Rail sale to be Jan. 26

Jan 9, 2019
    The 4000 Foundation, Limited has announced plans for the  28th annual Great Tri-State Rail Sale for Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the La Crosse Center, Second and Pearl Streets in downtown La Crosse.    Since 1992, the Great Tri-State Rail Sale has grown to become the tri-state’s...

MnDOT Hwy. 52 forum to be Jan. 16

Jan 9, 2019
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) invites area farmers and truckers to discuss the Highway 52 (Cannon Falls to Zumbrota) construction project, which is planned for 2021.  “Share your views on highway access points, turning movements and other topics relevant to your work,” a news...

Sportsman’s donates to veterans van program

Jan 9, 2019
Wabasha County Veterans Service Officer Nate Pelz (left) accepts a $500 check from Don Springer, member of the Millville Sportsman’s Club, at the Dec. 26 Wabasha County board meeting. The money will be used for the Veterans Van Transporation Program.

Steve in, Steve out

Jan 9, 2019
When reflecting on his career working with County Attorney Steve Betcher, Steve O’Keefe said, “Initially we worked together as typical co-workers until Mr. Betcher became county attorney in 1997. Over the past 20 years, he has progressively given me more and more responsibility, to the point where...

Interim county administrator hired

Jan 9, 2019
In action taken at their first board meeting of 2019, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Don Springer to be the chairman of the County Board for 2019.Mike Wobbe was unanimously elected vice chair and he served as chair for the remainder of the meeting on Jan. 2. Springer...

Goodhue County 4-H to present Blackbeard

Jan 2, 2019
Goodhue County 4-H is partnering with Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and the Zumbrota State Theatre to present Blackbeard the Pirate.  An audition will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, beginning at 4:15 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Zumbrota, with rehearsals held Jan. 15-19 at the State...

A time to plan for the Lake City city council

Jan 2, 2019
At its final meeting of the year, the Lake City City Council looked over its work plan for the year and discussed a process for developing a 2019 work plan when the new council convenes in January. In 2018, the council had a work plan and insisted that city boards and commissions create one as...

Goodhue County Commissioners wrap up 2018

Jan 2, 2019
The Goodhue County Board in its final meeting of 2018 concluded with little fanfare and some business from 2017. On Tuesday, Dec. 18, the board approved the purchase of 621 W. Fourth St., Red Wing, with the purpose of building a playground on the property. The county will purchase the property...

Levy up 4 percent at Wabasha County board's final meeting of 2018

Jan 2, 2019
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners met for their last meeting of 2018 on Dec. 26 with all Commissioners present, as well as County Administrator Michael Plante and County Attorney Karrie Kelly. The final 2019 property tax levy was set at $15,038,299. This was an increase of 4 percent over...

O'Keefe, Kelly sworn in in Goodhue County

Jan 2, 2019
Goodhue County Attorney-elect Stephen O’Keefe and Sheriff-elect Marty Kelly were sworn in Dec. 28 at the Goodhue County Justice Center, with family, friends and colleagues in attendance. First District Judge Kevin F. Mark officiated, swearing in each man individually. The swearings-in will be...


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