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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Every Hand Joined helps the school year start with a spark
DNR asks hunters to pass on radio-collared research bears
Trump last to make state ballot
crime and courts
The Week Ahead: Cross-country, volleyball ready in Red Wing
Cross-Country: Wingers' squads look to reload
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
Vikings honor Russ Marshall
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
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James Albert Weber, age 79 of Cannon Falls, MN died at home on Friday, August 26, 2016 with his family at his side following a six year battle with cancer. He was born on September 2, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. He attended school in Fletcher, MN, and lat
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Young citizens use contest to express views
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
Real Estate Showcase
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
Red Wing City Council briefs
Perlich, Hay Creek Valley Road traffic to be assessed Red Wing police and City Engineer Jay Owens plan to partner to evaluate traffic in the neighborhood surrounding Perlich Avenue, which resident Pat McClain said was “like the Indianapolis 500” around rush hour during public...
March 30, 2016 - 12:04pm
March 28, 2016
Area groups look to partner, boost bridge aesthetics
A pair of philanthropic organizations has offered to provide nearly $400,000 to boost the aesthetics of the planned Mississippi River bridge...
March 28, 2016 - 9:00am
March 18, 2016
Goodhue County Board briefs
Replacing staff sparks debate Goodhue County Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to authorize replacing a soon-to-be-retired highway maintenance worker. The request, brought by Public Works Director Greg Isakson, sparked a 30-minute discussion on staffing levels, the growing backlog of road projects...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 17, 2016
Red Wing City Council briefs
Sheldon Theatre gets some help surviving construction delay Red Wing City Council members approved $25,000 from the city’s general fund contingency for the Sheldon Theatre to help supplement revenue from summer programming. The vote Monday will accommodate the renovations scheduled...
March 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 14, 2016
Diercks to present building referendum at Pier 55
Red Wing School Board member Arlen Diercks will conduct a question-and-answer forum at Pier 55 Wednesday March 16. The public is invited, and information on Red Wing Public Schools’ building referendum — with the vote set for April 12 — will be available. The presentation is...
March 14, 2016 - 8:00am
March 11, 2016
2016 township election results
A ballot question passed 20-0 in Leon Township Tuesday to turn the township treasurer into an appointed position. It was the only question on ballots for the annual township elections, which saw a number of mostly uncontested incumbents retain their seats. Belle Creek Tom Gale was...
March 11, 2016 - 6:51pm