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GOODHUE COUNTY: 10/16/18 Board Minutes Summary
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May 30, 2017
Highway 56 bridge to temporarily close, detour at Kenyon for excavation work
Motorists on Highway 56 at Kenyon will be detoured beginning Tuesday, May 30, for approximately three days while excavation work takes place to remove underground construction debris from a bridge replacement work zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Construction...
May 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
February 24, 2017
Kenyon, Goodhue among cities hardest hit by snowstorm
Kenyon in southwest Goodhue County topped the 24-hour snowfall list with 14 inches reported as of 9:38 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, according to the National Weather Service. There was a report of just over a foot of snow to the east in Goodhue, and 10 inches of snow in Zumbrota. Around...
February 24, 2017 - 12:04pm
Rechtzigel makes the grade
KENYON — Dan Rechtzigel smiled as his sister read aloud from a childhood letter of his published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the terse...
January 24, 2017 - 4:02pm
December 6, 2016
Speed limit to increase for portion of Highway 60 near Kenyon
Motorists who travel the 30-mile stretch of State Highway 60 from Waterville to Kenyon will soon see the speed limit increased from 55 mph to 60, Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The new limit will go into effect on the two-lane roadway as well as on Highway 13 north...
December 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 5, 2016
Ballots contain a host of local races
With the nation's leader soon be decided, local county and city races also are underway. Goodhue County has two seats up for grabs with municipal races also nearing the end. Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Goodhue, Lake City, Kenyon, Wanamingo and Zumbrota all have contests. Citizens can...
November 5, 2016 - 11:17am
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:
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...
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