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Six street lights along Fifth Street will be fitted with brighter lights this year as part of a city pilot program. The city will gather data on how people react to having brighter streetlights in part of the East End neighborhood. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
Brighter streetlight pilot program approved for East Fifth Street
13 hours 47 min ago
July 18, 2019
Photo by Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
Permit for housing at old hospital advances; here's what happens next
July 18, 2019 - 2:31pm
July 16, 2019
Keith Ellison gave his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, on Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota to open wage theft investigation unit
July 16, 2019 - 6:44pm
July 14, 2019
Global Mercantile is currently working on plans to convert the old St. John's Hospital (pictured) into an apartment building. Photo by Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia.
Prescription tweaked for St. John's Hospital site
July 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
July 12, 2019
Red Wing Fire Chief Shannon Draper. File photo
Union announces vote of no confidence in Red Wing fire chief
July 12, 2019 - 5:50pm
Flooding prompts state of emergency declaration for Pine Island
July 12, 2019 - 10:25am
July 11, 2019
Close to home: Deportation threats felt in Goodhue County
July 11, 2019 - 8:00pm
Contractors laid more than 1,200 miles of fiber optic cable in building Lake Connections, Lake County's municipal broadband project. (News-Chronicle file)
'Without strong broadband, rural communities will be left behind': Minnesotans tell Congress
July 11, 2019 - 3:00pm
Fire chief returns from suspension following heated staff meeting
July 11, 2019 - 12:52pm
July 9, 2019
Located inside the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center, the adult detention center soon will go “online” with virtual visitation. The Goodhue County Board on July 2 approved switching technology vendors starting fall 2019.
Connecting with the outside world: More technology, communication coming to county jail
July 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Opioid overdose deaths in Minnesota fell in 2018, breaking a years-long trend
July 9, 2019 - 11:27am
Measures will embellish and improve Red Wing parks
July 9, 2019 - 10:30am
July 8, 2019
County Board to consider emergency declaration for June storm
July 8, 2019 - 3:11pm
State report: Minnesota violent crimes down in 2018, but reports of rape reach 24-year high
July 8, 2019 - 12:28pm
July 5, 2019
Briefs: Goodhue County Board swears in veterans service officer
July 5, 2019 - 1:37pm