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Public safety 'magnet': Analysis shows police called disproportionately to Walmart stores
Wellness Center opens at MCHS Cannon Falls
Eligible blood donors of all types are urgently needed
Historic building purchase advances
UFO Days promises fun for all in Elmwood
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Golf: A new Red Wing Golf Course
That's 'base ball' — two words
Golf: Mount Frontenac challenges, then lifts the spirits with views
Aces shut out by Northfield
Trimbelle River project is complete
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
Review: Urinetown flushed with big laughs
Bringing Broadway knowledge to Red Wing theater
Root-indie-folk duo to perform in Zumbrota
Spotlight: Lorie Line at the Sheldon
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Lake City Federal Bank v. Cheryl Torbenson, 2nd action
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Letter: Make Cannon Valley Trail 'flood proof' and end repetitive repairs
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July 7, 2017
Letter: GOP health plans miss the purpose of insurance
In Washington there is much ado about health care these days. I have two problems with all the fuss. First, the actual subject is not health care at all but health insurance. Our real problem is not with insurance, but with the unjustifiable expense of American health care. The insurance...
July 7, 2017 - 6:30pm
June 27, 2017
Column: 2017 was historically productive session
Earlier this month, Gov. Mark Dayton signed the budget into law, putting an official end to the 2017 legislative session. I spent the following two weeks hosting multiple town halls throughout our district, providing detail and answering questions regarding the results of this session....
June 27, 2017 - 10:15am
June 19, 2017
Letter: Legislators come through for Minnesota State College Southeast
Now that the Higher Education Funding bill has been signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, we would like to thank our Red Wing state legislators, Rep. Barb Haley and Sen. Mike Goggin, for their hard work during the session. They have helped Minnesota State College Southeast gain essential state...
June 19, 2017 - 4:30pm
June 18, 2017
Letter: Lewis cheers as AHCA would eliminate coverage for the poor
There is a picture burned into my mind. It is a picture of Republican congressmen (yep, mostly men) giggling and cheering like third-graders. They were gleefully celebrating their passage of the American Health Care Act. Standing on the bottom step in the picture of the People's Home,...
June 18, 2017 - 4:59pm
June 16, 2017
Letter: Wisconsin shouldn't weaken firearms laws, put kids at risk
On May 31, 2017, a public hearing was held in Madison about proposed legislation that would change firearm-carrying laws in Wisconsin. Senate Bill 169 and Assembly Bill 247 seek to allow people to carry firearms without state permits and without training. Furthermore, these bills...
June 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 8, 2017
Vinehout rolls out 'alternative budget' for Wis.
RIVER FALLS — Sen. Kathleen Vinehout shared her vision for Wisconsin this week with members of the Pierce County community. About 30 people...
June 8, 2017 - 11:01am
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP headquarters. Elected in April to head the Minnesota GOP, Jennifer Carnahan owns several businesses in Nisswa and lives in the Twin Cities...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 5, 2017
Letter: Don't transfer public dollars out of public education
I am grateful to have had an opportunity to meet with Rep. Barb Haley and Sen. Mike Goggin at a post-session wrap-up meeting Tuesday evening in Red Wing. While I understand that working in the political system requires negotiating and compromise, I am particularly concerned about...
June 5, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 4, 2017
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Minnesota Miracle? Hardly. Minnesota Nice? Not a chance. Minnesota Mud? That's more like it right now since our state government is mired in...
June 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 1, 2017
Column: Productive session is one for history books
My first session was quite a whirlwind. I learned a lot about the process of government and met some great people. Despite our disagreements about policy, everyone who works at the Capitol — Republicans, Democrats, House members, senators, partisan and nonpartisan staff —...
June 1, 2017 - 8:00am
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020 ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won't run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats seen as likely candidates. But in an interview with People Magazine, the former comedian ruled...
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
May 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Sen. Dan Schoen should be commended for his public service and his commitment to his constituencies. In his viewpoint, however — "Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness," May 17 — he makes a number of incorrect statements. The following information gives a clearer picture...
May 22, 2017 - 2:40pm
May 18, 2017
Letter: Provisional ballots would cost local government plenty
The League of Women Voters Minnesota rejects the flawed arguments and omissions about eliminating Election Day voter registration and replacing it with costly and unwieldy provisional balloting process. As a nonpartisan political organization, LWV Minnesota — including the Red...
May 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
Viewpoint: PTSD is a workplace reality for first responders
Law enforcement, fire fighters, paramedics and other public safety officials are faced daily with the worst situations imaginable. Most people are lucky. They might encounter something horrific once in their life, if at all. But these public safety professionals are being called to...
May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 16, 2017
Column: Leaders first need to agree what's in the checkbook
The people living in our community, and all across the state, expect the Legislature to get its work done in the time allotted; the Minnesota House and Senate intend to do that. Over the past two weeks, members of the House and Senate have been working together in conference committees...
May 16, 2017 - 1:30pm