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Barb Haley announced today she will seek the Republican endorsement for Minnesota House 21A. The Red Wing native and businesswoman’s latest endeavor is as executive director of Red Wing WORKS, a project of manufacturers, three area high schools and Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical to create an employment and training pipeline to drive the local economy.
State Rep. Tim Kelly will leave his House District 21A seat at the end of this term. He intends to issue a statement later this week to the Capitol press corps, he told the Republican Eagle. “I had actually made the decision not to run the last time around, and then got asked to take one more shot at it,” Kelly said.
The Prairie Island Mdewakanton settled here, in part, because of the gifts the Mississippi River waters bring. Now a river of fun and prosperity runs through the tribe’s Treasure Island Resort & Casino with the new Lagoon water park and Waves Spa. And buried beneath this new venture, spiritual leader Art Owen said, is a buffalo heart — the animal so generous to the Dakota people. “That generosity is there for all of you,” Owen told the crowd gathered for Tuesday’s grand opening.
The opening weeks of the year bring with them accolades and honors. •Goodhue County Citizen of the Year. •Rotary Service Above Self recognition for three public employees, one from the...
Red Wing Public Schools will start classes two hours late Monday, Jan. 18, district officials said this evening. Temperatures are expected to plummet to 15 degrees below zero during the...
Due to heavy rain, Meyer Contracting was forced to reschedule the water service construction for Red Wing Grain to Wednesday Dec. 16.
St. Crispin Living Community will move ahead with building a state-of-the-art nursing home next year. The health care provider’s citizen advisory committee got word Tuesday that the facility in the works since before 2010 is moving forward. “We finally have a plan,” Chris Boldt said.
Boot and Shoe Workers Union Local 527 ratified a three-year contract this afternoon with Red Wing Shoe Co. The workers are based at Plant 2 in Red Wing Industrial Park...
David “Jerry” Borgen is a man of many hats and titles. Boy Scout leader, Elk, Rotarian and church member; son, uncle, father and grandpa, husband of 62 years to Pat; Air Force veteran and Legionnaire; friend, mentor, colleague and ultimate community volunteer; founder of the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame, the Queen Bees and more. Borgen, 86, has won numerous honors including Red Wing Neighbor of the Year.
Red Wing Youth Outreach won overall honors Thursday night with a dish prepared by Liberty’s dubbed “Sweet Chili O’ Mine.” This first claimed the title for best professional traditional chili, enabling Youth Outreach to vie for the top honor at the 12th annual Chili Cook-off. In addition to a panel of judges determining winners, members of the public paying $5 to attend received a coin to participate choosing the People’s Choice.