Great River Road for charity 

The motorcycle rally, which has become a spring and fall tradition, commemorates the assistance 12 metro-based motorcyclists gave to the Winona community during the floods of 1965. The event has evolved into a fundraiser that has raise hundreds of thousands for the Gillette Children's Hospital.


04/17/2018 05:57 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Heard on the Street: Walmart North's remodel to wrap up in May 

Retail mammoth Walmart says it's spending $35 million to remodel 10 Minnesota stores this year and that includes a revamp of Rochester's north store as well as Red Wing's store. "At Walmart, we're constantly looking to invest in new technology and innovations that will improve the retail experience," said Walmart regional general manager Matt Armiger in the Minnesota announcement last week.


04/17/2018 12:57 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Red Wing teacher one of 12 finalists for MN Teacher of the Year 

IAZ008>010-018-019-MNZ086-087-094-095-171645- /O.UPG.KARX.WS.A.0009.180418T0600Z-180419T0600Z/ /O.NEW.KARX.WS.W.0009.180418T1200Z-180419T0600Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower- Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City, New Hampton, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 335 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 1 AM CDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches.


04/17/2018 12:57 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Red Wing schools face potential cuts, operating levy 

Whether those changes are just a refocus in education - particularly a shift toward elementary STEM education - or a series of deep cuts across the district won't be known until the Nov. 6 election. During Monday night's school board meeting, the school board voted to reduce staff for next school year by two kindergarten teachers and a one-third time teacher of communications at the middle school.


04/14/2018 06:26 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Greenspace: Check out electric cars or a 'green' film in Red Wing 

MNZ079-086>088-WIZ032-141445- /O.CON.KARX.WS.W.0008.180414T1800Z-180415T1800Z/ /O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-180414T1800Z/ Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Buffalo- Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, and Alma 142 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON... ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 PM CDT SUNDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Mixed precipitation.


04/12/2018 11:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Missed opportunities bring 'Blue Morning, Blue Day' 

Last week, I got a note from the fine folks at Treasure Island informing me that the choir from Goodhue High School would be singing with the classic rock band Foreigner. Like all diligent reporters, I took the immediate, necessary action that this tip required: I went to the band's Wikipedia page to look up all their big hits.


04/11/2018 08:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Guilty plea in Zumbrota shooting 

RED WING, Minn. A guilty plea has been entered in what authorities describe as a drug deal gone bad that resulted in a shooting.


04/10/2018 01:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Red Wing bakery competes for 'Sweetest' award 

Habitually on any short list of Minnesota's best bakeries, Hanisch Bakery and Coffee Shop is aiming for a bigger prize. Through July 31, Hanisch is in competition to be named the second annual "Sweetest Bakery in America," in a contest being run by Dawn Foods, a Jackson, Mich., bakery manufacturer and ingredients supplier.


04/08/2018 05:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities: Man threatened to sex traffic kidnapped boys 

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04/04/2018 10:28 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Demolition work will require detour in Red Wing near bridge 

Demolition work on the small ramp bridge over U.S. Highway 61 will require motorists to detour around the new button hook intersection of U.S. 61 and U.S. Highway 63 beginning Tuesday. Motorists on Highway 61 near the Highway 63/ Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing will be detoured during three nights April 10-12 as construction crews demolish the remainder of the bridge over Highway 61, according to a statement from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


04/03/2018 02:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Repair, Refit, Custom Fabrication, They Have It All 

Afton Marina and Yacht Club, Inc. has been the St. Croix Rivers favorite home port since 1960. It is located on the scenic St. Croix river in the village of Afton, MN.


04/02/2018 08:00 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Winter Storm Watch issued for Monday night into Tuesday 

NWS DesMoines ...Heavy Snow and Blowing Snow possible late Tonight into Tuesday... .Snow will be develop across northern Iowa tonight. The snow may become heavy at times late tonight with snowfall rates of 1 inch or more per hour possible at times.


04/02/2018 08:00 AM  ~~~Source~~~
View Alerts 

Accumulations of 6 to 9 inches are possible in this area. Snow will develop late tonight and continue into early Tuesday evening before tapering off.


04/02/2018 03:28 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Owner of 17,000 albums shares music with seniors 

Bob Knutson spent his working years as a welder. He is first to admit he lacked a spark for music.


03/31/2018 03:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Area schools not immune to threats 

Amid nationwide discussions and demonstrations to improve school safety, there has been a surge of threats targeting schools, including some in Southeast Minnesota. Austin High School : Two students were arrested after allegedly making threats against the district via social media.