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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
Volleyball: Lake City regroups, beats St. Charles in five
Cross-Country: Wingers sweep competition at W-K
Boys Soccer: PIZM sneaks by Cotter in OT
Volleyball: Bombers go the distance, knock off Albany
Volleyball: No. 1 K-W victorious in opener
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
James Albert Weber, age 79 of Cannon Falls, MN died at home on Friday, August 26, 2016 with his family at his side following a six year battle with cancer. He was born on September 2, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. He attended school in Fletcher, MN, and lat
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
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
August 4, 2016
Bloodmobile to stop in Goodhue, Kenyon
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Lions Community Center in Goodhue from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, and then at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kenyon, from 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Blood supplies are low. The American Red Cross urges all eligible donors to make...
August 4, 2016 - 7:00am
Permits for solar gardens allowed in wetlands
KENYON — A proposed solar garden in Wacouta Township got a thumbs-up Tuesday from Goodhue County Board, but the controversial project will...
May 4, 2016 - 7:00am
February 22, 2016
Rechtzigel will not seek re-election to County Board
Goodhue County Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel announced Monday he will not run for another term in elections this fall. Rechtzigel, of Kenyon, was first elected to County Board in 2004. He currently serves as chairman. According to an email statement: “I want to express my sincere...
February 22, 2016 - 11:18am
October 10, 2015
Kenyon park plan survives tax levy debate
One of a Kenyon man’s final wishes for his property to become a park moved closer to fruition Tuesday when Goodhue County Board narrowly voted to accept the donated parcels and purchase additional land nearby. The pair of 3-to-2 votes to move forward with the park were nearly derailed...
October 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
September 7, 2015
Pesta promises change for Kenyon-Wanamingo
By Sandy Hadler, contributor WANAMINGO — Jeff Pesta has a varied and long work history he said he intends to put to use for Kenyon-Wanamingo...
September 7, 2015 - 8:00am
August 29, 2015
Kenyon man gets 12 years in jail for assaulting a child
A Kenyon man was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Goodhue County District Court Friday after he pleaded guilty in June to sexually assaulting a child. Jerome Otto Ellman, 22, was originally charged with six felonies – five of which were dismissed – all stemming from the discovery...
News/crime and courts
August 29, 2015 - 5:00pm
Warner tackles life's challenges
By Sandy Hadler, contributor KENYON — Kenyon-Wanamingo High School staff chose Tanner Warner as the outstanding student this year because...
May 29, 2015 - 3:00pm
February 13, 2015
Celebrating the next generation of agriculture
KENYON -- Morgan and Keith Allen were having dessert at the closing banquet of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Leadership Conference held...
February 13, 2015 - 11:00am
May 9, 2014
Cops, social media and you
By the end of 2013 Facebook had grown from around 1 million users in 2004 to over 1.2 billion. By the start of May, over 18,000 of those Facebook...
May 9, 2014 - 9:00am
May 18, 2013
Kenyon mourns the death of community icon
Longtime mayor, author and cherished Kenyon community member John Cole died Thursday night of a massive heart attack, family members said. He was 81 years old. Cole served in Kenyon city government for 16 years as both a City Council member and three-time mayor. He also was an officer...
May 18, 2013 - 8:00am
May 8, 2013
County seeks grant for 52/9 overpass
KENYON -- Goodhue County Engineer Greg Isakson told commissioners at a board meeting Tuesday that staff had submitted a state grant application to fund an interchange project at Highway 52 and County Road 9 near Cannon Falls -- and that the estimated cost of the project had decreased. The...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2012
Oh, deer: Unexpected visitor stirs up excitement at nursing home
Apparently where Charles Johnson goes, excitement follows. Most recently, the 75-year-old's move to the Kenyon Sunset Home brought with it...
June 5, 2012 - 11:31am
November 9, 2011
Kenyon Township crash injures one
A vehicle rolled early Saturday morning in Kenyon Township, injuring one, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Amy Ehrich, 31, of Kenyon, was eastbound on Highway 60 when she fell asleep, she said. Her vehicle had drifted over the fog line and when she woke up, she over-corrected,...
November 9, 2011 - 11:00am
September 16, 2011
ZM/KW boys cross country takes 16th at Mayo Invite
Zumbrota-Mazeppa/Kenyon-Wanamingo senior Nathan Warneke finished 19th overall in 16 minutes, 52.7 seconds Thursday at the 41st annual Mayo Invitational at Eastwood Golf Course in Rochester. ZM/KW finished 16th as a team. Sophomore James Drettwan took 71st in 18 minutes, 15 seconds...
September 16, 2011 - 12:22am
Kenyon adopts seller/server ordinance
The Kenyon City Council voted Tuesday to adopt a mandatory alcohol seller/server training ordinance that will go into effect Wednesday. The ordinance will require all sellers and servers of alcohol to complete a responsible beverage service training course annually before selling...
April 16, 2011 - 12:00pm