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August 21, 2017
HHS costs helping drive budget
Goodhue County commissioners discussed shifting three main items from the almost $62 million preliminary 2018 budget; a third bailiff position,...
August 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 10, 2017
County hoping for better internet access: board briefs
Goodhue County is in the early stages of applying for some state grant funding this year to improve broadband access to unserved and underserved...
March 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 23, 2017
Eight solar projects approved: Goodhue County Board briefs
Solar Stone proposed a conditional-use permit in Florence Township for a 5-megawatt utility scale energy system occupying 31 acres. Goodhue County commissioners were told the solar system will not create offensive odor, fumes, dust, noise or vibration. Innovative Power Systems sought...
February 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 10, 2017
County picks new head of IT: board briefs
Three months prior to the county information technology director post being vacant, Goodhue County commissioners approved the job offer to John...
February 10, 2017 - 3:40pm
January 16, 2017
Third time's the charm
Newly appointed Goodhue County Board Chair Ron Allen hopes that 2017 will be a year to focus on security, transportation and health care. Each...
January 16, 2017 - 8:30am
January 3, 2017
First Goodhue County Board meeting of 2017
A new year means a new Goodhue County Board. After the 2016 election, District 5 Commissioner Paul Drotos and District 3 Commissioner Barney...
January 3, 2017 - 8:53pm
December 27, 2016
County Board briefs: Divided board approves 2017 levy
Levy and Budget for 2017 approved After months of punching numbers, County Board voted 3-2 to approve the final 2017 levy at $30,968,619. The preliminary levy was set at $31,103,000 with a 0 percent tax rate increase. The number was adjusted by transferring a Sheriff's Office vehicle...
December 27, 2016 - 12:30pm
November 5, 2016
Letter: A vote for Paul Drotos is a vote for future prosperity
To the Editor: We strongly support Paul Drotos for the Goodhue County Board. He nearly won four years ago. We noticed Paul's warm intelligence when he first ran for this seat in 2012. Drotos has a real vision for our future that includes sustaining our rich natural resources, using...
November 5, 2016 - 4:30pm
October 23, 2016
County Board candidates stop by Pier 55
The League of Women Voters hosted a Goodhue County commissioner meet and greet at Pier 55 Tuesday evening, Oct. 18. Candidates started the event...
October 23, 2016 - 11:00am
July 2, 2013
Goodhue County Board briefs
Goodhue County Board briefs for the July 1, 2013, meeting.
July 2, 2013 - 3:32pm
A fair look at taxes, sand, roads
CANNON FALLS -- Sen. Matt Schmit, DFL-Red Wing, gave a recap of his inaugural legislative session to Goodhue County Board members Monday as...
July 2, 2013 - 2:17pm
June 19, 2013
Goodhue County Board briefs
Goodhue County Board briefs for the June 18, 2013, meeting
June 19, 2013 - 12:51pm
County narrowly approves mining ordinance changes
After a contentious 3-2 vote, the Goodhue County Board approved a list of amendments to the county's mining ordinance Tuesday afternoon. The board will consider making additional amendments and the possibility of extending the county's mining moratorium for another year before it...
June 19, 2013 - 7:00am
June 15, 2013
Vote on mining ordinance nears
After nearly 18 months of discussion, public meetings and revisions, the Board of Commissioners is set to vote on a revised ordinance and comprehensive plan that could affect the future of the frac-sand industry in Goodhue County. The board will vote on the amended documents after...
June 15, 2013 - 9:00am
May 22, 2013
Mining ordinance ready for final approval
Goodhue County Planning and Advisory Commission met Monday for a public hearing on the county's mining ordinance, voting unanimously to make two additions and send it to County Board for approval. "We had some good comments that were brought up," said Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel...
May 22, 2013 - 9:00am