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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Hawaii-Based Lab IDs Remains Of Missing MN Pilot

Scientists from a Hawaii-based laboratory have identified the remains of a Vietnam War fighter pilot who had been declared missing.


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Fmr. Student Sues Red Wing School Over ‘Wankster Day’

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.


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H.S. Graduate Sues Over School Dress-Up Day

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.


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Family Fun Guide to Red Wing

Nestled amidst bluffs on a sharp bend in the Mississippi River, Red Wing is a scenic and charming destination for a day or weekend visit. This historic river town is world-renowned for its pottery, shoes, and delightful accommodations.


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Minn. Community Fights Company To Preserve Landscape

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Dozens of members of a picturesque Minnesota community fought a proposal Monday night to bring a mine to their town. Windsor Permian, an oil and gas company out of Oklahoma, wants to […]


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Operators Shut Down Prairie Island Unit 1

Xcel Energy has shut down Unit 1 of its Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing to fix an oil leak on a turbine valve.


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Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Cockpit Fire

A plane had to make an emergency landing at the Red Wing Airport Thursday morning after its pilot reported smoke coming from the cockpit, authorities said.


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Xcel Clears Federal Hurdle For License Renewal

Xcel Energy has cleared an environmental hurdle in its request to renew the license for its Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing.


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Prairie Island’s Unit 2 Is Up And Running

Unit Two of the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing is up and running again after a storm on Monday triggered its shutdown.


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Prairie Island Unit 2 Safely Shuts Down

A thunderstorm may have triggered a shutdown of Unit 2 of the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing.



SE Minn. Could Become Hotbed For ‘Frac Sand’

Under the forested bluffs of southeastern Minnesota lies an increasingly sought-after resource prized by the energy industry that’s attracting interest to the state from an increasing number of companies, which isn’t sitting well with some residents.


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Cold Weather Helps Delay Flood Crest In Red Wing

Many Minnesotans may not like the cold temperatures and the snow we just got, but those who are dealing with flooding love it.


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St. Paul, Other Cities Declare Snow Emergencies

The city of St. Paul has declared a snow emergency, starting at 9 p.m. Sunday evening.


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3 Survive Crash With Cow In SE Minnesota

A Rochester man is recovering after crashing into a wandering cow in southeast Minnesota.


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Coroner: Minn. Man Killed In Colorado Train Accident

The Denver coroner’s office has identified a man killed by a light-rail train as 19-year-old Harry Exner of Red Wing, Minn.


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NRC Sets Public Meeting On Prairie Island Problems

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to find out what Xcel Energy is doing to resolve staff performance problems at the Prairie Island plant near Red Wing.


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Man, 18, In Critical Condition After Hit By Truck

An 18-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a pickup truck on Highway 58 in Red Wing, Minn.


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Field Combine Hits, Kills Black Bear In Red Wing

A Red Wing-area farmer who unexpectedly heard a loud thud while combining in a cornfield quickly realized he’d hit and killed a black bear with his tractor.