Kit Murray joined Red Wing Republican Eagle in August 2016, covering county government, news and local events. She is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in photojournalism.
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Welch Ski Village adds mountain biking Goodhue County commissioners voted unanimously to approve the addition of mountain biking at Welch Ski Village. The facility's conditional-use permit was updated Tuesday, June 13, to accommodate the new trails and related facilities. Trained staff will be provided, similar to those who work during the winter season.
Believe it or not, summer — not icy winter — has proven to be the most dangerous season to be driving. On Minnesota roads, Memorial Day through Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days. Last year, summer accounted for 120 of the 392 fatalities reported by Minnesota Department of Transportation, or 31 percent of all traffic deaths. While teen fatality numbers have gone down since 2005, teenagers and young adults pay the heaviest price in traffic safety accounting for a total of 16.4 percent of accidents in 2015, according to the Department of Public Safety.
Sunday liquor sales adopted The hours and days of liquor sales in Red Wing have been adjusted to the following: No on-sale liquor sales may be made after 2 a.m. on Sunday until 8 a.m. on Monday, as well as 2 a.m. until 8 a.m. on any other weekday. Off-sale can not be sold before 8 a.m. or after 10 p.m. on any weekday or on Sunday, except between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Liquor stores cannot sell off-sale liquor on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or after 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
When the position opened for a K-9 handler, Jim Goham had a pretty good idea of what he was getting into. But over the years, his role and his partner's have started to change. Goham's been with the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office since 1999. Starting in the jail, he worked his way to patrol deputy, serving 2001-2006. The following spring, Goham received his first K-9 partner, Titan, who retired in December 2011. After Titan came Havoc, whose career came to an end after being struck by a vehicle last April. Now, Goham works and trains with K-9 partner Valor.
While the Minnesota 2017 legislative session may have come to a close until February 2018, there's still a lot of work to be done. For Sen. Mike Goggin, his first year on the seat at the Capitol started off running. "We didn't want to give up on anything," Goggin said. "You can't be timid out there, let's put it that way."
GOODHUE — The room was filled with suspense while 11 candidates waited hand-in-hand to see who would be crowned Miss Goodhue 2017. Anna Kohlnhofer, last year's winner, passed her title on to Madeline Lodermeier. The royal court also included Emily Benrud, Abigail Doerhoefer, Macey Larson, Autumn Lindblom, Heather Lingbeck, Katelyn Pearson, Morgan Roschen, Makayla Thompson, Mariah Tipcke and Kjersten Veiseth. Thompson was named Miss Congeniality with the two princesses, Benrud and Lindblom.
BIC Group announced Tuesday, June 6, that it has signed a purchase agreement to sell its operations to a private equity firm. H.I.G. Capital, a global U.S. private equity firm has bought BIC Graphic North America and Asian Sourcing operations for $80 million. The closing is expected to happen no later than June 30. Vice President and General Manager of BIC Graphic Emmanuel Bruno stated that after a strategic review of the promotional products division, BIC Graphic would be better served under new ownership.
A packed, heated room of concerned citizens gathered to listen and raise questions over the future of Welch Township on Thursday, June 1. Neighbors have two main concerns with the new Prairie Island Indian Community land development: noise and water.
A Red Wing man is facing multiple felony and misdemeanour charges after a report of a fight behind Econofoods on Main Street led to a brief standoff outside a nearby residence.
Residents of all ages came together to celebrate the early stages of a new era in Red Wing. Friday, May 26, marked the groundbreaking at Levee Park for the new Highway 63 bridge. While work has already started on the Wisconsin side, motorists can rest assured that the Eisenhower Bridge will remain open during the three years of construction.