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Cannon Falls School Board discusses McCannonball development

The possible development of the McCannonball lot was discussed at the Cannon Falls School Board meeting on July 26 with no action taken. The discussion was informational only, giving the board members and administration a chance to talk about a possible apartment complex being established off of Fourth Street where the Cannonball Truck Auto Plaza used to sit.
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Pierce County, WIWEAU-TV 13

56-year-old man hurt in Pierce County crash

TOWN OF ELLSWORTH, Wis. (WEAU) - A 56-year-old Ellsworth man is injured after a one vehicle crash in Pierce County Monday morning. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says Benjamin Kelln of Ellsworth crashed after his vehicle left the roadway, traveled through a ditch, and struck a field southbound on Highway 63 near 610th Avenue Monday at 4:22 a.m.
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River Falls, WIRiver Falls Journal

River Falls Police Blotter

Damage to a boat cover was reported on July 13 at just after noon. The complainant reported the boat was parked outside his residence on Greenwood Valley Drive and the boat cover, a $1,500 value, appeared to have been slashed with a knife. A commercial sign was reported destroyed overnight...
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Pierce County, WIRiver Falls Journal

Pierce County man hurt in early morning crash

An Ellsworth man was injured Monday, July 26, 2021, in a single-vehicle crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a crash at 4:22 a.m. on Highway 65 near 610th Avenue in Ellsworth Township. Benjamin Kelln, 56, was operating a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt southbound on Highway 63 when he...
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Hammond, WIHudson Star-Observer

Ronald “Ron” Benedict

Ronald “Ron” Allen Benedict, age 73, of Hammond, WI, passed away on July 20, 2021 at Hudson Hospital. Ron was born on May 14, 1948 in River Falls, WI, to parents Edmund and Edythe (Bengtson) Benedict. He graduated from River Falls High School with the class of 1966. Ron was a talented welder and spent most of his career at Northern Metal Fab in Baldwin, but his passion was farming. He bought his farm in Hammond in 1984 and dedicated much of his free time to running it. When he wasn’t working he would be outdoors fishing, hunting or camping. He also loved to go to county music festivals and driving his convertible. Two of his most prized possessions were his red Mustang and his John Deere tractor.
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River Falls Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in River Falls: Monday, July 26: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Tuesday, July 27: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Slight chance
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Three motorcyclists injured in Red Wing crash

Three motorcyclists were injured Saturday in a collision with a car near Red Wing. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a car traveling westbound down Aspen Avenue when it collided with a Harley Davidson and a Can Am Spyder Roadster that were headed southbound at the intersection of Highway 61.
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Cannon Falls, MNcannonfallsbeacon.com

Cannon Falls Bears to host Region 5C tournament

The Cannon Falls Bears and Red Wing Aces are the two host teams for the upcoming Region 5C preliminary and finals tournaments. The Bears will host five games of the preliminary tournament this Saturday and Sunday at John Burch Park, which determines the four teams that will join the top-four seeds in the eight-team, Region 5C Finals tournament. Cannon Falls will then be the site for all first-round, semi-final and consolation quarterfinal games on August 7-8.
Zumbrota, MNNews-Record

Grace Lutheran Church to celebrate 150th anniversary

The first service will begin at 10 a.m. with guest minister, Pastor Mark Henrich. Pastor Mark Jeske will conduct the second service at 2 p.m. Henrich is the son of a former Grace pastor, the late Warren Henrich, and Jeske is retired from the television program “Time Of Grace.” Both services will feature special musical performances and flank a noon meal prepared by Bridget’s Café of Zumbrota.
Red Wing, MNcannonfallsbeacon.com

Vasa Column: Bloodmobile and National Night Out

It will be a busy week in Vasa! The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Vasa on July 29 and 30. Hours will be 1-7 p.m., on Thursday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m., on Friday. St. Pius V Church in Cannon Falls will host the bloodmobile on Tuesday, August 3, from 2-7 p.m. First Lutheran Church in Red Wing will be the host site on August 12 and 13. Hours will be 1-7 p.m., on Thursday and 11 a.m. -5 p.m., on Friday. Registration is required. Check out the Red Cross website to make an appointment and learn of other upcoming blood donation sites and dates. The need is great during the "vacation season." Thank you for doing what you can.
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Driver of 3-Wheel Motorcycle Critically Injured in Red Wing Crash

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - A crash involving a motorcycle and a 3-wheel motorcycle in Red Wing left a 66-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. The State Patrol says Michael Wallace of Mendota Heights was transported to St. Marys Hospital with severe injuries following the crash Saturday afternoon. The report on the crash says Wallace was traveling south driving a Can-Am Spyder Roadster when he collided with a southbound motorcycle on Highway 61 on the east side of Red Wing around 12:30 p.m.
Pine Island, MNNews-Record

Pine Island golfer was a gold medalist in the 1904 Olympics

PINE ISLAND – With the Summer Olympics underway, here is a look back on a Pine Island native, Ned Sawyer, who won an Olympic gold medal in 1904. Daniel “Ned” Sawyer, the son of Daniel and Emma Sawyer, grew up in Pine Island, but as a young man moved to the Chicago area. At the age of 22, he was already one of the top golfers in the country. As a member of the Chicago Golf Club, he played for the Western Golf Association, one of three teams consisting of ten golfers each, all from the United States, that competed in the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis, Missouri. His team placed first in the competition and won gold medals. Sawyer tied for second among the individuals in that contest. Seventy-five golfers competed in an individual competition where Sawyer tied for ninth in the qualifying round, and then made it to the quarterfinals in match play. All the golfers were from the United States except for three from Canada, one of whom was George Lyon who won the match play tournament.
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4-Day Weather Forecast For River Falls

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in River Falls: Tuesday, July 27: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then sunny during the day; while slight chance of rain showers then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Thursday, July
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Survey of Lake City diesel prices shows where to save $0.10 per gallon

(LAKE CITY, MN) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.10 in the greater Lake City area, according to a recent price survey. The title of cheapest station in the Lake City area went to 61 Express at 33971 Us-61 Blvd, according to a Tuesday survey by GasBuddy. Diesel was listed there at just $3.09 per gallon. The most expensive station in the city was $3.19, at US Gas at 1609 Lakeshore Dr N, the survey found:
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