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Farm market report for June 26 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
Portion of Old West Main closes to eastbound traffic
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
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Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Making snowmobiling safe: Red Wing volunteer receives 40-year service award
Amateur Baseball: Minneapolis edges Wanamingo in tourney finale
Golf: After six years, Herzog bids farewell at state tournament
Baseball: Wingers' season ends in consolation semifinals
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Mississippi River Parkway Commission launches Great River Road biking giveaway
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Plein air: 'Maddening, inspirational'
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Ad for Bids Bituminous Paving
U.S.Bank National Assoc. vs Jeffrey Harden
Ord 110 Amending Sect. 5.08 Off-sale Liquor Sales
Leonard Plonsky, 86
Jack Brunett, 91
Ronald E. Traynor, 87
Gary J. Schwab, 69
David A. Bjork, 69
Letter: Sen. Klobuchar, listen to beginning farmers over banks
Column: 2017 was historically productive session
Letter: Lions Club invites public to 100th anniversary sculpture unveiling
Letter: Harsdorf backs long-term providers
Letter: Join the Lions in singing 'Jeeper, Creepers'
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December 30, 2016
Top 10 stories of 2016: No. 1, new leaders take the spotlight in fall election
Donald Trump winning the presidency is the biggest story of the year, according to national news organizations. Locally, Election Day results...
December 30, 2016 - 4:07pm
December 13, 2016
Viewpoint: Minnesota's swamp could use draining
No matter what you think of Donald Trump, there was one message that Americans sent loud and clear on Nov. 8 that should be welcome to the ears of those on the left and right alike: We've had enough of the cronyism and financial payoffs to political pals that have been so prevalent...
December 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
Viewpoint: Re-establishing the Beloved Community
During this Advent season and in the post-election climate in the United States, I write as President of the United Methodist Council of Bishops to call for a renewed commitment to the vision of the Beloved Community of Christ. Isaiah prophesied that a child would be born to re-establish...
December 13, 2016 - 4:50pm
December 2, 2016
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
Viewpoint Those of us who regarded Donald Trump's election as an unmitigated disaster could only hope that his campaign histrionics would give way to a reality in which he did as he stated he would: surrounded himself with the best and brightest advisers he could.
December 2, 2016 - 4:30pm
November 30, 2016
Local officials brace for Wisconsin recount
The process of recounting every presidential ballot cast in Wisconsin begins this week, including Pierce and St. Croix counties. Wisconsin's...
November 30, 2016 - 4:45pm
November 24, 2016
Letter: The effort to protect Lake City's waterfront not over
As an advocate for public ownership of Lake City's shoreline, I applaud those who voted down the referendum (1,508-1,091) vacating part of Washington...
November 24, 2016 - 11:00am
November 21, 2016
Letter: Elected officials must represent all of us always
To the Editor: I have to say that I am disappointed with our past election. I’m disappointed that a candidate chose to use the presidential platform to insult numerous individuals on countless occasions for a variety of reasons without ever issuing an apology. How our president-elect...
November 21, 2016 - 11:00am
November 20, 2016
Letter: Elected officials must represent all of us always
I have to say that I am disappointed with our past election. I'm disappointed that a candidate chose to use the presidential platform to insult numerous individuals on countless occasions for a variety of reasons without ever issuing an apology. How our president-elect conducted himself...
November 20, 2016 - 12:42pm
November 18, 2016
LETTER: We’re all in this together
To the Editor: Democracy: A form of government in which people choose leaders by voting. The election took place Tuesday, Nov. 8, and for some voters, the winner was who they voted for but others not. That is how a democracy works. The idea of protesting and complaining because your...
November 18, 2016 - 11:00am
November 16, 2016
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
Election fallout surfacing in area schools
In the wake of national campaign rhetoric that was often labeled racist and xenophobic, some area school districts are dealing with an uptick of racially charged incidents following the presidential election. Red Wing Public Schools Superintendent Karsten Anderson said the district...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
November 14, 2016
Trump shock: Panel discusses media's role in 2016 election
RIVER FALLS — Two veteran Twin Cities journalists spoke at UW-River Falls Thursday to address the question many have been asking in the...
November 14, 2016 - 5:30pm
November 13, 2016
A peak behind the scenes on Election Day
With polling places in Goodhue County opening at 7 a.m., Carolyn Holmsten, finance director, was gearing up in the early hours for a long day...
November 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 12, 2016
Johnson surges to victory in final days
Russ Feingold waited six years in the wings, hoping to unseat the man who handed him a decisive loss. On Tuesday, Wisconsin voters declined to return Feingold to the U.S. Senate. Oshkosh businessman Ron Johnson handily won his re-election bid by carrying 52 percent of the vote with...
November 12, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Drotos, Nesseth to bring fresh perspective
Tuesday's election will bring new faces to Goodhue County Board. Paul Drotos will serve as District 5 commissioner and Barney Nesseth will serve...
November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm