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Where are they now?: Freedom to Free Energy

Where are they now?: Freedom to Free Energy

Flash back to 1996. The Smashing Pumpkins, Alanis Morissette, Oasis, Mariah Carey, Metallica, Bush and Coolio ruled Billboard charts, and British pop group the Spice Girls released its first hit song “Wannabe.”

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County narrowly approves mining ordinance changes

After a contentious 3-2 vote, the Goodhue County Board approved a list of amendments to the county’s mining ordinance Tuesday afternoon. The board will consider making additional amendments and the possibility of extending the county’s mining moratorium for another year before it expires Sept. 6.

Goodhue pastor steps down, but not out

Goodhue pastor steps down, but not out

A lot has changed in Goodhue County since the 1970s, but there is one thing residents have always been able to rely on: the guidance and support of Father Bruce Peterson.

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Time to get Free

Time to get Free

Local indie-pop or classic rock music lovers along with proud Red Wing patrons will be treated to a one-of-kind opportunity when Free Energy comes to town next week.

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All-Area Softball: Wagner's return home pays off

All-Area Softball: Wagner's return home pays off

Early in her high-school career, hockey pulled Lydia Wagner away from her hometown. But the Zumbrota native returned, and the Cougars’ softball team reaped the benefits

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All-Area Softball: Zumbrota-Mazeppa dominates All-Area lineup

Top-ranked Cougars with four All-Area selections and two honorable mentions

Amateur Baseball: Aces stomp Wisconsin state champs

Amateur Baseball: Aces stomp Wisconsin state champs

Mike Stegora showed up to the game Tuesday unsure which team the Red Wing Aces were facing at the Red Wing Athletic Field.

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Amateur Baseball: Love of the game carries on for Gibarts

Amateur Baseball: Love of the game carries on for Gibarts

Baseball is a family game.

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Amateur Baseball: Aces down Coon Rapids at home invite

Amateur Baseball: Aces down Coon Rapids at home invite

Aaron Johnson’s pitch count kept rising and his effectiveness improved with it.

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