Goodhue County: Hearing set to fill Allen's board seat

May 1, 2019
Red Wing-area residents will have a chance to give input and offer their candidacy Monday night, May 13, on filling the Goodhue County Board seat left vacant by the death of District 1 Commissioner Ron Allen. A public hearing will be 6 p.m. in the Government Center boardroom. Following the hearing...

Large crowd at Highway 61 open house

May 1, 2019
City officials estimated that about 100 people attended an open house April 25 on the upcoming Highway 61 reconstruction project that in 2020 will convert the highway’s four-lane portion in Lake City to three-lanes. Lake City Planning and Community Development Director Megan Smith said in an email...

Wabasha County GOP to meet April 29

Apr 24, 2019
The Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. at BJ’s Bar and Grill at Whippoorwill in Theilman.  People can order off the menu for supper.For more information people can contact Alice Atkinson at 507-753-2142.

Integrative Medicine Series concludes with dry needling sessions

Apr 24, 2019
Soleil Arrieta, M.D., of St. Elizabeth’s Community Clinic, will lead the fourth of a four-part Integrative Medicine Series (IMS) with a holistic approach intended to strengthen the body, mind and spirit connection.“Dry Needle Therapy: What is it and how does it work?” will be held Thursday, May 2,...

Life jackets are safety necessity on cold water

Apr 24, 2019
With waterways across the state clearing of ice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds anxious boaters that wearing a life jacket is a critical safety necessity during the spring “cold water” season.While boaters should always wear a life jacket no matter the water temperature...

Snake Creek bridge to close for replacement

Apr 24, 2019
Bridge replacement in Wabasha County on 608th Street approximately three-quarters of a mile west of Hwy. 61 over Snake Creek is planned to begin Monday, April 29.  608th Street will be closed to all traffic at the bridge location.The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Snake Creek...

Allen remembered as good listener, caring friend

Apr 24, 2019
Whether they knew him as a Goodhue County commissioner or a military veteran, colleagues of Ron Allen described him as a good listener. On Friday it was their turn to speak on his behalf. Allen died April 19, 2019, from leukemia. The husband, father of three and grandfather was 63. Dan Rechtzigel...

Goodhue County commissioners tackle communications issues

Apr 24, 2019
The Goodhue County Board approved the creation of a communications captain position in the sheriff’s department during the April 16 meeting. According to a document sent to the county’s human resources director and county administrator by Sheriff Marty Kelly, the person hired will be responsible...

Wabasha County vets service office busy with taxes, Blue Water bill prospects

Apr 24, 2019
During the Staff Updates segment of the Wabasha County Commissioners meeting on April 16, Veterans Service Officer Nathan Pelz provided an update on matters pertaining to Veterans Services. Andru Peters was also present from the American Legion for input into veterans’ issues. Commissioner Rich...

Council discusses fate of former public safety building

Apr 17, 2019
Lake City City Council members discussed what should be done with the city’s former public safety building and a nearby parking lot on South High Street at their regular meeting on April 8. City Administrator Rob Keehn told the council that he had been approached by two private parties to see...


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