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Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Library to close 10 days before revealing 'facelift'
Candidate Q&A: Goodhue County Board District 3
crime and courts
Volleyball: K-W passes ranked test against Hayfield
Volleyball: Short-handed Bombers fall against Lourdes
Volleyball: Pine Island swept by Byron
Volleyball: Goodhue stuns Kasson-Mantorville in five
Volleyball: Lake City swept by Stewartville
Lake Pepin restoration in the spotlight
Patrick Flueger inducted into Wall of Honor
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
Sheldon fall preview: Sounds and traditions will enlighten
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Ordinance No. 103
Ordinance No. 102
Jeffrey M. Dille, 42
Stanley G. Sommers, 97
Dr. Gary Alan Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Doug Clapp, 62
Letter: Two quick thoughts on Trump and foreign affairs
Hayes' WWII reflections strike a chord
LETTER: Trump tries to sidestep another madcap accusation
LETTER: Lewis backs ‘chained’ Consumer Price Index scam
LETTER: Help honor a Red Wing resident who champions human rights
Real Estate Showcase
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District
Candidate Q&A: Red Wing city council Ward 2
Local candidates attend forum, meet-and-greet
Three bow out from Red Wing mayor, City council contests
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
May 18, 2016
Letter: It’s time for a Lynx and learn
To the Editor: If only the Minnesota Wolves and Minnesota Twins could go to a Minnesota Lynx motivation seminar and see how it is done to win a championship or at least how to make the playoffs. What a great team concept the Lynx have. Seems like whomever they get for a coach, especially...
May 18, 2016 - 2:04pm
May 17, 2016
To the Editor: Higgledy-Piggledy Donald the Trumpeter Criss-crossed America Blaring his tune Saving the white people Mythopolitically Building the walls of a Loony tycoon. Paul & Trudi Schaefer Hager City
May 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 16, 2016
Letter: Help Legion Auxiliary help our veterans
To the Editor: From May 23-30 the Red Wing American Legion Auxiliary will be promoting poppies at various places in Red Wing. The poppies are made of red crepe paper (red symbolizes the blood our veterans have shed fighting for our freedom). They are made by hand by disabled veterans...
May 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 15, 2016
Letter: Appreciate investments in community
To the Editor: $152,550,000. How do you like those apples? Yes, that is the current public investment in Red Wing area projects. Federal and state funded projects Eisenhower Bridge replacement $110,000,000 Main Street renovation 9,300,000 Levee Road renovation 1,200,000 $120,500,000...
May 15, 2016 - 2:00pm