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Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Police locate mystery safe in Red Wing holding pond
Farm market report for Oct. 24 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Minnesota sees record one-day online voter registration
Local candidates to speak at St. James forums
crime and courts
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: A glance at the section playoffs
Football: Last-minute TD helps Goodhue upset No. 4 R-P
Football: Rockets end regular season on high note
Reps want residents to sound off about health insurance woes
Falconer Vineyards introduces two new ciders for fall
Excitement grows for new St. Crispin Living Community
State and National Corn Husking Competition comes to Goodhue
Pumpkin patch looking for more volunteers
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Phil Kenneth Mitchell, LtCol, USAF
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Elizabeth J. Harth, 66
Dorothy M. Seeley, 95
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Letter: Roe offers fresh approach to education
Column: Offshore tax havens cost U.S. $718 billion in taxes
LETTER: Schmit works hard and works for us
LETTER: Brown will make city better for all
LETTER: Roe will bring due diligence to Red Wing School Board
Real Estate Showcase
On the campaign trail with Lisa Bayley
On the campaign trail with Barb Haley
Election may mean storage at Yucca Mt.
House Speaker discusses health care 'crisis' at Red Wing roundtable
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
May 6, 2016
County solid waste plan heads to state
Goodhue County Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to submit an updated solid waste plan for approval by the state, including the goal of drafting an ordinance to require all garbage generated in the county be sent to Red Wing for processing. Approval of the plan and designation ordinance would...
May 6, 2016 - 7:00am
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