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NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: A glance at the section playoffs
Football: Last-minute TD helps Goodhue upset No. 4 R-P
Football: Rockets end regular season on high note
Football: Cannon Falls sets up rematch vs. La Crescent
Excitement grows for new St. Crispin Living Community
State and National Corn Husking Competition comes to Goodhue
Pumpkin patch looking for more volunteers
Ullrich celebrates 108th birthday Sunday
Aerie: Of Red Wing and ruby slippers
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Mary Lou Thorie, 87
Ross Held, 91
Elizabeth J. Harth, 66
Kay Thom, 77
Letter: Roe offers fresh approach to education
Column: Offshore tax havens cost U.S. $718 billion in taxes
LETTER: Schmit works hard and works for us
LETTER: Brown will make city better for all
LETTER: Roe will bring due diligence to Red Wing School Board
Real Estate Showcase
On the campaign trail with Lisa Bayley
On the campaign trail with Barb Haley
Election may mean storage at Yucca Mt.
House Speaker discusses health care 'crisis' at Red Wing roundtable
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
Editorial: Ring in the season
Soaring high: Salvation Army bell ringers wear a younger face this year, thanks to the seventh-grade basketball team. How heartening to know that these young people are learning early about helping others. Of course, the longtime ringers will be collecting donations at the usual...
November 24, 2012 - 3:00pm
November 21, 2012
Editorial: Give thanks for bounty
We have much for which to give thanks this Thanksgiving weekend. As the East Coast recovers from Hurricane Sandy, the Midwest enjoys crisp autumn days at their best. The nation's unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in October while it was 5.8 percent in Minnesota and 6.9 percent...
November 21, 2012 - 8:00am
November 18, 2012
Editorial: Don't stop at voting
Voters told Red Wing School District they don't want a $30 million building bond. Voters told Red Wing City Hall they don't want a half-cent local sales tax. So what do citizens want? Or perhaps of more interest to public leaders: What would people be willing to support? Local...
November 18, 2012 - 10:08am
November 10, 2012
Editorial: An engaged citizenry
The 2012 election had something for everyone, we wrote a week ago. We urged eligible citizens to vote ... and just about every one of them did. The Goodhue County Auditor/Treasurer's Office reports 94 percent of registered voters -- including new ones -- cast ballots. Who knew...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00pm
November 5, 2012
Editorial: So vote!
Americans head to the polls Tuesday to elect a president. Locally, they will elect U.S. and state senators and representatives, county, city and school officials, state Supreme Court and district judges and, in a few cases, township officers. Citizens also can cast votes on a school...
November 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 31, 2012
Editorial: Voter ID falls short of goal
Requiring citizens to show identification when they cast their ballots makes some sense. You have to show ID to do just about anything of importance these days, so why not when you vote? The problem is that the proposed voter ID amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is the wrong...
October 31, 2012 - 2:00pm
October 28, 2012
Editorial: A new role for Thompson
Former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson has the knowledge and experience to represent Wisconsin well in the U.S. Capitol. He also has a proven track record. The former state representative from Elroy, Wis., stood firm on many issues -- too firm according to those who called him "Dr....
October 28, 2012 - 3:00pm
October 27, 2012
Letter: Don't infringe on the right to vote
To the Editor: Our country was founded on the positive outlook that people could be trusted to govern themselves and would, mostly, make sound decisions. People were good, on the whole, and were considered innocent until proven guilty. I wish we could honor that sense of protecting...
October 27, 2012 - 2:00pm
Editorial: Klobuchar for U.S. Senate
Made in America. The slogan isn't new, but having a Minnesota senator so dedicated to the cause is refreshing and heartening. The state's first woman elected U.S. senator has stood strong with jobs-hungry Minnesotans and with jobs-producing Minnesota businesses. Red Wing residents...
October 27, 2012 - 12:00pm
October 24, 2012
Editorial: Vote Romney, his promise of a way forward
There's little argument President Obama has been aggressive, bold and willing to take chances in the name of returning our nation to a place of prosperity and security. Recall his stimulus bills, the bailouts, the Affordable Care Act and even the daring mission that took out Osama...
October 24, 2012 - 9:53am
October 21, 2012
Editorial: Voters, reject 'marriage amendment'
Most Minnesotans define marriage as between one man and one woman. Most churches do, too. State law, in fact, defines marriage this way. Traditional marriage is the societal norm. But the Nov. 6 vote on the proposed "marriage amendment" isn't about society, religion or personal...
October 21, 2012 - 4:00pm
October 18, 2012
Editorial: School vote
Political advertisements bombard the airwaves. Campaign signs dot the landscape, and candidate flyers fill mailboxes. Billboards scream "Vote for me!" ... or "Don't vote for him!" The push to Election Day is full swing. Lost in the shuffle, unfortunately, is the Red Wing School...
October 18, 2012 - 10:00am
October 13, 2012
Editorial: Reaching out, shaping lives
Youth Outreach has been living up to its name for 20 years. The independent nonprofit's workers strive hard to connect with any local teen who is struggling. As reported in today's edition, staff members provide direct help, including something as simple and essential as a sympathetic...
October 13, 2012 - 11:46am
October 10, 2012
Editorial: Celebrate art
Art sometimes defies definition. Some art you like. Some you don't. Art displays form, beauty and unusual perception. Art encompasses painting, pottery, sculpture, drawing, architecture, music, literature, jewelry, textiles, drama and dance. Art is skill and craftsmanship. The...
October 10, 2012 - 3:52pm
October 7, 2012
Editorial: Who 'won'? We'll know next month
If you judge the first presidential debate on stage presence, repartee and focus on policy, Mitt Romney won Wednesday night. If you judge the debate on policy detail and a blueprint for the future, President Barack Obama did better than the Republican challenger -- but not as well...
October 7, 2012 - 8:18am