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Girls Hockey: Red Wing falls to New Prague
Girls’ Swimming: Wingers qualify for five state events
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Endearing legacy: Alyssa Johnson's jersey retired
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GOODHUE COUNTY: 10/16/18 Board Minutes Summary
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Calvin Arthur McQuiston
Steven Lewis Shellenbarger
Richard L. Johnson
June Hood Johnson
Kyle R. Nordby
Derek J. Skordahl
Bill and Jo Steele
Letter: Medicare for All is the answer
Ask the Chief: In an emergency, always dial 911
Editorial: Hunt is on, so be on your game
Letter: Red Wing is charging ahead
Column: Steer clear of single-payer plan
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November 17, 2018
After Design Ellsworth, what's next?
An Ellsworth community improvement program from last month focused on potential business, housing and recreation solutions, according to preliminary...
November 17, 2018 - 8:00am
October 24, 2018
Pierce County Board approves borrowing for highway projects
The Pierce County Board of Supervisors finalized borrowing over $8 million for highway improvements at the Oct. 23 meeting. The county plans...
October 24, 2018 - 1:45pm
October 19, 2018
Pierce committee recommends Matthys as administrative coordinator
Pierce County's Finance and Personnel Committee recommended Jason Matthys fill the administrative coordinator position at a Tuesday, Oct. 16...
October 19, 2018 - 1:53pm
October 12, 2018
New reporter David Clarey joins RiverTown team
New RiverTown Multimedia reporter David Clarey started his first day with a bang—literally. The Carthage, S.D. (home of a straw bale museum,...
October 12, 2018 - 8:00am
October 10, 2018
Global recycling woes hit home
A global downturn in the recycling market is dripping down to Pierce County residents, with higher rates likely on the way. The price hike is...
October 10, 2018 - 10:00am
July 31, 2018
As primary closes in, Minnesota governor candidates Walz, Pawlenty lead in campaign funds
ST. PAUL -- The race to be Minnesota’s next governor has already cost more than $3.5 million and the five top candidates in the running have...
July 31, 2018 - 9:03pm
June 22, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
ST. PAUL—President Donald Trump fully expects to win Minnesota in 2020 if he can visit the state another time or two. "I hate to bring...
June 22, 2018 - 2:08pm
May 11, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans watching the final days of the Legislature need to remember one thing: There is nothing lawmakers must do. There is...
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
April 30, 2018
Minn. House passes its tax plan, Senate next
ST. PAUL—Taxes have taken over as the 2018 Minnesota Legislative session's No. 1 issue, thanks federal tax law changes that will affect...
April 30, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 13, 2018
Dayton proposes $19 million additional special education funds
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed an additional $19 million in special education funding for next year, as such expenses rise throughout...
April 13, 2018 - 9:02am
February 23, 2018
Goodhue County Board talks intern wages and future plans
Melissa Cushing, Goodhue County staff director of human resources, and Greg Isakson, director of public works, advocated for higher student intern wages at the regular Goodhue County Board meeting Feb. 20. They said the county's current introductory wage for a first-year intern is...
February 23, 2018 - 2:12pm
February 16, 2018
Most government offices closed Monday
Government agencies and related businesses will be closed Monday, Feb .19, to observe Presidents Day. The U.S. Postal Service will not deliver first-class mail. Post offices will be closed. Government offices in Goodhue and Pierce counties are closed. City of Red Wing buildings, including...
February 16, 2018 - 5:00am
February 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders often communicate with each other by letter or by talking to the media. But a week...
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 31, 2018
The next round of state elections will task Minnesotans with casting votes for nine congressional seats, all 134 State House seats and a successor to Gov. Mark Dayton. Polls won't open until August and November, but voters across the state will have the opportunity to help launch...
January 31, 2018 - 1:10pm