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St. Crispin House & Senate public forum will focus on senior healthcare
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Woman sentenced for stealing wedding ring from nursing home resident
Goodhue County commissioners split over initial tax levy
Cannon Valley Trail closed until further notice
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Football: Bombers can’t sustain start, fall to No. 6 Lourdes
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Patrick Flueger inducted into Wall of Honor
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
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LETTER: Trump tries to sidestep another madcap accusation
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Letter: Peru educational study shows how vital rainforest is
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Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
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Candidate Q&A: Red Wing city council Ward 2
Local candidates attend forum, meet-and-greet
Three bow out from Red Wing mayor, City council contests
June 16, 2013
Editorial: No rocket's red glare
Rough landing: Red Wing won't have Independence Day fireworks this year. This week's announcement likely will have some citizens seeing red -- red anger and red ink... but, of course, no red glare come July 4. Location, permissions and money are among the factors behind the cancellation....
June 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Editorial: B- bullyboys
We give the Minnesota Legislature's 2013 a grade of B-...at most. Controlled entirely by the DFL, the House and Senate still didn't get their work done until 11:59 p.m. May 20. One more minute and they would have violated the constitutional deadline. Dragging the debate into the...
May 29, 2013 - 8:00am
May 25, 2013
Editorial: Stop, salute, remember
Memorial Day is the time we set aside to observe and reflect on the price many have paid for the freedoms we take for granted. Many paid the ultimate sacrifice -- from the Minutemen of the Revolutionary War to those who have died in the recent Iraq and Afghanistan wars -- and...
May 25, 2013 - 6:27pm
May 22, 2013
Editorial: Don't mix alcohol with graduation
Graduates, don't toss off your cap and gown and then pick up a beer. Parents, don't throw your child an alcohol-filled bash to celebrate the end of a high school career. We remind you that either of those actions could end in tragedy. The Goodhue County Chemical Health Initiative...
May 22, 2013 - 10:44am
May 4, 2013
Editorial: Plugged in
Xcel Energy, Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services and Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Association line crews showed their stuff this week, working around the clock to move trees and restore power to thousands of homeowners, businesses and government offices. Meanwhile, staff at...
May 4, 2013 - 8:34am
April 24, 2013
Editorial: A good catch
SOARING HIGH: Red Wing landed the Cabela's National Walleye Tour a year ago, thanks to hard work by the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce, contributions from local businesses and $6,000 in bait from the city of Red Wing. We'll find out after this weekend what the community will...
April 24, 2013 - 8:00am
April 10, 2013
Editorial: Don't pull U-turn on road plan
There's a reason that states across the nation prohibit U-turns on interstate highways. U-turns are hazardous, especially when traffic is cruising at 65 mph. A U-turn requires a motorist to slow down - essentially stop - to navigate a hairpin turn before accelerating to re-enter traffic. Why...
April 10, 2013 - 12:02pm
April 6, 2013
Editorial: Veterans deserve military honors
When soldiers join the U.S. military, they do so with an expectation of their community and their country. This expectation includes a military honor guard at their funeral. In recent years, funding from the state and federal governments for military honor guards has been reduced....
April 6, 2013 - 6:48pm
April 3, 2013
Editorial: Lawmakers must get to work
Minnesota lawmakers returned to work -- the people's work -- Tuesday. We hope they are refreshed after the Easter-Passover break and ready to produce results. The main agenda item is the two-year budget. As reported in Saturday's print edition, DFL lawmakers have agreed to spend...
April 3, 2013 - 11:00am
March 27, 2013
Editorial: Statewide moratorium is doubtful
The chances of Minnesota lawmakers adopting a statewide silica sand mining moratorium are slim to none. Goodhue County residents championing one must accept that difficult reality. While freshman Sen. Matt Schmit's bill has received several hearings, neither he nor his constituency...
March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
March 23, 2013
Editorial: Highway officers are always there
Minnesota and Wisconsin state patrol officers cruise our highways. That's of their job -- day in and day out, mile after mile. Their presence slows down speeding motorists and results in safer roads for everyone. Anyone who considers a trooper's office as "Easy Street," however,...
March 23, 2013 - 11:00am
March 16, 2013
Editorial: The week of women
This week has been a powerful one for local women. On Sunday, the Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity kicked off its Women Build. This was among the most successful launches for a home build in chapter history. On Wednesday, Women's Network inducted Helen Bell, Joan Foot, Pam...
March 16, 2013 - 10:00am
March 6, 2013
Editorial: Be prepared
The city of Red Wing called its first snow emergency in several years Monday -- and called it well in advance of Tuesday's storm, thereby giving people plenty of notice to park vehicles off the street and ease the way for plows. Township, city, county and state highway crews applied...
March 6, 2013 - 9:00am
February 21, 2013
Editorial: Reality check
Main Street, USA may be ready for economic recovery after scaling back, working longer hours or making due. Unfortunately, the federal government is not ready. Congress and the president have us facing three more "fiscal cliffs" -- automatic budget cuts, a potential government shutdown...
February 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2013
Editorial: City, call it a bonus
The public may not comprehend that Red Wing City Council gave Administrator Kay Kuhlmann what amounts to a $5,000 bonus Monday night. We suspect this got lost in the contentious debate over Mayor Dennis Egan's new lobbying post with the Minnesota Industrial Sand Council. Technically,...
February 13, 2013 - 2:00pm