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Brief overnight stoppages on Highway 52
Minnesota's best cut; Villaran brothers in statewide spotlight
Students prepare for Japanese exchange trip
Red Wing Area Manufacturers Association elects new leadership
Lions at 100: The eyes have it
crime and courts
Making snowmobiling safe
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
Baseball: Marshall capitalizes on Wingers' miscues
Mississippi River Parkway Commission launches Great River Road biking giveaway
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Plein air: 'Maddening, inspirational'
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows together at The Island
arts and entertainment
BOARD COMM 5-2-17
25-FA-17-1453 SUM HANSON
Ad for Bids Bituminous Paving
U.S.Bank National Assoc. vs Jeffrey Harden
Ord 110 Amending Sect. 5.08 Off-sale Liquor Sales
Sharon J. Malueg, 74
Shirley A. Luettinger, 91
Leonard F. Plonsky, 86
Richard L. Rietmann, 72
Letter: Lions Club invites public to 100th anniversary sculpture unveiling
Letter: Harsdorf backs long-term providers
Letter: Join the Lions in singing 'Jeeper, Creepers'
Letter: Speak up, for and with your young child
Letter: Head to Red Wing's living room
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Goodhue County Board
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
January 17, 2011
Seifert: efficiency, cost savings main priorities
Like most other government entities, the Goodhue County Board will face many financial decisions in the coming year, including setting the 2012...
January 17, 2011 - 9:00am
January 16, 2011
Goodhue County eyes social host, seller/server ordinances
Hosting underage drinkers could become illegal across Goodhue County in 2011. Chemical Health Initiative is urging the Goodhue County Board to pass social host and server/seller ordinances this year. The ordinances would apply to rural residences and establishments and would...
January 16, 2011 - 9:00am
December 23, 2010
Board reaches compromise with Albers on insurance
Recently, Goodhue County Board voted down outgoing-Sheriff Dean Albers' request for three years of continued coverage on the county health care plan. But on Tuesday the board agreed to extend Albers' health insurance two months to give the 54-year-old time to find a private plan...
December 23, 2010 - 8:00am