Skip to main content
Shirtless Minn. man tased for resisting arrest after allegedly stealing three pickups
NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes
Brown, Alkire on top in Lake City council primary
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
Kelly, Gielau lead in Goodhue County Sheriff race
crime and courts
Area Girls Tennis: Lake City opens season with sweep
Cross-Country: Experience to guide Wingers' season
Girls Tennis: Familiarity key to Red Wing's success
Amateur Baseball: Aces win region, earn first-round bye
K-W Hall of Fame banquet set for Sept. 29
Crafting an international fusion of flavors: Rebel Chef opens Aug. 10 in Farmington
Farm market report for Monday Aug. 8 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Sew much talent: Carpenter creates gowns, drama as a home sewer
Farmington Tap House is 'home'
This hemp won't get you high
Place a Business Announcement
Home and garden
arts and entertainment
25-CV-18-1469 - Order to Show Cause
Antenna Structure Registration Public Notice
PROBATE NOTICE and ORDER: Tammy Kay Anderson Estate; Case No. 25PR18-909
PROBATE NOTICE: Lois N. Warren Estate; File No. 25-PR-18-1962
PROBATE NOTICE: John H. Meyer Estate; File No. 25-PR-18-1956
John C. Lind
Leota M. Dugstad
Donna M. Freeberg
Gary M. Smith
Maxine M. Dahl
Leon & Jonnetta Mullenbach
Ron & Sue Wolter
Mitchener - Klindworth
Letter: Healthy nationalism can unite us; Tradewar makes no sense
Ask the Chief: The rules apply to scofflaws, too
Editorial: Democracy will rise or fall with a free press
Stone; Ward 4
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
November 30, 2017
Editorial: Think 12 reasons to shop locally this Christmas
Just as "The Twelve Days of Christmas" are familiar, many of us know why residents should shop locally instead of going online or traveling to...
November 30, 2017 - 8:33pm
November 23, 2017
Editorial: Give thanks out loud
Thanksgiving Day is upon us. Traditions and bountiful feasts aside, Americans dedicate this day to thanking God for what is good here. We place...
November 23, 2017 - 7:42am
November 9, 2017
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
You'll go to bed Friday night and wake Saturday as you did today, living in a free land. You can thank every veteran — from those determined...
November 9, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 31, 2017
Editorial: Please consider the Prairie View proposal
There is a group of determined investors who want to buy Prairie View Elementary School from the Ellsworth Community School District and repurpose it into a senior living facility. To them, it's killing two birds with one stone, as the old saying goes. It would provide housing for...
October 31, 2017 - 10:00am
October 19, 2017
Editorial: Be cyber safe
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The observance couldn't be timed better for 2017. In September, the credit reporting agency Equifax (i.e. all of us) suffered the worst data breach in the computer era. The fact that hackers exploited a security vulnerability made...
October 19, 2017 - 12:24pm
October 12, 2017
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Minnesota and Wisconsin state laws require vehicles to stop for school buses when the bus driver activates the flashing lights and has the crossing...
October 12, 2017 - 10:00pm
Letter: Workers could ban together -- what a novel idea
In America we value our freedom. For business, freedom is the free market that gets freer every day by rigging the regulations that are supposed to help consumers. Business "freedom" also includes the chipping away of worker rights by implementing presidential anti-worker regulations....
October 12, 2017 - 2:29pm
September 27, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
Midwest gold is flowing. We refer to corn. Farmers and custom-combine professionals are hard at work harvesting 2017's bounty. This means motorists...
September 27, 2017 - 4:30pm
September 24, 2017
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Again and again people make the wrong choice. They have two, three, four drinks too many and then get behind the wheel. In Minnesota, 41 percent...
September 24, 2017 - 11:00am
August 30, 2017
Editorial: The continuing need for vaccinations is clear
The region's measles outbreak ended just in time as thousands upon thousands of children return to classrooms and young adults head to college....
August 30, 2017 - 7:13pm
August 24, 2017
Editorial: Help kids get back to school safely
Back to school. Back to the routine. Back to the unpredictable, too — at least until things settle down. Young children's reactions often...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Steve Gall RiverTown Multimedia Publisher Anne Jacobson RiverTown Multimedia News Director If reading your community newspaper evokes any sort of emotion in you, more often than not, we've done our job.
August 16, 2017 - 11:10am
August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 3, 2017
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
Summer enters the home stretch this week, which means August has arrived and we're at the height of fair time. As soon as one closes, another...
August 3, 2017 - 8:59am
July 25, 2017
Editorial: Read, debate with an open mind
One or our RiverTown reporters has a favorite question he likes to ask interviewees: What one thing do you believe everyone should have, regardless...
July 25, 2017 - 8:26am