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NMSC awards local students scholarships
Farm market report for May 22 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Minn. roundup: Finalists named for Princess Kay of the Milky Way; teacher dies while on running race along North Shore
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Police arrest 23-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
crime and courts
Golf: Red Wing boys win before Big Nine championship
Baseball: Cannon Falls wins HVL title game
Girls Golf: Lake City sets school record at Jewel Invite
Baseball: Wingers sweep JM, win Big Nine
Softball: Rucker's walk-off sends Panthers past D-E
Rotary names Paul Harris winners
Goodhue County Make It OK highlights importance of mental health; movie screening is May 23
Audition for Phoenix Theatre's summer musical
Garage Sale Map Hunter
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INTENT TO MODIFY
Associated Bank vs Dixon
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Richard L. Rietmann, 72
Luther M. Quale, 84
Joy Perryman, 76
Catherine Marshall Ullrich, 108
Viewpoint: See how we're 'powering our community'
Viewpoint: The state budget and the damage done
Column: Slocum promotes local land stewardship
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Real Estate Showcase
October 6, 2015
Column: Defend Minnesota’s rich outdoor heritage
For Minnesotans, hunting, fishing, and exploring the outdoors aren’t just hobbies — they are a way of life engrained in our state’s heritage and culture. And with the pheasant opener just around the corner, Minnesotans are preparing to take part in a tradition that has long...
October 6, 2015 - 4:59pm
October 5, 2015
Column: Covert Zip Rail behavior demands scrutiny
When government attempts to hide something from its citizens, those citizens have a right to be suspicious. Our latest example is brought to you by the Minnesota Department of Transportation from its discussions surrounding the proposed high speed rail line from the metro area to...
October 5, 2015 - 11:00am
October 2, 2015
Column: Partners, stakeholders help drive success
With our annual luncheon approaching in October, it’s time to measure the impact of Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s dollars across our 20-county region. Through loans, grants, and hours of technical assistance, SMIF invested $5.5 million dollars in southern Minnesota...
October 2, 2015 - 1:00pm
September 28, 2015
Column: Many things happening on the building block
As you may have noticed there has been much activity at the historic Goodhue County Citizens Building located at 426 West Ave., Red Wing. In the fall of 2014 the planning and design phases had been completed for renovation and addition to the Citizens Building. The plans and design...
September 28, 2015 - 11:00am
September 18, 2015
Column: Payoff from Legislature’s investment in education begins now
Classrooms across Minnesota are once again open for business, making this the perfect opportunity to discuss a few of the accomplishments for K-12 education during the 2015 legislative session. Most school administrators I’ve spoken with are pleased with the historic investment...
September 18, 2015 - 7:25am
September 16, 2015
Column: Kids will make gains as food programs grow
The end of summer marks the end of another successful Summer Food Service Program for Red Wing Public Schools. With the help of many volunteers (543 total volunteer hours) throughout the local community and vended meals from Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, RWPS was able to...
September 16, 2015 - 7:24am
September 3, 2015
Column: Recognize evil, hold fast to truth and justice
By Michael Hayes Red Wing The government was gridlocked. With the nation in desperate need of clear, strong leadership, the politicians each felt so certain of his political position that compromise was equated with cowardice. They became devoted not so much toward helping the...
September 3, 2015 - 12:27pm
August 21, 2015
Column: Farmers have a strong crop taking shape
Driving throughout southeastern Minnesota this summer visiting school boards and city councils, connecting with constituents, or taking part in community festivals, one thing is clear: Minnesota ag land is in the midst of perhaps its best growing season ever. As we enter summer’s...
August 21, 2015 - 11:00am
August 20, 2015
Column: Beyond the blue signs
In the initial months and even first year following Mayo Clinic Health System’s acquisition of Fairview Red Wing, we would occasionally be asked by patients and community members: “What’s different besides the new signs?” Although it may not have been immediately apparent,...
August 20, 2015 - 11:00am
August 12, 2015
Column: Transportation changes aim to improve service for students and families
As the calendar turns to August, many of us are looking ahead to the start of the new school year. One important aspect of my job as superintendent is making sure all students get to and from school safely and efficiently. Transportation affects, above all, our children’s safety,...
August 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
June 23, 2015
Column: Session puts Minnesota in strong position
Last Friday’s special session concluded the Legislature’s official work for 2015. Although both the Senate and House agreed to and passed their budget bills on time back on May 18, Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of three significant budget bills led to continued negotiations and a...
June 23, 2015 - 11:00am
June 19, 2015
Column: Insisting on gas tax dooms long-term road funding
Following a one- day special session, the 2015 legislative session has finally come to a close. While a number of good provisions for greater Minnesota have been or will soon be signed into law, I remain extremely disappointed in a lost opportunity to improve the way we fund our road...
June 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 7, 2015
Column: Local schools will build on productive year
During the yearly challenges that come about each spring in schools, it was refreshing to speak recently with a community leader about the school district. She asked, “What is the school district really good at, and what are some of your challenges and opportunities?” At first,...
May 7, 2015 - 11:00am
April 29, 2015
Commentary: Early learning scholarships serve kids well
When it comes to early childhood, especially when focusing on low-income children, there is no one magical answer to solving issues of access, quality, and ending educational and economic disparities. It’s not universal pre-k, it’s not fully funding child care assistance, it’s...
April 29, 2015 - 1:17pm
April 15, 2015
Column: Stem the tide against Alzheimer’s disease
Many of us know a loved one who has faced Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a wrenching experience-watching them slowly slip away, trying to be a source of comfort and companionship, even as a cure remains painfully out of reach. Alzheimer’s has come to be known as the “long goodbye,”...
April 15, 2015 - 5:49pm