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June 22, 2016
County gives thumbs-up to Twin Bluff roundabout
County Board voted 5-0 on Tuesday to approve the city of Red Wing’s plan to put in a roundabout near the intersection of Pioneer Road and Twin Bluff Road next to Twin Bluff Middle School. Though the city is expected to fund the estimated $831,000 project with help from a Safe Routes...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2016
County Board adopts Comprehensive Plan update
Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt an update to the Goodhue County Comprehensive Plan, the first substantial revision in 12 years to the document that outlines the county’s vision for land use and future growth. Among the changes is a paragraph clarifying that land...
June 21, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 16, 2016
Council overrides HPC move to save West Avenue building
Goodhue County is a step further in its plans to replace an apartment building at 406 West Ave. with a 24-stall parking lot following Monday’s...
June 16, 2016 - 5:34pm
MN Court of Appeals rules in favor of ‘administrative warrants’ for inspection of rental properties
A decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals Monday gives city inspectors throughout the state access to rental properties without needing evidence of code violations or permission from tenants and landlords. “Today’s decision undermines the privacy and property rights of all...
June 16, 2016 - 7:00am
June 15, 2016
City Council briefs
Council approves CIP and Street Reconstruction Plan Council members unanimously approved the city’s Capital Improvement Plan in a resolution that also grants preliminary approval to the issuance of capital improvement bonds. Finance Director Marshall Hallock said the CIP for 2016...
June 15, 2016 - 8:00am
Council rejects land sale for gun range
City Council voted to deny the sale of the city-owned former CRL building to Red Wing Firearms and Gun Range Monday following Port Authority recommendations to reject the offer. The decision came through a five-to-two roll call vote. Dustin Schulenberg and and Council President Dean...
June 15, 2016 - 7:00am
June 13, 2016
Bayley named judge
Goodhue County assistant public defender Douglas C. Bayley was appointed Friday afternoon by Gov. Mark Dayton to replace retiring First Judicial Judge Thomas W. Bibus. “I’m honored by the appointment and excited about the next step in my professional life,” Bayley said Friday...
June 13, 2016 - 7:30am
June 8, 2016
Two Republicans vie for Pierce treasurer job
Because two Republicans met the filing deadline for the county treasurer position, Pierce County will have a primary election for that seat Aug. 9. The two candidates are Michele Burg, who is currently clerk/ treasurer for the village of Plum City, and Kathy Fuchs, treasurer for the...
June 8, 2016 - 10:10am
June 7, 2016
Town plans to tighten dog kennel ordinance
TOWN OF EL PASO -- The town of El Paso is considering banning commercial dog kennels, a step town officials say is necessary after a local man...
June 7, 2016 - 2:07pm
June 4, 2016
Razing of West Ave. rental house rejected
Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission denied a request Wednesday by Goodhue County to demolish a multi-unit rental property in the Historic...
June 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 1, 2016
Governor vetoes pension cuts, outdoor bill
ST. PAUL — A pension bill and parts of an outdoor-program funding bill received governor vetoes Tuesday. The pension bill would have cut payments to retired government workers, which Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he found unacceptable. He said that government employers and current...
June 1, 2016 - 10:17am
May 26, 2016
Kelly bids farewell at close of session
State Rep. Tim Kelly delivered his departing speech this week at the close of the legislative session. The Red Wing lawmaker announced in February he will not be running for re-election in the fall for the House District 21A seat. "If we listen long enough to each other, that's how...
May 26, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 25, 2016
Red Wing City Council briefs
Twin Bluff/Pioneer to get special roundabout Red Wing City Council members moved to accept a roundabout single tee design concept for the intersection of Twin Bluff Road and Pioneer Road Monday night. Gary Morien of Stantec Engineering, the firm that performed the project’s concept...
May 25, 2016 - 12:39pm
Dayton has doubts on transportation session
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is not confident that transportation funding legislation could pass if he calls a special legislative session to finish work not done by Sunday’s midnight deadline. “I think it’s unrealistic to think they’re going to agree on something before...
May 25, 2016 - 7:30am
May 20, 2016
Lawmakers start the home stretch slowly
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers have less than three days to pass major bills involving transportation, public works projects, tax cuts and budget changes, but today began with no signs of agreements on big issues even as most players expressed optimism. Case in point: Public works...
May 20, 2016 - 11:39am