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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
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
crime and courts
The Week Ahead: Cross-country, volleyball ready in Red Wing
Cross-Country: Wingers' squads look to reload
Volleyball: Young Wingers look to build on last year's success
Girls Tennis: Red Wing fights off Lake City for win
Volleyball: Randolph stands together in SEC win
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
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Mary Lee Wahlin, 84
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
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
March 9, 2013
Editorial:District must nip unpaid leave now
The Family and Medical Leave Act offers employees up to 12 weeks of excused leave every year. Their jobs are protected even when they have no vacation or sick days left. Congress enacted the 1993 law to help employees balance work and personal obligations without having to choose...
March 9, 2013 - 8:55am
February 27, 2013
Editorial: A healthful approach to local care
We're fortunate to live within easy driving distance to the world's premiere health care provider. When in doubt, go to the best -- Mayo Clinic. We're equally fortunate that today we can say Mayo Clinic Health System is in our backyard. Residents of Goodhue, Pierce, Pepin and Wabasha...
February 27, 2013 - 6:11pm
February 24, 2013
Editorial: Who would be mayor?
Dennis Egan's stepping down is in the best interests of his family, his career and his community. While we wish he'd had the wisdom and foresight not to become executive director of the new Minnesota Industrial Sand Council, he did, and the resulting debate over holding both posts...
February 24, 2013 - 6:13pm
November 7, 2012
Editorial: Early childhood initiatives bring results
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation hosted its annual luncheon last month. It was another outstanding event with some 200 of our partners from across the region. Together we celebrated our past year's success stories, with our theme of "Investing in Children." Senior fellow...
November 7, 2012 - 8:41pm
Editorial: Honor vets, help them
The freedoms Americans enjoy today are many -- the freedom of speech, the freedom of religion, the freedom of the press, the freedom to assemble, the right to bear arms, the right to equal justice, the right to own property and, as we are reminded by today's headlines, the right and...
November 7, 2012 - 8:39pm