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December 8, 2018
Don Davis / Forum News Service
Local lawmakers react to surplus news
December 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 7, 2018
While the owner and manager of the Red Wing Mall, Paul Brown and Dan Plein, didn't speak during the Goodhue County Truth-in-Taxation meeting Thursday, the two did speak during two meetings on Monday to raise their concerns on the rising property taxes. Businesses in the Red Wing Mall are expected to face an overall property tax hike of 68 percent, they said, making it difficult to stay in business. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Displeasure doesn't stop Goodhue County levy passage
December 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 6, 2018
Minnesota governor-elect Tim Walz said a $1.5 billion state budget surplus could help improve education and health care funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
Red Wing 2019 levy (just barely) passes
December 6, 2018 - 5:00am
December 4, 2018
Despite a looming winter storm, overflow seating was required Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, when Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan held a listening session at Prairie Island. She promised there will be room at the table for all in Tim Walz's One Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Prairie Island Indian Community
Flanagan pledges support for all Minnesotans
December 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 1, 2018
Truth in Taxation coming up for local governments
December 1, 2018 - 5:00am
November 27, 2018
Barn Bluff will 'burn' on Wednesday
November 27, 2018 - 7:04pm
Members of the Minnesota State Canvassing Board drew names of voting precincts set to be reviewed for their election performance Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota again posts highest voter turnout in the country
November 27, 2018 - 5:26pm
The 1.3-million-bushel grain bin that is currently at Red Wing Grain's site on Cannon Bottom Road. On Monday, Nov. 26, Red Wing City Council approved the installation of another bin on the property. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
Red Wing Grain approved for 2nd grain bin on Cannon Bottom Road
November 27, 2018 - 11:56am
November 26, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar gives her victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Klobuchar on 2020 presidential bid: 'I'll let you know'
November 26, 2018 - 10:05am
November 23, 2018
Kelly names Lerfald chief deputy
November 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 21, 2018
File photo
Safe stepping in for Allen during cancer treatment
November 21, 2018 - 12:56pm
November 20, 2018
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 19, 2018
Few residential properties are for sale in Red Wing and "sold" signs go up quickly. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
Jobs but no housing: Addressing crisis part of Red Wing 2040
November 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
Pierce County voters numbered 17,614 in the Nov. 6 midterm election, not including absentee voters, compared to 14,743 four years ago. File photo
Midterm voter turnout in Pierce County substantially higher than 2014
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am