Goodhue County

Three on council to seek re-election

May 13, 2020
Filing for three Lake City City Council seats and the mayor begins next week, and three of the four incumbents are planning to seek re-election. Mayor Mark Nichols and City Council member Cindy McGrath will seek second terms. Jason DeVinny, who was appointed to the seat resigned by Mary Lou...

Outbreak changes hazardous waste disposal in Goodhue County

Apr 30, 2020
The hazards of COVID-19 will reshape how Goodhue County collects household hazardous waste in 2020. Instead of Public Works sending its collection truck to every municipality this summer, there will be limited visits to three locations -- Cannon Falls, Kenyon and Zumbrota -- plus the Goodhue...

Goodhue County plans tornado drills

Apr 15, 2020
Goodhue County is participating in the statewide tornado drills on Thursday, April 16 (today) at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Dispatchers will activate sirens.  Families should practice their emergency plan for tornados and go to their shelter for such an event, the county said in a news release. 

Goodhue County's tips on enjoying outdoors during pandemic

Apr 15, 2020
With sunshine and warmer weather upon us, how do we stay safe yet enjoy the outdoors? Getting outside is such an important way to stay healthy, connected, and moving around! People are allowed to go outside during Governor Tim Walz’s “Stay at Home” order. Allowed activities include: walking,...

Goodhue County announces third confirmed case of COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) confirmed a third positive case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Goodhue County.  This third case is of a resident in their 40s, who was in contact with a known positive case.  This patient is in isolation at home and recovering.   Minnesota is in its...

Childcare group accepting Provider of the Year nominations

Feb 26, 2020
Goodhue County Licensed Child Care Association (GCLCCA) is now accepting nominations for Provider of the Year. Members of the community, parents of children in child care and fellow providers are encouraged to nominate a provider for this recognition. To be nominated they must be a licensed...

Friends of the Fair will meet Feb. 25 in Zumbrota

Feb 12, 2020
The Goodhue County Friends of the Fair will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Zumbrota Public Library.Updates on the livestock facility upgrade project at the county fairgrounds will be given.The public is invited to attend. People can learn more at gc-friends-of-...
Nina Arneson

Novel coronavirus outbreak is evolving

Feb 12, 2020
By Nina ArnesonHealth and HumanServices DirectorGoodhue CountyInformation about the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak is evolving and changes quickly.  It can be hard to keep up, and we know there is also misinformation circulating.  To make sure you have the most accurate information, we...

Goodhue County: Drotos' year to lead

Feb 12, 2020
Goodhue County Commissioner Paul Drotos was elected president of the County Board during the first meeting of 2020. His fellow members unanimously elected Drotos chair and Commissioner Barney Nesseth vice chair. Drotos represents the eastern portion of Red Wing and Wacouta Township. Q: How long...

Goodhue County reschedules solid waste hearing to Feb. 18

Jan 15, 2020
Goodhue County residents will have another opportunity to voice opinions about the solid waste plan that the county and city of Red Wing are working towards. According to Goodhue County Public Works Director Greg Isakson, the county is required to publish notices about the solid waste hearing in...

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