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Humane Society welcomes new executive director
Speed limit increasing on section of Highway 60 from Kenyon to Zumbro Falls
60 Years of #RealBeauty features Red Wing native
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Arts Board awards grants to local groups
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Goodhue wraps up third place
Boys Basketball: Lake City drops consolation championship
Several changes ahead for area teams after realignment
Boys Basketball: Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Boys Basketball: Lake City advances to consolation finals
Q&A: Shannon Harris
Q&A: Vicki Iocco
African Cinderella tale comes to Sheldon
No foolin' — Sheldon presents prom for all ages
Q&A: Mary Cyr
arts and entertainment
U.S. Bank National Association vs Forsman
Homeservices Lending, LLC vs meyer
Notice of Informal Probate: 25-PR-17-651 Harris
NAME CHANGE: 25-CV-17-605, Minor Child
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Ronald E. Ross, 79
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Hildegard C. Miller
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Letter: Hedin-Hartnagel pays in many ways
Letter: Understand that federal budget cuts will hurt our students
Column: Attempting to drain the swamp in Minnesota government
Viewpoint: Farmers making progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Treasure Island helps Spare Key help others
Real Estate Showcase
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
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