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Boys Basketball: Solid start not enough for Wingers in opener
Girls Basketball: Belle Plaine upends Cannon Falls
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Public Notice - Special Meeting
Name Change - William R. Ramirez to William R. Noland
Public Notice - December 2016 BOA
Katharine "Kay" Vogel, 93
David Warner, 61
Frances E. Swanson, 90
Gloria R. 'Gina' Mensing, 63
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
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February 29, 2016
State budget report agreement: Use caution
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota economy and state budget report is a cautionary tale. While politicians haggled over taxes and spending, pretty much every state leader reacting to information that the state budget surplus slipped from $1.2 billion to $900 million said it is a sign that care...
February 29, 2016 - 6:48am
February 22, 2016
Rechtzigel will not seek re-election to County Board
Goodhue County Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel announced Monday he will not run for another term in elections this fall. Rechtzigel, of Kenyon, was first elected to County Board in 2004. He currently serves as chairman. According to an email statement: “I want to express my sincere...
February 22, 2016 - 11:18am
February 7, 2016
Republican congressional candidates to square off
The Republican candidates vying for U.S. Rep. John Kline’s 2nd Congressional District seat will share a debate stage Monday in Cannon Falls. The debate will be 7 to 8:45 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Cannon Falls High School auditorium, 820 E. Minnesota St. Attendees will be able to meet the...
February 7, 2016 - 3:41pm
February 2, 2016
Legislature won't meet in special session
Dayton says special session won't happen By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron Rangers, begin the process of matching state identification cards...
February 2, 2016 - 11:25am
January 20, 2016
Bayley announces a bid for House 21A
Red Wing City Council member and local attorney Lisa Bayley announced her run for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 21A Tuesday. A two-term city council member, Bayley is running as a Democrat against Republican Rep. Tim Kelly, also of Red Wing. The announcement comes...
January 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 19, 2015
Kittelson vies for Congress
Goodhue resident Roger Kittelson announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District Tuesday, hoping to fill...
November 19, 2015 - 4:51pm
November 13, 2015
League will hold school finance forum Nov. 19
League of Women Voters Red Wing will hold a forum about school finance at 6 p.m. Thursday Nov. 19 in Red Wing High School’s Media Center. Supt. Karsten Anderson and Business Manager Jackie Paradis will present and answer questions. Written questions will be taken from the audience. This...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2015
Senate committee plans local stops
The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee will make stops in the area as part of its southeastern Minnesota tour Oct. 27. Committee members will start by visiting a rail grade separation project in Welch, then stop in Red Wing before traveling to Austin, Winona, Wabasha,...
October 18, 2015 - 12:00am
October 11, 2015
Capital media see Kline as speaker, but he's mum
ST. PAUL — The spotlight shone on U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin Friday as House Republicans struggled to find a new leader, but the Washington...
October 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
September 23, 2015
Howe will attempt to win congressional seat
ST. PAUL — Former Red Wing mayor and state Sen. John Howe is making a bid for U.S. Congress. Howe announced Tuesday in St. Paul that he...
September 23, 2015 - 11:23am
September 17, 2015
Lawmakers apologize, leave ethics panel
State Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack apologized to law enforcement Monday, and Kelly reiterated the apology Tuesday after two Democrats said it didn’t go far enough. In the latest developments since Kelly and Mack called a Dakota County park officer’s report that he had found...
September 17, 2015 - 7:47am
September 11, 2015
Legislator-cop wants apology from colleagues accused of ‘making out’
ST. PAUL — A Democratic state representative with a long police career wants apologies from two Republican Minnesota lawmakers who accused a park ranger of lying after he claimed they were kissing in an Eagan park. A park officer ticketed State Reps. Tim Kelly of Red Wing and Tara...
September 11, 2015 - 5:16pm
September 3, 2015
Kline will not run in 2016
U.S. Rep. John Kline announced Thursday he will not seek re-election next year for Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district. “I want to...
September 3, 2015 - 11:50am