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Farm market report for Sept. 27 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Sept. 28 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Library to close 10 days before revealing 'facelift'
Candidate Q&A: Goodhue County Board District 3
crime and courts
Volleyball: Anderson, defense propel Lake City over Pine Island
Volleyball: K-W passes ranked test against Hayfield
Volleyball: Short-handed Bombers fall against Lourdes
Volleyball: Pine Island swept by Byron
Volleyball: Goodhue stuns Kasson-Mantorville in five
Lake Pepin restoration in the spotlight
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
arts and entertainment
Ordinance No. 103
Ordinance No. 102
Ione T. Kittelson, 98
Jeffrey M. Dille, 42
Stanley G. Sommers, 97
Dr. Gary Alan Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Letter: Two quick thoughts on Trump and foreign affairs
Hayes' WWII reflections strike a chord
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
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
February 12, 2015
Column: Equalizing chances for success inspires us
I took my 10-year-old granddaughter, Ramona, to see the movie “Selma.” I knew that there would be some scenes that would be hard for her to watch, but sometimes life is hard to watch. I felt she was old enough to understand and appreciate the important messages of the film —...
February 12, 2015 - 11:00am
February 9, 2015
Column: School-only approach to pre-K is off target
Kudos to Gov. Mark Dayton for making early childhood education a major priority in his proposed budget. This reflects a growing consensus that early childhood investments must be part of a long-term strategy to prepare Minnesota’s young people for academic success – and ultimately...
February 9, 2015 - 11:31am
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