Kay Gadient Honored With Outstanding Senior Citizen Award

Among the many accolades given during the Goodhue County Fair are the Male and Female Outstanding Senior Citizen awards.  This year’s recipients were Howard Ayen of Zumbrota and Kathleen …

THE KING with Cash & Diamond Returning to Dennison

The popular Vegas Style Tribute Show featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Elvis, and Neil Diamond returns to Dennison Saturday September 24th. Usually the show has been held the Friday of …

New Rankings Show Where the County Is Lacking Health

Red Wing, MN (August, 2022) – Minnesota is consistently ranked as one of the healthiest states in the nation, and the state has a strong local public health system. Our local public health …

Goodhue County WIC Provides One-on-One Support Before and During a Parent’s Breast/Chestfeeding Journey

Breastfeeding is important for babies, mothers, other birthing parents, and families. Many families start breast/chestfeeding but are often not able to meet their goals due to lack of support. …
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Minnesota organic farmers and processors can apply for a rebate of up to 50% of the cost of their organic certification. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for …
A tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in Minnesota to beginning farmers is still available through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) …
If you’re a Minnesota business sourcing and distributing or serving food, the Statewide Cooperative Partnership for Local and Regional Markets led by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture …
Obituaries
Theodore (Ted) John Vinger
Theodore (Ted) John Vinger, 93, died on September 11, 2022, at his home in Rochester, Minnesota. Ted’s life was full of love and service to his family, friends, and communities. He was born on …
Ruby Rosella Foley
Ruby Rosella Foley, 96, of Red Wing, died Sunday, September 4, 2022, at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Um, Minn.  She was born on November 28, 1925, in Trenton Township, Pierce County, Wis., …
Martin Lohmann
Martin Lohmann, age 100, passed away Monday, August 15 2022 at The Bridges Assisted Living in Zumbrota.  Martin was born on November 1, 1921 to H. August and Margaret (Bargsten) Lohmann in …
Wayne Kispert
Wayne Kispert, age 94, of Butterfield, died on Monday, August 1, 2022, at the Good Samaritan- The Village in Mountain Lake, MN. Funeral services were at 2pm, Monday, August 8, 2022, at First …
Corinne Lexvold
Funeral services for Corinne Lexvold will be held Wednesday August 17th at 2:00 PM at Lands Lutheran Church near Zumbrota.  The Rev. David Krinke will officiate.  The visitation will be one …
Community
(BPT) - Making new friends as an adult can be challenging. Unlike when you were younger and had a built-in community or network through school or social clubs, adulthood seems to offer fewer …
(BPT) - Travel is back big time and whether you're racking up the miles for work or planning a relaxing getaway, there's one staple that travelers must have: luggage that can keep up with the …
Chronicles: [ /kränək(ə)ls/ ] noun --- the daily or yearly records of the transactions of a kingdom. The author is unknown. However, tradition holds that much, if not all, of Chronicles was …
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Goodhue County, MN (August, 2022) – The Goodhue County Child and Family Collaborative (GCCFC) is pleased to announce that $100,000 a year for three years will be awarded to five organizations …
The iconic Wanamingo water tower is making its last stand this summer. With the completion of the new water tower south of town, the 96 year-old structure will be removed. The new water tower will …
Be sure to enter the Messenger drawing for Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets. You will be able to enter by e-mailing your name and address to hometownmessenger@gmail.com. Winners will be drawn …
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Criminal lovers going on the run have inspired movies since 1937. Stacker highlights the top 25 films about these thrilling couples. 
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(BPT) - If you didn’t work from home before, chances are you are or have the ability to now. According to Forbes, remote work is here to stay, with projections that 25% of all professional jobs …