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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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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2065/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
Wow, that's a lot of sunspots! Aurora in the forecast April 19-20
I can't recall seeing the sun this peppered with sunspots in a long time. Through the scope this morning I counted nine separate groups. No single spot or group stood out as unusually large, but the...
4/18/14 at 9:34 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1049/50/50/ FORUM COMMUNICATIONS
Rohrer named general sales manager of WDAY-TV, 970 WDAY Radio
FARGO, N.D. - Joshua Rohrer has been named the general sales manager for WDAY-TV and 970 WDAY Radio, the station announced this week. Rohrer has held several positions with WDAY over the last 11 ye...
4/17/14 at 8:27 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/375/50/50/ CAPITOL CHATTER
Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left
By Don Davis The looks on Minnesota legislators' faces before they began a holiday break told the story: They are tired. The 201 legislators put in long hours the past couple of weeks debating and in...
4/16/14 at 1:58 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/495/50/50/ OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
Spring or not, the turkey mating game goes on
Todays the first day of Minnesota and Wisconsins spring wild turkey seasons, but it isnt clear how many gobblers will be out strutting in the snowstorm. Sparky Stensaas of Wrenshall passed along a c...
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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2895/50/50/ LIVING IN RETIREMENT
IRA Rollovers Become IRS Target
On March 28 I wrote a post about a U.S.tax court altering the rules on IRA to IRA rollovers and wondered when the IRS would officially change the rules and start enforcement. Previously according to p...
4/14/14 at 3:18 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3397/50/50/ THE PERIPHERY
The Saga of the Stuck Bus
I type this intrduction fromn the seat of my bus into the city. If thyis print was hand-wrtten, an element of the ride would be apparent by way of squggly lines. Here I did the electronic equivalent t...
4/13/14 at 10:31 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3569/50/50/ HEALTHY THINKING MINNESOTA
To be healthy – focus on HEALTH, not disease
If your test comes back negative, youre glad because They found nothing. Is that really true? Was nothing found? Yes, the diseased condition or problem they were looking for isnt there. Then what ...
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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2099/50/50/ LUPULIN LIBATIONS
Beer Brief #57 - Black Ops
Brewery - Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, New York Beer - Black Ops Style - Imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels and re-fermented in the bottle with Champagne yeast ABV - 11.5% Color - Opaque blac...
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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3012/50/50/ COLLABORATIVE MN
Words from Emily Stevenson
The start of a new year tends to bring the expectation of renewal and change. Often times our energies and goals are focused only on making meaningful physical changes. While these are important, i...
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