Danielle Killey covers local government for the South Washington County Bulletin. She has worked as a reporter for other Forum Communications newspapers since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing recently added a psychiatrist to its Behavioral Health team. Brian Proctor , M.D., will work with psychologists and primary care providers in Red Wing to treat and prevent mental and emotional problems.
The final pieces of this year’s Highway 61/Main Street reconstruction work are coming together. This week, crews will work on paving the center turn lane of the roadway, so traffic...
Hawk’s Brain Garlic owner Susan Johnson of Red Wing won six first-place awards at the Garlic Growing Contest: the Big, the Small and the Not-So-Ugly during the 10th annual Minnesota Garlic Festival this summer. Johnson won six of 13 prizes, for the largest garlic heads in the Artichoke, Asiatic, Creole, Glazed Purple Stripe, Silverskin and Turban categories. • Bruce Waugh of Goodhue has been elected as a delegate to the annual American Angus Association® Convention Nov.
Rain has pushed paving on Highway 61 to early next week, but major work on the project is expected to wrap up in the next few weeks. “Right now we’re...
ZUMBROTA — Budget concerns continued to cause contention at Thursday’s Goodhue County Board meeting, but next week could bring a shift in the discussion. At Thursday’s meeting, held at the Goodhue County Fairgrounds, the board voted 3-2 not to accept a grant from the Department of Homeland Security to purchase an armored vehicle to be used by the Emergency Response Team. The grant would require the county to contribute $74,258 toward the cost, and some commissioners raised concerns about the funds. But Commissioner Ron Allen said Friday he toured the existing vehicle with law enforcement an
Citing a frustration with the state Legislature’s focus, Red Wing resident Mike Goggin announced Tuesday he will seek a seat in the Minnesota Senate. “I’m running for the Senate to bring more public service to a legislature that appears too focused on self-service,” Goggin, a Republican, said in a statement. “I will put my experience in sound budgeting and common sense decision making to work for the people of Goodhue, Wabasha and Winona counties.” Goggin plans to seek the District 21 Senate seat next fall, presumably against DFL Sen. Matt Schmit of Red Wing.
City seeks solar garden subscription details The city of Red Wing is looking at subscribing to community solar gardens, but wants to gather more information before choosing. The council on Monday approved a request for proposals looking for details on solar garden subscriptions. Proposals are due by 4 p.m. Aug. 20, and after interviewing top vendors the council plans to vote at a special meeting Aug. 31. It’s a tight turnaround, Council Administrator Kay Kuhlmann acknowledged, but the companies are facing deadlines.
Cardiologist Jeremy Thaden, M.D., recently joined the medical staff at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. Thaden will be the second cardiologist at the center offering heart care; his special interest is in structural heart imaging. “Medicine combines my love of science with the ability to make a difference and help people. I like that cardiology offers a variety of tools to make diagnoses and provide therapy such as stress testing, echocardiography, cardiac catherization, heart surgery and more,” Thaden said.
The end of this year’s phase of the Highway 61/Main Street reconstruction project is in sight, but the next few weeks will mean a push to get there. Paving on...
Tom Mork spent much of his 60th birthday Friday on a bicycle, adding to the more than 100 hours he has ridden while making his way from Venice, Louisiana, to Itasca State Park.