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The Goodhue County 4-H Dairy Judging Team took top honors Monday at the 2016 World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., The annual event in brings in cattle from as far as Mexico, Canada and South America. The team, coached by Tony and Maizie Scheffler, consists of Emily Benrud of Goodhue, Tess Hokanson of Cannon Falls, Clint Irrthum of Wanamingo and Ben Thompson of Zumbrota. The team won by just two points over Wisconsin, placing first overall with 2,096 points, second team oral reasons with 676 points, first Brown Swiss, third Jersey third Guernsey and fourth Ayrshire.
Voters in Red Wing Ward 1 will choose between City Council candidates Kim Beise and Thomas Day during the general election Nov. 8. Ward 1 residents elected Beise during a special election in May to replace council member Jason Sebion. Beise ran as the sole candidate. His current term will expire in January 2017. Ward 1 candidates did not appear on the primary ballot Aug. 9 because only two candidates filed for the seat. The Republican Eagle asked each candidate four questions about their issues affecting the community. Kim Beise
A section of Grace Street between Stanley and 12th Streets will close Oct. 6 for repairs to a water main break. The closure is expected to last three days until...
Steven Larson of Red Wing thought he'd won $10,000 from a Diamond Crossword scratch ticket he'd purchased from the Main Street Freedom Valu Center a couple months ago. A Sept. 29 trip to the Minnesota Lottery office in Owatonna to claim his winnings, however, revealed the ticket was actually worth $100,000. Prizes worth more than $30,000 must be claimed at the Lottery's headquarters in Roseville — a trip Larson said was "well worth the drive." To celebrate his winnings, Larson said he planned to buy "a big steak to grill."
Nursing facility infrastructure, senior care staff shortages and access to telemedicine — the use of telecommunication to provide health care — were among the topics House and Senate Candidates for district discussed Thursday during a public forum on senior health care at St. Crispin Living Community Villa.
Red Wing resident Ronald Seymour won $20,000 Wednesday, Sept. 28, while playing the $200,000 Payday game from the Main Avenue American Valu Center. According to a release from Minnesota Lottery, lottery winnings throughout the state have totaled up to $6.5 billion. A total of $2.6 billion in proceeds fund education, environmental preservation, public health and human resource efforts in Minnesota.
The next week may be a good time for cardholders with the Red Wing Public Library to check out the thick tomes they've been meaning to read. A 10-day closure starting Wednesday, Oct. 5, to accommodate repainting and carpet replacement will push back due dates until after the library's reopening Oct. 17. The book drop will remain open for returns throughout the project.
ELECTION 2016 GOODHUE — More than 20 neighbors, farmers and local business owners gathered at Buck's Unlimited dairy farm Thursday, Sept. 22 for a visit with Republican congressional candidate Jason Lewis. Known for his career in radio, Lewis vies with Democrat Angie Craig for Minnesota's 2nd District, which encompasses Goodhue, Dakota, Scott and Wabasha counties as well as parts of Washington and Rice counties.
St. Crispin Living Community Villa will host a community forum with house and senate candidates in from District 21 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 in the St. Crispin Living Community Villa dining room. The forum, sponsored by the Long-Term Care Imperative, will focus on the future of senior care services in Minnesota. Each candidate will provide a brief background on themselves and their reasons for seeking office. A moderator will then ask related questions and field audience-submitted questions. This event is free and open to the public.
Growing up in Rosemount, Minnesota, Luke Haeg didn't realize he lived within 30 miles of a nuclear generating plant. Today, his comprehension of nuclear power generation encompasses nearly every aspect of operations at the Prairie Island nuclear plant, where he serves as senior resident inspector for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.