RED WING — RiverTown Multimedia officials announced this week the Republican Eagle and Pierce County Herald newspapers will merge into one publication.
The newspaper will be called the Republican Eagle and will serve the cities of Red Wing and Ellsworth along with Pierce and Goodhue counties. The change takes effect with the Aug. 7 edition.
The merger is part of a divisionwide change that will see newspapers from Hudson River Falls and New Richmond fold into the Star-Observer and the Woodbury Bulletin combine with the South Washington County Bulletin to become the Bulletin. Another RiverTown newspaper the Hastings Star Gazette will remain a stand-alone publication.