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Farm market report for Aug. 30 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Aug. 29 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Every Hand Joined helps the school year start with a spark
crime and courts
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens inch closer to state finals
Boys Soccer: Trio helps Wingers to first win over Cannon Falls
Volleyball: Lake City regroups, beats St. Charles in five
Cross-Country: Wingers sweep competition at W-K
Boys Soccer: PIZM sneaks by Cotter in OT
Vikings honor Russ Marshall
Goodhue County farmers at last can call Princess Kay of the Milky Way their own
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
Chamber Golf Tourney gets a rock n' roll beat
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
arts and entertainment
Board of Commissioners Proceedings July 1, 2016
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Cohenour
Mortage Electronics Reg. Systems vs. Schlinger
Wells Fargo Bank vs Jacqueline Miles Mortgage Foreclosure
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Scott
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James A. Weber, 79
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Young citizens use contest to express views
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
Commentary: Taxpayers funded lifesaving drug and guess what happened next
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Real Estate Showcase
January 20, 2015
Column: It’s time to end ban on Sunday liquor sales
Most people recognize Dec. 5, 1933, as the date when the national Prohibition of alcohol ended in America. Yet, more than 80 years later, our state laws continue to uphold a Prohibition initiative that not only defies common sense but also has cost Minnesota hundreds of millions...
January 20, 2015 - 2:39pm
Column: Congress can find common ground
I’m grateful to the people of Minnesota for giving me the chance to serve a second term as senator. And I’m ready to keep fighting for middle-class families and for families aspiring to be in the middle class. Republicans now control the Senate majority; while serving in the...
January 20, 2015 - 1:37pm
January 16, 2015
Column: Make the most of your medical appointment
It is a privilege to write a recurring column for the Republican Eagle on health care matters. Having worked in hospitals, long-term care, private practices, etc. for over 30 years I have observed that it is always a challenge for patients, families, friends, employers, etc. to obtain...
January 16, 2015 - 9:00am
January 15, 2015
Column: Time to leave No Child Left Behind
Thirteen years ago last week from a high school in southwestern Ohio, President George W. Bush – flanked by both Republican and Democrat leaders – signed into law a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Known as No Child Left Behind, the law set high expectations...
January 15, 2015 - 11:00am
December 11, 2014
Swipe and pay maybe going the Apple way
By Jason Ogaard Columnist Like many of my fellow men, I only go to the store when I have something to get. I know what I want, I find it, I pay for it, I leave. I don’t want to spend a single second longer than I have to in stores. To make the experience faster I pay with...
December 11, 2014 - 12:22pm
November 21, 2014
Every Hand Joined is in for the long haul
Every Child. Every Opportunity. Every Step of the Way. Imagine the impact of a united community where the schools, parents, businesses and nonprofits all come together to lift up the potential of all children. Children would thrive and have opportunity in a demanding and ever changing...
November 21, 2014 - 4:18pm
October 27, 2014
Column: Voters have final say on transportation funds
With a number of hard-fought campaigns being contested this election season, Wisconsin voters may not have heard much about the proposed amendment to the state Constitution that will be decided on Nov. 4. Under Wisconsin’s Constitution, proposed constitutional amendments must...
October 27, 2014 - 11:00am
October 15, 2014
You needn't wait until Election Day to vote
These days we all hear about elections via the media and social networking sites. Maybe not as much as in a presidential election year, but there are still a number of ads and conversations taking place. One of the hot topics in Minnesota has to do with changes to the absentee voting...
October 15, 2014 - 11:32am
October 4, 2014
Column: Join the election discussion; write a letter
One month from today people will head to the polls. Should Minnesotans re-elect Mark Dayton or should Jeff Johnson win the state’s highest office? Perhaps you prefer a third-party candidate? Who are the best choices for Goodhue County Board and Red Wing City Council? We invite...
October 4, 2014 - 11:00am
September 22, 2014
Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
By Ken Kopocis U.S. Environmental Protection Agency When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution. The law recognized that to have healthy communities...
September 22, 2014 - 12:14pm
September 3, 2014
Column: Together we can change our children's lives
Thanks to a donation from Every Hand Joined, Erin Gruwell made presentations to staff and community members last week about how we can change the lives of children. As a first-year teacher in California, Ms. Gruwell began working with 150 ninth-grade students who had little hope....
September 3, 2014 - 10:00am
August 29, 2014
Learn from Huck Finn, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Huckleberry Finn, the imaginary young rascal of 19th century America, has something important in common with Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the 20th century German pastor and scholar. It is something which modern America has lost and badly needs to regain. In America today we are living in...
August 29, 2014 - 8:09pm
July 31, 2014
Column: Capture the moment with a photo
Photo of the Day remains a mainstay on our website. Introduced in 2010, the popular feature currently rotates on the Republican Eagle’s homepage “slider” with stories that have a dominant photo element. When we began, we knew that R-E staff members would take most of photos...
July 31, 2014 - 11:00am
July 13, 2014
Column: Follow letter guidelines and join the debate
The first candidate endorsement letter appears in today’s edition. We hope many more reach our office before primary election day, Aug. 12. There are several contested primary contests for statewide posts, but there also are four local ones: Red Wing Ward 4 and at-large, Goodhue...
July 13, 2014 - 11:00am
June 22, 2014
Column: Ensuring victims have access to critical support they need
One of my guiding principles in Congress is to ensure our women and men in uniform receive the support they need to continue the dangerous and difficult task of securing the safety of our country. As a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, whose wife is a retired career Army...
June 22, 2014 - 1:00pm