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Football: Wingers getting up to speed
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Spotlight: Keith’s outdoor concert will include tribute to veterans
Area Agency on Aging puts Wanamingo senior citizens on video
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County 4-H’ers selected for presidential inauguration trip
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BOARD OF COMM 8-11-16
Cindy Lichty, 70
Peter Henry Kehren, 59
Timothy J. Larson Jr., 38
Cindy Lichty, 70
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Letter: Dowse understands budgets, people
Letter: Evan Brown will work to help the city thrive
Klobuchar: Make sure veterans get care they deserve
Bad tempers in Red Wing work zone leave bad taste
Editorial: Unified? Nope
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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
February 11, 2016
Author to discuss ‘Uncertain Lives’ of early black residents
February is Black History Month, a time to reflect on the experiences and contributions of African-Americans in communities across the country....
February 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
February 1, 2016
County Board cancelled due to weather
The Tuesday Feb. 2 Goodhue County Board of Commissioners meeting has been cancelled due to the threat of severe weather. The meeting was scheduled for 5 p.m. in the Government Center in Red Wing. Questions can be directed to county administration by calling 651-385-3251. A winter...
February 1, 2016 - 4:44pm
January 27, 2016
MnDOT suspends Zip Rail study
Plans for a public high-speed passenger line in southeastern Minnesota are coming to a halt, clearing the way for a potential project by the private sector. Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it will suspend work on the proposed Zip Rail line from the Twin...
January 27, 2016 - 5:10pm
Outlook grim for public Zip Rail project
Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Monday the release of an Alternatives Analysis report for the proposed Zip Rail high-speed passenger...
January 27, 2016 - 5:08pm
Retiring Habitat for Humanity director named Goodhue County Citizen of the Year
ZUMBROTA — Parker Quammen paused a moment, looking back on his 14-year stint as executive director of Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity....
January 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
Bellechester man charged with possession of child porn to learn his fate April 1
Nearly five years and one month to the day a Keene, New Hampshire, detective alerted Goodhue County authorities of a man he believed to be disseminating child pornography from his Bellechester home, Anthony Robert Gaston pleaded guilty to four felony counts of possession of child...
News/crime and courts
January 27, 2016 - 8:00am
January 22, 2016
Budget talks steering replacement policies in a new direction
Commissioners discussed potential revisions Tuesday to the county’s vehicle and equipment replacement schedule, a policy local government officials said has not been followed in years. County Board Chair Dan Rechtzigel touted a “common sense” approach to replace assets based...
January 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
January 20, 2016
Goodhue County Board briefs
Olmsted gives Zip Rail update Responding to a request by Goodhue County Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel for an update on Zip Rail, Olmsted County Regional Railroad Authority replied it is in the process of closing out a grant for the project and transferring it to the private sector,...
January 20, 2016 - 3:00pm
Snowmobiler injured in accident
Justin Bowers, 27, of Hastings was ejected from his snowmobile Friday while travelling downhill on 305th Street, a minimum maintenance road marked as a snowmobile trail. Bowers was unable to negotiate a curve and drove off the trail into a 30-to-40-foot ravine, according to the Goodhue...
January 20, 2016 - 12:20pm
January 9, 2016
Change OK’d, Lake Byllesby campground possible
Continuing to explore options for a campground at Lake Byllesby Park, Goodhue County Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to rezone a portion of adjacent county-owned land from urban fringe to commercial recreation use — a move that has some residents worried. A privately run campground would...
January 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
Goodhue County Board briefs
Rechtzigel named board chair Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel was voted County Board chair for 2016. He was nominated by Commissioner Brad Anderson with a second by Commissioner Ron Allen. Rechtzigel thanked previous Board Chair Ted Seifert for “leading us during a year when we had our...
January 9, 2016 - 8:00am
January 7, 2016
CARE’s lead dentist steps down
When Red Wing CARE Clinic was preparing to offer dental services in 2011, Dr. Nancy Bremseth said she wanted to save money by setting up digital...
January 7, 2016 - 8:00am