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Public Notice - Special Meeting
Name Change - William R. Ramirez to William R. Noland
Public Notice - December 2016 BOA
Katharine "Kay" Vogel, 93
David Warner, 61
Frances E. Swanson, 90
Gloria R. 'Gina' Mensing, 63
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
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May 26, 2016
Cannon Falls High School senior aims for drama, medicine, more
CANNON FALLS — Matt Breuer said his senior year has been full of milestones. There were proud moments, like taking first in the Great Speeches...
May 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
May 21, 2016
Ellsworth grads are ‘Positive spirits’
ELLSWORTH — Having grown up in separate orphanages in Beijing, brothers Trey and Trentyn Mattson spoke minimal English when they were adopted...
May 21, 2016 - 10:18am
Graduate’s heart is on the farm
By Sandy Hadler Contributor WANAMINGO — Ask Erin Gudknecht to name her favorite class and you’ll get a simple reply: “Any ag classes.”...
May 21, 2016 - 8:24am
May 20, 2016
Red Wing School Board briefs
Construction update Supt. Karsten Anderson provided Red Wing School Board members Monday night with a tentative schedule for moving forward with building work approved by a referendum vote last month. The financial contract was approved in April and approval of the construction...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 18, 2016
Clustering of students nears end of first year
Toward the end of its first full year of implementation, the Total School Cluster Grouping model is moving along as planned Sunnyside Elementary Principal Jeremy Sorenson told Red Wing School Board members Monday night. The TSCG is a research-based program from Purdue University,...
May 18, 2016 - 3:51pm
May 8, 2016
‘Holistic’ approach gives instrument repair students perspective
Second-year guitar student David Slack, all three of his guitars near completion, was standing outside the spray booth, tucked away behind the...
May 8, 2016 - 7:00am
May 6, 2016
District will shift to accounting firm with local office
CliftonLarsenAllen will no longer handle Red Wing Public Schools’ yearly audit, the board decided Monday. After a 2-1 finance committee vote in favor of Eide Bailly, the School Board reversed that recommendation, voting 4-2 in favor of Smith, Schafer & Associates. “I think...
May 6, 2016 - 7:00am
May 5, 2016
2012 tax levy vote comes with gift of time for school district
It pays to double-check. In this instance, Red Wing Public Schools gained a year for determining which direction to take its operating levy, which up until Monday was thought to expire at the end of the 2017-18 school year. After business manager Jackie Paradis inquired with the...
May 5, 2016 - 7:00am
April 28, 2016
Community meetings ahead for Plum City schools
Plum City school officials will continue testing the waters for a possible November referendum. The Plum City School Board remains on track for a June decision on whether to hold a referendum, but not before striking out into the community. Plum City School District Superintendent...
April 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 21, 2016
Budget cuts of $800,000 realized
After Red Wing School Board voted to cut approximately $814,000 from next year’s budget last month, some of those cuts made their way in front of the School Board Monday night for specific approval. Along with a vote to reduce certain programs within the district, contracts for...
April 21, 2016 - 3:48pm
April 20, 2016
Fulbright professor from Serbia to speak at UWRF
UW–River Falls will be hosting Visiting Fulbright Professor Nina Lazarevic, assistant professor from the University of Nis, Serbia, to speak...
April 20, 2016 - 12:14pm
April 12, 2016
Update: Referendum passes
Red Wing Public Schools can move forward with $22.615 million in building after the passage of the district's $22.615 million referendum. Various maintenance, safety and security, accessibility and technology infrastructure projects will be addressed with the funds. “I am relieved...
April 12, 2016 - 10:35pm
April 9, 2016
With the recent passage of two referendums in Ellsworth and Hudson, Red Wing Public Schools waits in anticipation of Tuesday’s vote on whether...
April 9, 2016 - 11:30am
April 6, 2016
Early ballots being cast
In advance of Tuesday’s referendum vote, nearly 150 absentee ballots have been processed, according to Supt. Karsten Anderson. Absentee voting began Feb. 26 and absentee ballots are available in the district office — at Red Wing High School through door 36 — from 7:30 a.m....
April 6, 2016 - 2:52pm
April 2, 2016
Voting is open for RWPS referendum; forum set
Voting for the Red Wing Public Schools building referendum is open in advance of the April 12 voting date. To vote before the election, visit the RWPS district office, located through door 36 at Red Wing High School during normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. There...
April 2, 2016 - 8:00am