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.
People in Cannon Valley are slowly recovering after torrential rain left roads underwater, basements flooded and farm fields soaked.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A bar claiming to be Minnesota’s oldest might be closing for good, soon.
Police say they have arrested three people after an armed robbery at a Walmart store in Red Wing early Sunday morning.
The public is invited to a conversation on water quality issues facing the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers on Thursday in Red Wing.
The shipping navigation season has started a bit earlier than normal as the first tow boat and barges traveled north on the Mississippi River.
Just weeks after he went into cardiac arrest, a teenage boy returned to Red Wing High School Monday.
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.
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.
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.
A fatal head-on crash occurred on Highway 58 near Red Wing Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
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.
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.
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.
A beautiful hike in Red Wing turned into a tragedy when an Edina woman accidentally fell to her death.
Hurricane Irene is roughly 1,500 miles from Minnesota, but there are people here who are paying close attention to the damage.
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.
Scientists from a Hawaii-based laboratory have identified the remains of a Vietnam War fighter pilot who had been declared missing.
A former Red Wing high school student is taking the school district to federal court. Quera Pruitt, a 2010 graduate, claims a Homecoming event was emotionally painful and discriminatory.
A new federal lawsuit claims that for at least two years, dozens of Red Wing High School students mocked African-Americans during homecoming week by wearing low-slung pants, oversized sports jerseys and flashing gang signs.