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Councilmembers take oath of office

Jan 17, 2019
Two newly-elected and one reelected Lake City City Council members took the oath of office at the beginning of the council’s Jan. 14 meeting. Faye Brown (left) and Amy Kohrs Alkire (center) began their first terms on the council. Russell Boe (right) began his second.

Goodhue county weighs waste risks

Jan 17, 2019
Goodhue County and the city of Red Wing have been working for years to create a plan to process all of the county’s waste at the Red Wing Solid Waste Campus and to close the Bench Street Landfill, which the county currently owns and manages. According to the county and city’s public works...

Leashes required in Lake City

Jan 17, 2019
Unleashed dogs are no longer allowed in public in Lake City. On Jan. 14, the city council unanimously approved an ordinance change that will classify unleashed dogs as at large. Owners of at-large dogs could be charged with a misdemeanor. Previously dogs were allowed to be unleashed as long as...

Majerus begins new term on Goodhue County Board

Jan 17, 2019
The Goodhue County Board had three main agenda items for its organizational meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8: have Judge Kevin Mark conduct the oath of office for Commissioners Jason Majerus and Brad Anderson — and a ceremonial oath for County Attorney Steve O’Keefe, vote on a new chair and vice chair, and...

Wabasha County Sheriff's Office partners with Crime Stoppers

Jan 17, 2019
Crime Stoppers, a non-profit organization that collects anonymous crime tips and pays rewards up to $1,000 for eligible tips, has announced a partnership with the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. Tips have the potential to save money for law enforcement and speed up investigations, Crime Stoppers...

City Council member Mary Lou Waltman resigns

Jan 17, 2019
Lake City City Councilmember Mary Lou Waltman submitted a letter of resignation to Mayor Mark Nichols and City Administrator Rob Keehn on Friday, Jan. 11. Waltman, who had two years left in her current term, wrote that she was stepping down because of her health. The resignation doesn’t become...

Tax filing season opens Jan. 28 in Minnesota

Jan 16, 2019
The Minnesota Department of Revenue (MDR) will open the state Individual Income Tax filing season on Monday, Jan. 28. This date matches the opening day for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).The filing deadline to submit 2018 Minnesota income tax returns is Monday, April 15, 2019. This date matches...

4-H presents “Blackbeard” Jan. 19 in Zumbrota

Jan 16, 2019
Goodhue County 4-H is proud to partner with Missoula Children’s Theatre and the Zumbrota State Theatre to present “Blackbeard the Pirate”.What starts as a lazy day at the beach, quickly turns into mystery and adventure when the search for Blackbeard’s treasure begins. Tales both past and present...

Tree clearing, utility work planned on County Road 4

Jan 16, 2019
In preparation for highway construction later this spring, tree clearing and utility relocation operations on Wabasha County Hwy. 4 from County Hwy. 13 to approximately Hwy. 60 were expected to begin the week of Jan. 14.  County Highway 4 will remain open to traffic; however, traffic delays and...

Lunch and Learn: Classicism vs. Romanticism

Jan 9, 2019
    On Wednesday, Jan. 16, at noon people are invited to spend their lunch hour at the Goodhue County History Center in Red Wing, for History Break, their monthly free lunchtime program. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch with them. Carrie Becker, will give a presentation on architectural...

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