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December 14, 2009
Letter sets the stage for change
One recent letter struck every REaders' Board member as especially pertinent and worthy of the Golden Quill. They found Bill Federbusch, Art Kenyon and Robert Hedin's Nov. 4 letter cohesive, coherent, thoughtful and essential to the public debate. Monday's vote was unanimous. Interestingly,...
opinion / columns
December 14, 2009 - 12:19am
July 11, 2009
Poylio bridge letter 'nails it,' wins Golden Quill
Harold Poylio's letter of June 25 describing the pending demise of historic Cannon River Bottoms bridges created quite a stir. REaders' Board discussed it in detail Monday.
opinion / columns
July 11, 2009 - 4:46pm
August 17, 2008
Column: Primary election is here
The primary is just four weeks away, and the R-E newsroom is in full gear preparing for this and the general election. Here are few of things readers should know: Campaign coverage Providing fair and balanced coverage is always tricky. We will cover local debates. We consider...
August 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 26, 2008
Column: R-E moves to eliminate conflict of interest in mayor's race
Republican Eagle Reporter Ruth Nerhaugen informed management the same day her husband filed for Red Wing mayor. She knew that the newspaper needed to take immediate steps to address conflict of interest. We determined that she will avoid covering any stories dealing with this race,...
July 26, 2008 - 12:00am
July 20, 2008
Column: Humor gets the point across
Christopher Rayner sounded an alarm, so to speak, when he wrote about dwindling library hours and potential cuts. The REaders' Board heard his message and liked how he delivered it, awarding him the Golden Quill. His letter is reprinted below. "I tried to make it humorous because...
July 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Column: Child helps show us the way
The Readers' Board put aside the Golden Quill for this month, choosing instead to shine a spotlight on Shayna Ramstad and her stance on discrimination. The sixth-grader's essay appeared in the May 29 edition of the Republican Eagle. She wrote it for the Minnesota League of Human...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Letter: Endorse your candidate once in the newspaper
The election letter season officially began this week. We take this time to remind readers that they can weigh in once, period, from now on for any specific candidate. The first endorsement letters for the special Red Wing City Council race appeared on Tuesday's and Wednesday's...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 7, 2008
Locals enter bowling hall of fame
Three Red Wing residents were recently inducted into the Red Wing Bowling Association Hall of Fame. Harry Jacobson, Al Harteneck and Dave Bonde were the chosen recipients of the Pioneer Award, Superior Performance and Meritorious Service. Jacobson bowled for 49 years and was a board...
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Column: R-E does enforce letters policy
A reader recently concluded a letter to the editor: "To be continued next week." We deleted that phrase, trimmed the rather lengthy letter to roughly 350 words, published it and then declined to print "part 2." There are several reasons: 1. We restrict people to one letter per...
opinion / letters
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am