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State Girls Swimming: In consolation contention
Girls Hockey: Red Wing moves to 4-0
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Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Daniel (Dan) Alms
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May 5, 2017
Column: Entrepreneurship starts with encouragement
For the second year, Minnesota ranks first of the 25 largest states in the Kauffman Index for Main Street Entrepreneurship. We have the highest rate of business owners (7.75 percent), established small business density (687.2 small businesses per 1,000 firms) and business survival...
May 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 4, 2017
Column: Protect your investment: Register your bike
Q: Does Red Wing Police Department have bicycle registration program? A: Yes, the Red Wing Police Department has a bicycle registration program and the best part of the program is it is free! How do you register your bike? There is one of two ways you can register your bike; one is...
May 4, 2017 - 3:32pm
April 17, 2017
Column: Budget proposal eyes tax relief
A common theme between the 2016 campaign and the 2017 legislative session is health insurance affordability. While Washington D.C. has had difficulty trying to enact reforms to our health insurance system, St. Paul has experienced some success. The Minnesota Premium Security Plan,...
April 17, 2017 - 9:31am
April 10, 2017
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Government oversight and transparency are vital to ensuring people's trust. My office oversees over $20 billion of taxpayer money spent yearly...
April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 6, 2017
Column: Movement moving forward on key initiatives
In last month's column I laid out our vision for the state of Minnesota and the principles that will form our budget — what we are calling...
April 6, 2017 - 10:41am
March 8, 2017
Viewpoint: Provisional ballots help ensure democracy
The omnibus elections bill before the Minnesota Senate includes a number of important provisions to strengthen the integrity of the voting process. Election law must balance the interest in making the vote accessible to all eligible voters versus guaranteeing only eligible voters...
March 8, 2017 - 10:11am
February 28, 2017
Column: If Legacy funds buy property, then they should pay property taxes
When voters approved the Legacy funding amendment in 2008, it was intended to restore, enhance and protect our natural resources. It's safe to say that most people did not expect hundreds of millions of dollars to be used to buy gobs of land, adding to the 8 million acres that have...
February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 1, 2017
Column: Ensure taxpayer protections if Zip Rail moves forward
Viewpoint Over the years, a large number of Goodhue County residents have been outraged over discussion of a passenger rail line, including Zip...
February 1, 2017 - 4:30pm
January 17, 2017
Legislative Report: House quickly tackles health care, taxes
My first two weeks at the Capitol have been exciting and productive. I want to thank you all again for electing me to serve you in St. Paul. It has been a great honor thus far.
January 17, 2017 - 4:30pm
December 16, 2016
Klobuchar: Creating jobs and driving innovation in rural minnesota
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat's biodiesel plant in Isanti, Minn. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year since its opening, that plant has...
December 16, 2016 - 1:32pm
December 13, 2016
Viewpoint: Minnesota's swamp could use draining
No matter what you think of Donald Trump, there was one message that Americans sent loud and clear on Nov. 8 that should be welcome to the ears of those on the left and right alike: We've had enough of the cronyism and financial payoffs to political pals that have been so prevalent...
December 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
Viewpoint: Re-establishing the Beloved Community
During this Advent season and in the post-election climate in the United States, I write as President of the United Methodist Council of Bishops to call for a renewed commitment to the vision of the Beloved Community of Christ. Isaiah prophesied that a child would be born to re-establish...
December 13, 2016 - 4:50pm
December 9, 2016
Viewpoint: Consider Nongame Wildlife Program in season of giving
The birds have mostly flown south, the butterflies are cocooned until spring, and the turtles have settled in for a long winter nap. But for the biologists who work with these species, December is a busy time of analyzing research data, writing reports and getting ready for next year's...
December 9, 2016 - 5:19pm
December 1, 2016
Column: Charitable donations enrich giving season
There are two numbers I've been reflecting on this month: $2.1 billion and $373.3 billion. One of these is the total amount raised by the Trump and Clinton campaigns in the last election cycle. One is the amount of charitable contributions during 2015, a record-setting year. Can you...
December 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
November 23, 2016
Column: Talk with your friends, family about a mother's thankfulness in tragedy
Jane Resh Thomas thought enough of Goodhue County Investigator Bryan Reich's help in a painful situation that she opened herself up to potentially more pain by sharing her story with Republican Eagle readers. Her letter made an impression on REaders' Board members, who awarded her...
November 23, 2016 - 1:00pm