Farming finances can be tight, especially when it comes to property acquisition. The Goodhue County Board took action on June 4 that may make it easier for one area family to sell their homestead and hog operation.

At the Tuesday, May 28 meeting, the Kenyon-Wanamingo School Board renewed the district’s contract with Superintendent Jeff Pesta for three more years, until June 30, 2022.

Utility scale solar energy systems continue to be a frequent conversation for the Goodhue County Board. On Tuesday, May 21, the board was presented with two requests for utility-scale solar energy systems.


For the second time in two weeks, the Goodhue County Board considered appointing a commissioner to represent District 1. Once again, no one was appointed. The board met on Tuesday, May 21.

Jobless numbers showed a sharp drop of a percentage point or more in most cities and counties across the region from March to April, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.


NASA aficionado and computer enthusiast Christopher Lang of Kenyon, a junior at the University of Minnesota Crookston, has his sights set up in the sky. Lang grew up with a keen interest in computers and technology, as well as a passion for space.

A 27-year-old Lake City man was pronounced dead at the scene of a construction site accident east of Goodhue at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.


Veterans Service Director Lyman “Robby” Robinson was placed on administrative leave April 23, one day after an undisclosed complaint was made against him. The Goodhue County Attorney’s Office confirmed that in a reply to a data practices request.

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