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Town of El Paso continues eyeing potential kennel policy
Farm market report for July 26 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Roads to open for River City Days
Council OK's West Avenue parking lot
Farm market report for July 25 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
crime and courts
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens split on the weekend
Amateur Baseball: Aces' offense sputters against Northfield
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Amateur Baseball: Aces secure home win over Minneapolis Angels
Legion Baseball: Post 54 bows out of Sub-State 6 playoffs
Dessert fundraiser pulls up to St. James Hotel Aug. 3
County 4-H’ers selected for presidential inauguration trip
Vintage Band Festival features Cannon Falls, Red Wing stops
Review: 'Hairspray' is feel-good fun
Web app tracks radon in Minnesota counties
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
Merchants Bank vs Perryman
PUBLIC NOTICE Haycreek township
25-PR-16-1692 L. REESE
Cindy Lichty, 70
Cindy Lichty, 70
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Harold L. Buck, 82
Robert E. Nelson, 84
Editorial: Unified? Nope
Letter: Solar garden in wetlands would diminish a unique peat bog
Letter: People will pay for Mayo Clinic’s ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’
Letters: Dowse would bring energy, proven leadership to council
Letter: Parking lot will detract from Historic Mall
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April 2, 2016
Comment period opens on high-speed rail
A bill introduced by State Sen. Matt Schmit to form an advisory group for high-speed rail in southeastern Minnesota advanced Thursday, a day after a private rail developer opened the public comment period for a proposed Twin Cities-to-Rochester line. Minnesota-based North American...
April 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 25, 2016
Goodhue County considers permit for dog breeders
Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission recommended approval of a permit Monday for a dog kennel in Belvidere Township — one of the first such permits since passage of a 2014 state law for commercial breeders. Ray and Peri Williams requested a conditional-use permit to continue...
March 25, 2016 - 8:00am
Hudson man airlifted after Red Wing-area crash
A Hudson man was airlifted after an apparent alcohol-related crash Thursday in the Red Wing area. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the crash victim as 49-year-old Jonathon S. Norman. He was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries. Troopers reported that...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
March 18, 2016
Goodhue County Board briefs
Replacing staff sparks debate Goodhue County Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to authorize replacing a soon-to-be-retired highway maintenance worker. The request, brought by Public Works Director Greg Isakson, sparked a 30-minute discussion on staffing levels, the growing backlog of road projects...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
Smoking, drinking, obesity weigh down county health score
Goodhue County ranks 61st out of 87 Minnesota counties when it comes to residents’ healthy behaviors, according to the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report out this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute....
March 18, 2016 - 8:00am
March 11, 2016
2016 township election results
A ballot question passed 20-0 in Leon Township Tuesday to turn the township treasurer into an appointed position. It was the only question on ballots for the annual township elections, which saw a number of mostly uncontested incumbents retain their seats. Belle Creek Tom Gale was...
March 11, 2016 - 6:51pm
Nesseth makes bid for County Board
Byron “Barney” Nesseth, of rural Wanamingo, announced he is running for Goodhue County commissioner in District 3. “Representing you as your county commissioner I will be a strong advocate for the taxpayer,” he wrote in an email announcement. “Being a small business owner...
March 11, 2016 - 5:45pm
Business Notebook: Goodhue farmer makes competitive cut
Jared Luhman of Goodhue will compete in Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet this fall. Luhman was among...
March 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 9, 2016
Taxes, roads among top priorities for local legislators
State lawmakers made their way to St. Paul Tuesday for the start of the 2016 legislative session. We asked local senators and representatives to detail their priorities for the session and how they plan to accomplish them. Here are their responses as well as contact information for...
March 9, 2016 - 4:55pm
March 6, 2016
Township elections largely unopposed
A special election in Welch Township and a ballot question in Leon Township are two standouts in the upcoming March 8 township elections dominated by incumbents. William Bodin, Andrew Jenson and Barbara Nelson are vying for a Welch Township supervisor seat left vacant by Nick Ries....
March 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 5, 2016
Goodhue County Board briefs
County to submit anti-Zip Rail resolution County Board approved by unanimous roll call vote a resolution opposing the defunct Zip Rail high-speed passenger line proposed from the Twin Cities to Rochester. The resolution will be submitted to the official record for the project. Minnesota...
March 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 3, 2016
County shows off Citizens Building’s new interior
Goodhue County opened the doors to the newly renovated Citizens Building Tuesday to give people a chance to tour it before Health and Human Services...
March 3, 2016 - 11:49am
March 2, 2016
County Republicans favor Cruz in precinct caucuses
Goodhue County voters showed strong support Tuesday night for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, bucking statewide caucus results that gave Florida Sen. Marco...
March 2, 2016 - 10:35am
February 22, 2016
Rechtzigel will not seek re-election to County Board
Goodhue County Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel announced Monday he will not run for another term in elections this fall. Rechtzigel, of Kenyon, was first elected to County Board in 2004. He currently serves as chairman. According to an email statement: “I want to express my sincere...
February 22, 2016 - 11:18am
February 17, 2016
MnDOT commissioner tackles questions on high-speed rail
CANNON FALLS — State Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle fielded a barrage of questions Tuesday night from a packed crowd of southeastern...
February 17, 2016 - 12:05pm