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Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Minn. roundup: Body in Mississippi river wasn't man who fled police; Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on 35E
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
West Fourth St. closing today in Red Wing
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Golf: Red Wing boys win before Big Nine championship
Baseball: Cannon Falls wins HVL title game
Girls Golf: Lake City sets school record at Jewel Invite
Baseball: Wingers sweep JM, win Big Nine
Softball: Rucker's walk-off sends Panthers past D-E
Penumbra founder Bellamy honored here
Spotlight: Sheldon Theatre
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Rotary names Paul Harris winners
Goodhue County Make It OK highlights importance of mental health; movie screening is May 23
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Associated Bank vs Dixon
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems VS bEYERS
Wesley Arthur Swanson
Richard L. Rietmann, 72
Luther M. Quale, 84
Joy Perryman, 76
Ask the Chief: Control your pets for the greater good
Viewpoint: See how we're 'powering our community'
Viewpoint: The state budget and the damage done
Column: Slocum promotes local land stewardship
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Real Estate Showcase
March 17, 2017
Incumbents remain standing in township elections
Tuesday, March 14 marked the annual township meetings and elections for 2017. Goodhue County saw a lot of incumbents keep their position, while some townships had write-in candidates take over. Stanton Township voted yes to the special election ballot question: "Shall the county be...
March 17, 2017 - 7:35pm
March 16, 2017
Lake City maps lodging properties
Lake City Economic Development Authority worked with Goodhue County GIS Service recently to map out the locations of the city's lodging properties and units as of January 2017. "Good decision-making is based in part on good information," according to a Lake City EDA email newsletter....
March 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
March 8, 2017
Dated voting machines needing improvements
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's local government officials say searching the eBay online auction site for voting machine parts is not the best way...
March 8, 2017 - 7:00am
March 3, 2017
Bill would create college savings incentives
ST. PAUL — A newly introduced Minnesota House bill aims to cut student debt by offering tax incentives to families saving for college....
March 3, 2017 - 4:38pm
March 1, 2017
'A message worth sending'
Red Wing City Council Red Wing became the fourth Minnesota city to pass a resolution in support of the Convention to End Discrimination Against...
March 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 27, 2017
Schmit leads new Growth and Justice research group
Fresh off a four-year term at the Minnesota Capitol, former Sen. Matt Schmit will take the lead of a new project with advocacy and policy research group Growth and Justice. The group aims to develop policies that stimulate economic prosperity throughout the state. Schmit will work...
February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 23, 2017
Circle K Family Farms decision to be tested in Minnesota Court of Appeals
Tuesday's County Board meeting was met with anticipation by Zumbrota citizens. A controversial conditional-use permit passed by a unanimous 4-0...
February 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Eight solar projects approved: Goodhue County Board briefs
Solar Stone proposed a conditional-use permit in Florence Township for a 5-megawatt utility scale energy system occupying 31 acres. Goodhue County commissioners were told the solar system will not create offensive odor, fumes, dust, noise or vibration. Innovative Power Systems sought...
February 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 22, 2017
Buffering back and forth: Locals react to Minn. buffer law
Minnesota's buffer law states that all "public waters" and "public drainage ditches" need to have a natural buffer separating cultivated land and the adjacent waterway or ditch by November. Last year, the Department of Natural Resources published an online map that identifies where...
February 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
February 21, 2017
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Cindy Woldstad lived in pain, then became hooked on opioid painkillers.
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 14, 2017
Updated: Planning Commission OK's high-profile Zumbrota feedlot
Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission unanimously recommended approval Monday, Feb. 13, for a permit request by Circle K Family Farms to...
February 14, 2017 - 12:02pm
February 1, 2017
High-Speed Rail Commission seeks state funds for second train
Passenger rail advocates in southeastern Minnesota want the state to provide a portion of the funding needed to complete planning for a second train from the Twin Cities to Chicago. The Minnesota High-Speed Rail Commission unanimously approved a resolution at its last meeting in support...
February 1, 2017 - 8:30am
January 30, 2017
Dayton seeks health insurance purchase extension
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who buy individual health insurance policies have until Tuesday, Jan. 31, to enroll for coverage this year, unless federal officials allow more time. The governor and a key health care senator have asked the Trump administration to give Minnesotans more...
January 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
January 25, 2017
Red Wing City Council briefs
Drones users near airport will have to register Jeff Marcus, a member of the Red Wing Airport Board, gave a brief presentation on the importance...
January 25, 2017 - 1:38pm
City Council accepts Xcel grant over objections
The proposed ash processing facility in Red Wing, which is slated for a 3.4-acre lot between Pioneer Road and Highway 61, caused several concerned...
January 25, 2017 - 12:16pm