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City outlines 2017 finances
Longtime Red Wing stylist opens own salon
Speed limit to increase for portion of Highway 60 near Kenyon
Kuehni sentenced to probation, jail time in fatal shooting case
Farm market report for Dec. 6 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Girls Hockey: Red Wing overcomes early deficit to beat Faribault
Girls Basketball: Winona pulls away from Wingers in second half
Boys Basketball: Bethlehem Academy edges Randolph
Girls Basketball: Lake City trips up Cannon Falls
Boys Basketball: Goodhue stymies Blooming Prairie
Christmas cheers arrives by train
Second City comedy revue takes on holiday traditions
Citizens' Climate Lobby to host local viewing party
Collective Goods sale at Red Wing Mayo
Looking back: Sheriff bags deer in unexpected way
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Minnesota Housing Finance Agency REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
Notice of Hearing - 1-5-17
Goodhue County BIDS BRIDGE SAP 025-599-116
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Beyer
Public Notice - Special Meeting
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79,
Helen E. Hoisington, 84
Donald F. Harris, 83
Katharine Mary Vogel, 93
Janet M. Barringer
Letter: Meeting appears to be unadulterated Xcel promotion
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
Column: Charitable donations enrich giving season
Letter: Obama's family also exemplify service
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
Real Estate Showcase
April 12, 2016
Column: Region has many issues at stake at Legislature
As Minnesota lawmakers continue through the 89th legislative session, there are several items up for discussion that could potentially benefit our rural communities. At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, our work intersects with many of these issues, such as investments in...
April 12, 2016 - 5:34pm
Column: Raise aware, protect a child
Each day it is estimated that as many as five children across the United States lose their life due to child abuse. In Wisconsin, over 70,000 cases of child abuse are reported annually. In an effort to raise awareness in recognizing and preventing child abuse, our state has designated...
April 12, 2016 - 8:29am
April 11, 2016
Column: Bill would strengthen economy, energy security
Let’s be honest: The future of the U.S. economy is bleak. A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts that the U.S. economy will grow only 2 percent this year — a downward revision of the already anemic 2.4 percent growth predicted late...
April 11, 2016 - 6:32pm
Column: Two moves proved to be the right moves
In discussions regarding the upcoming referendum, two topics have come up frequently from concerned district residents, the new tennis courts and the new River Bluff Education Center; “If we are in such need for money why did we build those facilities?” Tennis courts The old courts...
April 11, 2016 - 6:24pm
April 7, 2016
Commentary: Keeping state competitive in a changing economy
As the new president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, a top personal priority has been to hit the road. For six months, I’ve been crisscrossing our great state, asking questions and listening. It’s been both encouraging and energizing. I’ve gained an even greater appreciation...
April 7, 2016 - 6:47am
March 22, 2016
Column: Data drives Goodhue County into the future
Can you imagine talking to someone from the future? I had the opportunity to do just that recently along with some other Goodhue County department heads who wrote letters to their counterparts 100 years in the future for a time capsule to be placed at the remodeled Citizens Building....
March 22, 2016 - 7:13am
March 21, 2016
Commentary: Stand up and the stop defacing of Barn Bluff
By Ralph Ryan Red Wing There are 25 venues in our community on the National Register of Historic Places; among them is Barn Bluff — one of the most widely recognized landmarks on the Upper Mississippi River. Just recently, Barn Bluff had a birthday. It has been 25 years since it...
March 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
February 28, 2016
Commentary: Caucus on Tuesday, upgrade the dialogue
It seems as though American political discourse has become all style and no substance. Debate in the public square is dominated by the loudest, most provocative voices. Snarky tweets, panels of television talking heads and radio talk show rants are now what pass for discussion of...
February 28, 2016 - 11:20am
February 26, 2016
Column: Surplus positions us for long-term transportation plan
This week, we’re expected to learn that Minnesota has a significant budget surplus for the next two years. As the chair of the Transportation Committee, this news will make me more optimistic than ever that legislators will come together this year to pass a long-term transportation...
February 26, 2016 - 7:04am
February 23, 2016
Commentary: Ignite develops resources for the community
By Neela Mollgaard, Red Wing 2016 is an exciting year for Red Wing Ignite. As a local nonprofit founded in August 2013, we’re committed to building the community of Red Wing. Our efforts are focused in three primary areas: •supporting youth with needed skills for the workforce,...
February 23, 2016 - 9:58am
February 8, 2016
Commentary: Make the Clean Water Promise for our kids
By Paul Austin, Gene Merriam, Darby Nelson and Dave Legvold Will this be the year Minnesota takes a huge step forward on water quality issues, or will it be a missed opportunity? Gov. Mark Dayton announced recently that he plans to call a water quality summit in late February...
February 8, 2016 - 7:29am
February 7, 2016
Column: We enjoy surprise as much as anybody
The opening weeks of the year bring with them accolades and honors. •Goodhue County Citizen of the Year. •Rotary Service Above Self recognition for three public employees, one from the city, one from the county and one from the school district. •Red Wing Neighbor by the Kiwanis...
February 7, 2016 - 8:28am
January 17, 2016
Column: Wisconsin ready to build on its successes of 2015
Beginning a new year is not only a time to set new goals but also a time to reflect on the year gone by. As we reflect on 2015, I would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of out state’s successes and accomplishments. Job creation and workforce development — Increased...
January 17, 2016 - 7:06am
January 16, 2016
Commentary: Organized labor needed now more than ever
By Ken Martin Minnesota DFL Chairman On Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the anti-union case Friedrichs v. The California Teachers Association. Labor unions have a track record that nearly every worker has benefited from, including the creation of the weekend,...
January 16, 2016 - 8:08am
December 25, 2015
Commentary: Use budget surplus to improve our competitiveness
The recent forecast of a $1.87 billion budget surplus is a perfect backdrop to our season of holiday cheer. State coffers continue to grow on the strength of the hard work and success of Minnesota employers and employees. By all accounts, tax relief will be center stage when the...
December 25, 2015 - 8:07am