Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003.
- Member for
- 4 years 11 months
Boot and Shoe Workers Union Local 527 ratified a three-year contract this afternoon with Red Wing Shoe Co. The workers are based at Plant 2 in Red Wing Industrial Park...
David “Jerry” Borgen is a man of many hats and titles. Boy Scout leader, Elk, Rotarian and church member; son, uncle, father and grandpa, husband of 62 years to Pat; Air Force veteran and Legionnaire; friend, mentor, colleague and ultimate community volunteer; founder of the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame, the Queen Bees and more. Borgen, 86, has won numerous honors including Red Wing Neighbor of the Year.
Red Wing Youth Outreach won overall honors Thursday night with a dish prepared by Liberty’s dubbed “Sweet Chili O’ Mine.” This first claimed the title for best professional traditional chili, enabling Youth Outreach to vie for the top honor at the 12th annual Chili Cook-off. In addition to a panel of judges determining winners, members of the public paying $5 to attend received a coin to participate choosing the People’s Choice.
Area manufacturers celebrated their successes and looked some challenges straight in the eye Monday. Representatives of companies from Hager City to Cannon Falls, from Red Wing to Lake City, gathered for the annual National Manufacturing Month luncheon at the St. James Hotel. Kevin Wilde, who spent three decades in manufacturing and is a senior lecturer with Carlson School of Management, told participants to think about why great managers make all the difference.
A judge has thrown out a grand jury indictment of manslaughter against Scott Reps of Red Wing. The Minnesota State Patrol officer was responding to a motorcycle-deer crash when he...
More than 45 manufacturers call the Red Wing area home. Large and small, they employ from 1,100 people to four. The community has an opportunity to celebrate that economic strength and diversity as well as to learn more about these companies during National Manufacturing Month. While there are activities throughout October, the primary focus locally is Oct. 19-24 with free, public tours, according to Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce President Patty Brown. “This is a rare opportunity for locals to find out about what really happens at these companies,” Brown said.
Xcel Energy will make key investments in the Prairie Island nuclear plant during the refueling outage that starts shortly, Site Vice President Kevin Davison said Tuesday. New electrical generators and...
State Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack apologized to law enforcement Monday, and Kelly reiterated the apology Tuesday after two Democrats said it didn’t go far enough. In the latest developments since Kelly and Mack called a Dakota County park officer’s report that he had found them “making out” in a car “a lie,” the two also stepped away from their positions on the House Ethics Committee. “After serious reflection on the last two weeks, I can say that I am disappointed in myself for the way I handled my disagreement with a park ranger,” Kelly said Monday.
Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack apologized to law enforcement today.
By Anne Jacobson and Michael Brun Update: Rep. Tara Mack issued a statement Friday she too will pay the $260 fine. “While I disagree with some of the details of the park ranger’s notes, I have decided not to file a formal complaint and instead pay the citation. With the loving support of so many, I’m moving on to focus my time and attention on my marriage, my family and those in my community,” she said. Rep. Tim Kelly said he paid a $260 citation both he and Rep.