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Ellsworth police: Snapchat scare; Sticky fingers
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Highway 60 resurfacing project completed between Faribault and Kenyon
EV charging station enters discussion in Goodhue County
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Girls Basketball: Wingers' shooters slay Waconia
Girls Basketball: Goodhue locks down River Falls
Boys Hockey: 'No secret,' Wingers will be different
Girls Hockey: Wingers cruise in Big Nine opener
State Girls Swimming: De Jong ends season with PR
Book review: Minnesota winters inspire new snow plow story
Simulation drill prepares Cannon Falls team for real life emergencies
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Visiting poets share views at public gathering
War and 1968: Reporter, veteran will talk about Vietnam experience
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Goodhue Bd Hearings 120717
Red Wing RFB Waste Mngmt Facility Demolition
Goodhue Cty Bd PHN 120717 61 Express Off Sale Liquor License Request
Red Wing PHN 121117 RCIL housing request
Welch Twp. Res. approving est. of subordinate service dist.
James M. Welt
Jannes (Jan) Quell
Carol Ann Kasal
Janice Esther Olander
Stanley C. Diercks
Editorial: Give thanks out loud
Viewpoint: Tax plan could cripple charitable giving
Habitat has experience, so tap it for Innovative Ideas
Letter: Kind, start working with, for conservatives, too
Letter: Update to CVT's Welch station would be appreciated
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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
July 19, 2017
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
It's obvious the world is changing at a rapid rate. What an understatement. The older generation reminisces about the time when the world moved...
July 19, 2017 - 4:15pm