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Candidate Q&A: Red Wing city council Ward 2
Local candidates attend forum, meet-and-greet
Hearing on Xcel rate increase scheduled for Wednesday
Bayley: Delivering justice case by case
Maiden Rock breaks ground on village center
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Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Amateur Baseball: Aces' offense sputters against Northfield
Amateur Baseball: Aces secure home win over Minneapolis Angels
Legion Baseball: Post 54 bows out of Sub-State 6 playoffs
Amateur Baseball: Miesville continues winning ways
County 4-H’ers selected for presidential inauguration trip
Vintage Band Festival features Cannon Falls, Red Wing stops
Review: 'Hairspray' is feel-good fun
Web app tracks radon in Minnesota counties
‘Poke Ventures’ inspire community exploration, exercise
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Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Robert E. Nelson, 84
Robert Roschen, 69
Janell G. Janhsen, 79
Dean L. Anderson, 71
Letter: Parking lot will detract from Historic Mall
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Editorial: Pray for peace
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Letter: Dowse brings leadership qualities to race
Real Estate Showcase
July 3, 2015
Editorial: Oh, say can you see ... you should shop local
The Fourth of July fireworks display is yet another reason to “shop local” — during the Highway 61 reconstruction and in the future. Local stores and services help create and maintain our sense of community. For example, owners and managers not only contribute to the annual...
July 3, 2015 - 8:00am
June 27, 2015
Editorial: Help attract entrepreneurs
We invite you to help encourage a broader, richer local prosperity in today’s editorial installment on shopping local. Did you know that in our increasingly homogenized world, entrepreneurs and people with special skills are more likely to invest and settle in communities that...
June 27, 2015 - 11:00am
June 24, 2015
Editorial: Keep traffic zipping along
One day the construction sign reads “Right lane closed ahead.” Two days later, it’s “Left lane closed.” Today’s edition includes another Highway 61/Main Street construction update coming out of the weekly Tuesday meeting. You can expect more single-lane traffic, detours...
June 24, 2015 - 11:15am
June 20, 2015
Editorial: Stage is set for success(or)
The community will gather Sunday afternoon at the Sheldon Theatre to toast and roast Executive Director Sean Dowse. The curtain has opened (figuratively in most cases) on more than a thousand productions and performances during his tenure. There’s little room for dispute that...
June 20, 2015 - 11:00am
June 17, 2015
Editorial: Welcome to Minnesecrets? No, thanks.
Secrecy has become a dark, dirty habit at the Minnesota Capitol. Getting the people’s work done once again boiled down to closed-door negotiations. Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk can say they prevented a third state government shutdown...
June 17, 2015 - 11:00am
June 14, 2015
Editorial: Shine a bright light on details
We commend Red Wing City Council for directing staff to begin negotiations with Minnesota Community Solar on the proposed community solar garden off Highways 19 and 61. Monday’s vote indicates the council is serious about the Red Wing Comprehensive Plan goal that the city will get...
June 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
June 10, 2015
Editorial: Train yourself to be alert to trains
More motorists and pedestrians than usual are crossing the railroad tracks near the Red Wing Depot this summer. Locals know that taking Levee Road to Broad Street is one way to avoid Highway 61 construction and congestion. June is Rail Crossing Safety Awareness Month, the perfect...
June 10, 2015 - 8:00am
June 6, 2015
Editorial: Taking a shine to solar garden
Red Wing again finds itself at the Central Research Laboratories crossroads. In 2007, the City Council and Port Authority rejected Falconer Vineyards’ proposal for the site at Highways 19 and 61 that CRL had vacated years earlier. Officials concluded after months of public debate...
June 6, 2015 - 10:00am
May 27, 2015
Editorial: Reinforce the unique
Yes, you can reach downtown Red Wing. Yes, this may require you to do some fancy navigating. Yes, the extra effort is worth it. As we intend to make clear during Main Street/Highway 61 reconstruction, there are many reasons to “shop local.” In the editorial in the May 6 print...
May 27, 2015 - 11:00am
May 25, 2015
Editorial: Whose Memorial Day is it really?
America will observe Memorial Day on Monday, a time dedicated to honoring and mourning those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Veterans groups, volunteers and families will decorate graves. Flags will fly. Rifle shots resound. Prayers, speeches and recitations will mark...
May 25, 2015 - 8:00am
May 18, 2015
Editorial: Pedal harder
Nearly half of Minnesotans rode a bicycle last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation 2014 Omnibus Transportation Survey. That means well over 2.6 million of the state’s 5,457,173 residents hopped on a cycle — be it a one-, two- and three-wheel variety —...
May 18, 2015 - 4:22pm
May 14, 2015
Editorial: Boost downtown, boost yourself
When you buy local, you support yourself. Really. We’re not talking the feel-good moment when you pamper yourself, a family member or friend. Nor are we talking about the satisfaction of filling a genuine need, such as purchasing groceries. We‘re talking the unseen return on...
May 14, 2015 - 9:16am
May 6, 2015
Editorial: Help drive the economy
“Shop local” is a familiar mantra during the holidays. Many merchandisers, but particularly small-town retailers, know that the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas can make or break their year … and sometimes their business. Red Wing’s downtown merchants stress that...
May 6, 2015 - 11:00am
April 30, 2015
Editorial: Go slowly on referendums
Few people are probably surprised to hear that the Red Wing School Board is talking about a November referendum. After all, the district recently trimmed $1.6 million for the 2015-16 school year, and the tendency in education is to approach the voters for more money after budget cuts....
April 30, 2015 - 6:31am
April 27, 2015
Editorial: Help HCP choose what to do with South End
Red Wing loves its history. There is no doubt. Individuals, businesses and City Hall have spent millions of dollars preserving the Victorian downtown. There are a half dozen museums in this community of less than 17,000. In addition to numerous sites being listed on the National Register...
April 27, 2015 - 1:52pm