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Red Wing man faces felony criminal sexual conduct charges
Rolled vehicle pins Maiden Rock man
Farm market report for April 16 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market
Ellsworth woman dies on farm
crime and courts
Boys Tennis: Wingers fall to ranked Shakopee
Track and Field: Wingers fifth at Farmington Invite
Boys Tennis: Lake City dropped by Stewartville
Softball: Dover-Eyota climbs back to beat Lake City
Baseball: Chanhassen spoils Red Wing home opener
ELC sets roots at historic Hi-Park Dairy
Learn about rain barrels
Tour the area
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Carmon E. Elstad, 83
Roar M. Nesseth, 64
Debra A. Sears, 55
Marcella Pelkey, 92
Delbert Hardy, 57
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, VS WOOD
PROB E. PEARSON
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems vs Hanisch
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, vs Bauer
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems vs Koplin
Commentary: Community environment tied to chemical use
Letter: Good citizenship often is missing today
Letter: LIVE UNITED as we mark National Volunteer Week
Letter: Most Minnesotans don't support wolf hunt, so don't have one
Editorial: Time to ask
July 3, 2010
'Rolling Dutchman' heads south for disabled vets
Robert William Van Vranken II goes by many names. There's his given name, of course, but few use it. Friends call him Dutch, but he often refers to himself as the "Rolling Dutchman." People he meets on the road know him simply as "that guy." "As in, 'hey, you're that guy,'"...
July 3, 2010 - 8:00am
July 2, 2010
County 4-H spared; funding trimmed
CANNON FALLS -- Isaiah Cutler grew up a 4-H'er.
July 2, 2010 - 10:00pm
Blue ribbon panel: Business-related teamwork crucial
If Red Wing is to become a poster child for small town economic development, local leaders must combine their efforts, re-brand the city's image and foster homegrown businesses, according to a recent report authored by a mayoral panel. The report -- written by Mayor John Howe's...
news / business /
July 2, 2010 - 10:00pm
July 1, 2010
Math, reading scores climb in Red Wing
Red Wing students showed marked improvement across most categories in math and reading tests, according to results released this week by the state. That included increases compared to state figures, where Red Wing now edges statewide averages in almost every grade level. In recent...
news / education
July 1, 2010 - 6:00am
June 29, 2010
Red Wing man injured in northern Minn. crash
A Red Wing man was seriously injured Saturday when he drove his motorcycle off the right side of U.S. Highway 53 in northern Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Patrick J. Anderson, 44, was northbound on Highway 53 about 10 miles south of Eveleth when he drove his 2001...
June 29, 2010 - 5:52pm
June 26, 2010
June 26, 2010 - 2:23pm
Subcommittee nears completion of draft wind ordinance
A Goodhue County subcommittee charged with drafting an updated wind ordinance is nearing completion of its work. The Wind Energy Conversion Systems subcommittee -- formed recently to study the county's role in regulating large-scale wind development -- will meet Tuesday to discuss...
politics / news
June 26, 2010 - 9:00am
June 25, 2010
Tornado warning issued
Authorities have issued a tornado warning for all of Goodhue County until 8 p.m. Friday. This is an upgraded alert from the earlier tornado watch. Residents should go to a safe place until the conditions have improved.
June 25, 2010 - 7:31pm
Mail carrier finds suspected pipe bomb
A suspected pipe bomb that ended up at the Welch Post Office was in the process of being detonated Friday afternoon. Goodhue County Sheriff's spokeswoman Kris Weiss said a rural mail carrier saw a group of males near what appeared to be a stick of dynamite on Ravina Trail in rural...
crime and courts / news
June 25, 2010 - 4:19pm
Motorcyclist killed in crash
A motorcyclist from Pepin was killed when he hit a minivan at an intersection on Highway 35 in Isabelle Township Thursday evening.
June 25, 2010 - 10:02am
June 24, 2010
Author-activist, Thevenin dies
An author, a conservationist, a musician, an athlete, a mother and a homemaker -- Tine Thevenin was all of these things and her life was marked by numerous successes and accomplishments. Thevenin, 68, died Monday in her rural Lake City home. Friends and family say she'll be remembered...
June 24, 2010 - 3:18pm
Jordan Tower II to receive facelift
The Fifth Street entrance to the Jordan Tower II is set to receive a facelift. Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board has approved a plan to revamp the tower's entranceway. The project could begin in late August and wrap in November if bidding for contracts goes well....
June 24, 2010 - 9:15am
June 23, 2010
Trail project hits a bump
A plan by the City of Red Wing and a local charitable group to build a trail from Levee Park along the Mississippi River to the east side of...
news / politics
June 23, 2010 - 12:05am
It's a mysterious primal urge that compels turtles to migrate every spring from the Vermilion River to marshy Nelson Lake. It's the modern four-lane highway that divides the bodies of water, however, that for years now has brought many of these trips to an abrupt end. Turtles are...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Once again, Sviggum ponders future
Yes, he'd be willing to be Gov. Tim Pawlenty's presidential surrogate. Yes, he still sees himself in public service, but he just as easily envisions a return to farm work. And no, Steve Sviggum is not certain on any of it.
news / politics
June 22, 2010 - 7:00am