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August 11, 2009
The road remains the same
Old Tyler Road, for the foreseeable future, will remain the same - gravel, dusty and narrow. The road's shortcomings came to the attention of city officials when winery owner John Falconer - whose operation sits at the end of the road - sought a permit to construct an outdoor facility...
August 11, 2009 - 10:37pm
AREA BUSINESS NOTEBOOK: Three wineries featured in magazine
Wineries in Hastings, Cannon Falls and Red Wing are highlighted in the September/October edition of AAA Living magazine. Author Berit Thorkelson leads several of her old school friends on a tour of the Three Rivers Wine Trail, visiting Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings, Cannon...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Business area notebook: Tale of Two Sisters planning to close
Tale of Two Sisters Tearoom & Gift Shoppe will celebrate its 10th anniversary in September. And probably its last, according to owner Bonnie Tracy. The tearoom, at 204 W.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Letter: City needs candid discussions, and soon
To the Editor: The failure of negotiation between John Falconer and the Port Authority on the sale of land to build a winery raises troubling questions. Refusal of the Real Estate Committee to grant first position to a lender in the deal contradicts what several commercial bankers...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Brown unveils alternate plan for winery deal
After negotiations broke down between John Falconer and the Red Wing Port Authority's real estate committee, the much-ballyhooed Falconer winery expansion seemed dead in the water. At the Port's Monday meeting, however, port member Tom Brown threw it a life preserver. Brown,...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am
March 29, 2008
Letter: Vineyard dream lost; community opportunity foiled
To the Editor: We sincerely thank all of the Red Wing community for the humbling support we have received during the 11-month process. Without your outspoken support and encouragement, it would have been difficult if not impossible to have had negotiations come so far On Tuesday,...
March 29, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Winery expansion deal dissolves
John Falconer's vision for a winery at Red Wing's western gateway has crumbled. His bid to buy Red Wing Port Authority land to expand his winery at Highway 61 and 19 turned to vinegar Tuesday. The deal would have included Falconer buying the Port's 28 acres for $1 million. "It's...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 16, 2008
Snags lead to deadline for winery plan
Negotiators now face a 30-day deadline to reach an agreement on John Falconer's bid to acquire Red Wing Port Authority land before the deal falls apart. "This went way too long," Port Commissioner Stephen Castner said. "It's one problem after another." Falconer agreed a deal must...
March 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Port moving in positive direction
To the Editor: The supporters of the Falconer Vineyard expansion project in attendance at Red Wing Port Authority's meeting Monday and those who watched on Channel 6 can and should be pleased that the protracted debate concerning this project apparently is moving toward a positive...
February 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
Port, winery working out contract glitches
It's not a done deal -- yet. The Red Wing Port Authority appeared close Monday to selling John Falconer 28 acres to expand his winery and vineyard at Highways 61 and 19. But a number of wrinkles need to be ironed out before the $1 million sale is final. Red Wing Port Authority...
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
Editorial: Kohn and Safe earn accolades
Soaring high: Government workers in general often receive a bad public wrap. Steve Kohn and Scott Safe are living proof that we have some top-notch people working for, by and of the people. Rotary honored both men this week with the Service Above Self Award. Kohn is Red Wing's...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am