Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003.
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Ellsworth School District voters overwhelmingly passed an operational referendum Tuesday, returning additional funding to 2011 levels. Preliminary results as of Friday, with Oak Grove Township yet to report, had 1,813 residents supporting Ellsworth School District’s request for $1.3 million a year for three years. An even 1,000 voted against the request. After voters rejected a higher February 2014 levy request, the district cut nearly $1 million from its current budget.
Blowing snow coupled with subzero temperatures overnight Thursday prompted area school districts to delay start times Friday morning. Starting two hours late are: Red Wing Cannon Falls Goodhue Kenyon-Wanamingo Pine...
Operators shut down Prairie Island nuclear plant Unit 1 Wednesday afternoon to replace a reactor coolant pump seal, according to Xcel Energy. Crews expect to complete work in a little...
A Cannon Falls home suffered extensive damage after fire broke out Tuesday morning. The residents at 220 Woodridge Drive, simply identified as the Heydt family, escaped without injury, but lost...
Zumbrota Police Department is asking the public to help locate a 17-year-old girl. Jaid Marx, 17, reportedly left work at the Coffee Mill in Zumbrota Thursday Oct. 30 and never...
Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District voters saw a rematch from 2012 and delivered the same result. Incumbent John Kline emerged victorious over Mike Obermueller. The race had a twist, however, with Paula Overby running as the Independence Party candidate after she lost the Democratic primary to Obermueller.
Red Wing will celebrate its strong manufacturing base — 47 companies in the city and surrounding area — throughout Minnesota Manufacturers Week, which is Oct. 19-25 this year. “They provide a strong tax base and many jobs for people in our community,” said Patty Brown, president of Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce. One manufacturing job creates 1.9 jobs in supporting industries, according to http://dreamitdoitmn.com . Thirteen percent of all Minnesota jobs are in manufacturing. Local “Dream !t, Do !t” activities will start with an appreciation luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the St.
Red Wing and the St. James Hotel can’t boast “George Washington slept here,” but they soon will be able to say the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree spent the night. The...
Find local ties throughout the Minnesota State fair, which runs through Sept. 1.
Bacteria-tainted water from Hay and Wells creeks entering the Mississippi River is polluting Lake Pepin, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Friday. In addition to the two streams popular with local trout anglers, Bullard, Gilbert and Miller creeks also violate the state standard for bacteria levels. Otherwise, Lake Pepin tributaries between Red Wing and Lake City are in good shape.