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Red Wing police reports

An employee at Food Service Specialty, 5202 Moundview Drive, reported on Aug. 1 that copper wire was stolen. No value given. A Red Wing resident reported on Aug. 1 that solar lights were stolen from Burnside cemetery. No value given. Citations. July 28. Michael Robert McCrae, Red Wing, 31, issued...
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Kliewer wins Red Wing City Council Ward 2 seat

Donald Kliewer will be joining the Red Wing City Council as soon as the special election results are canvassed and declared official. Kliewer won the Ward 2 seat by just 31 votes, recording 481 votes to 450 for Min MartinOakes. Kliewer will take his seat on the Red Wing City Council effectively immediately.
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Hudson Star-Observer

Roberts tables manure digester permit

A standing-room-only public hearing Tuesday night, Aug. 4, resulted in the tabling of Nature Energy’s conditional use permit application to build a manure digester in the Village of Roberts. Members of the Village’s Plan Commission along with representatives from Nature Energy listened for several hours to more than 30...
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Another River City Days here and gone

Despite the rainy weather over the weekend, the Red Wing community came together for the city’s annual River City Days. Each day had different activities for the community to be a part of. Including the bridge dedication, concerts in Bay Point Park, an arts and crafts festival and the parade.
River Falls Journal

SBC gives UW-River Falls authority to construct SciTech

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech) project received a critical green light Tuesday when the Wisconsin State Building Commission (SBC) voted to authorize construction. The unanimous vote moves the $116.7 million project one step closer to reality. The SciTech building will house departments including biology,...
Volume One

HAIR POWER: Menomonie Eight Year Old Hits Top 25 of USA Mullet Championship

The mullet – the business-in-the-front, party-in-the-back haircut rocked by the likes of Patrick Swayze and Billy Ray Cyrus in the late 1980s and early ’90s – isn’t just confined to the pages of old high school yearbooks. It endures proudly on the heads of men and boys (and even a few ladies!) nationwide, and one of the best examples is right here in the Chippewa Valley.
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Simplified finance report heads to residents

The Red Wing City Council heard presentations for the Popular Annual Finance Report and introductions for the new 2022 Red Wing Royal Ambassadors at the Aug. 8 council meeting. Finance report. Kathy Weigand summer finance intern presented the 2021 Popular Annual Finance Report to the council. Finance Manager Sue Iverson...

Davenport dominates for WoO LMS USA Nationals win

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - Jonathan Davenport added another piece of history to his impressive 2022 resume Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. The Blairsville, Georgia driver held off Chris Madden in the final 10 laps to win his second consecutive USA Nationals, joining Billy Moyer and Jackie Boggs as the only drivers to win the event in back-to-back seasons.

Former Commissioner Drotos dies at age 69

Former Goodhue County Commissioner Paul Drotos died on Thursday, Aug. 4, at home surrounded by loved ones; he was 69 years old. Drotos died after an ongoing battle with cancer of the bones, lung and brain. He recently stepped down as commissioner last month because of his illness. “[He] has...
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Janice Suchanek

Janice Margaret (Case) Suchanek, 84, of Red Wing, died on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Deer Crest, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut on August 2, 1938 to Willard and Margaret Case. She graduated in 1956 from Mason City, Iowa - High School and the next day started at Jostens in Owatonna, where she later met Jerome Suchanek. The two were married on January 24, 1959. They moved to Red Wing in 1964 when Jostens opened a diploma manufacturing plant and Jan stopped working at Jostens in 1965 to raise their children and later worked part time at Coast to Coast and Ace Hardware. She retired in 1997 and then helped her daughter Michelle with her business, Under the Rainbow Early Education Center where she helped with all kinds of projects and activities. Her favorite past times were crafting, gardening, boating, golf, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and other family members. Her family has great memories snowmobiling, ice fishing, and ice skating in the winter, and boating and fishing in the summer with her. They especially recall the weekends boating at Uncle Russ and Aunt Betty’s cabin.

SportScene 13 for Tuesday, August 9th 2022

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Prep football previews continues with a trip to Colfax to meet with the Vikings. Plus, Eau Claire Memorial football hosts its We Are One camp to benefit children with disabilities.

5 Fresh Places to Eat, Drink, Play and Stay This Fall

If you've found yourself crooning "purple rain, purple rain" or searching for a raspberry beret, Chicago has an exhibit for you. Prince: The Immersive Experience takes visitors through 10 multidimensional rooms dedicated to the iconic musician. Step into Studio A to mix a hit. Groove to an audiovisual dance party. Practice your sultry stare for the Purple Rain album cover. Presented in partnership with The Prince Estate, the exhibition runs through October 9 at 540 N. Michigan Ave.