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Boys Basketball: Solid start not enough for Wingers in opener
Girls Basketball: Belle Plaine upends Cannon Falls
Girls Basketball: Goodhue tops Z-M
Girls Basketball: Wingers tripped up by Northfield
Boys Basketball: Lake City begins season with a victory
Red Wing Singers ring in Christmas
First Yuletide Villagefest attracts audience from around the globe
Mazeppa soup luncheon is Dec. 10
Applications welcomed for Miss Teen Goodhue County
Free concert features critically-acclaimed jazz ensemble
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Public Notice - Special Meeting
Name Change - William R. Ramirez to William R. Noland
Public Notice - December 2016 BOA
Katharine "Kay" Vogel, 93
David Warner, 61
Frances E. Swanson, 90
Gloria R. 'Gina' Mensing, 63
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
Column: Charitable donations enrich giving season
Letter: Obama's family also exemplify service
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
Editorial: Protect a K9 who helps protect us
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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
November 5, 2016
Viewpoint: Another 'politician' comes knocking at the door
I expect you are as tired as all of us with the political "garbage" that floods our mailboxes and annoys our eating of meals with their phone calls ... as well as the visits in person some of these people generate. For example, the other evening I had just settled down in my favorite...
November 5, 2016 - 6:30am
October 30, 2016
Viewpoint: Helplessness, despair, and terror - the Affordable Care Act and MNsure
Helplessness is a terrible feeling. Thousands locally and millions of people across the nation are now experiencing this feeling. They are truly...
October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 29, 2016
Viewpoint: Divided government doesn't get things done
Minnesotans, who have had to endure all of Donald Trump's fantasies and falsehoods in this election, should note the similarities in Minnesota...
October 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2016
Column: Offshore tax havens cost U.S. $718 billion in taxes
European regulators' recent finding that Apple avoided billions of dollars in taxes by stashing its profits in Ireland, a known tax haven, put...
October 18, 2016 - 10:33am
October 6, 2016
COLUMN: Rural Pulse: Optimistic, but not welcoming
By Tim Penny, President of Southern Minnesota Initiative Fund In the height of this election season, pollsters are busy making calls. More useful (and less annoying) are poll results from an ongoing survey called the Rural Pulse. Grand Rapids-based Blandin Foundation also spent the...
October 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 9, 2016
Chief Pohlman: Protect public safety by getting troubled youths on track
As police chief for the city of Red Wing, my No. 1 priority is to protect public safety. One of the best ways to do this is to guide troubled youths onto the right path so they don’t become adult criminals. The Red Wing Police Department is actively working with our youths to...
September 9, 2016 - 11:00am
September 1, 2016
Opinion: The cost of the EpiPen price hike
By Amy Klobuchar U.S. Senator from Minnesota There’s a cost that comes with the 450 percent increase in the price of EpiPens. Parents worry that they won’t be able to afford their child’s medication. They drive to pharmacies miles away from their homes just to get the best...
September 1, 2016 - 11:00am
August 19, 2016
Powers: Dive team is asset in water emergencies
Establishing the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Dive Team has been a long process over the years due to budget constraints. With the help of state...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 11, 2016
Commentary: Remember the past; don’t repeat it
Editor's note: The Republican Eagle REaders' Board named this letter a Golden Quill winner. We’ve all heard the line from the philosopher...
August 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
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