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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
The Week Ahead: Cross-country, volleyball ready in Red Wing
Cross-Country: Wingers' squads look to reload
Volleyball: Young Wingers look to build on last year's success
Girls Tennis: Red Wing fights off Lake City for win
Volleyball: Randolph stands together in SEC win
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 A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Mary Lee Wahlin, 84
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 28, 2013
QuitCash Challenge is back for 2013
Smokers around the state looking for an incentive to quit smoking are encouraged to enter QUITPLAN Services' seventh QuitCash Challenge, a quit-and-win contest that gives smokers an incentive to quit by offering a $5,000 grand prize. The cash will be awarded to one Minnesotan who...
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Community recreation briefs
Minnesota Senior Games The Minnesota Senior Games will be held in Owatonna in June. The games are for those 50 years and older and qualifying people. A representative from Owatonna will come to the Red Wing Senior Center at 10 a.m. Thursday April 25 to talk about the games. Friday...
March 27, 2013 - 3:00pm
Test your well water this year
More than 1 million people in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water, but too many of them are not tested on a regular basis for things that can make people sick, such as bacteria, arsenic or nitrate. While wells can provide high quality drinking water,...
March 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
What's being hungry got to do with eating?
In January a small group in western Wisconsin celebrated the one-year anniversary of a local gathering where everyone may not know your name,...
March 27, 2013 - 6:00am
March 26, 2013
OH, BABY! You're in good hands
Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information...
March 26, 2013 - 8:24am
March 24, 2013
Lawmakers push to keep state health care program
ST. PAUL -- Thousands of lower-income Minnesotans could continue to get health insurance from the state even as major reforms take root under a plan lawmakers moved forward Wednesday. House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, said the state needs to update and continue MinnesotaCare,...
March 24, 2013 - 3:00pm
March 23, 2013
Stop buying triclosan soaps
We've all heard the saying "You are what you eat." What you put into your body in part determines the health of your body. The same holds true for our rivers, streams and lakes. What we put into them directly impacts their quality. Most of the work we do at the Cannon River...
March 23, 2013 - 8:00am
March 22, 2013
Health insurance marketplace only needs Dayton's signature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators approved 39-28 a health insurance marketplace along party lines Monday, leaving only Gov. Mark Dayton's signature as the final step. Dayton is expected to sign the measure that would give Minnesotans a mostly Web-based place to buy health insurance,...
March 22, 2013 - 2:00pm
Like father, like son: Two generations of GI doctors get cancer screening
As a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, Dr. William David Farrar has helped patients for years to overcome the...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00pm
March 20, 2013
Teen Dance The Y will hold a teen dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday March 22 for middle school students. Cost is $5 per person. Spring break The YMCA will be closed Easter Sunday. Open swim hours during spring break are: Monday March 25 -- 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to...
March 20, 2013 - 8:00am
March 17, 2013
Proponents see healthful step forward
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is just a few steps away from some of the biggest health insurance reforms in recent history. Lawmakers have worked out a final plan from House and Senate proposals to run a health insurance marketplace required under the federal Affordable Care Act, commonly...
March 17, 2013 - 3:00pm
March 15, 2013
Lean toward healthier eating habits
Feeding a family is one of the most important tasks of parents, and can often be the most stressful as well. Challenges of putting a healthful and nutritious meal on the table can be compounded by financial limitations. The WIC program of Goodhue County can help. This federally...
March 15, 2013 - 3:00pm
March 13, 2013
Plum City hosts Bloodmobile
The American Red Cross will accept blood donors from noon to 6 p.m. Monday March 18 at Plum City American Legion Hall. Anyone over the age of 17 can donate; 16-year-olds are eligible to donate with parental consent. Bring two forms of identification along with your Red Cross donor...
March 13, 2013 - 8:00am
Support for Alzheimer's available
Two Alzheimer's support groups meet Thursday March 21 in Red Wing. One will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Red Wing Senior Center. The second will meet at 6 p.m. at St. Brigid's at Hi-Park. The evening group will serve pizza.
March 13, 2013 - 8:00am
Sleep health important during daylight saving time
Spring ahead. It's what we do every year when we advance our clocks one hour for daylight saving time. To help your body clock adjust, sleep specialists at Mayo Clinic Health System advocate getting exposure to strong light in the morning. "To help your body function better throughout...
March 13, 2013 - 8:00am