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Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Goodhue County commissioners dig into 2017 county budget
DNR Survey finds Minnesota wolf population holding stable
Farm market report for Aug. 22 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
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Volleyball: Young Wingers look to build on last year's success
Girls Tennis: Red Wing fights off Lake City for win
Volleyball: Randolph stands together in SEC win
Girls Soccer: Lake City shut out in opener
Girls Soccer: PIZM clipped in OT by Dover-Eyota
Goodhue County farmers at last can call Princess Kay of the Milky Way their own
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
Chamber Golf Tourney gets a rock n' roll beat
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Treasure Island sponsors event to benefit two veteran organizations
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The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Mary Lee Wahlin, 84
Betty J. Erickson, 95
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
Commentary: Taxpayers funded lifesaving drug and guess what happened next
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Letter: Gettings is sincere, intelligent candidate
Real Estate Showcase
July 7, 2012
It's love at first (or second) bite with some food
Sometimes it takes baby steps, or baby tastes, before we realize we actually like a certain type of food. For some, it might have been a first...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 5, 2012
Bucket list: Pick blueberries
MAIDEN ROCK -- It's a fairly nondescript sign. A white rectangle jammed in the ground on the shoulder of Wisconsin's Highway 35 just north of...
July 5, 2012 - 5:00pm
July 2, 2012
Finding the flavor of Red Wing
Summer is no doubt the time for picnics. Sunny days, cool breezes and shaded parks with towering trees combine for the perfect setting to lay...
July 2, 2012 - 6:00pm
June 30, 2012
We all scream faux ice cream
I had my eye on an old ice cream maker at an antique shop a couple of weeks ago. I found it when I was crouching on the floor digging through...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 23, 2012
How about salad in a jar?
It's time to pull those boxes of old canning jars out of storage. I'm suggesting this not just because it is the season for pickling asparagus,...
June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Early strawberry season means it's time for cake
I headed straight to my recipe file when I heard a recent news report that Minnesota strawberries are ripening earlier this year. Growers are...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 9, 2012
Slow down, peel away, enjoy Simmered Artichokes
Eating an artichoke for the first time is an experience one remembers forever. Years ago, maybe 15 or so, my friend Cathy taught me how to eat...
June 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 2, 2012
Confetti Bean Salad can feed a crowd
As I used a wooden spoon to mix up a big bowl full of bright-colored ingredients for bean salad, I thought of what my mom would say if she was...
June 2, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2012
Spoonriver Cookbook's Rhubarb Cake: Example of love in the kitchen
When you're on the phone with Brenda Langton, owner of Spoonriver restaurant in Minneapolis, you can hear the smile in her voice; you can sense...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
Hooray for hummus: Middle Eastern dip is colorful, healthful
On our way to Hackensack, Minn., to do some last-minute shopping for bee supplies a couple of weeks ago, my beekeeping buddy, Bobbie, and I made...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2012
Tipsy Turtle will hold benefit for 3-year-old
A spaghetti feed will be served from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday May 19 at the Tipsy Turtle, 6690 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, to benefit 3-year-old Vayda Kaiser. Kaiser suffered a seizure while in the bathtub in March and has been dealing with medical issues as a result. Proceeds from...
May 14, 2012 - 3:18pm
Two food service courses offered
University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers. The initial certification course, ServSafe, will be offered Thursday June 7 at the Dakota County Extension Office in Farmington....
May 14, 2012 - 11:45am
May 12, 2012
Chocolate-Banana Chia Pudding: It's super easy
When a friend of mine told me her husband was at the grocery store picking up some chia seeds, I did what anyone who watched television in the...
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Plum City bake sale to aid CCD curriculum
St. John's Parish Council of Catholic Women will host a Mother's Day bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday May 12 at the former St. John's School Hall, 208 E. Main St., Plum City. The sale will feature bars, cookies, pies, breads, candies, jellies, decorated cakes and more. Catholic...
May 11, 2012 - 12:20pm
Postal carriers will collect food Saturday
U.S. Postal Service letter-carriers will collect food while delivering mail Saturday May 12. Citizens may leave non-perishable donations for area food shelves near their mailboxes.
May 11, 2012 - 9:00am