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A Goodhue County judge will decide whether a personal injury case against a Minnesota college should be thrown out. John McDonald Jr., an attorney for St.
Teachers say that students who don't feel connected to their school have a tendency to drift. They often drift from success, Red Wing High School math teacher Chad Bray said. Others drift from school completely. "We're hoping that they are a part of the school and they are connected," Bray said. One way the school has attempted to strengthen those relationships has been through the Teachers' Choice Awards.
Pierce County Sheriff's Department officials on Wednesday released the name of the man shot last week at the Harbor Bar. The victim is 24-year-old Jesse James Blood of the Red Wing area, according to a press release from the sheriff's office. Blood remained hospitalized at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Hospital officials would not release any information on his condition Friday. Pierce County Sheriff's Department Lt. Dennis Sorenson said investigators have not been able to interview Blood.
Fire engulfed a Red Wing house Monday, leaving a family of four homeless. A spokeswoman for residents Rodney and Kari Furlong said the family lost "everything they've ever had" in the fire. Lisa Acker described the family as "exhausted, tired and overwhelmed." " ... the shock is wearing off and reality is setting in," Acker said Tuesday, speaking on behalf of the family. Acker said the fire represents the latest blow in a difficult stretch for the family.
Pierce County Sheriff's Department officials on Wednesday released the name of the man shot last week at the Harbor Bar. The victim is 24-year-old Jesse James Blood of the Red Wing area, according to a press release from the sheriff's office. Blood remained hospitalized at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester Wednesday. Hospital officials would not release any information on his condition. Pierce County Sheriff's Department Lt. Dennis Sorenson said investigators have not been able to interview Blood.
A 46-year-old Wanamingo woman on Friday began a six-month jail sentence after pleading guilty in November to felony drug charges. Cheryl Lynn Ford was convicted Nov. 16 of first-degree possession of methamphetamines, a charge that carries a 30-year maximum prison sentence. Judge Thomas Bibus stayed a prison sentence of more than seven years as part of a plea bargain. Lesser drug-related charges were dismissed as part of an agreement reached between attorneys. Under the agreement, Ford will serve the jail sentence as part of her 10-year probationary period.
Troy Alan Reinke, the Cannon Falls man accused of poaching a trophy Goodhue County buck, entered a not guilty plea Thursday during his first court appearance in the case. Reinke was charged last month with 13 poaching-related counts. Authorities claim he shot a world-class buck and two other deer illegally in October.
District officials said both high-achieving and struggling students should find opportunity in a smorgasbord of new classes approved Monday. School Board members green lighted nine new Red Wing High School classes for the 2010, including three new advanced placement courses. The list also includes a nonfiction reading and writing course for students who struggle in traditional language arts learning, Instructional Services Director Kathy Radmer said. School Board members welcomed the new class lineup, which Radmer said will not lead to elimination of existing courses. "I'm really glad
Mike Pagel hustles out of Burnside Elementary's multi-use room at 8:45 a.m. with a video camera in hand. The teacher is headed to his fourth-grade classroom where he plugs the camera into a laptop computer. Pagel will burn a DVD with just minutes to spare before every classroom at the school tunes in to watch it. Such is life in the news business. Pagel is one of two Burnside teachers behind a daily news program that started last week at the school.
Red Wing teachers received a partial raise in the last round of union negotiations. So does that make local school leaders nervous that Gov.