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Construction will limit driver mobility at the intersection of Potter and Third streets June 14-19. Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages drivers to take alternate routes until the work is completed by end of day Tuesday, June 19. This project will address underground utility work near the Highway 63/Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing.
A sea of about 80 people wearing white polo shirts flooded City Hall Council Chambers Monday night to show their support for Mississippi National Golf Links. Red Wing Municipal Golf Corporation, the course's nonprofit management arm, has an agreement expiring with the city at the end of 2018. After five years operating under these terms, the course has been unable to self-sustain and turn a profit. With a one-year extension, advocates claim, they could get back on the right path.
Local students concerned about comprehensive immigration reform have taken their message straight to the source: lawmakers. Hispanic Outreach of Goodhue County led a group of DACA and first-generation immigrants to lobby at the Minnesota Capitol and Washington, D.C. They met with representatives and/or their staff — state Sen. Mike Goggin and Rep. Barb Haley, U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith and U.S. Reps. Jason Lewis and Tim Walz,.
On Tuesday, June 5, Goodhue County considered a vendor contract to manage the purchase and sale of patrol unit vehicles. This program would mean that, rather than purchasing patrol units outright and driving them until they can no longer run, vehicles would be leased to the county and sold by a vendor after three years, while they still have some value. All other vehicles would continue to be purchased outright by the county.
GOODHUE — The school auditorium was packed on Friday, June 8, with fans eager to cheer on their favorite royal hopefuls. Candidates for Miss Goodhue crossed the stage with poise and grace as winners from years past read aloud their accomplishments. Nine girls competed for the titles of Miss Congeniality, princess and Miss Goodhue, including: Monica Atkinson, Samantha Bartholome, Ashley Clemens, Paige Holst, Mackenzie Luhman, Brooklynn Meyer, Mary Poncelet, Elise Tipcke and Jada Voth.
Red Wing police responded to a bomb threat which was called into Alliance Bank, 840 Technology Drive, at around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12. The threat was not found to be credible, however, and by 4:45 p.m., bank employees, who had evacuated to the parking lot, were allowed to reenter the building at this time and conduct normal closing procedures. Emergency services have been called off and police have conducted a final perimeter search.
WELCH — It doesn't get more local than Dinner on the Farm, a unique dining experience catered and created by Bleu Dog Cafe. This chef-driven, locally sourced restaurant nestled along the Cannon River in Welch is normally open for just breakfast and lunch. But after crafting some nighttime five-course dinner experiences for food lovers, the owners are taking their next meal a step further and going directly to the source.
For a well-established museum entering its 150th year, Robin Wipperling may look like an unlikely candidate for executive director.
Erin Buss has filed for candidacy to represent Ward 4. The primary election will take place Aug. 14, 2018. Buss is a mother of three and an experienced caregiver. She has spent the last five years working with elementary students, primarily in special education. Her experience advocating for students has turned into a passion for speaking up for those whose voices may not always be heard.
Christopher Nelson has entered the race as an At-large candidate for Red Wing City Council. Nelson said a commitment to community and country inspired his election run. Additionally, he hopes to make Red Wing a beautiful and thriving place for his wife and three children (plus one on the way) and many generations to come. Growing up, Nelson was a Boy Scout and Eagle Scout. He is a U.S. Army veteran who rose to the rank of sergeant as a combat engineer and interior electrician overseas in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq.