Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a journalism degree.
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This year's late spring put many Minnesota crops behind schedule. Wild rice is no exception. As of early July, the rice crop — which grows mainly in lakes, marshes and streams the northern portion of the state — was about two weeks behind schedule, Ducks Unlimited wild rice lake management consultant Rod Ustipak reported. But over the summer, the crop gained some ground and matured only about a week late. While this year's harvest won't be a bumper crop, Ustipak said it will be a vast improvement over last year, when heavy rain storms damaged the crop.
Red Wing School District is stepping up its security measures for the coming school year.
A Minnesota State Patrol helicopter was used to rescue a woman from Barn Bluff's northeast side Tuesday morning.
It’s been one month since Minnesota’s new cigarette tax — which increased state taxes by $1.60 per pack — went into effect July 1.
Red Wing Farmers Market is now accepting Electronic Benefit Transfer cards so that people participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can buy fresh and local fruits, vegetables and other products.
In January, doctors said Daniel David Yennie would probably never walk or talk again.
A Red Wing woman faces child endangerment and animal cruelty charges after authorities took seven dogs and 19 cats from her 814 West Ave. home this spring.
What do you need to know before starting your own business?
Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information should you know about a family before agreeing to watch a child? They may not be questions every young babysitter considers, but according to LaVergne Dickerson, they should be. "There is value in grooming yourself for any field," she said. Dickerson has taught babysitting and first aid courses in Goodhue County for several years.
There was an audible sigh of relief from Suzanne Marie Walstrom's friends and family as five not guilty verdicts were read in Goodhue County District Court Wednesday afternoon. Walstrom, 39, a former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard, was accused of having sexual relationships with three inmates while she worked at the prison.