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Briefs for May 4

Art History

Art History Club will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at the home of Betty Beck, 30367 Lakeview Ave. The second program of the Gardens of the World series will be the "Gardens of Italy," presented by Lenore Mavleos-Spielman.

Women's Network

Women's Network will meet at noon May 11 at the St. James Hotel. Molly McCloskey of Dublin, Ireland, and current resident at the Anderson Center, will speak. She has written four books, taught at the Irish Writers Centre and her volunteer work includes founding a rape crisis center. RSVP by 6 p.m. Saturday to (651) 388-8371 or

Scholarships offered for peace officer training

The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association is offering scholarships of up to $750 to students studying to be peace officers. Applicants must be enrolled in a peace officer training program or were enrolled within the last year.

Scholarship applications must be endorsed by a chief law enforcement officer in his or her city. Scholarship deadline is July 15. For more information, visit

History memorials

Goodhue County Historical Society received donations in memory of Orville Augustin, Sammy Bjornstad, Audrey Brunner, LaVerne Fanslow, Robert Fortier Jr., Evan Hallstrom, Marjorie McNamara, Mina Neuenfeldt, Ray Ohnstad and Bennie Schwieger. For information, call 651-388-6024.


Save MNGL will hold a public forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Red Wing Public Library on the potential sale of Mississippi National Golf Links. People will discuss alternatives to a sale, the legal risks of private ownership and an overview of documents obtained from the city.

Flower basket


Noontime Kiwanis recently received memorials for Sammy Bjornstad, Tom and Betty Brown, Jollene Jenson, Lynn "Bud" Balback, Loraine Robinson, Florence Callstrom, Lillie Schultz, Jann Weir, Don Hophan, Gary Benson, Marcus Lohman, Ruth Jones, Bob Fortier, Soup Campbell, Doris Decker, Evan Hallstrom and Delores (Dode) Paton. For more information, write to Kiwanis Flower Basket Trust, Box 271, Red Wing, MN 55066.

Board of Appeal

Red Wing City Council will meet as the Board of Appeal and Equalization at 7 p.m. Thursday in the council chambers at City Hall.

Book club

Red Wing Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Public Library to discuss "The Girl Who Played with Fire" by Steig Larsson. For information, call Judy Rausch at 651-388-5759.

Class of 1961

The Class of 1961 will hold a committee meeting at Liberty's Bar Monday, May 9, at 7 p.m.