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Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Goodhue County commissioners dig into 2017 county budget
DNR Survey finds Minnesota wolf population holding stable
Farm market report for Aug. 22 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Aug. 24 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Volleyball: Young Wingers look to build on last year's success
Girls Tennis: Red Wing fights off Lake City for win
Volleyball: Randolph stands together in SEC win
Girls Soccer: Lake City shut out in opener
Girls Soccer: PIZM clipped in OT by Dover-Eyota
Goodhue County farmers at last can call Princess Kay of the Milky Way their own
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
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
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Mary Lee Wahlin, 84
Betty J. Erickson, 95
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
Commentary: Taxpayers funded lifesaving drug and guess what happened next
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Letter: Gettings is sincere, intelligent candidate
Real Estate Showcase
July 28, 2016
Klobuchar: Make sure veterans get care they deserve
When we ask our servicemembers to put their lives on the line in defense of our nation, we make a commitment to give them the support they need...
July 28, 2016 - 12:30pm
Bad tempers in Red Wing work zone leave bad taste
To the Editor: I had the occasion of cycling through Red Wing about three weeks ago as part of a nearly 2,000-mile bicycle trip. I stopped in...
July 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 27, 2016
Letter: Solar garden in wetlands would diminish a unique peat bog
To the Editor: Should a wetland be destroyed for solar energy? This is exactly what is going to happen to the wetland located on southbound Highway...
July 27, 2016 - 9:31am
July 26, 2016
Letter: People will pay for Mayo Clinic’s ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’
To the Editor: Mayo, one of the largest health care conglomerates in Minnesota has, perhaps, deceived us. A few years ago Mayo held hands...
July 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
Letters: Dowse would bring energy, proven leadership to council
To the Editor: Sean Dowse came to Red Wing and the newly renovated Sheldon Theater and has guided it through the years by •Listening to the community and seeking consensus for ways for moving forward together, •Working through city/private partnerships, •Working with groups...
July 26, 2016 - 6:00am
July 25, 2016
Letter: Parking lot will detract from Historic Mall
To the Editor: It was disappointing to hear of the Red Wing City Council reversal of a Heritage Preservation Commission denial of the county...
July 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 22, 2016
Letter: Political candidates dividing our country
To the Editor: The local coffee shops, full of educated advisers, have been addressing the current affairs of the USA. The negative opinions outweigh the positive by a large margin with no margin for error. The positive-minded people are afraid to mention any positive news in fear...
July 22, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 21, 2016
Letter: Dowse brings leadership qualities to race
To the Editor: Many of us know and respect our leaders from the vantage point of outside looking in; from a desk in a teacher’s classroom, on a worksite with an employer or by listening to a state of the union address. Some of us have also seen the many theater productions crafted...
July 21, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 20, 2016
Letter: Becker would be good for our entire city
To the Editor: I live in Ward 2, and I’ll be voting for John Becker in the primary election Aug. 9. I hope other voters in this ward will do the same. That’s the necessary first step to getting John Becker’s name on the ballot for the general election in November. John has...
July 20, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 18, 2016
Letter: We have a commitment to our fellow human beings
To the Editor: On July 10, the Minneapolis Star Tribune headline read “Unease rises on both sides of badge.” Both protesters and police have been involved in killing innocent human beings. This is, of course, nothing really new, nor do perfectly decent people in our country, unlike...
July 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 17, 2016
Letter: Abortion disregards unborn’s potential
To the Editor: On July 1, Minnesota state health data was released, showing that in calendar year 2015, 9,861 elective killings of living unborn babies occurred. These killings were chosen by the mother as an alternative choice to letting her unborn baby live. This loss of life was...
July 17, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 16, 2016
Letter: Community gathering offer unique fun with purpose
To the Editor: Ribs ‘n’ Bibs is over; but, the thankfulness of the Red Wing Lions Club needs to be shared with all of its supporters, volunteers, suppliers, musicians and especially its customers. For eight years, this celebration has brought the Red Wing community together for...
July 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 15, 2016
Letter: Are you racist?
To the Editor: This bandying about of the word racism in the press and on the lips of otherwise well-meaning people is the stuff of demonic games. Is my definition of racism different from yours? On to clarification. If you are a racist you do three cognitive things: •Inferiorize...
July 15, 2016 - 1:06pm
July 8, 2016
Letter: Live McKay’s lessons
To the Editor: The legacy of Mike McKay is the passing down of some important lessons about the environment, our environment. While much of the world is drying out, here along the upper Mississippi River we are still seeing the effects of too much fresh water. Higher volume rainstorms...
July 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 7, 2016
Letter: Resolve to overcome terrorism’s menace and embrace peace
To the Editor: In 1933, FDR inadvertently defined terrorism when he said,“We have nothing to fear but fear itself.” The definition hasn’t changed much since then; but, the players certainly have — 9/11 constantly reminds us that no uniforms or standing armies are necessary...
July 7, 2016 - 12:00pm