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February 12, 2018
County Board brief: Late postmarked taxes get no break
Some residents in Goodhue County were surprised to learn their property taxes were submitted late, Commissioner Barney Nesseth told colleagues...
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 5, 2013
Wanamingo men sentenced in church burglary
Two Wanamingo men were each sentenced to five years of supervised probation for burglarizing a church and stealing a safe in March 2012. Michael James Johnson, 19, and Taylor Jay Rasmussen, 19, were sentenced Friday in Goodhue County District Court. Rasmussen also will pay a $375...
June 5, 2013 - 8:00am
March 17, 2012
Wanamingo churches burglarized
Two Wanamingo churches reported break-ins that occurred late March 13 or early March 14, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Trinity Lutheran Church reported that someone had entered through a window. A stereo receiver, an iPod and an iPod docking station (total value:...
March 17, 2012 - 12:27pm
September 16, 2011
ZM/KW boys cross country takes 16th at Mayo Invite
Zumbrota-Mazeppa/Kenyon-Wanamingo senior Nathan Warneke finished 19th overall in 16 minutes, 52.7 seconds Thursday at the 41st annual Mayo Invitational at Eastwood Golf Course in Rochester. ZM/KW finished 16th as a team. Sophomore James Drettwan took 71st in 18 minutes, 15 seconds...
September 16, 2011 - 12:22am
March 11, 2011
Wanamingo's doggone pleased: Gov. Dayton names new puppy after southeast Minnesota town
A small Goodhue County city is getting statewide recognition after the governor chose it as his new puppy's namesake. Gov. Mark Dayton has...
March 11, 2011 - 8:51am
August 16, 2010
Wanamingo council agrees to 39 percent levy hike
WANAMINGO -- The City Council here unanimously agreed to a 39 percent hike to the city levy on Monday, in a move officials say will curb the city's growing debt within three years. A tentative agreement in late July to raise the levy won approval Monday as the city adopted its preliminary...
August 16, 2010 - 9:24am
August 1, 2010
Wanamingo council calls for 39 percent tax hike
Residents here could face a hefty increase in their city levy next year -- up to 39 percent over current rates, if city officials have their way. The City Council mulled options to curb Wanamingo's growing debt at a workshop meeting Monday, settling on a significant levy increase...
August 1, 2010 - 9:00am
July 2, 2010
A flurry of Fourth fun ahead
A double whammy of Independence Day festivities and fireworks is offered this year. Because July 4 falls on a Sunday, many event sponsors are...
July 2, 2010 - 8:00am
May 13, 2010
1 injured in Wanamingo-area crash
A Rochester man was injured early today after the semitrailer he was driving left the road and tipped over on Highway 60 in rural Wanamingo. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Kenneth Wagner, 62, received minor injuries in the crash, which occurred at 3:36 a.m. one mile west...
May 13, 2010 - 10:31am
February 26, 2010
K-W students present rock opera 'Godspell'
The rock opera "Godspell" will be staged this weekend in Kenyon by Kenyon-Wanamingo High School students. Curtain is 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium. Written by John-Michael Treblak and Stephen Schwartz. The play is set in an abandoned theater where...
February 26, 2010 - 5:15pm
February 11, 2010
UPDATE: Man walked away from incident at MarcStone
A man hit by a forklift Thursday morning at MarcStone, Inc. in Wanamingo was able to walk away from the incident, according to Goodhue County authorities. Goodhue County sheriff's officials were called at 9:12 a.m. to the plant on reports 24-year-old Jason Minter walked between a...
February 11, 2010 - 9:55am
January 27, 2010
Area communities celebrate winter this weekend
This is winter festival weekend, with activities planned in Wanamingo and Cannon Falls in addition to the big Lake City Winter Fest. Wanamingo is holding Midwinter Fun Day on Saturday. The Wanamingo Commercial Club plans indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. A fun run snowmobile...
January 27, 2010 - 10:59am
December 11, 2009
Man found dead in Wanamingo driveway
A 72-year-old Goodhue County man was found dead Thursday outside his residence. Goodhue County Sheriff's deputies said Allen Hjernstad was pronounced dead at the scene, shortly after noon on County 1 Boulevard in Wanamingo Township. According to reports, Hjernstad's wife found him...
December 11, 2009 - 10:06pm
Wanamingo woman sentenced in meth case
A 46-year-old Wanamingo woman on Friday began a six-month jail sentence after pleading guilty in November to felony drug charges. Cheryl Lynn Ford was convicted Nov. 16 of first-degree possession of methamphetamines, a charge that carries a 30-year maximum prison sentence. Judge...
December 11, 2009 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
Area cross country: Bierman, Trost headed to state
Cannon Falls eighth-graders Kaia Bierman and Emi Trost placed fifth and sixth, respectively, at the Section 1A meet and both qualified for the state championships. Bierman finished in 16 minutes, 24.7 seconds Thursday at Northern Hills Golf Course in Rochester. Trost crossed the...
October 30, 2009 - 5:34pm