This summer, for the first time since the scenic river town of Red Wing started celebrating Independence Day, it won’t have fireworks to mark the holiday. A committee couldn’t come up with the money necessary to put the show on.
A St. Paul man was charged Friday with multiple crimes relating to a home invasion on Wednesday which led to a sexual assault and robbery. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 18-year-old Curtez DeShawn Graham was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of kidnapping and one count of first-degree robbery.
A staff member at Deer Crest assisted living home in Red Wing was fired after taking a photo of a client on the toilet with her phone and uploading it to Instagram, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
It’s pretty safe to say Pat Kelly is enjoying his trip home. But that’s nothing compared to the perspective of his parents. Jim and Beth Kelly are beaming with pride. The Huskers sophomore second baseman hails from Red Wing, so the chance to play at Target Field is something he and his parents have been looking forward to for quite some time.
Red Wing police are investigating after a man died Wednesday night, presumably falling off a 200-foot rock wall at the top of barns bluff. Witnesses were performing CPR on the man at about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday. But he was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities before being transported to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.
The Minnesota laundry service that discovered the remains of a stillborn baby in hospital linens says that no other remains have been found at its facility.
A Minnesota hospital says the remains of a second stillborn baby also may have been sent to a laundry.
A Minnesota hospital apologized Wednesday for mishandling a stillborn baby whose body was found in linens that had been sent to an off-site laundry service.
Police are investigating after employees at a laundry facility in Red Wing found an infant’s body in linens sent there for cleaning.
A group of Minnesota Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday to let gay couples join in civil unions, calling it an alternative to gay marriage that could end a corrosive fight on the issue. Gay marriage supporters quickly condemned the measure as inferior and unequal.
Two-time defending champion DeLaSalle will play Red Wing for the three-peat in the Class 3A girls state basketball title game.
It looks to be an exciting week at the Target Center as the top girls basketball players and teams converge on downtown Minneapolis for the annual state tournament.
Police in Red Wing are investigating after somebody in the city found a handgun in a recycling bin.
The mayor of Red Wing says he will step down from that over his second job as a frac sand lobbyist due to a conflict of interest.
Didn’t get a chance to see WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? Don’t worry. We’ve got all the winter sports action right here.
The mayor of Red Wing has been hired to promote the region’s growing frack sand industry, raising questions from some citizens about whether he can balance his community’s interests with his new employer’s.
The hunt for Best of Minnesota: Bakery saw the biggest response from WCCO viewers in the history of the franchise.
It’s a big time in high school sports, and it usually works out that when we get into the chill of winter that things heat up on the playing field.
Kids who grow up together often dream of one day playing on a state tournament team together.
The holidays have wrapped up and teams are back from their post-Christmas tournaments. Within the next week, high school squads enter the grind of the conference season.
District officials said Wednesday morning that unspecified threats against Red Wing schools have put the district on lockdown for the day.
Xcel Energy Inc. says its Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing declared an “unusual event” after some security equipment failed.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Prairie Island Indian Community have agreed to cooperate on some issues as the agency considers the fate of spent nuclear fuel at Xcel Energy’s nuclear plant in Red Wing.
During election season, nearly every week there’s a new presidential poll. While the rest of the country looks to Quinnipiac or Gallup, people in Red Wing have a different approach.