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Goodhue County Board briefs
Meeting opens discussion on ash processing facility
Minnesota Association of Townships announces scholarship program
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Wingers ring up win No. 1
Boys Basketball: Lake City pulls away from Chatfield
Boys Basketball: Z-M gets by Bethlehem Academy
Boys Basketball: Goodhue stumps Hayfield
Boys Basketball: Cannon Falls late to the game, wins anyway
December Weed of the Month: Japanese barberry
Ann Reed, Joan Griffith present songs for a winter solstice
AAUW Red Wing offers to send students to conference
DIY: Holiday wreaths
Enjoy 'Christmas with the King' at State Theatre
arts and entertainment
PHN - Recommendation on CUP request by RW Public Schools
11-21-16 Board Minutes
Summons - Perry Knudsen
Notice and Order of Hearing for Charles John Goranowski,
STATE vs. Bradley D. Sonnentag, et al, CONDEMNATION
Marilyn Joan Bakke, 84
Ralph T. Mann, 87
William C. "Bill" Ness, 92
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79,
Letter: Standing with standing rock
Editorial: The times indeed are changing
Viewpoint: Consider Nongame Wildlife Program in season of giving
Letter: Buckle up, don't drink while driving
Letter: Don't let Kline pull a fast one
Real Estate Showcase
December 9, 2016
Goodhue County Board briefs
Goodhue County Board Cannon River One Watershed Agreement Goodhue County Board voted 5-0 to approve the further planning process for the Cannon River Watershed. Action came at Thursday's meeting. The One Watershed One Plan approach was adopted by the Board of Water and Soil Resources...
12 hours 13 min ago
December 8, 2016
Editorial: Strength grew out of 'infamy'
Japan attacked Pearl Harbor 75 years ago today, propelling a previously reluctant United States into the thick of World War II. The surprise attack at the U.S. naval base in Hawaii (which was not a state at the time) killed more than 2,400 people, injured another 1,280, and had young...
December 8, 2016 - 10:46am
December 4, 2016
Looking back: Sheriff bags deer in unexpected way
25 years ago, 1991 Renowned author and Greenpeace senior adviser Harvey Wasserman will speak in Red Wing and Prairie Island about alternatives to dry cask storage. He will discuss the unnecessary nature of and alternatives to NSP's proposed dry cask storage facility. Wasserman's presentation...
December 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
Man caught in Cannon Falls after Dakota County burglary pleads guilty
A Bloomington, Minn., man accepted a plea agreement Wednesday, Nov. 30, to second-degree burglary of a dwelling for his role in a Sept. 26 incident...
News/crime and courts
December 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 2, 2016
Zumbrota man accused of first-degree criminal sex conduct
A Zumbrota man faces multiple counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct as a result of a complaint filed Nov. 28 in Goodhue County District...
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2016 - 9:30am
'The world is changing'
Lake City police officer Shawn Schneider lost his life in 2011 during a response to a domestic dispute involving a handgun. He was helping a...
December 2, 2016 - 8:00am
December 1, 2016
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
The Minnesota Department of Revenue estimates that property taxes could climb $344.3 million statewide in 2017. That would amount to a 3.8 percent increase over 2016. That projected increase is contingent on each and every local government across the state approving the preliminary...
December 1, 2016 - 12:06pm
November 30, 2016
Truth-in-Taxation meetings begin Thursday
Goodhue County has been strenuously planning for next year's budget and tax levy. Residents will have the opportunity to hear the proposals as well as voice their concerns at upcoming meetings for municipalities and school districts, too. Commonly known as Truth-in-Taxation meetings,...
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am
November 29, 2016
Applications welcomed for Miss Teen Goodhue County
Applications are being accepted for the title of Miss Teen Goodhue County 2017. The winner will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant next year in St. Paul. Contestants will compete in personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear and evening gown competitions....
November 29, 2016 - 3:41pm
November 25, 2016
Viewpoint: Time to help the homeless right here
Homelessness is a critical issue in the towns and rural areas of Goodhue County. In Red Wing, three years ago a group of citizens formed a committee to address the shelter needs of homeless individuals and families. We work in collaboration with HOPE Coalition, Connecting Connections,...
November 25, 2016 - 11:00am
November 22, 2016
Looking back: Mother Nature stretches her winter muscles
25 years ago, 1991 The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office alerted the public of a scam that is currently going on in this part of the state. A person...
November 22, 2016 - 2:11pm
November 21, 2016
Putting local history into words
Dorothy Gruber Quam wrote about growing up on a local farm; Ann Treacy created a mystery set in Goodhue County; Sharon Nelson created an inventory...
November 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 18, 2016
Goodhue County Board briefs: Master Plans for Byllesby and Kenyon Park presented
Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission requires master plans and future concepts to be drafted for new parks to cover the next 10 to 25 years of development as well as distribute legacy funding. Hoisington Koegler Group Inc. reported the progress thus far on the Goodhue County’s...
November 18, 2016 - 6:00am
November 13, 2016
A peak behind the scenes on Election Day
With polling places in Goodhue County opening at 7 a.m., Carolyn Holmsten, finance director, was gearing up in the early hours for a long day...
November 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
Free Water/Ways, History Break program at History Center
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Goodhue County Historical Society will present "A Trip Down the Historic Cedar River Water State Trail" as part of History Break. The Water/Ways twist will run from noon to 1 p.m. featuring Tim Ruzek, educator and water plan coordinator for the Mower County...
November 13, 2016 - 9:00am