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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. Sunday
St. Crispin House & Senate public forum will focus on senior healthcare
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Woman sentenced for stealing wedding ring from nursing home resident
Goodhue County commissioners split over initial tax levy
crime and courts
Football: Bombers can’t sustain start, fall to No. 6 Lourdes
Football: Winona wrecks Red Wing homecoming
Football: Z-M moves to 4-0
Football: K-W hammers Mankato Loyola
Football: Goodhue pummels Southalnd
Patrick Flueger inducted into Wall of Honor
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
Sheldon fall preview: Sounds and traditions will enlighten
Personal reflections help readers through grief and loss
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Charles J. Goranowski, 57
Dennis L. Jensen, 63
LETTER: Trump tries to sidestep another madcap accusation
LETTER: Lewis backs ‘chained’ Consumer Price Index scam
LETTER: Help honor a Red Wing resident who champions human rights
EDITORIAL: Toxic tones
Letter: Peru educational study shows how vital rainforest is
Real Estate Showcase
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District
Candidate Q&A: Red Wing city council Ward 2
Local candidates attend forum, meet-and-greet
Three bow out from Red Wing mayor, City council contests
May 3, 2016
Broadband debate cuts broad swath over cost, students and businesses
ST. PAUL — Ten percent of Litchfield School District students are so far away from high-speed Internet connections that they cannot to do all...
May 3, 2016 - 6:00am
May 2, 2016
Chamber: No more autopilot for biz property tax
With less than a month to go in the legislative session, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is calling on lawmakers to phase out a statewide commercial property tax that affects businesses from the Twin Cities to Main Street. The state’s $900 million budget surplus provides an opportunity...
May 2, 2016 - 6:00am
April 27, 2016
Planning commission says 'no' to solar in wetlands
A proposal for a 28-acre solar garden southeast of downtown is being reconsidered after an unfavorable vote Monday night by Goodhue County Planning...
April 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 22, 2016
Vote coming on solid waste plan
Goodhue County commissioners got a preview Tuesday of a new solid waste plan before it comes to them for approval. “I want to have a discussion to see if everybody’s comfortable with it, to see if we want to go in a slightly different direction before we write the final version,”...
April 22, 2016 - 7:10am
April 14, 2016
Red Wing City Council Briefs
Council approves $15k for DTMS retail efforts Red Wing City Council approved a $15,000 fund agreement between Red Wing Port Authority and Downtown Main Street to support the organization’s retail challenge and pop-up store featuring Red Wing-themed merchandise. The funding comes...
April 14, 2016 - 6:00am
April 10, 2016
West Avenue rental property eyed for parking lot, growth
After a couple closed-door discussions, Goodhue County Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to accept a purchase agreement for property in Red Wing’s Historic...
April 10, 2016 - 10:27am
April 6, 2016
Legislative talk turning to taxes at last
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are more than a third of the way through their 2016 session and just beginning to talk about taxes, always one of the Capitol’s big issues. Senators Tuesday began digging into a Gov. Mark Dayton plan that centers on cutting taxes for up to 126,000...
April 6, 2016 - 4:38pm
Ellsworth, Spring Valley referendums pass
Two Pierce County school districts had referendums on the ballot this election day. The polls are now closed and the unofficial election results...
April 6, 2016 - 4:35pm
Committee recommends rejection of gun range
After several months of discussion with its Real Estate Development Committee, the Red Wing Port Authority Board unanimously moved Tuesday afternoon to approve a recommendation to reject a proposal from Red Wing Firearms and Gun Range for a large-scale indoor gun range in the former...
April 6, 2016 - 10:51am
April 5, 2016
More ignition interlock devices touted
ST. PAUL — Some Minnesota legislators want to change the behavior of people who drink and drive, and do it more quickly than under current law. The House public safety committee Thursday approved legislation to require a repeat drunken driving offender to only drive a car with an...
April 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 4, 2016
Senators tell railroads to talk serious safety
ST. PAUL — Warning bells figuratively clanged Friday when a Minnesota state Senate committee held its first hearing on new legislation to force railroads to release more information about hazardous materials they haul. Even some Republicans who generally support railroads warned...
April 4, 2016 - 8:00am
April 2, 2016
Comment period opens on high-speed rail
A bill introduced by State Sen. Matt Schmit to form an advisory group for high-speed rail in southeastern Minnesota advanced Thursday, a day after a private rail developer opened the public comment period for a proposed Twin Cities-to-Rochester line. Minnesota-based North American...
April 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 31, 2016
‘Phase in’ set for plumbing flowback requirements
A new city ordinance approved at Monday’s City Council meeting could add a new expense for Red Wing home owners, but it’s one Public Works Deputy Director Bob Stark said is not only important to prevent water contamination, it’s also required by the Minnesota Plumbing Code....
March 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
Golf course to remain part of archery hunt
Council members approved the 2016 special deer hunt within Red Wing city limits, an annual archery hunting event established in the 1990s to...
March 31, 2016 - 8:00am
March 30, 2016
Council accepts contribution for bridge aesthetics
Red Wing City Council approved a $400,000 contribution Monday from the Red Wing Area Fund and Jones Family Foundation for aesthetic enhancements to the new river bridge. The funding, which was offered in addition to the $528,347 of financial support council members agreed to contribute,...
March 30, 2016 - 12:08pm