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Cannon Falls pursuit leads to drug charges
Wood pile burns near Ellsworth
Farm market report for March 31 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market
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Softball: Goodhue wins opener over Lake City
Softball: Z-M shuts down Hayfield
Softball: Cougars, Bombers, Panthers look for deep postseason runs
Boys Tennis: New faces take the court for Red Wing
Track: Wingers open the year indoors
10 Days Out
Region’s queen of folk celebrates new album
Explore world through Murphy’s lens
Plein air painter to display work at Depot Gallery
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Letter: Put Internet power to work on water quality
Letter: Repeal electronic health record mandate
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Get Out! Deals
May 8, 2013
County seeks grant for 52/9 overpass
KENYON -- Goodhue County Engineer Greg Isakson told commissioners at a board meeting Tuesday that staff had submitted a state grant application to fund an interchange project at Highway 52 and County Road 9 near Cannon Falls -- and that the estimated cost of the project had decreased. The...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm
Public Works contracts awarded
The board awarded Rochester Sand and Gravel a contract to pave nearly 8.5 miles of county road.
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
Hader Tower site sold
The board awarded the sale of a concrete building and communications tower in Minneola Township to Whitewater Wireless of Rochester with a bid of $27,500.
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
County makes email changes
Commissioners voted to approve a motion that would require the county to increase retention of emails from one year to three years.
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
April 26, 2013
Putting paws to pavement
The Humane Society of Goodhue County will play host to its annual Walk-a-Thon event Saturday May 11 at Colvill Park to raise money for the local animal shelter. After a meager start, the Walk-a-Thon, now in its fifth year, has grown increasingly popular, said Anna Ostendorf, executive...
April 26, 2013 - 10:00am
September 21, 2011
County will file appeal in wind case
Even with a crowd of about 50 people in attendance, the Goodhue County boardroom fell silent for a few seconds Tuesday as Commissioner Jim Bryant contemplated which way to vote concerning the controversial wind farm issue. The matter in question was whether the commissioners should...
September 21, 2011 - 4:00pm
Plans move forward with studying sand mines
With a yearlong sand mine moratorium in place in Goodhue County, county staff is starting to organize a steering committee that will study issues of concern surrounding mines. Goodhue County Land-use Management Director Lisa Hanni told the County Board Tuesday that she plans to...
September 21, 2011 - 12:00pm
September 11, 2011
Moratorium allows for a year of silica sand research
Now that Goodhue County commissioners have unanimously approved a moratorium preventing silica sand mine operations in the county for up to a year, plans are in the works to develop a group that can dig deep into the effects of silica. To make good use of the next year, Goodhue...
news / politics / government
September 11, 2011 - 8:00am
January 29, 2011
Cooperation theme of county business summit
ZUMBROTA -- Economic collaboration between cities and the county and among area businesses was a key message of the Goodhue County's third annual Economic Development Authority summit on Friday. About 30 business owners, city and county officials gathered to discuss ways to improve...
government / business / news
January 29, 2011 - 2:58pm
Company request riles wind opponents
A recent request by Goodhue Wind in an already contentious wind project case has escalated the tensions among its players. Two local groups that have spoken out strongly against the project, Goodhue Wind Truth and Coalition for Sensible Siting, have filed protective orders against...
government / politics / news
January 29, 2011 - 8:51am
January 24, 2011
Looking back: ADM storage bin catches fire
25 years ago, 1986 Max Sargent, owner of Sargent's Nursery Inc., was inducted into the Minnesota Nurserymen's Association Hall of Fame during the annual state convention. He is immediate past president of the Goodhue County Horticultural Society and in 1984 received the Minnesota...
January 24, 2011 - 12:39pm
Committee approves sand mine expansion
ELLSWORTH -- After a good deal of research, debate and delays, a Pierce County committee voted this week to allow the expansion of the sand mine in Maiden Rock. The Pierce County Land Management Committee approved on Wednesday a permit that allows Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co....
January 24, 2011 - 9:31am
January 23, 2011
Learn more about Half-breed Tract
The Goodhue County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Jan. 30, at the History Center, 1166 Oak St. Following a brief business meeting and elections, Lisa Hanni will talk about the area of southeastern Minnesota known as the Half-Breed Tract. In 1830 at the...
January 23, 2011 - 8:56pm
November 6, 2010
Letter: Voters picked right man, Bryant
To the Editor: When I read "Bryant wins District 4" (R-E Nov. 3) I was appalled. I feel even more so now that every citizen that voted for Jim Bryant made the right decision for our county. Paul Reese said in the article that he did not understand why voters opted to re-elect...
opinion / letters
November 6, 2010 - 1:11pm
November 3, 2010
'A gratifying experience'
As Goodhue County Sheriff Dean Albers' chief deputy, Scott McNurlin has long sought to take over the office upon the sheriff's retirement. On Tuesday night, he finally got his wish. McNurlin edged out Red Wing police force veteran Marty Kelly in a tight race that had supporters...
November 3, 2010 - 3:55am