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October 23, 2017
Letter: Vote yes twice to keep schools going forward
The Red Wing School District has been doing an outstanding job educating the wonderful young people in our community. It is important to keep the momentum going forward. In order to do that voters need to vote YES for the two referendums that will be up for consideration Nov. 7. Our...
October 23, 2017 - 10:00pm
September 16, 2017
Letter: Help end hunger a step at a time
Do you know what it is like to be hungry? Without food it's hard to work, to play and to learn. In Red Wing we have a number of agencies and ministries that help address food insecurity. On Oct. 1, many of our area churches will be doing something else — the Red Wing CROP Walk....
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am
August 7, 2017
Letter: Bike trails boost local economies
As someone who has experienced and witnessed the power of bicycling and bike trails to enable citizens' well being, promote strong communities and serve as an economic force (e.g. Cuyuna's transformation in Crosby, Minn.), I write to ask Cannon Falls, Red Wing and Goodhue County to...
August 7, 2017 - 6:00am
July 18, 2017
Letter: CV Trail attracts many to region
Goodhue County, Cannon Falls and Red Wing governments, I request that you increase financial support for Cannon Valley Trail. This trail is a real gem for riders and walkers of all ages. The trail's popularity extends well into Wisconsin and the Twin Cities. Many of the folks I meet...
July 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 16, 2017
Letter: Start making it OK to talk about mental illness
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to come together, fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Mental illness is a medical condition, but is often surrounded by stigma or stereotypes that prevent people from getting the help they need....
May 16, 2017 - 7:00am
May 9, 2017
Letter: Regarding immigration, it's about justice and humanity
We, in America, are descendants of immigrants. I recall hearing my grandmother tell about her parent's emigrating from Norway. They were seeking a new land of freedom and opportunity. They resettled in the Bad Axe River Valley of Vernon County near Viroqua, Wis. Apparently, new immigrants...
May 9, 2017 - 10:00am
May 4, 2017
Letter: What's the point of public input?
City Council did our community a disfavor in refusing comments before approving LabUSA's ash mining project. Why? There's value in public comments, and this project's morphing demonstrates that value. In the environmental assessment worksheet, several things that were problematic...
May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 3, 2017
Letter: Don't double factory farm size
Some legislators believe that bigger is better, but that's not true when it comes to feedlot size. This week the Senate will hear File 1087 (Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria) that would allow for doubling the size of a factory farm, from 1,000 animal units to 2,000, before an...
April 3, 2017 - 11:00am
January 19, 2017
Letter: Afghanis long for peace; come learn about it
With so much going on since the elections Nov. 8 and the lead-up to the inauguration, many of you may have forgotten or overlooked America's longest war, namely the war in Afghanistan. Even now there are rumors of more U.S. troops going to Afghanistan in Helmand province, an area...
January 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
January 12, 2017
Letter: Proud to be a Winger
As a parent of a high school senior who was injured during a recent Red Wing boys' basketball game, I was as proud to be a part of the community...
January 12, 2017 - 4:45pm
December 9, 2016
Letter: Standing with standing rock
"Protests are not the same," the Grand Forks Herald's editorial printed in the RE Dec. 3&4, is a first-class "whitewash" of a contemporary environmentally and culturally significant concern.
December 9, 2016 - 6:29pm
November 25, 2016
Viewpoint: Time to help the homeless right here
Homelessness is a critical issue in the towns and rural areas of Goodhue County. In Red Wing, three years ago a group of citizens formed a committee to address the shelter needs of homeless individuals and families. We work in collaboration with HOPE Coalition, Connecting Connections,...
November 25, 2016 - 11:00am
November 22, 2016
Letter: What will and should you do?
Every day you're given a chance to chase your dreams, or to sit around and do nothing. I hear students complain about how they aren't good at sports. I also hear, "I wish I was like you." What bothers me is that they do nothing about it. So a question comes to my mind, why do some...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
Letter: Twin Bluff doesn't need a roundabout
The roundabout that is supposed to be made by Twin Bluff Middle School is unnecessary for our community. First of all, it is a waste of money. It costs a lot of money to have a roundabout built. Instead, the money could go toward the schools and programs that the schools offer. Money...
November 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
Letter: Work offers face-to-face lessons
Having certain jobs in the community where you get to interact with people face-to-face is fantastic. Personally, I work at Walgreens, and I can say building relationships by talking to people at the register helps the town of Red Wing a lot. By just working there for a few weeks,...
November 22, 2016 - 7:00am