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Falconer Vineyards introduces two new ciders for fall
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State and National Corn Husking Competition comes to Goodhue
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Letter: Roe offers fresh approach to education
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On the campaign trail with Lisa Bayley
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June 30, 2016
Editorial: Deaf residency artists help us define life
Artists in the Anderson Center’s ground-breaking Deaf residency pack their bags and head home today and tomorrow. They take with them the same sorts of things all artists who spend a month here do — a renewed sense of purpose, a stronger identity, a clearer focus, the start to...
June 30, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 27, 2016
Editorial: States’ gun laws quietly stand
The states’ rights crowd, often the same folks who are Second Amendment absolutists, should be pleased with last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on state gun laws. The court declined without comment to hear appeals to strict gun control laws in New York and Connecticut, signalling...
June 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 22, 2016
Editorial: Eviction with no aid will hurt community
Like anyone who’s rented here can tell you, finding an apartment in Red Wing does not come without struggle. With a 1 percent vacancy rate reported for 2015 by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority, finding an affordable place to live is one thing — finding a nice place to live...
June 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 16, 2016
Editorial: Strange year gets stranger
It’s a historic turn of events. In the November presidential election, American voters will choose between two of the most disliked, most reviled candidates in modern history. Tuesday’s round of primaries put Democrat Hillary Clinton over the top in the convention delegate count...
June 16, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 11, 2016
Editorial: A beautiful piece of infrastructure
Minnesota and five states to the south have begun referring to Interstate 35 as the ‘Monarch Highway.” The informal nickname is rooted in a very formal memorandum of understanding signed May 26 to save the North American monarch from extinction. The Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri,...
June 11, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 4, 2016
Editorial: Stay true, class of 2016
The area’s 2016 high school graduates belong to one of those special classes — artistic, athletic, studious, friendly, talented, caring and more — that come along every few years, a class where “all the children are above average,” as Garrison Keillor puts it. Cliques don’t...
June 4, 2016 - 6:00am
June 1, 2016
Editorial: Making tracks
Soaring high: Highway 61/Main Street reconstruction crews appear to have Phase 2 on schedule, thanks to hard work plus cooperation from businesses, motorists and Mother Nature. Keep your fingers crossed that June and July follow May’s lead and that most of the detour signs have...
June 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
May 24, 2016
Editorial: Saved by the belt
In August, on her way home from Hastings to Red Wing, teenager Kianna Stewart fell asleep, rolled her car three times through a ditch and landed in the oncoming traffic lane. Stewart walked away from that crash relatively unscathed. She was wearing her seat belt. Stewart shared...
May 24, 2016 - 3:30pm
May 19, 2016
Editorial: Finally moving
A long-term state transportation policy finally appears within reach. And the appropriate funding — for the next couple of years, anyway — also appears headed down the right road. Gov. Mark Dayton is willing to bend on the gasoline tax hike that his fellow Democrats in the Senate...
May 19, 2016 - 12:03pm
May 14, 2016
Editorial: Give ’em many reasons to vote
The voter turnout for the special Red Wing City Council election May 6 was abysmal. There are few better words for it. Of the roughly thousand registered Ward 1 voters, 21 cast ballots. Kim Beise received 20 of those. Given that the ballot contained only one race, given that only...
May 14, 2016 - 6:00am
May 8, 2016
Editorial: The time is now
With a simple inquiry to the state, Red Wing Public Schools received a gift this past week — the gift of time. The district’s operating levy — which passed in 2012 and was thought to expire at the end of the 2017-18 school year — wasn’t implemented until a year later, giving...
May 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
May 5, 2016
Editorial: Shop local ... 10 times over
Don your construction gear. Hard Hat Thursdays resume tomorrow. This shopping promotion offers deals and incentives for people to “shop local” during Phase 2 of Highway 61 reconstruction. There are some serious reasons why residents should shop at locally owned businesses first....
May 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 11, 2016
Editorial: Call to action for schools
The traditional three Rs in Minnesota have become the four Rs — reading, ’riting, ’rithmetic and referendum. Essentially no public school district has the necessary finances anymore to maintain the actual school buildings. Replacing roofs, paving parking lots and increasing...
April 11, 2016 - 6:20pm
April 4, 2016
Editorial: Wisconsin’s turn to vote
Wisconsin voters have a chance Tuesday to cast ballots in the annual spring elections, which this year include a “presidential preference” question. For Ellsworth School District residents, the election also continues a building referendum. No doubt, the results that will get...
April 4, 2016 - 8:00am
March 12, 2016
Editorial: Four shining examples of service
Ultimately, any form of service to others is an expression of love. Carmen Edwards, the late Lydia Elizabeth Hedin, Heidi Jones and Evelyn Sweasy have served, led and indeed loved this community in many ways. Each 2016 inductee in the Red Wing Women’s Hall of Fame has an impressive...
March 12, 2016 - 8:00am