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Storm prompts suspension of local bus service
MSC Southeast and area schools cancel classes for Jan. 22
WATCH: Sheriff urges drivers to slow down after dashcam captures close call
Closing the curtain ... for now
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Wrestling: Z-M takes down Owatonna, wins home invite
Boys Basketball: Lake City hands St. Charles first loss
Boys Hockey: Owatonna tramples Red Wing
Girls Hockey: Red Wing shuts out Owatonna
Area Girls Basketball Wrap: Eighth-grader helps Wildcats tame Tigers
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Top 10. No. 1: Small Business Revolution keeps revving
Viking halts plans to cruise the Mississippi River
Glauses reopen Bittersweet Bakery and More
Farm market report for December 18 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
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BOARD COMM 1-2-2018
Universal Mortgage Corp. vs Hadler
Bruce Jon Fleming
Kathryn E. Fitzgerald
Robert L. Stapel
Robert L. Stapel
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Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: Townships must keep election equipment secure
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January 14, 2018
Red Wing police recognized youth for acts of kindness
The Red Wing Police Department, selected Mathew Murillo, Michael Diaz and Mae Schueller as the recipients of the 2017 "Grow the Grinch's Heart"...
January 14, 2018 - 7:00am
January 13, 2018
Super Bowl LII just weeks away: Prep begins at NR Airport
So aside from the obvious, the Twin Cities and surrounding airports, who else in the region is likely to benefit from Super Bowl LII? The consensus...
January 13, 2018 - 8:00am
January 11, 2018
History Break: 'T.B. Sheldon’s Railroad Town: An Exploration of Goodhue and the Railroad'
Spend your lunchtime immersed in history — join members of the Goodhue County Historical Society at History Break at noon Wednesday, Jan. 17. The topic for this month will be "T.B. Sheldon's Railroad Town: An Exploration of Goodhue and the Railroad." Bring your own stories...
January 11, 2018 - 2:42pm
Organic farming expert to speak here Jan. 15
Ever wonder what standards organic produce have to meet? Now you can find out. Barb Rogers will present "Certifying Organic Farming" 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church. Rogers will discuss organic certification for farms and vegetable producers under the USDA...
January 11, 2018 - 11:40am
January 10, 2018
Area schools cancel classes for Thursday
Due to imminent winter weather, several area schools have announced closings Thursday, Jan. 11. Alma (Wis.), Goodhue, Lake City, Elmwood, Plum City (Wis.) and Zumbrota-Mazeppa have all canceled classes. Red Wing has declared classes two hours late, with additional assessment coming...
January 10, 2018 - 10:03pm
Welcoming new reporter Sara Tischauser
If you've been paying attention, you've seen a new byline in RiverTown publications, the Pierce County Herald in particular. She is a member...
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 7, 2018
Baby boy Koy rings in the new year
Newborn Samnang Koy is already living up to his name, which means "lucky" in Cambodian, as he has the honor of being the first baby of the year...
January 7, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
Merchants Bank Money Ball will return
Merchants Bank's Money Ball will return in 2018 for four varsity basketball games, according to Gary Johnson of Merchants Bank in Red Wing. "It's great fun for the students taking part and for the fans cheering them on," said Johnson, who is coordinating Money Ball. "We're also pleased...
January 4, 2018 - 11:45am
December 29, 2017
Elmwood area mourns loss of Dr. Frank Springer
Dr. Frank Springer spent much of his life taking care of the people in Elmwood and his presence will be greatly missed by family, friends and...
December 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 22, 2017
Community engagement ramps up for 2018
Michelle Leise began her career by asking questions. As a writer for Meredith Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa, and editor for Minnesota Monthly's...
December 22, 2017 - 7:49am
December 21, 2017
Amidst flames and destruction, Prescott family feels gratitude
During the holiday season many reflect on what they have to be thankful for. In the wake of tragedy, one Prescott woman and her children are...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 15, 2017
MLK celebration planned for Red Wing
The Red Wing Human Rights Commission will host a local celebration to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Goodhue County History Center. Plans for the day's events include a breakfast with guest speaker Bukata Hayes, executive director of the...
December 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 14, 2017
Father and son bring Christmas cheer to Ellsworth area
Spreading some Christmas spirit is exactly what a father and son in Ellsworth have been doing for the last couple of years. Ryan Kelly and his...
December 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 13, 2017
Season's greetings from 1895
The Gunderson House in Kenyon was alive with festivity during its annual Christmas dinner on Saturday, Dec. 9. Members of the Kenyon Area Historical...
December 13, 2017 - 3:12pm
December 12, 2017
Rosemount family builds piggy banks to fulfill father's dying wish
Craeg Nolan was busy constructing piggy banks in his Rosemount garage and his intentions were to share the banks with youngsters this Christmas....
December 12, 2017 - 8:45am