ST. PAUL — After plowing through more than 122,000 votes cast, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today the eight winners of its inaugural Name a Snowplow contest. One snowplow in each of MnDOT’s eight districts will officially be named this month.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting two new cases of COVID-19.
After an early invitational season, full of virtual highs and lows, heading into March, the Cannon Falls speech team is about to hit the mid-season marker.
Goodhue County Board of Commissioners held their meeting virtual on March 2 to discuss important issues.
RED WING — Less than one week after the city let Roger Pohlman go, a new community new group is voicing vexation with local elected officials and urging citizens to join them.
The Cannon Falls City Council will meet tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., for their regular meeting.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting 13 new cases of COVID-19.
The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign begins today and benefits the 300 foods shelves around the state for over 40 years.
The recent cold snap and resulting electrical outage in Texas has created many questions about the power grid and the future of our nation’s energy production and use.
St. John the Baptist Catholic school is a hub of hands on science. Thanks to generous donors, St. John’s has filled its elementary science curriculum with science for the real world. The preschool - elementary grade school has a variety of robots that students program throughout their elem…
If privacy and a large patio are two must haves for your next home, this place has you covered.
Dakota County residents can help their yard and save money through the annual Recycling Association of Minnesota compost bin and rain barrel sale.
LAKE CITY — The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office Dive/Rescue Team conducted their annual ice dive training on the Mississippi River on Feb. 18. The office's Facebook page said: "Diving on the Mississippi [River] can be challenging enough during the summer under the best of conditions due to …
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting five new cases of COVID-19.
ST. PAUL — On Wednesday, the Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard three bills that provide funding to expand broadband access in underserved and unserved areas of Minnesota through the Border-to-Border Broadband program.
The following story was published in the February 23, 2006 edition of the Cannon Falls Beacon.
With Lent beginning on Feb. 17, many will be spending their Fridays looking for the best place to have fish.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting six new cases of COVID-19.
Gov. Tim Walz closed his portion of Thursday's news conference with optimism, hoping that this summer, he'll be able to walk around the State Fair and enjoy a corn dog.
Cannon Falls Police report
Hidden off of Highway 52 is a treasure trove of unique items one could get lost in for hours.
ZUMBROTA — Mathiowetz Construction Co. is the apparent best value bidder for the Design-Build contract to reconstruct Hwy 52 southbound, build an interchange at Hwy 52 and Hwy 57/Goodhue County Road 8 and make other safety improvements, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting nine new cases of COVID-19.
Randolph fifth grader Alexis Novak was crowned Spelling Bee champion on Feb. 23 during the annual contest.
The Speech season is picking up the pace now that the third tournament has wrapped up. This competition hosted over a dozen teams and was run by Farmington High School. The Cannon Falls Speech Team took second overall. In some aspects, Farmington’s tournament preserved the feeling of a stand…
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting no cases of COVID-19 since reporting started nearly a year ago.
Minnesota kids are still vaping at very high rates, with one in five high school students using e-cigarettes and 70% of high school and middle school users reporting signs of nicotine dependence, according to new data from the 2020 Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey.
The REAL Deal winners for this week are Tate M., Hannah L., Maelena D., Kyra C., Mayson V., Axel L., Brody L. along with educational assistant Mrs. Anita Hartl.
The Cannon Falls School District made the decision to go forth with a referendum during the Feb. 22 meeting with a unanimous vote.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting the deaths of two residents in their 70s from COVID-19.
BINGO will start March 1 at 10:00–11:00 a.m., and will be held every first and third Monday of the month. You will need to call to reserve a seat for social distancing requirements.“Craft Day” will start March 3 and will meet every first and 3 Wednesday of the month 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Br…
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 22-26 as Minnesota School Board Recognition Week to build awareness and understanding of the vital function elected school board members play in our society. The Cannon Falls School District is joining other public school districts fro…
The Junior High School Math League at Cannon Falls recently won the North Wasioja North Division Championship, the second year in a row.
The Cannon Falls School Board will meet at 6 p.m., tonight to have a final vote on pursing a referendum this spring.
RED WING — The option to step down or be fired provided to be no option at all, former Red Wing Chief of Police Roger Pohlman said in breaking his silence Feb. 20. Pohlman, whom the City Council terminated the night before, released his first public comment Saturday afternoon since being pla…
WACOUTA — Curt Caverly woke up Saturday night and sensed something was wrong. He got up and realized that the house was on fire. He woke his wife, Jodi, and two children, Hudson, 9, and Piper, 6, and got everyone outside.
OWATONNA — Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), in partnership with regional hardware stores, will be accepting applications for free paint and coating products for community mural, community welcome sign or historic structure projects through its Paint the Town Grant program.
A team of local non-profits and faith communities, including First Congregational UCC Church of Zumbrota and United Redeemer Lutheran Church of Zumbrota are interested in interviewing farmers in Goodhue county over the age of 60 about Aging on the Farm.
Due to COVID-19, walk-in immunization clinics have been suspended, the Goodhue County Health & Human Services Department said in a news release.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting four new cases of COVID-19.
The following story was published in the February 18, 1971 edition of the Cannon Falls Beacon.
The Dairy Queen property located at 31943 64th Avenue in Cannon Falls is listed for sale on the Weichert, Realtors website.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19.
Cannon Falls Police report
Even before Jimmy Nelson could grab his paycheck, his coworkers were already teasing him.
Respondents to an annual Manufacturing Business Conditions Survey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis say they expect mostly unchanged or improved conditions in 2021.
Goodhue County Health and Human Services is reporting the death of a resident in their 80s due to COVID-19.
During their regular meeting on Feb. 16, the Randolph School Board unanimously approved the 2021-2022 school year calendar.
In a news release from Governor Tim Walz's office on Wednesday, all middle and high school students can return to the classroom for hybrid or in-person learning beginning Feb. 22.
RED WING — Commissioner Jason Majerus raised the possibility two weeks ago of prorating or reimbursing the fees for the eight establishments that serve alcohol in the county’s jurisdiction.Majerus said of the eight businesses, “They were hit a little bit harder than average and they're not e…
Jumping into the season, the Cannon Falls Speech Team had no doubts about having to overcome a number of obstacles that came with a virtual season.