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Farm market report for Aug. 22 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
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MnDOT expects Highway 63 bridge cost estimates this fall
Fire Chief Draper marks first day
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
crime and courts
Boys Soccer: Stability a key for Winger boys
Girls Soccer: Senior-heavy team has Wingers' hopes high
Girls Tennis: Wingers swept at JM tri
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens take state opener
The Week Ahead: Volleyball, tennis, soccer ready to get underway
Chamber Golf Tourney gets a rock n' roll beat
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Treasure Island sponsors event to benefit two veteran organizations
Child Support Awareness Month highlights recent improvements in state
Art, science both examine concepts of truth, value
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
Mary Lee Wahlin, 84
Curtis Eugene Haller, 90
William Edward Dibble, 70
Darlene Kieffer, 79
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Letter: Gettings is sincere, intelligent candidate
Powers: Dive team is asset in water emergencies
Letter: Fresh faith in the future starts with grateful words from a child
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Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
July 23, 2015
Editorial: Racing away to nowhere
Summer can be deadly on Minnesota roads, which average 28 deaths from June to August due to speeding vehicles. Another 79 people suffer severe injuries due to crashes every summer. There are many reasons for this, including the lovely weather — people are less alert than in the...
July 23, 2015 - 11:00am
July 16, 2015
Editorial: The bands play on, thanks to Beckwith
When people around the world hear the words “Red Wing,” they often think of shoes, pottery and, if they’re musicians, instrument repair. Much of the credit for the latter goes to Gene Beckwith and the local visionaries who hired him. Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical,...
July 16, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 11, 2015
Editorial: Watch the state of our economy
The 2016 presidential race is going to be “trickle down” versus “middle out,” according to David Madland, director of economic policy at the Center for American Progress. “Minnesota is a perfect example of the middle class economics story,” he told Reuters this week. The...
July 11, 2015 - 11:00am
July 5, 2015
Editorial: Parks for all
There are few better places to spend Independence Day than at a national park. Congress set aside key spots across the country — from the Yellowstone to Yosemite, from the Grand Cannon to Voyageurs — so that they will be there for all U.S. citizens to enjoy forever. Despite fears...
July 5, 2015 - 8:00am
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