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12 Best Restaurants in Red Wing, MN

Red Wing Minnesota prides itself on being unique and charming. It’s a small lakeside town that is an artist’s dream. The people who live here work hard, but they play hard as well. Many people come here for boating and fishing but also for breweries and eateries. If...
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Injury Crash on Highway 61 in Lake City

Lake City, MN (KROC-AM News) - Two people were injured this afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Lake City. The State Patrol says the injured man and woman were alone in their vehicles when the crash occurred shortly after 1 PM. 50-year-old Stephanie Schoh of Winona was traveling north on Highway 61 when her car collided with a northbound minivan driven by 72-year-old Dennis Whipple of Zumbro Falls.
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Bakery Just 45 Minutes From Rochester Just Named The Best!

What traditions did you have as a kid growing up? One of mine is a bit goofy but absolutely delicious. We had a bunch of garage sales growing up and our tradition was to get a box of Casey's donuts the morning of the sale. We didn't sell them. We ate them...and they were amazing. Casey's donuts did not win the latest award granted in Minnesota but another amazing bakery just 45 minutes from Rochester won big!
Red Wing Republican Eagle

Old West Main opens with celebration

For months, businesses in the West End District of Red Wing have been making accommodations and looking toward the light at the end of the tunnel of the Old West Main Street construction. The road closure began earlier this year and was the second phase of a large project to...

Two Seriously Injured in Hwy. 52 Motorcycle Crash

Cannon Falls, MN (KROC-AM News)- Two people suffered serious injuries following a motorcycle crash on Hwy. 52 in Goodhue County Monday. The State Patrol incident report says 67-year-old Bruce Mcallister of Eyota was driving the motorcycle north when he lost control of it around 7:30 p.m. The motorcycle then stopped in the median at County Rd. 1 Blvd between Zumbrota and Cannon Falls.
Red Wing Republican Eagle

Residents, candidates object to severance proposal

The contentious Nov. 8 Red Wing City Council election has turned up the heat on discussions in the council chambers over the last few months. The argumentative nature of council meetings and public comment follows issues that are lingering a year after the “recall city hall” initiative. During...
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ISP Announces Plans to Expand Service in Wisconsin Counties

(TNS) — When Rob Summerfield first ran for the state Legislature in 2016 and began door-knocking in rural Chippewa and Dunn counties, he heard from several people who said it would be "nice" to have improved broadband and Internet connections. By 2018, "nice" had been replaced by words such...

1 hurt after motorcycle crash in Pierce County

ROCK ELM TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WEAU) -One person is hurt after a motorcycle crash in Pierce County Saturday. According to a media release from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, on Sept. 24, 2022 around 5:21 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was informed of a single motorcycle crash with injury on County Road S near 430th Avenue Plum City, Wis. in Rock Elm Township.
Red Wing Republican Eagle

City looking for Amos Owen award nominations

Advancing human rights in the city of Red Wing has been a priority of the city for many years. The Amos Owen award has historically been a way to recognize someone who also presents this priority in their community. Since 2001 community members have been recognized for their work with...
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MONSTER MASH: Chippewa Valley Halloween Events You Just Can’t Miss

The Lismore in Eau Claire • Oct. 29 • 10am-11pm. Witch, please! This all-day event has three parts: the Metaphysical Fair, Buffet Dinner, and the Evening Ball. For just $5, you can join the family-friendly Metaphysical Fair where there will be multiple vendors, including energy healers, mediums, and others. The fair goes from 10am-4pm. The Evening Ball will be 8-11pm and is $50 to attend. There will be a DJ, dancing, a cash bar, and a spooky photo booth. Witchy costumes are encouraged! For all of that and more, you can purchase the all-day ticket for $125. Along with admission to the fair and the ball, there will be a buffet dinner, Samhain ritual, and drag performances by popular local drag queens including Khloe Wold, Taylor Ashton, Amber Hudson, and more! For more info, go to
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Wingers girls tennis win final regular-season dual

The Red Wing girls tennis team won its final dual of the regular season, defeating Austin 6-1 on Tuesday. "Good finish of dual match season for Wingers tennis," said head coach Tom Gillman. "We are battling very well right now." Hannah Kosek won 6-3, 6-2 in No. 1 singles. Allie...

Western Wisconsin Health Rose Gold Gala Fundraiser

BALDWIN, WI – The Western Wisconsin Health (WWH) Foundation held the Rose Gold Gala benefitting preventive medicine to stay active and take away transportation barriers for local patients on Saturday, September 10, 2022. It was a successful event and WWH is excited to announce they have raised the necessary funds to purchase a new wheelchair accessible van.

B-T boys fifth at Durand meet

With two top-15 finishes, the Blair-Taylor boys cross country team finished fifth out of 12 teams at the Durand-Arkansaw Invitational in Durand last Thursday. Kristopher Sandal finished third for the Wildcats in the race won by Ian Hazen of Elk Mound with Nolan Reese of Kickapoo/La Farge taking second. Sandal was about nine seconds behind Reese.

Rushford-Peterson Football Rolls to 3-1, Dominates Wabasha-Kellogg

(KWMN)- The Rushford-Peterson Trojan Football team faced off with Wabasha-Kellogg last Friday and showed just how good they can be. With a final score of 62-8, the Trojans put on a clinic in all three sectors of the game. The Trojans scored 35 points in the first 12 minutes of...

Several pounds of cocaine, meth and marijuana seized at Rochester hotel

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. - Several pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana were seized during the execution of a search warrant last week. Officers located the narcotics at a hotel in northwest Rochester on Sept. 22. The following people were arrested:. Coby McKinley, age 29 from Red Wing, and Venus Melendez,...

Red Wing Man Sentenced For Teenager’s Overdose Death

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Red Wing man has been sentenced to just under 7 years in prison for his involvement in the death of a Lake City teenager. 22-year-old Micah Marrison received the 81-month prison term on Friday after he admitted to a second-degree manslaughter charge through a plea agreement that resulted in the dismissal of a third-degree drug charge involving the sale of narcotics. He was accused of selling counterfeit Percoset pills containing fentanyl to a 16-year-old girl who died from a drug overdose on September 6 last year.
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Area boys soccer: Sept. 26

Alex Oliver and Thomas Brand led Lake City to a 4-1 win over PEM. Oliver and Brand each scored and assisted on each other's goals. Brand added another goal, unassisted, while Eli Miller added the fourth Tiger goal on a penalty kick.

The Best Cheese in the U.S. is Still Just A Short Drive From Rochester

After winning a prestigious national award in 2019, this cheese is still the reigning champion here in 2022, and you can find it not too far away from Rochester. I'll confess right now that I'm a big-time cheese-lover. I'm guessing it's because I was born and raised in Wisconsin-- America's Dairyland, mind you-- but I LOVE me some cheese. Doesn't matter what kind, I love it-- and the more the better.