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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Every Hand Joined helps the school year start with a spark
DNR asks hunters to pass on radio-collared research bears
Trump last to make state ballot
crime and courts
Volleyball: Lake City regroups, beats St. Charles in five
Cross-Country: Wingers sweep competition at W-K
Boys Soccer: PIZM sneaks by Cotter in OT
Volleyball: Bombers go the distance, knock off Albany
Volleyball: No. 1 K-W victorious in opener
Vikings honor Russ Marshall
Goodhue County farmers at last can call Princess Kay of the Milky Way their own
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
Chamber Golf Tourney gets a rock n' roll beat
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
James Albert Weber, age 79 of Cannon Falls, MN died at home on Friday, August 26, 2016 with his family at his side following a six year battle with cancer. He was born on September 2, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. He attended school in Fletcher, MN, and lat
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Young citizens use contest to express views
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
Commentary: Taxpayers funded lifesaving drug and guess what happened next
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
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June 8, 2013
Goodhue County Board briefs
Board OKs 52/9 grant changes Goodhue County Board voted unanimously to make changes to a Corridor Investment Management Strategy, or CIMS, grant proposal for a Highway 52 and County Road 9 overpass, moving ahead with a Minnesota Department of Transportation plan revealed last week....
June 8, 2013 - 8:00am
County seeks grant for 52/9 overpass
KENYON -- Goodhue County Engineer Greg Isakson told commissioners at a board meeting Tuesday that staff had submitted a state grant application to fund an interchange project at Highway 52 and County Road 9 near Cannon Falls -- and that the estimated cost of the project had decreased. The...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm
September 6, 2011
Silica sand mine moratorium unanimously approved
Goodhue County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a moratorium preventing the issuance of any conditional use permits for silica sand mine operations in the county for up to a year. Citizen group Save the Bluffs has been working toward getting the moratorium...
September 6, 2011 - 7:29pm
June 22, 2011
Goodhue County Board and Health briefs
Purchasing policy gets approved The Goodhue County Board adopted a new purchasing policy at Tuesday's board meeting. While there wasn't an exact date in mind to begin using the policy, Goodhue County Finance Director Carolyn Holmsten said she would like to see it put in place as...
June 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
Commissioners stand behind county's wind ordinance
Goodhue County commissioners are not on board with presenting new information to the Public Utilities Commission regarding a potential 52-turbine wind farm in the area. Even though Goodhue County has an ordinance in place to regulate wind projects, the PUC has the final say on whether...
June 22, 2011 - 12:00pm
May 9, 2011
County Board adopts social host ordinance
The Goodhue County Chemical Health Initiative aimed to have comprehensive social host laws in place by 2011, and it achieved part of its goal Tuesday when commissioners passed an ordinance. "The county can make this very easy for the rural areas by just taking a stand," Commissioner...
May 9, 2011 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2011
Goodhue County Board briefs
Dodge County looking to share surveyor with Goodhue County The Goodhue County Board decided Tuesday to move forward with the idea of sharing a surveyor with Dodge County. The surveyor would be considered a Goodhue County employee but would work part time for Dodge County.
April 20, 2011 - 7:57am
March 6, 2011
Land purchase could help trail project
A potential land purchase by Goodhue County could help a trail project linking communities from Cannon Falls to Faribault move forward. Commissioners voted Tuesday to work with the Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Parks and Trails Council to look into purchasing...
March 6, 2011 - 12:31pm
March 5, 2011
Goodhue County Sheriff opts for conservative budget cuts
The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office will take a conservative approach to tackling budget issues, at least for now. The department presented the Goodhue County Board with a variety of potential measures to cut the budget for the Adult Detention Center, ranging from leaving some...
March 5, 2011 - 9:00am
March 3, 2011
Townships decide on Red Wing fire contracts
Fire service contracts with two nearby townships were up in the air after potential fee increases, and the results look to be coming back mixed. Diamond Bluff decided to sign a contract with Ellsworth Fire Department instead of renewing with the Red Wing Fire Department. While...
March 3, 2011 - 1:33pm
February 16, 2011
Goodhue County Board briefs
Board approves new radio tower Goodhue County Board approved an additional radio tower for the public system Tuesday. Red Wing Fire and Police departments, with the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office, have been testing the radio system since the beginning of this year and have found...
February 16, 2011 - 3:21pm
February 8, 2011
Goodhue County construction projects move forward
Road construction season will be back this year in Goodhue County. The County Board approved its planned 2011 construction schedule at its meeting Tuesday. There are eight projects on the docket for 2011, adding up to a $7.3 million price tag. The board also added a new construction...
February 8, 2011 - 12:00pm
February 7, 2011
Goodhue County commissioners approve recycling center changes
Efficiency at the Goodhue County Recycling Center has been cited as a priority for the County Board this year, and commissioners said they felt...
February 7, 2011 - 3:00pm
January 19, 2011
Commissioners plan for 2011
Cutting costs and combining services top the list of priorities again this year for the Goodhue County Board. The commissioners discussed goals for the county during their annual workshop Tuesday and said they are especially interested in resolving cost and structural issues with...
January 19, 2011 - 3:00pm
Citizen of the year
The Goodhue County Fair Board has found itself in some sticky situations in its 150 years. There was the time the board inaugurated female mud...
January 19, 2011 - 12:07am