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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
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July 2, 2016
Letter: Acceptance, tolerance, love lead to peace
To the Editor: Peace is only achievable through acceptance. We as people need to accept the differences of one another. Together we need to end stereotyping, racism and unachieveable expectations we create for ourselves and others. I believe that racism, and fearing the differences...
July 2, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 1, 2016
Letter: Please, do not power load your boat
To the Editor: With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July coming up, I write this quick letter to every other fellow boater and outdoorsman because it seems increasingly obvious that ths common courtesy of not power loading your boat is being forgotten. To be honest, I really...
July 1, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 30, 2016
Editorial: Deaf residency artists help us define life
Artists in the Anderson Center’s ground-breaking Deaf residency pack their bags and head home today and tomorrow. They take with them the same sorts of things all artists who spend a month here do — a renewed sense of purpose, a stronger identity, a clearer focus, the start to...
June 30, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 28, 2016
Letter: We should simply say, ‘I am an American’
To the Editor: Ever since I can remember I’ve always referred to myself as an American. I can’t remember when I was young anyone referring to themselves as anything other than an American. There weren’t sites like Ancestry Searches or emphasis on finding out your family history....
June 28, 2016 - 6:00am
June 27, 2016
Editorial: States’ gun laws quietly stand
The states’ rights crowd, often the same folks who are Second Amendment absolutists, should be pleased with last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on state gun laws. The court declined without comment to hear appeals to strict gun control laws in New York and Connecticut, signalling...
June 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
Letter: Jordan Towers residents feel powerless
To the Editor: I am a senior and a resident of the HRA-managed property known as Jordan Towers. On June 14 I appeared before the HRA Board to voice concerns about issues regarding policy and procedure at Jordan Tower. At the end of my statement, which was supported by documentation,...
June 27, 2016 - 6:00am
June 24, 2016
Letter: Let the Lions serve you — and others — with Ribs and Bibs
To the Editor: The Red Wing Lions Club invites one and all to join us on Sunday June 26, for our annual “Ribs and Bibs” fundraiser under the big top tent in Colvill Park. We’re looking forward to serving up mouth-watering ribs, hot dogs for the kids, entertaining live music...
June 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 23, 2016
Letter: Flagpole hoax hinders public discourse
To the Editor: On Thursday May 26, just prior to Memorial Day weekend, it came to the city’s attention that a Facebook account showed images of the flag and 35-foot flagpole on Barn Bluff appearing to be taken down. The caption on the photo stated “Down Goes Old Glory” with...
June 23, 2016 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
Editorial: Eviction with no aid will hurt community
Like anyone who’s rented here can tell you, finding an apartment in Red Wing does not come without struggle. With a 1 percent vacancy rate reported for 2015 by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority, finding an affordable place to live is one thing — finding a nice place to live...
June 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 16, 2016
Editorial: Strange year gets stranger
It’s a historic turn of events. In the November presidential election, American voters will choose between two of the most disliked, most reviled candidates in modern history. Tuesday’s round of primaries put Democrat Hillary Clinton over the top in the convention delegate count...
June 16, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 11, 2016
Editorial: A beautiful piece of infrastructure
Minnesota and five states to the south have begun referring to Interstate 35 as the ‘Monarch Highway.” The informal nickname is rooted in a very formal memorandum of understanding signed May 26 to save the North American monarch from extinction. The Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri,...
June 11, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 6, 2016
Letter: We’re forgetting to drive safely
To the Editor: Five dead last Tuesday. And we’ve just started to ramp up our driving for the summer. We are at 128 traffic deaths and counting this year. A rough way to calculate injuries is to multiply by 100. That means about 13,000 Minnesotans have been injured in crashes. ...
June 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 5, 2016
Letter: Community’s progress will result in Oakley’s demise
To the Editor: You can call me Oakley. I am a huge white oak tree that resides on 14th Street in Red Wing. I just turned 200 years old; I won’t make it to age 201. For the first 40 years of my life, I witnessed very little human activity: mostly hunters up from the river looking...
June 5, 2016 - 6:00am
June 4, 2016
Editorial: Stay true, class of 2016
The area’s 2016 high school graduates belong to one of those special classes — artistic, athletic, studious, friendly, talented, caring and more — that come along every few years, a class where “all the children are above average,” as Garrison Keillor puts it. Cliques don’t...
June 4, 2016 - 6:00am
June 3, 2016
Letter: When road problems boil to the surface, consider the simple fix
To the Editor: Every year in the spring, local townships have the same problems with crush rock roads. “Boils,” the big wet mushrooms popping up in various crush rock roads throughout the county. continue to be an ongoing problem for government and motorists, not to mention the...
June 3, 2016 - 6:00am