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GOODHUE COUNTY: 09/04/18 Board Minutes Summary
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE-MEETING 10/02/18
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August 9, 2018
Update: Motorcycle passenger dies in 3-vehicle crash at highways 316 and 61
A motorcycle passenger was killed and its driver seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday night, Aug. 8, 2018, at the intersection...
August 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
May 31, 2018
St. Paul man found in Cannon River
A St. Paul man drowned on May 28 in the Cannon River near Welch. Witnesses saw him fishing from shore and falling into the river. The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers began searching the water with an airboat and a...
May 31, 2018 - 3:06pm
April 17, 2018
Letter: Renew our focus on renewables and the earth
As Earth Day approaches, it is a good time to reflect on how far we've come and how far we need to go. Renewable energy is part of a growing Minnesota economic powerhouse that provides local jobs. Many corporations are making purely economic decisions to move to renewable sources....
April 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 19, 2017
Tribal leaders old and new
The Prairie Island Indian Community gathered to celebrate leaders, experienced and newly-elected. Melanie Urich and Nicole Lehto joined Shelley...
December 19, 2017 - 1:45pm
November 2, 2017
Letter: Trail links visitors to your communities
I am requesting the governments of Goodhue County, Red Wing and Cannon Falls approved increased government support for Cannon Valley Trail over the next 10 years to complete the necessary improvements and repairs. I have had a season pass to use the trail for the last 10 years or...
November 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
Letter: Enhance trail to ensure another great 30 years
My family and I drive from Bloomington multiple times per year to enjoy biking and inline skating on the Cannon Valley Trail. As annual trail...
October 2, 2017 - 2:32pm
September 3, 2017
Letter: We share the joy of the trail
I am requesting Goodhue County, Red Wing and Cannon Falls' approval of increased government support for Cannon Valley Trail to complete improvements and repairs. My wife and I use this trail often and always bring our out-of-town guests for bike rides on the Cannon Valley Trail....
September 3, 2017 - 9:55am
July 28, 2017
Letter: Cannon Valley Trail remains the favorite
We support increased funding for the improvements and repairs recommended in the recently updated Cannon Valley Trail Plan.
July 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Letter: Cannon Valley Trail offers outdoor access like no other
As I have used, appreciated and grown to love the Cannon Valley Trail over the past 20 years, I have come to see what a gem it is. Living in...
July 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 11, 2017
Say hello to Bleu Dog
WELCH — The opening of Bleu Dog Cafe is fulfilling a dream for Britton and Jenny Good. Since the two met, starting a restaurant has been...
July 11, 2017 - 1:43pm
June 8, 2017
Quam shares Welch history, family stories
Former Red Wing area resident Dorothy Gruber Quam will be at the Cannon River Inn in Welch 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, signing copies of her...
June 8, 2017 - 12:02pm
June 4, 2017
Rising tensions raise questions over Welch development project
A packed, heated room of concerned citizens gathered to listen and raise questions over the future of Welch Township on Thursday, June 1. Neighbors...
June 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 7, 2017
VIDEO: Authorities respond to structure fire in Welch
Shortly before 1 p.m., local authorities responded to a structure fire reported at 5560 Mount Carmel Road. Goodhue County officials were requesting...
March 7, 2017 - 1:18pm
January 28, 2017
2017 story: Two drivers killed in Highway 61/ 316 crash
Editor's note: This story is from 2017.
January 28, 2017 - 9:49pm
January 12, 2017
Health briefs: Blood in short supply; snow blower safety tips
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors after about 37,000 fewer donations were given in November and...
January 12, 2017 - 4:30pm