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BOARD OF COMM 8-11-16
Cindy Lichty, 70
Timothy J. Larson Jr., 38
Cindy Lichty, 70
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Harold L. Buck, 82
Letter: Dowse understands budgets, people
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Klobuchar: Make sure veterans get care they deserve
Bad tempers in Red Wing work zone leave bad taste
Editorial: Unified? Nope
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July 18, 2016
Editor: Start sharing your views of the candidates
The question-and-answer candidate profiles appeared in Saturday’s edition, starting with Red Wing mayoral candidates, we invited people vying in the primary election to share a bit about themselves and state in their words how they intend to address key issues. We set specific word...
July 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 5, 2016
Letter: Population shift ushers in a new era in HR
To the Editor: For the first time, Goodhue County is under pressure to recruit and retain a qualified workforce. Since early 2005, Goodhue County has had an estimated 10 percent employee turnover each year. Throughout that 10-year period of time, the county has hired approximately...
July 5, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 24, 2016
Commentary: Truck weight change means less congestion
By Tim Becken, Woodbury, and Mike Ward, Red Wing Think about the last five trucks you saw hauling construction materials in and around southeastern Minnesota. Now imagine there were only four of them. That’s the idea behind the effort at the state Capitol to allow a slight increase...
May 24, 2016 - 4:28pm
May 20, 2016
Commentary: Join in honoring a special breed of citizen
Are you a veteran of the United States armed forces? Are you aware of your benefits? During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln affirmed our nation’s commitment “to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and orphan.” These words have endured and...
May 20, 2016 - 2:10pm
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