Goodhue County's Second Courthouse
Built in 1932 for $275,000
It has since been replaced with the Goodhue County Justice Center
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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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
COURT: Doty vs. Phelps
TRAINING SCHOOL: Students-William King and George Sobkowski
TRAINING SCHOOL: Escapes-John Swicked, Leo Subkowski and James Carr
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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