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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Every Hand Joined helps the school year start with a spark
DNR asks hunters to pass on radio-collared research bears
Trump last to make state ballot
crime and courts
Volleyball: Lake City regroups, beats St. Charles in five
Cross-Country: Wingers sweep competition at W-K
Boys Soccer: PIZM sneaks by Cotter in OT
Volleyball: Bombers go the distance, knock off Albany
Volleyball: No. 1 K-W victorious in opener
Vikings honor Russ Marshall
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
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
James Albert Weber, age 79 of Cannon Falls, MN died at home on Friday, August 26, 2016 with his family at his side following a six year battle with cancer. He was born on September 2, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. He attended school in Fletcher, MN, and lat
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Young citizens use contest to express views
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
Real Estate Showcase
July 6, 2016
Letter: Public must be diligent in assuring rail developer meets promises
To the Editor: North American High-Speed Rail Group, a private company, has expressed interest in building a non-stop passenger rail line between the Twin Cities and Rochester along Highway 52. Just a week ago, Wendy Meadley, North American High-Speed Rail Group’s chief strategy...
July 6, 2016 - 6:00am
July 2, 2016
Letter: Acceptance, tolerance, love lead to peace
To the Editor: Peace is only achievable through acceptance. We as people need to accept the differences of one another. Together we need to end stereotyping, racism and unachieveable expectations we create for ourselves and others. I believe that racism, and fearing the differences...
July 2, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 1, 2016
Letter: Please, do not power load your boat
To the Editor: With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July coming up, I write this quick letter to every other fellow boater and outdoorsman because it seems increasingly obvious that ths common courtesy of not power loading your boat is being forgotten. To be honest, I really...
July 1, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 28, 2016
Letter: We should simply say, ‘I am an American’
To the Editor: Ever since I can remember I’ve always referred to myself as an American. I can’t remember when I was young anyone referring to themselves as anything other than an American. There weren’t sites like Ancestry Searches or emphasis on finding out your family history....
June 28, 2016 - 6:00am
June 27, 2016
Letter: Jordan Towers residents feel powerless
To the Editor: I am a senior and a resident of the HRA-managed property known as Jordan Towers. On June 14 I appeared before the HRA Board to voice concerns about issues regarding policy and procedure at Jordan Tower. At the end of my statement, which was supported by documentation,...
June 27, 2016 - 6:00am
June 24, 2016
Letter: Let the Lions serve you — and others — with Ribs and Bibs
To the Editor: The Red Wing Lions Club invites one and all to join us on Sunday June 26, for our annual “Ribs and Bibs” fundraiser under the big top tent in Colvill Park. We’re looking forward to serving up mouth-watering ribs, hot dogs for the kids, entertaining live music...
June 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 23, 2016
Letter: Flagpole hoax hinders public discourse
To the Editor: On Thursday May 26, just prior to Memorial Day weekend, it came to the city’s attention that a Facebook account showed images of the flag and 35-foot flagpole on Barn Bluff appearing to be taken down. The caption on the photo stated “Down Goes Old Glory” with...
June 23, 2016 - 6:00am
June 6, 2016
Letter: We’re forgetting to drive safely
To the Editor: Five dead last Tuesday. And we’ve just started to ramp up our driving for the summer. We are at 128 traffic deaths and counting this year. A rough way to calculate injuries is to multiply by 100. That means about 13,000 Minnesotans have been injured in crashes. ...
June 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 5, 2016
Letter: Community’s progress will result in Oakley’s demise
To the Editor: You can call me Oakley. I am a huge white oak tree that resides on 14th Street in Red Wing. I just turned 200 years old; I won’t make it to age 201. For the first 40 years of my life, I witnessed very little human activity: mostly hunters up from the river looking...
June 5, 2016 - 6:00am
June 3, 2016
Letter: When road problems boil to the surface, consider the simple fix
To the Editor: Every year in the spring, local townships have the same problems with crush rock roads. “Boils,” the big wet mushrooms popping up in various crush rock roads throughout the county. continue to be an ongoing problem for government and motorists, not to mention the...
June 3, 2016 - 6:00am
May 24, 2016
Letter: Protect Barn Bluff, period.
To the Editor: I said it 30 to 35 years ago to this paper about the damage climbers were doing and I emphasize today that any destruction to Barn Bluff should stop. Some call it art, others graffiti. It’s disgusting that any of it is tolerated. David Ramstad Red Wing
May 24, 2016 - 2:26pm
Letter: Our geological wonder deserves better from us
To the Editor: Barn Bluff, a geological wonder and prominent landmark, overlooks our proud city. As a natural wonder it has a visible fault, but through no fault of its own does it deserve to be treated with the disrespect it presently receives. The bluff deserves more reverence than...
May 24, 2016 - 1:25pm
Letter: United States death penalty’s inhumanity revisited
To the Editor: The Supreme Court recently rejected an appeal from an Orange County murderer to overturn the California death penalty.His plea rested on his contention that the sentence, first made in 1984 and overturned because of a police error, but reinstated after a second trial...
May 24, 2016 - 12:30pm
May 20, 2016
Letter: State bonding bill needed to capitalize on CP gift
To the Editor: Red Wing’s history as a center of trade and commerce stems in large part from our access to transportation options – including rail and the river. In recent years rail traffic has increased, including more transportation of crude oil. But at the same time the...
May 20, 2016 - 12:05pm
May 19, 2016
Letter: Painting Barn Bluff, by necessity, carries a risk
To the Editor: With due respect to public and private parties interested in the fate of the wall of Barn Bluff, instituting public policy to regulate graffiti art seems as odd as a high school setting up perimeters for seniors to partake without consequences in Senior Skip Day. The...
May 19, 2016 - 12:06pm