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Occurred : 3/1/2019 03:00 (Entered as : 03/01/2019 3:00)
Reported: 3/2/2019 9:33:47 AM 09:33
Posted: 3/14/2019
Location: Red Wing, MN
Shape: Triangle
Duration:2 minutes
about 3 a.m. I observed a bright triangular-shaped object in the western sky moving north to south. Disappeared in 2 min.

I woke up around 3 a.m. and looked out to see if it was still snowing. I saw a bright light in the western sky. I first thought it was a bright star or planet. Then I realized it was moving very slowly. The light was clear, and not pulsating. That’s when I realized the object was triangular in shape, heading from the north to the south. By the time I realized what I was seeing it vanished. After daylight I looked towards the area where I had seen the object. It had been heading towards and behind a large electrical power pole. When it disappeared, I first thought it had moved behind one of the nearby hills. In daylight, I realized there were no hills it could have gone behind. Just bare trees, through which you could have still seen the light. I told my husband about this later in the morning. He didn’t think it odd, because he’s said for years that he sometimes saw strange objects in the sky when he worked 3rd shift at a gas station in his teens and twenties.

Just so you know, this isn’t the first time I’ve seen a UFO. When I was in high school back in 1966-1967, I was practicing with the marching band on the football field after school in broad daylight. All of a sudden, a cigar-shaped object floated across the sky at nearly tree top level. The band member next to me saw this, too. Both of us stopped and stared at it while the rest of the band made a left turn and continued marching west. This object was in the eastern sky heading west. Again, it just vanished after about a minute. Neither one of us spoke to each other about this, but we both had shocked looks. A few months later, someone from Project Blue Book was on KMOX radio, and asked for people to call a secure line if they wanted to report something unusual that they had seen. My mom called, and a representative came to our house and took my statement.

I’ve lived by airports my whole life, so I’m well aware how planes and helicopters appear in the night sky. Neither one of these objects I observed was a plane or a helicopter.