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December 12, 2015
Goodhue County Education District briefs
Board gets results of audit, insurance Sitting around a table at Liberty’s Restaurant in downtown Red Wing, Goodhue County Education District board members were told Thursday district once again received a clean audit opinion. No compliance issues were found and the district retains...
December 12, 2015 - 9:00am
December 10, 2015
District seeks $22.6 million from voters
After months of discussion, the Red Wing School Board settled on a final number for the upcoming building bond referendum Monday night. A week after coming to the board with a recommended bond total of $25,674,919, Kevin Johnson, director of buildings, grounds and technology, and...
December 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
Red Wing School Board briefs
Board hears Truth in Taxation presentation As required by state law, the Red Wing School Board had its annual Truth in Taxation hearing at Monday’s meeting. Jackie Paradis, Red Wing Public Schools business manager, presented the 2015-16 levy and confirmed more cuts on the horizon...
December 10, 2015 - 8:00am
December 4, 2015
RWPS adds parking lots to list of improvements
At a special meeting Monday night, Red Wing School Board added hard surfaces and technology to the list of district needs to be addressed by a potential building bond referendum this spring, closing the books on the preliminary discussions. The board has two meetings scheduled in...
December 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
October 31, 2015
Goodhue County Education District briefs
Facility use fees mirror RWPS’s After approving the general facility use agreement over the summer, Goodhue County Education District Board approved fees for renting space at the River Bluff Education Center on the same scale used by Red Wing Public Schools. Red Wing Community...
October 31, 2015 - 9:00am
September 3, 2015
Kline will not run in 2016
U.S. Rep. John Kline announced Thursday he will not seek re-election next year for Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district. “I want to...
September 3, 2015 - 11:50am
August 5, 2015
School Board gives solar green light
On the heels of a discussion concerning last week’s announcement of the district’s dwindling fund balance, Red Wing School Board authorized the district to move forward with a subscription agreement for a community solar garden. Projections indicate Red Wing Public Schools could...
August 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 28, 2015
Dayton wants $11 billion for transportation
ST. PAUL — Minnesota motorists would pay at least 16 cents a gallon more in gasoline taxes under Gov. Mark Dayton’s transportation funding...
January 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2015
Letter: Every lawmaker should be accountable
To the Editor: From Winona to Dennison, I’ve had the privilege to campaign and meet thousands of people over the years. As many of you know, there was a recount for the mayoral position in Dennison. While it took some time for democracy to work, I had the good fortunate to prevail...
January 13, 2015 - 9:14am
January 7, 2015
Red Wing School Board briefs for Jan. 5
Board member salaries OK’d, clerk pay revised In a change from last year, Red Wing School Board voted Monday to lower the clerk salary by half to $500 in addition to the $2,000 director salary. Prior to last year, Finance Director Brad Johnson served as the board’s clerk and...
January 7, 2015 - 5:00pm
Editorial: It’s time to do best for state
Minnesota lawmakers all say that they want what’s best for the state. Of course, they do not and never will agree just what that “best” is or how to achieve it. They appear willing to try, however. The Legislature convened at noon Tuesday with good feelings and plenty of esprit...
January 7, 2015 - 8:00am
December 17, 2014
School Board talks spending cuts
At a special Red Wing School Board meeting Thursday night Red Wing Public Schools’ Supt. Karsten Anderson will present an initial draft of options to cut approximately $1.6 million in spending from next year’s budget. Thursday’s draft will likely include cuts in excess of $1.6...
December 17, 2014 - 8:00pm
December 1, 2014
Editorial: Time for tax levy talks
Every year we encourage citizens to attend Truth in Taxation hearings for school, city and county. Some years people do. Some years they don’t. It all depends on motivation. There are big reasons why you should make an extra effort to attend at least one local hearing this year. 1....
December 1, 2014 - 12:42pm