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Goodhue County commissioners dig into 2017 county budget
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Girls Tennis: Red Wing fights off Lake City for win
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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
Treasure Island sponsors event to benefit two veteran organizations
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September 4, 2015
Kelly agrees to pay fine, but denies allegation
By Anne Jacobson and Michael Brun Update: Rep. Tara Mack issued a statement Friday she too will pay the $260 fine. “While I disagree with...
September 4, 2015 - 4:15pm
September 3, 2015
Kline will not run in 2016
U.S. Rep. John Kline announced Thursday he will not seek re-election next year for Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district. “I want to...
September 3, 2015 - 11:50am
September 2, 2015
Lawmakers will fight citations for 'making out' in park
Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack said they will fight the allegation they were “making out” in a Dakota County park. The Republican lawmakers also said they intend to file complaints against the park officer whose case note they call “completely false” and a “lie.” Kelly...
September 2, 2015 - 1:27pm
August 29, 2015
Local vineyards and others serve wine to the masses
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Minnesota Wine Country is in its fifth year of making a State Fair statement: Cold-hearty grapes and wines made from...
August 29, 2015 - 8:00am
July 28, 2015
DNR finds dead fish, halts commercial fishing on Lake Pepin
Commercial fishing operations on Lake Pepin have been temporarily halted after the discovery of nearly four dozen dead paddlefish and lake sturgeon, the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources announced. Fisheries biologists from the agencies found 22 recently dead...
July 28, 2015 - 3:54pm
June 27, 2015
Cannon Falls doctor appointed to state group
Gov. Mark Dayton announced the reappointment of Dr. Robert Haight of Cannon Falls to the Ombudsman Committee for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. The appointment is effective June 28 and expires Jan. 1, 2018. Haight was one of many appointments announced to the group,...
June 27, 2015 - 12:00am
June 19, 2015
Judge: Sex offender law falls short
ST. PAUL — A federal judge says sex offenders have rights, too, and told state officials Wednesday to either make the Minnesota Sex Offender Program constitutional or he may release some offenders. It is a debate that began after the kidnapping and killing of Dru Sjodin in 2003,...
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June 19, 2015 - 5:14pm
June 13, 2015
Survey: Manufacturing confidence up
Financial confidence among the state’s manufacturers is at its highest point since 2008, but the cost of health care coverage and difficulties...
June 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
Lawmakers struggle to pass last budget bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders scrambled late Friday to pass the final piece of the state budget. Senators passed a controversial...
June 13, 2015 - 9:00am
Minnesota lawmakers OK final budget piece
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative leaders succeeded early Saturday to pass the final piece of the state budget. The central issue was a controversial agriculture and environment finance bill that environmentalists said was too weak. After senators voted to change the bill, the Republican-controlled...
June 13, 2015 - 8:03am
June 12, 2015
Special session is today
ST. PAUL -- Legislation funding agriculture and environmental programs may be in danger during today's special legislative session being called...
June 12, 2015 - 9:49am
June 6, 2015
Everything ready for special session, except auditor issue
ST. PAUL — There will be no Saturday special legislative session to wrap up Minnesota's budget because the governor and House speaker continue...
June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
Insurers seeking big premium hikes
ST. PAUL — Proposals by some insurers for large health insurance premium increases upset key politicians. “The proposed rate increases from Minnesota’s health insurers are outrageous, given that our state's health care costs have been increasing by only 3 percent,” Democratic...
June 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 31, 2015
Klobuchar stops in Red Wing
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited Red Wing on Friday to tour the area along with the mayor, council members, Minnesota Department of Transportation staff and others. Klobuchar said the bus tour visited area sites including the future bridge replacement project over the Mississippi River...
May 31, 2015 - 2:00pm
Legislature's case of the terrible 4s
ST. PAUL — An early-learning center visit Thursday reinforced the Republican House speaker’s resolve to offer scholarships for pre-kindergarten...
May 31, 2015 - 1:00pm