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Farm market report for Sept. 21 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Chase, multiple crashes reported Monday in Cannon Falls
Column: The curious case of the exploding battery
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football: Bombers can’t sustain start, fall to No. 6 Lourdes
Football: Winona wrecks Red Wing homecoming
Football: Z-M moves to 4-0
Football: K-W hammers Mankato Loyola
Patrick Flueger inducted into Wall of Honor
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
Sheldon fall preview: Sounds and traditions will enlighten
Personal reflections help readers through grief and loss
arts and entertainment
LUCKY DOG FISHING RODS
M.P. KAYE BUILDERS
SALE FORFEITED PROP
Doug Clapp, 62
Violet L. Holst, 100
Inez Brunner, 95
Charles J. Goranowski, 57
Dennis L. Jensen, 63
LETTER: Trump tries to sidestep another madcap accusation
LETTER: Lewis backs ‘chained’ Consumer Price Index scam
LETTER: Help honor a Red Wing resident who champions human rights
EDITORIAL: Toxic tones
Letter: Peru educational study shows how vital rainforest is
Real Estate Showcase
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 7, 2016
Letter: Resolve to overcome terrorism’s menace and embrace peace
To the Editor: In 1933, FDR inadvertently defined terrorism when he said,“We have nothing to fear but fear itself.” The definition hasn’t changed much since then; but, the players certainly have — 9/11 constantly reminds us that no uniforms or standing armies are necessary...
July 7, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 6, 2016
Letter: Public must be diligent in assuring rail developer meets promises
To the Editor: North American High-Speed Rail Group, a private company, has expressed interest in building a non-stop passenger rail line between the Twin Cities and Rochester along Highway 52. Just a week ago, Wendy Meadley, North American High-Speed Rail Group’s chief strategy...
July 6, 2016 - 6:00am
July 5, 2016
Letter: Population shift ushers in a new era in HR
To the Editor: For the first time, Goodhue County is under pressure to recruit and retain a qualified workforce. Since early 2005, Goodhue County has had an estimated 10 percent employee turnover each year. Throughout that 10-year period of time, the county has hired approximately...
July 5, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 3, 2016
Editorial: Light it up! Fireworks remind us what this nation is all about
America has experienced a fireworks overload in recent months. So hot has the discourse become that some of us might find the actual firing of rockets anticlimactic. Who needs the momentary incendiary when the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump camps issue political fireworks seemingly...
July 3, 2016 - 12:01pm
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