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State and National Corn Husking Competition comes to Goodhue
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Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
July 27, 2016
Letter: Solar garden in wetlands would diminish a unique peat bog
To the Editor: Should a wetland be destroyed for solar energy? This is exactly what is going to happen to the wetland located on southbound Highway...
July 27, 2016 - 9:31am
Council OK's West Avenue parking lot
Ralph Rauterkus, City Council liaison to the Heritage Preservation Commission, was the sole council member in a roll call vote to oppose a conditional-use permit so Goodhue County can build a 24-stall parking lot for the Citizens Building in place of an apartment building at 406 West...
July 27, 2016 - 7:30am
July 25, 2016
Letter: Parking lot will detract from Historic Mall
To the Editor: It was disappointing to hear of the Red Wing City Council reversal of a Heritage Preservation Commission denial of the county...
July 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
County 4-H’ers selected for presidential inauguration trip
Goodhue County 4-H’ers Morley Struss and Katina Gehn are among the 45 youth delegates who will represent the state in the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus: Presidential Inauguration Jan. 16-21. The delegates will travel to the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Washington,...
July 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 23, 2016
Bayley: Delivering justice case by case
Eleven years as a public defender in Goodhue County taught Douglas Bayley that although a case may be just one of many in a lawyer’s caseload,...
News/crime and courts
July 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 22, 2016
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter, was declared brain dead Wednesday night at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Calderara’s heart and other...
July 22, 2016 - 9:03am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
July 15, 2016
Preserving history is communitywide effort as Goodhue Area Historical Society Museum grows
GOODHUE — In 1994, four Goodhue men identified a passion they all shared. Alvin Dicke, Pastor Randall Kuznicki, Leonard Lodermeier and Dick...
July 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 7, 2016
Appeals Court upholds township ballot burning verdict
Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the conviction of a Wanamingo Township supervisor who burned ballots after the 2014 spring election. The attorney for Thomas Joseph Shane argued that destroying ballots is a specific-intent crime under state statute, meaning the act needed to...
News/crime and courts
July 7, 2016 - 9:55am
July 6, 2016
Severe storm blows through SE Minn Tuesday
Southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin residents were met with a severe thunderstorm Tuesday evening. There was no reported hail or tornados...
July 6, 2016 - 10:03am
July 5, 2016
Agencies react to death of Goodhue fire chief
Fire and law enforcement agencies around the region took to social media Tuesday to express grief over the death of Goodhue Fire Chief Michael Kehren, who was killed in a tractor accident early July 4 after the Wanamingo Fireman's Relief Association Annual Dance. The 58-year-old reportedly...
July 5, 2016 - 2:55pm
July 2, 2016
Bibus leaves bench after 16 years
When Judge Thomas W. Bibus was in fifth grade he got his first job as a janitor’s assistant. Since that first job, in the days before OSHA,...
July 2, 2016 - 7:30am
June 23, 2016
‘Click It’ shows many people aren’t buckling up
By Goodhue County Health & Human Services While most Minnesotans understand that seat belts and child restraints save lives, thousands of drivers were cited for not buckling up during the “Click It or Ticket” extra enforcement campaign from May 23-June 5. Law enforcement handed...
June 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 22, 2016
County gives thumbs-up to Twin Bluff roundabout
County Board voted 5-0 on Tuesday to approve the city of Red Wing’s plan to put in a roundabout near the intersection of Pioneer Road and Twin Bluff Road next to Twin Bluff Middle School. Though the city is expected to fund the estimated $831,000 project with help from a Safe Routes...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2016
County Board adopts Comprehensive Plan update
Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt an update to the Goodhue County Comprehensive Plan, the first substantial revision in 12 years to the document that outlines the county’s vision for land use and future growth. Among the changes is a paragraph clarifying that land...
June 21, 2016 - 5:24pm