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May 14, 2016
Drotos makes second bid for County Board
Paul Drotos is running for the District 5 seat on Goodhue County Board, which includes Wards 3 and 4 in Red Wing, as well as Wacouta. In his announcement Friday, Drotos noted that he nearly won theseat four years ago, trailing by 112 votes out of over 4,000 ballots cast. He called...
May 14, 2016 - 6:00am
May 11, 2016
Candidates may start filing May 17
The candidate filing period for most public offices in Minnesota in 2016 opens Tuesday May 17 and runs until May 31. Candidates for federal, state, county and some local offices must file to have their names appear on ballots. Filing requirements vary depending on the office, whether...
May 11, 2016 - 10:12am
April 13, 2016
Council sends gun range proposal back to Port Authority
After receiving a recommendation from Port Authority to reject a proposal from former council member Jason Sebion and business partner Bill McKinley for an indoor gun range in the former Central Research Laboratories, City Council members Monday sent the proposal back to Port. It...
April 13, 2016 - 8:00am
March 6, 2016
Township elections largely unopposed
A special election in Welch Township and a ballot question in Leon Township are two standouts in the upcoming March 8 township elections dominated by incumbents. William Bodin, Andrew Jenson and Barbara Nelson are vying for a Welch Township supervisor seat left vacant by Nick Ries....
March 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 2, 2016
Goodhue County follows statewide trend, puts support behind Sanders
More than 600 people crammed their way into the Twin Bluff Middle School cafeteria Tuesday night, ballots were printed on site to accommodate the crowds and at the end of the night, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders came out ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic...
March 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
County Republicans favor Cruz in precinct caucuses
Goodhue County voters showed strong support Tuesday night for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, bucking statewide caucus results that gave Florida Sen. Marco...
March 2, 2016 - 10:35am
February 29, 2016
State budget report agreement: Use caution
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota economy and state budget report is a cautionary tale. While politicians haggled over taxes and spending, pretty much every state leader reacting to information that the state budget surplus slipped from $1.2 billion to $900 million said it is a sign that care...
February 29, 2016 - 6:48am
February 22, 2016
Rechtzigel will not seek re-election to County Board
Goodhue County Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel announced Monday he will not run for another term in elections this fall. Rechtzigel, of Kenyon, was first elected to County Board in 2004. He currently serves as chairman. According to an email statement: “I want to express my sincere...
February 22, 2016 - 11:18am
February 7, 2016
Republican congressional candidates to square off
The Republican candidates vying for U.S. Rep. John Kline’s 2nd Congressional District seat will share a debate stage Monday in Cannon Falls. The debate will be 7 to 8:45 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Cannon Falls High School auditorium, 820 E. Minnesota St. Attendees will be able to meet the...
February 7, 2016 - 3:41pm
February 2, 2016
Legislature won't meet in special session
Dayton says special session won't happen By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron Rangers, begin the process of matching state identification cards...
February 2, 2016 - 11:25am
January 20, 2016
Bayley announces a bid for House 21A
Red Wing City Council member and local attorney Lisa Bayley announced her run for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 21A Tuesday. A two-term city council member, Bayley is running as a Democrat against Republican Rep. Tim Kelly, also of Red Wing. The announcement comes...
January 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 19, 2015
Kittelson vies for Congress
Goodhue resident Roger Kittelson announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District Tuesday, hoping to fill...
November 19, 2015 - 4:51pm
November 13, 2015
League will hold school finance forum Nov. 19
League of Women Voters Red Wing will hold a forum about school finance at 6 p.m. Thursday Nov. 19 in Red Wing High School’s Media Center. Supt. Karsten Anderson and Business Manager Jackie Paradis will present and answer questions. Written questions will be taken from the audience. This...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2015
Senate committee plans local stops
The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee will make stops in the area as part of its southeastern Minnesota tour Oct. 27. Committee members will start by visiting a rail grade separation project in Welch, then stop in Red Wing before traveling to Austin, Winona, Wabasha,...
October 18, 2015 - 12:00am
October 11, 2015
Capital media see Kline as speaker, but he's mum
ST. PAUL — The spotlight shone on U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin Friday as House Republicans struggled to find a new leader, but the Washington...
October 11, 2015 - 12:00pm