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Boys Basketball: Lake City hands St. Charles first loss
Boys Hockey: Owatonna tramples Red Wing
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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
December 21, 2010
Goodhue County Board passes .08 levy increase
Goodhue County Board approved its 2011 budget and property tax levy Tuesday, increasing the levy by .08 percent. Next year's levy -- $26,186,658 -- represents a $200,000 increase compared to what was collected this year. The levy would have been higher, but the county made a number...
December 21, 2010 - 10:00pm
December 7, 2010
County Board OKs tax breaks for some flood victims
Three Pine Island homeowners affected by the September floods will receive property tax breaks under a plan the Goodhue County Board approved Nov. 30. Nicklus and Tasha Goranson of 110 Main St., Terry Waletzko and R Green of 106 First Ave. NE., and Wells Fargo Bank, the owner of...
December 7, 2010 - 8:00am
December 6, 2010
Board denies sheriff's health insurance request
Outgoing Goodhue County Sheriff Dean Albers will have to do without county health insurance when he retires at the end of the year. The 54-year-old sheriff's request for three years of individual health insurance was denied Thursday in a 3-2 vote by the County Board.
December 6, 2010 - 8:00am
December 4, 2010
County seeks state funds for Highway 52 interchange
Goodhue County officials are seeking a new round of state grant money to pay for a project designed to make the intersection of Highway 52 and County Road 24 safer. But expectations are tempered by past experience with competitive federal and state grants. Two bids for funding...
December 4, 2010 - 4:00pm
December 2, 2010
Tax information meetings to be held throughout county
If you have ever wondered where your tax dollars go, this month is a chance to ask your local elected officials directly. Government bodies throughout Goodhue County will hold public information hearings on their 2011 budgets this month, in accordance with a state mandate that requires...
December 2, 2010 - 7:00am
November 21, 2010
Samuelson's shifting wind position draws fire
Richard Samuelson changed his position and the resulting outcry -- from two fellow County Board members and opponents of the proposed Goodhue...
November 21, 2010 - 8:13am
October 8, 2010
Q&A with Goodhue County commissioner candidate Richard Samuelson
What are the core functions of the county government and how would you, as commissioner, promote those functions? Safety is one of the many...
October 8, 2010 - 3:00pm
Q&A with Goodhue County commissioner candidate Jeff Hommedahl
What are the core functions of the county government and how would you, as commissioner, promote those functions? The purpose of any government...
October 8, 2010 - 3:00pm
October 7, 2010
Q&A with Goodhue County Commissioner candidate Paul Reese
What are the core functions of the county government and how would you, as commissioner, promote those functions? Our county government's motto...
October 7, 2010 - 3:00pm