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Riders and motorists should exercise extreme caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers as thousands of motorcyclists take to the road for the Fall Flood Run. As many as 30,000 riders will be traveling between the Twin Cities and Winona on Saturday, Sept. 15.
We asked Goodhue County Sheriff candidates Paul Gielau and Marty Kelly to weigh in on topics such as school safety, community relations and the county jail.
The Pierce County Public Health Department announced Friday, Sept. 7, a dead crow found in Pierce County Sept. 5 has tested positive for West Nile virus. It was the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. "The positive bird means that residents of Pierce County need to be more vigilant in their personal protective measures to prevent mosquito bites," Health Officer/ Public Health Director AZ Snyder said.
The Alzheimer’s Association invites residents of Red Wing and surrounding communities to join with the 25th Anniversary Walk Team, the EPC Young Champions, in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. The 25th Anniversary Walk will take place in Colvill Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration begins 9 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. A special awards ceremony will be held 11:30 a.m. to recognize the top fundraising teams and individuals.
Residents of Jordan Towers were treated to an appreciation dinner hosted by Frerichs Construction, Finn Daniels Architects and Red Wing HRA. Approximately 145 guests were in attendance to celebrate the year-long renovation project of Jordan Tower II.
"He's not a war hero," said Donald Trump. "He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren't captured." These words come from the commander and chief of the United States Armed Forces, a man who received five deferments from the military. A person that accepted a Purple Heart from a military recipient: "And I said, 'Man, that's like big stuff. I always wanted to get the Purple Heart,'" Trump said. "This was much easier."
"I'm just going to go to the doctor and get antibiotics ... this cold is so annoying and I'm going on vacation next week." "I'm sure it's an ear infection that's keeping my baby up at night. The doctor will prescribe antibiotics to take care of it." Seems like antibiotics are a first line of defense for sickness. That's a problem.
A Minnesota Vikings football player is facing a felony theft charge and a domestic violence charge stemming from an Aug. 28 confrontation at an Eagan hotel. Cayleb Seth Jones, 25, of Los Angeles, was charged with theft by temporary control, a felony. He also is charged with interfering with an emergency call, a gross misdemeanor, and misdemeanor domestic assault.
Motorists are advised to drive with caution on all area roads and are reminded not to drive through standing water or around barriers. Use the designated detour route as many state, county and local roads are experiencing flooding. For more information regarding statewide traffic impacts check 511wi.gov . Crawford County
Authorities are asking the public to help identify a man accused of raping a woman Monday, Aug. 27 at her Cannon Falls home. The suspect is described as a white male, around 6 feet tall, stocky build, thick chest with a noticeable stomach, wearing a baseball cap, wire-rim glasses, dark patchy beard, T-shirt, khaki shorts, tattoo on both legs, black socks and had the odor of marijuana, according to a Cannon Falls police news release.