Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003.
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Challenges await the newly elected Prairie Island Tribal Council, the leaders acknowledged Monday. Those include threats to sovereignty and to the tribal-owned Treasure Island Resort & Casino. But the five...
The nurse calls your name. You may think, “Finally.” Time seems to stop in the clinic waiting room. But according to Vitals.com, a consumer marketplace for health care information, in...
Parenting magazines and mom bloggers galore offer tips for disguising vegetables. Picky eaters can challenge the most ingenious of cooks. The ubiquitous chocolate zucchini cake is a favorite, of course...
Gloria Boldt looked around Bay Point Park Saturday morning and smiled. The 25th Mississippi Shuffle was wrapping up. Twenty-five years of walking. More than $2.2 million raised. Thousands of people's lives touched.
The spontaneous combustion of some acrylic rags in a garbage can caused a fire at Cannon Falls High School Thursday night, according to the Cannon Falls Fire Department. Firefighters responded...
Barbara Jean grew up immersed in a world of music. She has inherited a musical legacy passed from grandmother to mother to herself and honed her ear for songwriting with the ability to play multiple instruments. Chastity Brown is a banjo-playing soul singer. Jean plays banjo, fiddle and viola. Together, the two will entertain at a concert 8 p.m. Friday July 19.
The Red Wing Republican Eagle relaunched its website today with a new, cutting-edge design. Users first will notice a fresh, open look that will allow for larger photographs, related story...
The REaders' Board made quick work of selecting a Golden Quill winner for April 2013. Nursing home workers from across Minnesota convinced lawmakers to grant new money to pay those individuals caring for the state's rapidly aging citizens. The letter reprinted below did an excellent job of explaining to local readers why this was so much more than a request for a pay raise, REaders' Board members said. They invite you to read it again.
Birds sing for their supper in many a neighborhood. People put out feeders to attract song birds that provide visual enjoyment and eat some bugs, too. Those feeders, however, pose a health risk because moldy birdseed and dirty feeders can make birds sick. "Generally speaking, the warmer the weather, the more frequent the cleaning should take place," Red Wing naturalist Bruce Ause said. "I clean my oriole and hummingbird feeders every time I refill them. I thoroughly wash them with clean water. In the summer (hot) weather I only fill them about half full each day.