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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Most people will not share the experience of Anita Hill, testifying in front of U.S. lawmakers on national television. But many have shared her experience, or something similar, of sexual...
A Cannon Falls man pleaded not guilty to charges of hiring a prostitute. Mark Allen Lundell, 57, entered the plea Tuesday in Olmsted County District Court. Charges were filed in...
Project organizers soon will be looking for bids as the reconstruction of Highway 61/Main Street drives on. The Red Wing City Council on Monday approved plans and specifications for the project and ordered advertisement for bids.
The city of Red Wing is set to tackle key infrastructure needs in the coming years, and new City Council President Dean Hove said that will be his top priority while leading the body. “That’s the stuff that the citizens don’t see, but they use it every day,” Hove said. The city is historic and the infrastructure, such as sewer and water pipes, reflects that.
Red Wing’s Kiwanis clubs will come together to mark 100 years for the organization, and the public is invited to join in the celebration. Kiwanis was founded in Detroit on...
Sioux Falls 15-year-old Faith McShane ran away from home earlier this month and tried to evade police, law enforcement officers said, but was located in Zumbrota on Thursday and returned...
Soon after she first met Linda Thielbar in the League of Women Voters, Lois Burnes said she began to see and hear her name connected with so many projects she...
Minnesota representatives took a moment to honor former lawmaker Jerome “Jerry” Dempsey on Wednesday after he died at the age of 81. Dempsey represented the Hastings and Red Wing areas in the Legislature from 1993 to 2006, and those who worked with him said he was passionate and dedicated. “He was full of energy and passion for everything in his district,” said Pam Gorman of Xcel Energy, who worked with Dempsey on nuclear dry cask storage issues.
Port members elected, appointments OK’d The council elected two members to fill vacancies on the Port Authority Board, left by former Red Wing City Council member Mike Schultz and new Council President Dean Hove. Council member Dan Munson was chosen for a term expiring in 2016, and Council member Peggy Rehder was elected for a term expiring in 2018. With a show of hands, Munson was chosen unanimously and Rehder 5-2 over Council member Ralph Rauterkus. A number of appointments were approved Monday night as well.
Red Wing police officers must continue to live within a half-hour of the law enforcement center, the City Council determined Monday night. Detective Keegan Quinn and Patrol Officer Chad Steffen submitted a petition last month signed by a number of law enforcement employees requesting the residency requirement be changed to 60 minutes rather than 30. The personnel committee reviewed the matter, and Council President Dean Hove said that decision was unanimous in favor of maintaining the current policy.