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Josh Hanson announces candidacy for sheriff

Goodhue County Emergency Management Director Joshua Hanson announced his candidacy for Goodhue County Sheriff on Tuesday, May 17. Hanson stated in a press release, "As your sheriff, I will bring a proper standard of excellence back to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. I know what defines a solid, well-trained, well-educated law enforcement effort to serve and protect your family and our community. I know what leadership is and how it should be applied – starting at the top.”
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Ceremony kicks off pavilion construction at Byllesby Regional Park

Goodhue County Public Works staff and other community leaders gathered May 6 for a groundbreaking ceremony, kicking-off construction of the new $1.8 million Byllesby Park pavilion. Planning for the Byllesby Park Pavillion and Essential Services Project started in 2016 as a joint effort with Dakota County, analyzing the needs and...
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Goodhue County hosting housing webinar

Rehab programs for houses and buildings allow a rural community to become a vibrant and attractive place to live, work and raise a family. Goodhue County Economic Development Authority will join forces with local experts in the field of rehabilitation programs for housing and downtown buildings that can aid in revitalizing a community.
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DNA technology leads to breakthrough in decades-old case involving infant deaths

RED WING – The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension have made an arrest in two cases that had been unsolved for more than twenty years, both of which involved dead infants found in bodies of water. At a press conference on Monday, May 9, at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center in Red Wing, GCSO Sheriff Marty Kelly announced that Jennifer Matter of Belvidere Township has been arrested in connection with one of the cases.
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Goodhue County finds success with treatment court

May is National Drug Court Month and the Goodhue County Treatment Court is celebrating 3½ years of successful care. “Since the beginning, we have received over 118 referrals, for which the team has served 32 individuals,” coordinator Jessica Schumacher said. “Of those 32, 15 have successfully completed the program with four more looking forward to graduation this summer.”
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Like consumers, recent jump in gas prices hit Red Wing police, fire

Red Wing residents are feeling the sting of higher gas prices every time they fill their vehicles at the gas pumps. Those higher gas prices also are hitting government agencies with large fleets of vehicles – police and fire departments. “You know it’s hard,” said Chad Steffen, communications captain...
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Goodhue County sheriff reports

Harley Nathan Williams, Hampton, 39, speeding: 64 in 55. Susan Marie Wines, St. Paul, 57, possession of small amount of marijuana. Graham Lloyd Majerus, Pine Island, 18, possession of fictitious ID. Ruben Gomez Gomez, Cannon Falls, 30, driving after license revocation, driving without proof of insurance. Hieutrung Dinh Nguyen, Rochester,...
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Cannon Falls resident Jesse Johnson runs for House of Representatives

Cannon Falls resident Jesse Johnson will be running in the upcoming election for the House of Representatives in District 20A. Johnson grew up in Cannon Falls, graduated from Cannon Falls High School and spent most of his life here until enlisting in the Army during his junior year of high school. He went on to finish as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army.
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Single vehicle accident in Cannon Falls injures two

An individual in Cannon Falls reported seeing airborne headlights on Monday, May 9. The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office received a report at 10 p.m. on Monday from an individual who was driving on Highway 52 when they saw the headlights. When responding to the call, deputies found that a passenger...
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Bail Set for Red Wing Woman Accused of Abandoning Babies

(Learfiled) Bail was set at $1.5 million Tuesday for the Red Wing woman accused of leaving her infant to die on the banks of the Mississippi River back in 2003. Jennifer Matter appeared in Goodhue County Court via Zoom on two counts of second-degree murder. She was consistently sobbing during the brief proceeding.
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Traffic delays expected as crews install rumble strips on SE Minnesota highways

(ABC 6 News) - Motorists will encounter minor traffic delays through May on various state highways in southeast Minnesota counties as crews install rumble strips, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said delays should be minimal through the work zone. On two-lane roads, motorists...
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Mom charged in slaying of baby found in Mississippi River in 2003

The Minnesota mother whose two infants were found in the Mississippi River years apart was arrested Monday in one of their slayings, authorities said. Jennifer Matter, 50, has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder, Goodhue County Sheriff Marty Kelly said at a news conference. Her arrest came 8,222...
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