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Sunday July 14 we pulled into a parking lot of a Red Wing store. It was a very warm and sunny day, with temps at 4 p.m. hovering around 90...
To the Editor: Last week Obama announced his plan for confronting global warming, easily the most concerning problem facing this country. Few in Congress stood by his side in support...
To the Editor: Having a very strong farm background, I have always advocated for Minnesota farming throughout my time in the legislature, as well as the many years I previously...
To the Editor: On Monday, with the county attorney urging them to do otherwise, the Goodhue County Mining Committee voted against extending the county moratorium on frac sand mining. We...
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents conducted its annual retreat this week in Red Wing. The location was a departure from recent past practice — a move we see as indicative of new Chair Richard Beeson’s leadership. He intends to hold several more meetings in his two-year term away from the Twin Cities campuses.
We had a late start, but summer is finally here. This is the time to get you and your family outside and enjoy all of the healthy activities and foods that Goodhue County has to offer.
I was driving by Bay Point the other day, when the car ahead of me turned around and came back. I was so impressed, a young lady got out and picked up a small turtle in the road and put it in the grass. It made me feel so good.
John Adams wrote on July 3, 1776, to his wife, "I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of the Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more."
No fireworks. What an embarrassment.
The naysayers and the unpatriotic continue to cheer on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. That may irritate and disgust the average American, but calling Snowden a hero or labeling him a revolutionary is protected speech.