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Red Wing Man Gets 11 Years For Receiving, Possessing Child Porn

A 42-year-old Red Wing man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 11 years in prison for receiving and possessing thousands of images of child pornography, the U.S. Justice Department said.

08/21/2012

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Cops: Pastor Caught Paying For Sex

A pastor from Red Wing, Minn., was cited for allegedly exchanging money for sex with an undercover police officer, St. Paul Police say.

08/01/2012

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Minn. Law To Give More Inmates Green Thumbs

Minnesota prison officials are considering new garden plots in medium-security prisons next spring under a state law that takes effect next week.

07/27/2012

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Finding Minnesota: St. James Hotel

After a long holiday weekend, you may have had your fill of family by now. Perhaps it’s time to plan a little getaway where you can have a some peace and quiet while living in the lap of luxury. This week in Finding Minnesota, we head to Red Wing to see what makes the historic St. James Hotel such a treasure.

07/08/2012

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Welch Slowly Recovering from Floods

People in Cannon Valley are slowly recovering after torrential rain left roads underwater, basements flooded and farm fields soaked.

06/18/2012

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Simplifying Some Common Medical Myths

There are several studies out there that tell you what’s good for you and what’s bad. But what’s true and what’s a myth? We’ll try to simplify it all for you here.

06/15/2012

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Wild Parsnip Spreading, Leaving Hikers Blistered & Burned

Along Frontenac State Park’s pristine grasses and wildflowers is an unwanted guest. It’s wild parsnip, an invasive species that threatens to spread across the state, leaving anyone who comes in contact with it dealing with pain surpassing any poison ivy encounter.

06/13/2012

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Best Spots For A Picnic In Minnesota

While the Twin Cities offers great picnicking opportunities, a little trip out of town for lunch on a warm summer day makes all the difference. The area’s best picnic spots are just a short drive away, so pack a basket, grab a blanket and hop in the car for a day trip to some of the most scenic lunch spots in the state.

06/09/2012

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Trout Restoration Project Underway Near MOA

A small stream near the Mall of America holds a lot of promise for one elusive trophy fish. Trout have been re-introduced to a creek in the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

06/02/2012

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Police: Red Wing Chase Ends With Man Jumping Into River

A 38-year-old Welch man is in jail after he led police on a chase through Red Wing early Thursday morning and jumped from a bridge into the Mississippi River.

05/17/2012

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One Of MN’s Oldest Bars Is Having Trouble Paying Its Bills

A bar claiming to be Minnesota’s oldest might be closing for good, soon.

05/15/2012

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Red Wing Walmart Robbed, 3 Arrested

Police say they have arrested three people after an armed robbery at a Walmart store in Red Wing early Sunday morning.

04/23/2012

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Forum On River Water Quality Set For Red Wing

The public is invited to a conversation on water quality issues facing the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers on Thursday in Red Wing.

03/26/2012

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1st Tow Boat, Barges Head Up Mississippi River

The shipping navigation season has started a bit earlier than normal as the first tow boat and barges traveled north on the Mississippi River.

03/18/2012

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Red Wing Student Whose Heart Stopped Returns To Class

Just weeks after he went into cardiac arrest, a teenage boy returned to Red Wing High School Monday.

03/06/2012

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19 Rail Cars Go Off Track In Reg Wing Train Derailment

A Canadian Pacific train derailed near Red Wing, Minn., Sunday morning, causing 19 rail cars to come off the tracks and two to tip over, a spokesperson for the company said.

02/05/2012

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Nurse Helps Restart Red Wing Student’s Heart

It was something she hoped she never had to use, but a Red Wing High School nurse says an AED helped her save a student’s life.

01/31/2012

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Alert Lifted For Prairie Island Nuke Plant After Chem Spill

Officials say a 2-inch break in a pipe leading to a chlorine bleach tank is to blame for a chemical spill at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing.

01/05/2012

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Patrol: Fatal Head-On Crash Near Red Wing

A fatal head-on crash occurred on Highway 58 near Red Wing Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/04/2012

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Man, 75, Dies In Red Wing House Fire

A 75-year-old man is dead after fire destroyed his home in Red Wing. Firefighters were called at 8:20 p.m. Thursday and found the main floor of the one-and-a-half-story house engulfed in flames.

10/21/2011

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Last MN Woman Sentenced In Fake Money Conspiracy

A United States District Court judge sentenced a Red Wing, Minn., woman Monday to 15 months in prison for using counterfeit money to buy items at retailers like Target only to return them for real cash, court documents showed.

09/19/2011

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Burial Site Offered For Baby Dumped In Mississippi

An infant girl whose body was found recently in the Mississippi River may soon find her final resting place near three other babies discarded in the same way.

09/09/2011

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Edina Woman Falls From Red Wing Cliff, Dies

A beautiful hike in Red Wing turned into a tragedy when an Edina woman accidentally fell to her death.

09/06/2011

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N.C. Family Sweats Out Irene At Red Wing Wedding

Hurricane Irene is roughly 1,500 miles from Minnesota, but there are people here who are paying close attention to the damage.

08/27/2011

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Red Wing Police Investigating String Of Burglaries

Red Wing Police have received 54 burglary reports since June 1. Thieves have hit unlocked cars, homes and boats. Two arrests in the last few weeks haven’t stopped it.

08/17/2011

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