Goodhue County, Minnesota

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Courthouse
Goodhue County's Second Courthouse
Built in 1932 for $275,000
It has since been replaced with the Goodhue County Justice Center


County Information
Goodhue County was formed from territory within Wabasha County on March 5, 1853.
County boundaries were defined in 1854 and further refined again in 1855.
It was named for James Madison Goodhue, the first printer-editor in Minnesota.
Nearly all of Prairie Island Indian Community is within the county.
The county seat is Red Wing

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Cities and Towns
Bellechester (part) - Cannon Falls - Dennison (part) - Goodhue - Kenyon
Lake City (part) - Pine Island (part) - Red Wing - Wanamingo - Zumbrota

Townships Belle Creek - Belvidere - Cannon Falls - Cherry Grove - Featherstone - Florence
Goodhue - Hay Creek - Holden - Kenyon - Leon - Minneola - Pine Island
Roscoe - Stanton - Vasa - Wacouta - Wanamingo - Warsaw - Welch - Zumbrota

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Website Updates



OCTOBER 2018
MARRIAGES: County Records 1854-1855
MILITARY: WWI Casualties - collected and organized by Susan Duff-Erkel
OFFICIALS: Rosters - List of Notaries Public in Commission Aug. 1, 1884
OBITS: Warren Gill
NEWS-FIRES/TRAIN WRECKS: 1901 Train Wreck

MARCH 2018
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes - ANDERSON, August; ANDERSON, John; ANDERSON, John A.; ANDERSON, Joseph L.; BEFORT, John; BLODGETT, E. H.; BROOKS, Harriet E.; BUCKHOLTZ, H. Otto; CLARK, Isaac; CRONY, Mary A.; DICKEY, Joseph C.; ENERSON, E. T.; FLORN, A. G.; FOOT, Silas B.; FOSS, Ole; GALLAGHER, Francis; HESSELBURG, Daniel; HODGMAN, Harriet; JOHNSON, John C.; KNUTSON, Henry; KROGEN, Knut P.; LANDER, John A.; LARSON, Andrew; MAHAR, Patrick; MILLS, James R.; OLSON, Herman L.; OLSON, Thore; PARKER, Margaret; PETERSON, John; PETERSON, Peter O.; PIEPHO, Theodore F. W. C.; ROTZ, Karl; RUDBERG, Gustaf; SMITH, Louis C.; SMITHER, Harriett R.; WESTERFUND, Ola

JANUARY 2018
COURT: Doty vs. Phelps
TRAINING SCHOOL: Students-William King and George Sobkowski
TRAINING SCHOOL: Escapes-John Swicked, Leo Subkowski and James Carr

NOVEMBER 2017
MILITARY: WWI Casualties - William Kolshorn, Oskar E. Youngdahl
MILITARY: Soldiers - Oskar E. Youngdahl
The following contributed by Robin Line:
OBITS: Granville Pearson
PEOPLE: Frances Alder
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Curtis Daughter, August Alder, Fred W. Budenski, John Alberts Mrs. Carl Anderson
NEWS-VISIT: George Clemens, Peter and D.C. Stucky, Frank Fiek



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