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Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
West Fourth St. closing today in Red Wing
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
NMSC awards local students scholarships
Farm market report for May 22 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Golf: Red Wing boys win before Big Nine championship
Baseball: Cannon Falls wins HVL title game
Girls Golf: Lake City sets school record at Jewel Invite
Baseball: Wingers sweep JM, win Big Nine
Softball: Rucker's walk-off sends Panthers past D-E
Spotlight: Sheldon Theatre
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Rotary names Paul Harris winners
Goodhue County Make It OK highlights importance of mental health; movie screening is May 23
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Associated Bank vs Dixon
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Richard L. Rietmann, 72
Luther M. Quale, 84
Joy Perryman, 76
Catherine Marshall Ullrich, 108
Ask the Chief: Control your pets for the greater good
Viewpoint: See how we're 'powering our community'
Viewpoint: The state budget and the damage done
Column: Slocum promotes local land stewardship
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Real Estate Showcase
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
The U.S. House has passed its American Health Care Act of 2017, but the U.S. Senate is writing its own legislation to replace the Affordable...
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
December 22, 2016
Editorial: Thank our elected officials
Having given of their time and talents, several area elected officials will leave public office come Jan. 1. There is no better time than Christmas...
December 22, 2016 - 6:00am
December 16, 2016
Editorial: Ready or not ... winter driving has arrived
Were you ready for this weekend's storm? The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation and the National Weather Service issued warning after warning, so you should have been. There's plenty of winter ahead, so get and stayed prepared. Full tank of fuel, wiper fluid filled,...
December 16, 2016 - 1:29pm
EDITORIAL: The mandate is yours
Republicans should be wary of flinging around the “M” word. They have no clear mandate. Regardless of the fact that the GOP will hold the presidency, the U.S. Senate and U.S. House — as well as control the Minnesota House and Senate — come January, the 2016 election was about...
November 16, 2016 - 11:00am
September 22, 2016
EDITORIAL: Toxic tones
There’s no stopping political action committees and political parties from mailing out caustic campaign flyers, taking candidates to task through...
September 22, 2016 - 11:00am
June 8, 2013
Editorial: Please make special effort
Should just 14 percent of Red Wing's eligible voters choose the next mayor? That's essentially what happened in 2011. Dennis Egan technically won a majority (if you can call it that) of the small vote and then went on to win re-election. Two years later the community finds itself...
June 8, 2013 - 8:00am
June 5, 2013
Editorial: Commence meeting new obligations
The last of the area's 2013 high school seniors will walk across the stage this weekend. Starting in late May families and friends have seen hundreds of local students celebrate an important milestone -- one that symbolizes the start of adult life. The Republican Eagle again features...
June 5, 2013 - 8:00am
May 18, 2013
Soaring high: We suspect the new volunteer coordinator will give the city of Red Wing its biggest bang for the buck in fiscal 2013 -- and that's despite not coming on board until the second quarter. Lori Brandl's primary responsibility is to maximize volunteer opportunities and connect...
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
May 8, 2013
The online sales tax law is overdue
Local retailers face an invisible wall, but the barrier is very real. Stores must charge customers the 6.875 percent sales tax while their Internet counterparts operating outside the state do not. This gives the online sellers such as Amazon an advantage over the brick-and-mortar...
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
April 27, 2013
Editorial: Burning issue
We are serious when we say Red Wing has a burning issue that doesn't seem to have caught fire with the public. There's a genuine possibility that the incinerator will shut down July 1. Where will your local garbage go then? Will your rates increase? How will the lack of steam power...
April 27, 2013 - 8:00am
April 20, 2013
Editorial: Campaign begins
Six candidates for mayor. We wish every election offered voters as much choice for a single office as the June 11 special election will. Unfortunately, this time choice comes with risk: Voters will not have the opportunity to narrow the broad field through a primary election. A...
April 20, 2013 - 8:00am
April 16, 2013
Editorial: Patriots Day attack stirs up patriotism
Early Bostonians were among the first colonists to demand fair representation, resulting in the Boston Tea Party. The Revolution soon followed and a free nation was born. The terrorists -- what else would anyone call those responsible for Monday's despicable act -- would do well...
April 16, 2013 - 5:57pm
April 13, 2013
Editoirlal: USPS news gets stamp of approval
The financially troubled U.S. Postal Service plays a vital role in the economy, particularly in small towns where people rely on the mail for business, medicines, information and more in ways metropolitan residents can't imagine. Cutting Saturday delivery and raising prices would...
April 13, 2013 - 6:51pm
March 30, 2013
Editorial: Vote, Wisconsin
Wisconsin residents should head to the polls Tuesday. While there are regional and statewide races for judge and education superintendent, local races and local concerns are the focus for most voters. And that's the beauty of spring elections. Without them we fear that some pretty...
March 30, 2013 - 10:00am
March 13, 2013
EDITORIAL: Let it shine
Spring forward. For most Americans, the phrase refers to Sunday's switch to daylight saving time. For news organizations, the day we advance clocks ahead one hour also signals the start of Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open...
March 13, 2013 - 3:00pm