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Red Wing and Minnesota businesses facing ADA complaints
Democrat Matt Pelikan to run for Minnesota attorney general
Government calendar Sept. 18-21, 2017
Play, relax and slide at the new Maiden Rock playground
Workshop focusing on recruitment and retention set for Oct. 5
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Wingers blanked by Byron
Volleyball: Wildcats wrap up section win over Rockets
Volleyball: Wingers 1-3 at Farmington invite
Girls Tennis: Lake City goes 1-2 in Rochester
Boys Soccer: PIZM pummels Caledonia
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Sewing their way: A musical celebration of women who settled the West
St. Paul's UCC to celebrate 150 years
ELC pizza night is Sept. 21
Sheldon opens with flair — and confetti
arts and entertainment
PennyMac Loan Services v. Brian Forsell
Lakeview Loan v. Joshua Larson
Red Wing Sch Bd 082117 Minutes
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Goodhue Cty Ed District RFP Medical
Ronald C. Moore Sr., 85
Lawrence J. Carrington
Christopher J. (Borst) Nikola, 55
Inez M. Malmgren, 93
Mary Jane Wells-Godfrey, 75
Letter: Be careful for what you wish for . . .
Ask the Chief: Laws come from many sources
Letter: Allen, please swing away from sales tax hike
Letter: Help end hunger a step at a time
Letter: Reject the local option sales tax
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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
May 15, 2017
Viewpoint: Legacy land purchases often hurt townships
Recently, a series of editorials attacking provisions in the Omnibus Legacy Funding Bill, the House Omnibus Tax Bill and other pending legislation, as anti-environment and anti-Legacy Amendment, have appeared in newspapers across the state. At least one media personality has blasted...
May 15, 2017 - 9:00pm
Column: Invest in a 21st century workforce
Wyoming Machine is making a big difference in Stacy, Minn. The company recently brought home the National Association of Workforce Boards' business leadership award for their work developing the local workforce and economy. In Duluth, thanks to partnerships with local employers, 70...
May 15, 2017 - 5:07pm
May 11, 2017
Letter: Trump nixes Carter's due
Recently, the Argentine government decided to award the highest civilian medal to former President Jimmy Carter. Upon learning of the award, the Trump administration requested that they withdraw the award, which they did. Incredible! Richard W. Johnson Wacouta
May 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
May 9, 2017
Editorial: Hate speech has no place in Minnesota politics
The political race in Minnesota's 7th District's congressional seat in 2018 will be interesting. Republicans are again targeting Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Detroit Lakes, a member of Congress since 1991, who has announced he is seeking reelection next year. Any political race, especially...
May 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 3, 2017
Letter: Lots of infrastructure, but no more railroads
A bill by Rep. Steve Drazkowski and Sen. Mike Goggin looks set to deny any funding for zip rail to Rochester. Meanwhile, Gov. Mark Dayton is still hoping that Washington will supply $1.75 billion for his Southwest light rail and Blue Line light rail projects. But freshman Congressman...
May 3, 2017 - 7:00am
May 2, 2017
Questions remain as legislative session enters final month
Not many people were pleased with how the 2016 legislative session ended. No transportation bill was passed, and a bonding bill was left on the...
May 2, 2017 - 7:00am
May 1, 2017
Column: House, Senate compromise; now it's Dayton's turn
I have said it time and time again: one reason I ran for office was because I was frustrated by the dysfunction of state government. I watched past legislative sessions as an outsider, shaking my head as leaders waited until the last minute to throw deals together. The longer legislators...
May 1, 2017 - 10:36am
April 28, 2017
Letter: Revenue shift, shutdown threaten small communities
When it comes to politics, change is a driving force, but then reality hits and people need to lead and govern. Minnesota legislators have a month to get their work done. How the final product will end is a mystery, but lots of compromising looks to be in order to avoid a special...
April 28, 2017 - 10:00am