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Area Girls' Basketball: Cannon Falls loses on buzzer-beater
Area Boys' Basketball: Randolph, Z-M lead area with big wins
Boys' Hockey: Red Wing's season ends with loss to Gentry Academy
Boys' Basketball: Red Wing tops Albert Lea
Girls' Basketball: Red Wing's win streak swells to 14 games
Igniting innovation: Red Wing Ignite selected for nationwide initiative
Neighborhood market on the market: Buchanan Grocery owners to step down in July
A place to grab a cup and relax: Mandy’s Coffee and Cafe is the 2018 Restaurant of the Year
S.W.A.T. named beauty, health and wellness business of the year
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CITY OF RED WING: Notice of Hearing on Improvement 03/11/19
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January 17, 2019
Bills target phone use while driving
ST. PAUL—Red Wing lawmakers are among those who will watching carefully as the state looks to make roads safer by addressing cellphone...
January 17, 2019 - 10:22am
January 6, 2019
Column: New session begins on cooperative note
The new legislative session begins on Jan. 8. Though we are entering a new year, with a new governor and a new House majority, my goals remain...
January 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
December 8, 2018
Local lawmakers react to surplus news
Local lawmakers say they see the success of prudent fiscal policies in the projected state surplus. Minnesota Management and Budget estimates...
December 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 3, 2018
Southeast, school district and city come together to discuss needs
The Maker Space, an area where people can have access to engineering and manufacturing resources, on the Minnesota State College Southeast Red...
December 3, 2018 - 5:00am
December 2, 2018
Minnesota keeps taking care of its veterans
With the recent observance of Veterans Day, I thought it would be a good time to share some of the legislation we worked on that cares for Minnesota's...
December 2, 2018 - 7:49am
November 17, 2018
Letter: Medicare for All is the answer
I take issue with Mike Goggin's column about Medicare for All. Medicare for All is the ONLY solution. Health insurance companies have had over...
November 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 13, 2018
Column: Steer clear of single-payer plan
By now you know that Republicans' reinsurance program has been a fantastic success for cleaning up the MNsure mess. The New York Times wrote...
November 13, 2018 - 5:00am
July 3, 2018
Goggin column: State taking care of critical infrastructure
In my June column, I discussed Gov. Mark Dayton's end-of-session vetoes and how disappointing it was that he was unwilling to work with the...
July 3, 2018 - 11:48am
Column: Gov. Dayton's vetoes cast shadow of disappointment
When the Senate re-convened at the end of February, we knew it was going to be a fast and furious session. We had a full agenda and barely more than three months to get it all done. Unfortunately, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two of the three biggest bills of the session — a tax...
June 3, 2018 - 5:00am
Column: Supplemental budget prioritizes on families
When the February forecast revealed a small budget surplus, I immediately began talking to as many constituents as I could to get feedback on what we should do with it. As you can imagine, there was a wide variety of ideas.
May 3, 2018 - 8:42am
April 15, 2018
Letter: Funding needed to ensure homes for all
CommonBond Communities would like to thank Sen. Michael Googin for a thoughtful and informative meeting with staff and residents at the Maple Hills Apartments in Red Wing on April 3. During the meeting, Googin received a tour of the property, which has 96 units of affordable housing,...
April 15, 2018 - 3:44pm
April 4, 2018
Column: Lawmakers return to a full plate
The Minnesota Legislature will return April 9 from Easter recess, which means we are approximately one-third of the way through the 2018 session. Here is a quick recap of what we have been working on so far, and what you can expect for the remainder of session. MNLARS The MNLARS...
April 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
November 3, 2017
State board: Goodhue Republicans improperly earmarked campaign funds for Goggin campaign
A local Republican Party chapter must pay a fine after state campaign finance officials determined the group funneled contributions into Sen. Mike Goggin's campaign. Goodhue County Republican Party of Minnesota donated $1,000 to Goggin's campaign committee after receiving a check...
November 3, 2017 - 5:16pm
June 11, 2017
Goggin sees a session homerun for Red Wing
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...
June 11, 2017 - 9:18am
May 3, 2017
Letter: Lots of infrastructure, but no more railroads
A bill by Rep. Steve Drazkowski and Sen. Mike Goggin looks set to deny any funding for zip rail to Rochester. Meanwhile, Gov. Mark Dayton is still hoping that Washington will supply $1.75 billion for his Southwest light rail and Blue Line light rail projects. But freshman Congressman...
May 3, 2017 - 7:00am