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Letter: Sen. Klobuchar, listen to beginning farmers over banks
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Real Estate Showcase
May 4, 2017
Letter: What's the point of public input?
City Council did our community a disfavor in refusing comments before approving LabUSA's ash mining project. Why? There's value in public comments, and this project's morphing demonstrates that value. In the environmental assessment worksheet, several things that were problematic...
May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
Letter: Lots of infrastructure, but no more railroads
A bill by Rep. Steve Drazkowski and Sen. Mike Goggin looks set to deny any funding for zip rail to Rochester. Meanwhile, Gov. Mark Dayton is still hoping that Washington will supply $1.75 billion for his Southwest light rail and Blue Line light rail projects. But freshman Congressman...
May 3, 2017 - 7:00am
April 28, 2017
Letter: Revenue shift, shutdown threaten small communities
When it comes to politics, change is a driving force, but then reality hits and people need to lead and govern. Minnesota legislators have a month to get their work done. How the final product will end is a mystery, but lots of compromising looks to be in order to avoid a special...
April 28, 2017 - 10:00am
April 27, 2017
Letter: Ellsworth welcomes Joint Finance Committee in style
As co-chairs of the Joint Committee on Finance, we would like to thank everyone who came out to make their voice heard at the public hearing on Wednesday, April 19, at Ellsworth High School. We truly appreciate the time many of your took to come and testify. We'd also like to thank...
April 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
Letter: Looking for sustainable membership
Looking for an opportunity to guide local "green" initiatives? The Red Wing Sustainability Commission is seeking new members to energize local...
April 27, 2017 - 11:04am
April 24, 2017
Letter: Shelves are stocked, thanks to you
March in Minnesota means many things, spring's arrival, high school sports tournaments — and a statewide restocking of the food shelves....
April 24, 2017 - 9:00am
April 20, 2017
Letter: Pay attention when sirens sound on Thursday
Goodhue County Emergency Management wants to let the citizens of Goodhue County know that the week of April 17-21 is Minnesota Severe Weather...
April 20, 2017 - 6:00am
April 17, 2017
Letter: Quit the scary talk regarding guest workers
Letter writers continue to deceive about Sen. Mike Goggin's bill to help H2A visa guest workers make more money. It's clear these writers seem...
April 17, 2017 - 10:04am
April 14, 2017
Letter: Share your views, hopes for local schools
I joined four of my other School Board members last Monday up at the state Capitol to advocate for public education at the Legislature. We met with our own Barb Haley and Mike Goggin, and we also got to hear messages from Rep. Jim Davnie and House Speaker Kurt Daudt to name a few....
April 14, 2017 - 7:00am
April 4, 2017
Viewpoint: Does Wacouta Township want to be famous?
I have been asked to clarify what I said last Tuesday at the Goodhue County Board meeting regarding the solar project in Wacouta. Commissioners had received my information in advance but the attendees had not. I brought up several subjects including health risks, non-native ecotypes...
April 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 3, 2017
Letter: Every wetland acre must be replaced
What is a wetland delineation? What has that got to do with the Wildwood Community Solar Garden? And why should you care? A wetland delineation is a diagram, a rough-draft description of the whole wetland involved. "Determining the amount of impact that a solar garden will have on...
April 3, 2017 - 11:00am
Letter: Don't double factory farm size
Some legislators believe that bigger is better, but that's not true when it comes to feedlot size. This week the Senate will hear File 1087 (Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria) that would allow for doubling the size of a factory farm, from 1,000 animal units to 2,000, before an...
April 3, 2017 - 11:00am
Letter: Please share what you love about Minnesota
I am writing to you because of my class project for the novel "The Watsons Go to Birmingham." My classmates and are contacting newspapers across the country in a state we chose to learn more about. I want to learn even more about Minnesota because my family is from there. I'm also...
April 3, 2017 - 10:18am
March 30, 2017
Letter: Solar doesn't belong in Wacouta wetland
My name is Marcia Krause and I am a Wacouta Township resident. I have lived in the same home for almost 55 years. I attended the Goodhue County commissioner meeting Tuesday, March 21, where the proposed Wildwood Community Solar Garden was on the agenda. I have many concerns in regards...
March 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 24, 2017
Letter: Representatives vote to legalize cruel hunting methods
Recently, Minnesota U.S. Reps. Jason Lewis, R-District 2, Erik Paulsen, R-District 3, Tom Emmer, R-District 6, and Collin Peterson, D-District 7, voted yes to House Joint Resolution 69. Lewis responded to an email I sent with: "Congressman Don Young (AK) introduced H.J.Res. 69. This...
March 24, 2017 - 4:00pm