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On the campaign trail with Lisa Bayley
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Election may mean storage at Yucca Mt.
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Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
July 11, 2016
Attorney advises eminent domain for Bay City Village trail
Bay City Village attorney Robert Loberg had quite a bit to say at the June 15 meeting about a Direct Legislation petition submitted to the village by Bay City resident Kent Carlson on behalf of a contingent of Bay City voters. According to Loberg, the request filed with Bay City village...
July 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 3, 2016
Secretary of State meets with Red Wing chamber
Secretary of State Steve Simon met with Chamber of Commerce members and business representatives in the community Wednesday during a stop on his tour of southeastern Minnesota. Among the highlights of the discussion was Secretary Simon’s partnership with St. Cloud State University...
July 3, 2016 - 7:30am
July 2, 2016
Bibus leaves bench after 16 years
When Judge Thomas W. Bibus was in fifth grade he got his first job as a janitor’s assistant. Since that first job, in the days before OSHA,...
July 2, 2016 - 7:30am
July 1, 2016
Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
LAKE PEPIN -- A state panel last week permanently closed commercial gill-net fishing on Lake Pepin. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board voted...
July 1, 2016 - 8:18am
Dayton names first American Indian justice
ST. PAUL — Anne McKeig becomes the first American Indian on the Minnesota Supreme Court, bringing a different background than other justices....
July 1, 2016 - 7:30am
June 29, 2016
Red Wing City Council briefs
Every Hand Join reports progress Charley Nelson with Every Hand Joined, a community-wide cradle-to-grave initiative aimed at academic success, gave a progress report at the meeting. During the presentation, he reported improvements including an increase in kindergarten readiness from...
June 29, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 26, 2016
Meeting will discuss Spring Creek Road realignment
The city will host a neighborhood meeting regarding the realignment of Spring Creek Road and Highway 61 at 6 p.m. Tuesday June 28 in the Public Works Building lunch room. Discussions will include the projected construction of intersections at County Road 53/Spring Creek Road north...
June 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
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