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Fatal crash reported Wednesday near Spring Creek Road and Dale Court
January 29, 2011
Cooperation theme of county business summit
ZUMBROTA -- Economic collaboration between cities and the county and among area businesses was a key message of the Goodhue County's third annual Economic Development Authority summit on Friday. About 30 business owners, city and county officials gathered to discuss ways to improve...
January 29, 2011 - 2:58pm
Company request riles wind opponents
A recent request by Goodhue Wind in an already contentious wind project case has escalated the tensions among its players. Two local groups that have spoken out strongly against the project, Goodhue Wind Truth and Coalition for Sensible Siting, have filed protective orders against...
January 29, 2011 - 8:51am
January 24, 2011
Committee approves sand mine expansion
ELLSWORTH -- After a good deal of research, debate and delays, a Pierce County committee voted this week to allow the expansion of the sand mine in Maiden Rock. The Pierce County Land Management Committee approved on Wednesday a permit that allows Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co....
January 24, 2011 - 9:31am
January 23, 2011
Tower View raises the bar
It's a ripple effect. This year, Red Wing High School started using a block scheduling system. With that came the opportunity for students to take more classes. And with that, the number of credits students need to graduate was raised from 22 to 28. Now, Tower View High School is...
January 23, 2011 - 3:30pm
January 22, 2011
Five finalists named for superintendent job
Five finalists for the Red Wing School District superintendent position were announced in a special meeting of the school board Thursday night. They are: Karsten Anderson, current superintendent of Watertown-Mayer School District. 13 years superintendent experience (10 at...
January 22, 2011 - 6:17pm
Red Wing School Board Briefs
Staff Development Update Red Wing School District's plan to improve teaching methods and student learning to meet "adequate yearly progress" is on track. Kathy Radmer, the district's instructional coordinator, presented for the board Tuesday the progress that has been made so far...
January 22, 2011 - 10:51am
January 20, 2011
Five finalists named in Red Wing superintendent search
Five finalists for the Red Wing School District superintendent position were announced in a special meeting of the school board Thursday night. They are: Karsten Anderson, current superintendent of Watertown-Mayer School District. Catherine Bettino, current superintendent of...
January 20, 2011 - 6:16pm
May 22, 2010
Telecommuting approved for some county workers
The potential for negative perceptions won't stop Goodhue County from launching a pilot telecommuting program that will allow some employees to work out of their homes. The potential for "significant efficiencies" outweighed other concerns for Human Services Director Greg Schoener,...
May 22, 2010 - 3:00pm
May 3, 2010
Supporters go proactive to save Extension, 4-H
Goodhue County commissioners all want the 4-H program and other University of Minnesota Extension activities to be there for county residents, Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel of Kenyon says. But tough choices are looming for the Goodhue County Board, which faces a $2 million deficit...
May 3, 2010 - 8:00am
April 20, 2010
PAC gives thumbs down on wind moratorium
Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission on Monday recommended County Board vote down a proposal to place a one-year moratorium on wind farms. The PAC also decided it would begin re-working the county's wind energy ordinances in order to address concerns raised by residents. The...
April 20, 2010 - 7:25am
March 28, 2010
City, tribal and county leaders to meet Tuesday
Goodhue County commissioners hope a Tuesday meeting with local city and tribal leaders will help generate cost-saving ideas in the wake of budget dilemmas and shrinking state aid. Area government officials have been meeting annually the past several years. Commissioners Jim Bryant...
March 28, 2010 - 3:00pm
February 5, 2010
Montessori evaluation coming soon
District officials will soon conduct an in-house evaluation of its new Montessori program. Supt. Stan Slessor said evaluators will study the progress of students and interview their parents to gauge the success of the first-year program. He said the review begins Feb. 15.
February 5, 2010 - 9:00am
April 11, 2009
Letter: Who is driving Wabasha County?
To the Editor: I read with interest the Wabasha County Board proceedings, particularly the statement by Assistant County Attorney Lisa Bayley with regard to the courts system. Statutory obligations have to be met. She said the chief justice has said that he would close down the...
April 11, 2009 - 7:00am
April 2, 2009
Letter: Budget cuts must look forward
To the Editor: After study of Ellsworth Supt. Barry McCain's presentation Monday, we pose following questions before the School Board's final action April 6: 1. In view of the uncertain local, state and federal finances, which the school district heavily depends, do the proposed...
April 2, 2009 - 7:34am
School officials await federal stimulus dollars
Federal stimulus money will be coming to Red Wing schools, though it's unclear how much -- and for what. Special education will be among the recipients, said Goodhue County Education District Director Cherie Johnson. But, she said, "We'll have to be careful and creative in how we...
March 2, 2009 - 10:04pm