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Farm market report for Sept. 27 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Sept. 28 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Library to close 10 days before revealing 'facelift'
Candidate Q&A: Goodhue County Board District 3
crime and courts
Volleyball: K-W passes ranked test against Hayfield
Volleyball: Short-handed Bombers fall against Lourdes
Volleyball: Pine Island swept by Byron
Volleyball: Goodhue stuns Kasson-Mantorville in five
Volleyball: Lake City swept by Stewartville
Lake Pepin restoration in the spotlight
Patrick Flueger inducted into Wall of Honor
Local nurse lobbies lawmakers for cancer research funding
University studying effects of yoga on Parkinson's disease
Sheldon fall preview: Sounds and traditions will enlighten
arts and entertainment
Ordinance No. 103
Ordinance No. 102
Jeffrey M. Dille, 42
Stanley G. Sommers, 97
Dr. Gary Alan Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Doug Clapp, 62
Letter: Two quick thoughts on Trump and foreign affairs
Hayes' WWII reflections strike a chord
LETTER: Trump tries to sidestep another madcap accusation
LETTER: Lewis backs ‘chained’ Consumer Price Index scam
LETTER: Help honor a Red Wing resident who champions human rights
Real Estate Showcase
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District
Candidate Q&A: Red Wing city council Ward 2
Local candidates attend forum, meet-and-greet
Three bow out from Red Wing mayor, City council contests
May 14, 2016
Drotos concludes term on watershed board
With a combined 20 years of experience, Matt Durand, Nancy Braker and Paul Drotos have concluded their terms on the Cannon River Watershed Partnership Board. Drotos, the longest-serving board member, got involved with CRWP eight years ago while serving as Red Wing Public Works environmental...
May 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
Drotos makes second bid for County Board
Paul Drotos is running for the District 5 seat on Goodhue County Board, which includes Wards 3 and 4 in Red Wing, as well as Wacouta. In his announcement Friday, Drotos noted that he nearly won theseat four years ago, trailing by 112 votes out of over 4,000 ballots cast. He called...
May 14, 2016 - 6:00am
May 12, 2016
Zumbrota man gets probation for check fraud
A Zumbrota man charged with three felonies all related to a case involving check fraud pleaded guilty to one count of stolen checks and was sentenced in Goodhue County District Court last week. Joshua Joel Hoyme, 39, was given six months probation to the court Friday as part of his...
News/crime and courts
May 12, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 11, 2016
Candidates may start filing May 17
The candidate filing period for most public offices in Minnesota in 2016 opens Tuesday May 17 and runs until May 31. Candidates for federal, state, county and some local offices must file to have their names appear on ballots. Filing requirements vary depending on the office, whether...
May 11, 2016 - 10:12am
May 6, 2016
Rental sites continue to go smoke free
Four Corners Partnership more than doubled its goal of helping 10 multi-unit housing buildings go smoke free last year, according to a recent...
May 6, 2016 - 9:51am
County solid waste plan heads to state
Goodhue County Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to submit an updated solid waste plan for approval by the state, including the goal of drafting an ordinance to require all garbage generated in the county be sent to Red Wing for processing. Approval of the plan and designation ordinance would...
May 6, 2016 - 7:00am
May 3, 2016
Mazeppa Food Shelf continues to grow
By Sandy Hadler, contributor MAZEPPA — Until a year ago, Mazeppa area residents in need of food had to drive to Zumbrota to use the food shelf...
May 3, 2016 - 6:00am
April 27, 2016
Planning commission says 'no' to solar in wetlands
A proposal for a 28-acre solar garden southeast of downtown is being reconsidered after an unfavorable vote Monday night by Goodhue County Planning...
April 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 13, 2016
Rochester woman sentenced in Cherry Grove burglary
The third and final person charged in relation to a Cherry Grove burglary in December 2014 was sentenced in Goodhue County District Court Monday. Sharon Michelle Weaver, Rochester, pleaded guilty to one count of felony second-degree burglary before she was sentenced to 33 months at...
News/crime and courts
April 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
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