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Ordinance No. 103
Ordinance No. 102
Robert Dorschner, 68
Josie Swenson, 94
Ione T. Kittelson, 98
J. Lindy Anderson, 86
Jeffrey M. Dille, 42
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
July 28, 2016
Bad tempers in Red Wing work zone leave bad taste
To the Editor: I had the occasion of cycling through Red Wing about three weeks ago as part of a nearly 2,000-mile bicycle trip. I stopped in...
July 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 27, 2016
Editorial: Unified? Nope
Democrats are trying to tout unity this week, but the powers that be — or, in this case, the powers that were — actually have proven that the party is no more unified than the Republicans when it comes to their presidential nominee. Look no further than the ouster of Debbie Wasserman...
July 27, 2016 - 12:01pm
Letter: Solar garden in wetlands would diminish a unique peat bog
To the Editor: Should a wetland be destroyed for solar energy? This is exactly what is going to happen to the wetland located on southbound Highway...
July 27, 2016 - 9:31am
July 26, 2016
Letter: People will pay for Mayo Clinic’s ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’
To the Editor: Mayo, one of the largest health care conglomerates in Minnesota has, perhaps, deceived us. A few years ago Mayo held hands...
July 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
Letters: Dowse would bring energy, proven leadership to council
To the Editor: Sean Dowse came to Red Wing and the newly renovated Sheldon Theater and has guided it through the years by •Listening to the community and seeking consensus for ways for moving forward together, •Working through city/private partnerships, •Working with groups...
July 26, 2016 - 6:00am
July 25, 2016
Letter: Parking lot will detract from Historic Mall
To the Editor: It was disappointing to hear of the Red Wing City Council reversal of a Heritage Preservation Commission denial of the county...
July 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 24, 2016
Letter: Speak up at Xcel rate case hearing
To the Editor: No one is excited about shelling out more money to Xcel, but the utility has requested an increase in rates, and it’s up to...
July 24, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 23, 2016
Editorial: Pray for peace
Dear God, Your servants will gather Sunday morning in Central Park to worship, to sing and to pray. While this pleasant summer ritual celebrates outdoor beauty, this month we reflect that human beings all too often bring ugliness into your world — especially through violence against...
July 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 22, 2016
Letter: Political candidates dividing our country
To the Editor: The local coffee shops, full of educated advisers, have been addressing the current affairs of the USA. The negative opinions outweigh the positive by a large margin with no margin for error. The positive-minded people are afraid to mention any positive news in fear...
July 22, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 21, 2016
Letter: Dowse brings leadership qualities to race
To the Editor: Many of us know and respect our leaders from the vantage point of outside looking in; from a desk in a teacher’s classroom, on a worksite with an employer or by listening to a state of the union address. Some of us have also seen the many theater productions crafted...
July 21, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 20, 2016
Letter: Becker would be good for our entire city
To the Editor: I live in Ward 2, and I’ll be voting for John Becker in the primary election Aug. 9. I hope other voters in this ward will do the same. That’s the necessary first step to getting John Becker’s name on the ballot for the general election in November. John has...
July 20, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 18, 2016
Editor: Start sharing your views of the candidates
The question-and-answer candidate profiles appeared in Saturday’s edition, starting with Red Wing mayoral candidates, we invited people vying in the primary election to share a bit about themselves and state in their words how they intend to address key issues. We set specific word...
July 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
Letter: We have a commitment to our fellow human beings
To the Editor: On July 10, the Minneapolis Star Tribune headline read “Unease rises on both sides of badge.” Both protesters and police have been involved in killing innocent human beings. This is, of course, nothing really new, nor do perfectly decent people in our country, unlike...
July 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 17, 2016
Letter: Abortion disregards unborn’s potential
To the Editor: On July 1, Minnesota state health data was released, showing that in calendar year 2015, 9,861 elective killings of living unborn babies occurred. These killings were chosen by the mother as an alternative choice to letting her unborn baby live. This loss of life was...
July 17, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 16, 2016
Letter: Community gathering offer unique fun with purpose
To the Editor: Ribs ‘n’ Bibs is over; but, the thankfulness of the Red Wing Lions Club needs to be shared with all of its supporters, volunteers, suppliers, musicians and especially its customers. For eight years, this celebration has brought the Red Wing community together for...
July 16, 2016 - 12:00pm