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Farm market report for Oct. 26 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Carlson Kiln construction to cost additional $95,000
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
Arrest follows report of stabbing in Pine Island
crime and courts
Football: K-M ends Wingers' season
Football: K-W runs over Medford in 2AA quarterfinals
Football: Tigers stun PEM in Section 1AAA shootout
Football: Panthers prevail on the road over TCU
Football: Bombers plow through La Crescent in 1AAA opener
Reps want residents to sound off about health insurance woes
Falconer Vineyards introduces two new ciders for fall
Excitement grows for new St. Crispin Living Community
State and National Corn Husking Competition comes to Goodhue
Pumpkin patch looking for more volunteers
arts and entertainment
ACCURACY TEST WELCH
Phil Kenneth Mitchell, LtCol, USAF
Dorothy V. "Dottie" Johnson, 76
Elizabeth J. Harth, 66
Dorothy M. Seeley, 95
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
LETTER: Schmit is leader on health care front
LETTER: Don’t give Schmit a pass on raises
Letter: An open letter to Red Wing football players
LETTER: Goggin’s values mirror ours
LETTER: Craig believes a promise is a promise
Real Estate Showcase
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
UPDATE: Library not hosting informational meeting on independent candidate McMullin
On the campaign trail with Lisa Bayley
On the campaign trail with Barb Haley
Election may mean storage at Yucca Mt.
July 11, 2013
Editorial: Free to talk, leave
The naysayers and the unpatriotic continue to cheer on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. That may irritate and disgust the average American, but calling Snowden a hero or labeling him a revolutionary is protected speech.
July 11, 2013 - 11:24am
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