Danielle Killey covers local government for the South Washington County Bulletin. She has worked as a reporter for other Forum Communications newspapers since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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Locals were ready with their ideas and concerns when Gov. Mark Dayton visited Red Wing Tuesday with state representatives and officials to talk about oil train safety. From requests for...
Paul’s Industrial Garage was fined $1,800 after dumping an overflowing roll-off box’s contents onto the driveway at 1622 Greenwood St. in Red Wing last month. At their Monday meeting, City Council members approved the fine for illegally dumping municipal solid waste. The fine is a penalty and helps to cover the city’s cleanup cost, which was about $735, according to a staff report. The dumping took place on the afternoon of June 20, Red Wing public works deputy director of solid waste Jeff Schneider said.
Red Wing will honor its namesake and Native American heritage on the day federally dedicated to Christopher Columbus, the Red Wing City Council voted last week.
Rainy, cool weather gave way to sunshine and warmth just in time for the first public golfers this year to tee off Friday morning at Mississippi National Golf Links.
Minnesotans who want to get involved in the political process have the chance to attend caucuses early next month. Most parties are holding their caucus meetings on Feb.
Red Wing Shoe Co. is recalling thousands of work boots in the United States and Canada after a problem was found with the steel toecap. The cap in the boots “could fail to protect the wearer’s feet in an impact,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Project organizers want to talk about work on Highway 61/Main Street with the public as much as possible, they told area residents, business professionals and public officials Monday evening. Project manager Aaron Warford of Bolton & Menk said the team wants public conversation about changes and work on Highway 61 to be ongoing as they approach a 2015 construction goal.
Local lawmakers say while Minnesota’s projected surplus is tentative, it’s good news. “I think it’s a testament to the fact that our economy is rebounding strongly and outpacing the rest of the country in many regards,” Sen. Matt Schmit, DFL-Red Wing, said. State officials released a budget and economic forecast Thursday that projects a surplus of $1.086 billion at the end of the two-year budget cycle.
Red Wing City Council members agreed to work with Red Wing Municipal Golf Corporation earlier this month, but on Monday they approved a detailed contract finalizing the management of Mississippi National Golf Links.
Thanksgiving can be a time to gather with family and friends, enjoy good food and celebrate together.