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December 13, 2016
School Board approves construction bids
Red Wing School Board At a special School Board meeting Monday night, the board unanimously approved construction bids for work to be completed next year. Mark Kotten, project manager for Kraus-Anderson Construction Company, and Kevin Anderson, director of buildings and grounds for...
December 13, 2016 - 5:04pm
October 29, 2016
LETTER: Jones seeks support to keep helping kids on School Board
To the Editor: I am a champion for all children. I have learned about the challenges of serving the needs of gifted children with two of my own boys. I respect the accomplishments of those who have mental and physical challenges. My father suffered a major stroke at the age of 25....
October 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
August 18, 2016
Seven candidates to vie for four school board seats
As the election filing period closed Tuesday evening, seven candidates emerged for four open seats on the Red Wing School Board. Mike Christensen, Janie Farrar, Tim Hudacek, Heidi Jones, Brett Olmsted, Pam Roe and Mark Ryan filed affidavits of candidacy during the two-week filing...
August 18, 2016 - 6:00am
August 3, 2016
Superintendent gets solid review
Red Wing School Board completed Supt. Karsten Anderson’s annual performance review in a closed session at its July 18 meeting. Board members went over the results at Monday’s meeting. They evaluated 10 areas: leadership of educational programs, communications with the school board,...
August 3, 2016 - 5:00pm
Candidates may file for school board seats
Filing for the school board seats is now open until Aug 16. Election will be Nov. 8 in conjunction with the general election. The Red Wing School Board has four seats up this year. Candidates must file an affidavit of candidacy with the school district clerk. The filing fee is $2....
August 3, 2016 - 9:56am
January 24, 2016
Dollars, date set for spring referendum
With relatively little discussion surrounding specifics, given the board’s extensive talks over the last few months regarding the state of the district’s facilities, Red Wing School Board authorized a referendum in the amount of $22,615,000 Tuesday. It will be put to the voters...
January 24, 2016 - 12:00am
January 23, 2016
District will get weeklong spring break, hold classes on on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The day after the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day – a day when Red Wing Public School students were in class, but the School Board was unable to meet due to the federal holiday – discussion on RWPS 2016-17 school calendar circled on whether the district should require...
January 23, 2016 - 8:00am
School Board focuses on facilities
As discussion of a potential fall referendum continued Monday night, Red Wing School Board Chair Janie Farrar said she would like to move forward with urgency until it’s clear the board needs to hit the pause button on a November vote. Supt. Karsten Anderson presented potential...
April 23, 2015 - 5:00pm
November 29, 2014
Truth and taxation meetings start Monday
Staff and officials from local government entities have been working to finalize budgets and tax levies for 2015, and residents will have a dedicated opportunity to learn more and voice their thoughts at upcoming meetings. The annual property tax hearings, generally known as truth-in-taxation...
November 29, 2014 - 9:00am
April 9, 2014
Editorial: Time to ask
The community rumblings have been growing in recent weeks as Red Wing Public Schools wraps up open houses/discussions at its various buildings. Questions — some call them doubts — about the shortcomings of each existing facility are surfacing. People slowly are starting to...
April 9, 2014 - 12:01pm
August 6, 2013
Education initiative details early success, future plans
A grassroots partnership of civic groups, local businesses and school district staff is looking to change the way children are educated -- from cradle to career. The Red Wing School Board heard more about the initiative, called Every Hand Joined, at a work-study session Monday night,...
August 6, 2013 - 1:57pm
July 16, 2013
Red Wing School Board
From the July 17 Republican Eagle print edition.
July 16, 2013 - 12:58pm
June 18, 2013
Red Wing School Board briefs
Red Wing School Board Support personnel contracts OK'd Red Wing School Board approved 6-0 new contracts with the support personnel group for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years. The new contracts include pay raises comparable to other bargaining units' settlements, Supt. Karsten...
June 18, 2013 - 3:23pm
School Board evaluates itself
Twice a month, the Red Wing School Board meets as a whole to discuss issues facing the district. But it's not very often that the board gets to step back and evaluate itself. On Monday evening, the seven members -- and Supt. Karsten Anderson -- got to do just that. The group spent...
June 18, 2013 - 3:22pm
June 15, 2013
Alternative learning makes shift
The Red Wing School District has set a plan in motion that will have the Goodhue County Education District taking over all of its alternative programming beginning next school year. The Red Wing School Board approved the move 7-0 in a special meeting Wednesday evening. Now all...
June 15, 2013 - 11:00am