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This year was the first time Salsa-licious had a panel of judges, and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota came away with two honors at the 2016 celebration: best costume and best red salsa. The annual fundraiser through United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha & Pierce Counties featured more than 20 salsas that people could taste Saturday at Sargent’s Nursery in Red Wing. Coordinated by the local Masons, the event benefits any participating non-profit.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota won best costume and best red salsa at the 2016 Salsa-licious Celebration. The annual fundraiser through United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha & Pierce Counties featured more than 20 salsas. The event was today at Sargent's Nursery in Red Wing and coordinated by the local Masons. (Republican Eagle photo by Anne Jacobson)
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...