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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A plan for the future of what was once a premier golf course in southeast Minnesota is a step closer to being finalized.
A new group at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing is giving residents a chance to help the community while also feeling its support.
Waiting lists. Paperwork. A shortage of program funding. Those are just some of many obstacles that face low-income families as they try to seek assistance, even in a place with many organizations that aim to provide resources, panelists at a Red Wing forum said Thursday evening. “We know Red Wing is a community that steps up to the plate,” Red Wing League of Women Voters co-president Colleen Clark said as she kicked off the public forum on poverty.
A black cloud over the future of Mississippi National Golf Links has lifted.
Red Wing residents and visitors helped local firefighters fill their boots with donations last week.
Red Wing residents may soon see a familiar face on their television screens during sporting events and on social media sites.
Gov. Mark Dayton resisted owning a computer for as long as he could, he said. But eventually he realized the difference they could make.
Council members are working to decide what they want for Mississippi National Golf Links, and said they made some headway Monday.
It may be a little late, but flood season still could hit the area this year. After a holiday weekend filled with heavy rains throughout Minnesota, a flood watch that includes Red Wing is in effect until further notice. Goodhue and Pierce counties are included in the watch. The National Weather Service predicted flood stage may be reached by this weekend in Red Wing due to a swollen Mississippi River. Flood warnings also are in effect at sites around the state, including near Hastings, and in parts of Wisconsin.
The area of track where a Canadian Pacific freight train derailed Sunday morning has been repaired and traffic has resumed. The line was opened just after 6 p.m. Monday, nearly a day and a half after 19 empty cars left the tracks near the Bay Point Park area. Two of the cars fell off the tracks completely. Canadian Pacific is working to determine the cause of the derailment, spokesman Ed Greenberg said. "It's still too early to speculate on the cause," he said.