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GOODHUE COUNTY: 09/04/18 Board Minutes Summary
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE-MEETING 10/02/18
CITY COUNCIL MTG 10/08/18 6:00 PM: City Hall proposed assessments
FORECLOSURE:MERS INC vs. Leondo and Sara-Louis Henry
FORECLOSURE POSTPONEMENT: Everett Lowery 21-18-004677
Robert "Bob" Ottman
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April 18, 2018
Editorial: Don a little safety with the dress or tuxedo
High school prom. The big dance. Seen by some as a must-do event in the step from childhood to adulthood, the annual spring ritual is upon us....
April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
April 4, 2018
Editorial: Border battle no reason to cheer
Healthy competition and bragging rights — however temporary — go with "border battles." Think Badgers and Gophers, Brewers and Twins,...
April 4, 2018 - 7:32pm
April 2, 2018
Editorial: Don't race ahead with self-driving cars
Uber suspended its trials of all self-driving vehicles nationwide after the pedestrian death last week in Tempe, Ariz., but the push toward driverless...
April 2, 2018 - 9:12am
April 1, 2018
Editorial: Voters should cash out Treasurer's Office
The balance sheet is clear. Wisconsin no longer needs a treasurer. Voters will head to the polls Tuesday—in droves, we hope—to decide...
April 1, 2018 - 1:13pm
March 22, 2018
Editorial: Student protests bringing about change
Young people have taken aim. They are fired up. And who can blame them? Their peers are dying. At schools all around the country — including...
March 22, 2018 - 10:59pm
March 15, 2018
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
This is Sunshine Week, the seven days each year since 2005 when people who believe in transparent, accountable government draw special attention...
March 15, 2018 - 2:07pm
March 11, 2018
Editorial: Time for lawmakers to crack down on phone use while driving
How annoying. The driver ahead slows down to 40 mph, then suddenly races ahead before lazily switching lanes with no warning two minutes later....
March 11, 2018 - 4:43am
March 9, 2018
Editorial: Support grassroots government
Rural residents have demonstrated numerous times in the recent past that when they rally behind or against an issue, they often win. For example,...
March 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2018
Editorial: Shame on us
Yes, you read the headline correctly — shame on us. We (the newspaper industry) have done a terrible job throughout the decades of informing readers, audience members, business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and citizens about how our business operates. Now,...
March 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 21, 2018
Editorial: Public notices are printed publicly for good reasons
Government of, by and for the people requires keeping "the people" informed. This includes timely, vetted notification of the actions that their elected representatives intend to take, the actions they do take, the laws they change and the money they spend in the process. Every year...
February 21, 2018 - 10:43am
February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
December 17, 2017
Editorial: Christmas — don't call it a comeback
To take a stroll at night right now through these smaller Midwest towns, it's not hard to feel the spirit of Christmas. Local shops have decorated their windows and storefronts, streetlights gleam with vibrant, holiday colors and decorations, and people are heard throughout town wishing...
December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 13, 2017
Editorial: Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Individually, our local state and national lawmakers have denounced sexual harassment. While they must do so given the scandals bringing down powerful men across the nation, we genuinely believe most of these fine people are sincere.
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm