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From a crane operator's view
Farm market report for Oct. 17 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Lane closure on West Seventh Street
Nuclear helps drive carbon-free transformation
Recycle those old electronics
crime and courts
Area Football Wrap: Goodhue wins at Southland, clinches No. 1 seed
Football: Lourdes overpowers Pine Island
Girls Swimming: Red Wing ends dual season with a loss
Cross-Country: K-M boys, Stewartville girls top the HVL
Cross-Country: Winger boys win second straight Big Nine title; Girls second
Wiemer and Tonder exhibit to open Oct. 20
Red Wing Arts announces winners of 2017 Arts Festival
Spotlight: Flyway Film Festival
WSWJ 104.7FM to highlight Martin Luther 500th anniversary with documentary-style series
'Guit' with it at Junior Brown concert
arts and entertainment
Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas vs Kevin Bach
Probate Estate of Alan Ottman
PROBATE NOTICE: Sandra K. Sammelson Estate; File No. 25-PR-17-2591
FORECLOSURE: U.S. Bank vs Spencer D. Nash; 19-17-006196 FC
ASSU THAT PURPLE BOOK
Lowell R. Payton
Thomas A. Bartlett
Earl Ludwig Anderson
Vivian M. Brage
Ward column: Work on buttonhook ramp takes shape
Letter: Remember Amos Owen, support human rights, honor a current resident
Editorial: Be cyber safe
Ask the Chief: Shoot your bow in designated areas only
Letter: Let's truly make America great
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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...
15 hours 29 min ago
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
July 7, 2017
Editorial: Mother Nature's ferocity opens our eyes
Isn't it a shame that sometimes it takes a tragedy to open our eyes? The tornado that left a swath of destruction in its wake through Pierce County Wednesday, June 28, could have been much worse. Someone could have died; luckily, no one did. It's amazing with how quickly the storm...
July 7, 2017 - 9:30am
June 21, 2017
Editorial: Buckle your kids, then buckle yourself
Minnesota motorists and their passengers appear to be headed in the right direction, at least when it comes to wearing seat belts. That's based on statistics from the latest Click it or Ticket campaign. From May 22-June 4, officers, deputies and troopers issued 6,771 seat belt citations...
June 21, 2017 - 6:00am
June 9, 2017
Editorial: A place to admire, remember and share
In early May, the Evelyn Sweasy Charitable Fund contributed more than $260,000 toward the restoration of the Barn Bluff Trail Head. The generous contribution is not the first time philanthropy has intervened to ensure Barn Bluff's public status.
June 9, 2017 - 7:16pm