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Wrestling: Fitterer brings a title to Cannon Falls, and Randolph
Wrestling: Siewert rises to the top
Boys Basketball: Wildcats wrap up 1A-West title
Boys Basketball: Red Wing dominates Winona, returns to 1AAA title game
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Brave New Girls is March 26
Community celebration to support March of Dimes
Citizens' Climate Lobby planning gathering
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Letter: Call it what it is, a garbage burner
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January 16, 2011
Charter commission to head up ranked-choice educational campaign
Red Wing voters won't make their decision on ranked-choice voting for another 22 months. But the Red Wing Charter Commission is already gearing up to spread the word about the looming referendum.
news / politics / education / government
January 16, 2011 - 12:00pm
January 14, 2011
Voters to decide on ranked-choice in 2012 referendum
Voters -- not elected officials -- should decide whether to overhaul Red Wing's traditional election system in favor of ranked-choice voting, the City Council determined Monday. Council voted unanimously to place a referendum question on the 2012 general election ballot that will...
news / politics / government
January 14, 2011 - 12:00pm
January 13, 2011
Downtown group seeks input on small-business incubator
Red Wing Downtown Main Street is seeking input on plans to set up a small business incubator in Red Wing. The local non-profit will host an open house at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sarah's restaurant, where it will hold a presentation on the organization's fledgling business incubator...
news / politics / government
January 13, 2011 - 9:00am
December 23, 2010
Board reaches compromise with Albers on insurance
Recently, Goodhue County Board voted down outgoing-Sheriff Dean Albers' request for three years of continued coverage on the county health care plan. But on Tuesday the board agreed to extend Albers' health insurance two months to give the 54-year-old time to find a private plan...
December 23, 2010 - 8:00am
December 21, 2010
Goodhue County Board passes .08 levy increase
Goodhue County Board approved its 2011 budget and property tax levy Tuesday, increasing the levy by .08 percent. Next year's levy -- $26,186,658 -- represents a $200,000 increase compared to what was collected this year. The levy would have been higher, but the county made a number...
news / government
December 21, 2010 - 10:00pm
December 20, 2010
It's curtains for River Bend Montessori
Less than two years into the three-year pilot project, Red Wing School Board members pulled the plug on River Bend Montessori. Funding problems and a lack of space doomed the unique school, billed as a one-of-a-kind Montessori that blended the public school system with private endowment....
news / education
December 20, 2010 - 7:43pm
Nerhaugen to campaign on community involvement
Stan Nerhaugen says as mayor of Red Wing he would look to keep the community at-large involved with the affairs of City Hall. Nerhaugen, 66, is one of two candidates running for mayor in an upcoming special election. The Feb. 8 election will fill the vacated office of current Red...
December 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
Egan sees promise in Red Wing, files for mayor
Dennis Egan says he sees promise in Red Wing. That's why he's chosen to run for mayor of the city in an upcoming special election, he said.
December 20, 2010 - 7:00am
December 18, 2010
One more go 'round for city budget talks
Some years, because the budget has been passed, the property tax levy set and other important matters taken care of, Red Wing City Council forgoes its second meeting in December. Not this year. City Council will meet one more time in 2010 on Dec. 27, when council members will...
December 18, 2010 - 6:00pm
City, unions reach new contract agreement
The city of Red Wing reached new two-year contract agreements Monday with four of its eight employee union groups. The deals will cover Public Works, clerical and police clerical employees. Under the two-year contracts, wages will be held flat in 2011 and rise 2 percent in 2012. "We...
December 18, 2010 - 7:00am
December 7, 2010
County Board OKs tax breaks for some flood victims
Three Pine Island homeowners affected by the September floods will receive property tax breaks under a plan the Goodhue County Board approved Nov. 30. Nicklus and Tasha Goranson of 110 Main St., Terry Waletzko and R Green of 106 First Ave. NE., and Wells Fargo Bank, the owner of...
December 7, 2010 - 8:00am
December 6, 2010
School Board: Next superintendent must bring business acumen
This isn't 2004. That was the sentiment Red Wing School Board members expressed as they began the first steps in replacing retiring Supt. Stan Slessor. The 62-year-old was hired in 2004, when the district was still reeling after a divisive teachers union strike.
news / education
December 6, 2010 - 8:00pm
Board denies sheriff's health insurance request
Outgoing Goodhue County Sheriff Dean Albers will have to do without county health insurance when he retires at the end of the year. The 54-year-old sheriff's request for three years of individual health insurance was denied Thursday in a 3-2 vote by the County Board.
December 6, 2010 - 8:00am
December 4, 2010
County seeks state funds for Highway 52 interchange
Goodhue County officials are seeking a new round of state grant money to pay for a project designed to make the intersection of Highway 52 and County Road 24 safer. But expectations are tempered by past experience with competitive federal and state grants. Two bids for funding...
December 4, 2010 - 4:00pm