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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
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
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
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
Real Estate Showcase
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
February 15, 2016
Editorial: Get to transportation meetings
Transportation issues, namely a long-term plan, are expected to generate plenty of interest at the Minnesota Legislature this spring. Before lawmakers convene next month, however, two transportation issues will be on the local docket. Sen. Matt Schmit and Minnesota Department of...
February 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
County seeks input on comprehensive plan update
Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission and Land-use Management staff are gathering public input to aid in the process of updating the county’s Comprehensive Plan. Over the last year, the PAC has reviewed plan topics to lay the groundwork for the 2016 update that will direct...
February 15, 2016 - 8:00am
February 14, 2016
Most government offices closed Monday
Government agencies and related businesses will be closed Monday to observe Presidents Day. The U.S. Postal Service will not deliver first-class mail. Post offices will be closed. Government offices in Goodhue and Pierce counties are closed. City of Red Wing buildings, including...
February 14, 2016 - 5:00pm