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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.
Area manufacturers celebrated their successes and looked some challenges straight in the eye Monday. Representatives of companies from Hager City to Cannon Falls, from Red Wing to Lake City, gathered for the annual National Manufacturing Month luncheon at the St. James Hotel. Kevin Wilde, who spent three decades in manufacturing and is a senior lecturer with Carlson School of Management, told participants to think about why great managers make all the difference.
A judge has thrown out a grand jury indictment of manslaughter against Scott Reps of Red Wing. The Minnesota State Patrol officer was responding to a motorcycle-deer crash when he...
More than 45 manufacturers call the Red Wing area home. Large and small, they employ from 1,100 people to four. The community has an opportunity to celebrate that economic strength and diversity as well as to learn more about these companies during National Manufacturing Month. While there are activities throughout October, the primary focus locally is Oct. 19-24 with free, public tours, according to Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce President Patty Brown. “This is a rare opportunity for locals to find out about what really happens at these companies,” Brown said.