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Editorial: See those cycles
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Letter: Most Minnesotans don't support wolf hunt, so don't have one
August 14, 2013
Group wants wolf hunt canceled
An organization opposed to wolf hunting launched a petition drive Wednesday in hopes of killing this year's season.
news / politics
August 14, 2013 - 4:12pm
July 30, 2013
Measuring Mississippi mussels
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a mussel survey in the pool at Lock & Dam No. 3 this week and next week. The survey is in preparation for a pool-wide drawdown, which will take place in the coming years, corps biologist Dan Kelner said. During the drawdown, the pool...
July 30, 2013 - 3:28pm
July 26, 2013
Two cited for MPCA violations
Two area enforcement cases were included in the 65 the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported for the second quarter of 2013.
news / region
July 26, 2013 - 3:42pm
June 15, 2013
Vote on mining ordinance nears
After nearly 18 months of discussion, public meetings and revisions, the Board of Commissioners is set to vote on a revised ordinance and comprehensive plan that could affect the future of the frac-sand industry in Goodhue County. The board will vote on the amended documents after...
June 15, 2013 - 9:00am
Frac-sand ban advances in Pepin
The Pepin County Zoning Committee approved an ordinance banning frac-sand mining in a 10-mile radius along Highway 35/Great River Road, voting to send it to County Board for final approval. The ordinance creates a zoning overlay district that would limit mining operations to no more...
June 15, 2013 - 8:00am
May 25, 2013
Dogs help detect zebra mussels
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be using three zebra mussel-sniffing K-9 teams for the first time this year to help combat the spread of aquatic invasive species. Minnesota is the second state to use trained dogs in this manner.
May 25, 2013 - 8:00am
May 22, 2013
Mining ordinance ready for final approval
Goodhue County Planning and Advisory Commission met Monday for a public hearing on the county's mining ordinance, voting unanimously to make two additions and send it to County Board for approval. "We had some good comments that were brought up," said Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel...
news / government / politics
May 22, 2013 - 9:00am
May 11, 2013
Xcel looks to end New Era Wind contracts
Xcel Energy could begin the process of pulling out of a power purchasing agreement with New Era Wind Farm as early as Monday, a utility director said. New Era was given until Sunday May 12 to resolve a delay in the production of a 78-megawatt wind farm in Goodhue County that is...
news / government
May 11, 2013 - 3:00pm
Bike route stretches 700 miles
The Mississippi River Trail officially runs the entire length of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. The trail -- also known as U.S. Bicycle Route 45 -- received national recognition when federal officials Friday announced approval of the connecting route through the Twin Cities. The...
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
May 6, 2013
Wildlife, natural beauty inspire exhibitors
Two artists exhibiting work at Crossings through the month of May say they are inspired by the flora and fauna of the natural world. Foxfeather enková describes herself as "a bird nut," while Jane Marie Lewis has always enjoyed the outdoors and beauty of the Mississippi River...
arts and entertainment / life
May 6, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 4, 2013
USDA hosts conservation program meeting
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold an informational meeting about the Conservation Reserve Program 10 a.m. to noon May 7 at Stanton Town Hall. Starting May 20, landowners can sign up for CRP, which provides cost-sharing assistance for planting long-term, resource-conserving...
May 4, 2013 - 8:00am
May 2, 2013
Frontenac park manager retires after 26 years
By all accounts, Harry Roberts loved his job and did it well. Roberts, manager at Frontenac State Park, retired last month after 26 years on the job and 38 years with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "It was time," said Roberts, 62. "Time to change over to younger...
May 2, 2013 - 9:00am
May 1, 2013
Fire Department feels a different heat: Red Wing's first solar panels producing electricity
The first project of Red Wing's four-part solar energy plan has been completed. The solar panels that were installed a month ago atop the fire station are now generating electricity. Jay McCleary, deputy director of Red Wing Public Works, said the project "went pretty smooth." Officials...
May 1, 2013 - 3:00pm
April 27, 2013
Pottery Pond gets 300 new scaly residents
About 300 scaly creatures can now call Red Wing home. That is, until they end up on the end of someone's fishing line. Two men from the Minnesota...
news / life
April 27, 2013 - 10:00am
April 24, 2013
Earth Day rally pushes clean energy
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news / politics / government
April 24, 2013 - 5:00pm