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A lucky Powerball ticket purchased in Red Wing will pay out $50,000 after the latest drawing was announced Jan. 6. The ticket was sold at Kwik Trip, 4820 U.S. Highway 61. This is one of three winning tickets worth $50,000 identified that night; the others were sold in Duluth and Kellogg, Minn. A $50,000 Powerball ticket also sold in Red Wing in July 2016 to Jonathan Weissinger, a resident of Zumbro Falls. The names of the Jan. 6 Minnesota Lottery Powerball winners have not yet been released.
Monday, Jan. 8 Pierce County Finance/personnel Committee, 4 p.m., Courthouse boardroom. Red Wing School Board Personnel Committee, 4 p.m., District Office Red Wing Library Board, 5 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Red Wing School Board, 5:30 p.m., Red Wing High School media center. Red Wing City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission, 7 p.m., Government Center boardroom. Tuesday, Jan. 9
GriefShare begins new session GriefShare, a nondenominational grief support group, will begin meeting at First Lutheran Church in Red Wing starting Jan. 8. Meetings take place each Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall January-March. This support group is led by facilitators who have experienced the loss of loved ones. You can call Tina at 651-301-1548, Suzy at 507-398-3729 or visit www.griefshare.org for more information. Church Women United chapter dissolves
Merchants Bank's Money Ball will return in 2018 for four varsity basketball games, according to Gary Johnson of Merchants Bank in Red Wing. "It's great fun for the students taking part and for the fans cheering them on," said Johnson, who is coordinating Money Ball. "We're also pleased to be able to provide funds to the Red Wing Booster Club as it supports athletics here in Red Wing." This is the third year for Money Ball in Red Wing. Last year, students received a total of $215. Merchants also gave $500 to the Red Wing Booster Club.
Criss Angel has dominated the world of magic for over a decade. He says his passion is to create constantly and bring his magic revolution to fans everywhere. He brings his brand new show, "RAW — The Mindfreak Unplugged" to Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Friday, Jan. 12.
ZUMBROTA — Return to the golden age of rock 'n' roll music with the Whitesidewalls, returning to the Zumbrota State Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. "The Whitesidewalls Rock 'n' Roll Revue" is a celebration of doo-wop, rockabilly and rock music that has had audiences dancing in their seats. The band first formed in 1971 and played across the Midwest many years — the ensemble played a series of full summer shows at Valleyfair amusement park in Shakopee for 10 years — and in 1985 was named the Minnesota Ballroom Operator's Association's Act of the Year.
Daily Watershed Gallery The National Eagle Center presents work of Adam Swanson. Done in acrylic on panel, his art addresses the future, fragility of the human presence, perseverance of nature and underlying threads of danger woven through societies. There will be an exhibit opening 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. Where: 50 Pembroke Ave., Wabasha When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Cost: $6-8 Today, Jan. 3 Marie's Underground This is open mic night. When: 7:30 p.m.
"It's the dead of winter. The holidays are over," Bonnie Schock pointed out. But she doesn't believe that's any reason to go into hibernation until the weather warms. "Come on inside and treat yourself to some intrigue," suggested the Sheldon Theatre's executive director. The Sheldon is holding its first Noir Film Fest and will screen five classic movies on Jan. 5 and 7 on the big screen.
He's been called a singer blended with modern-day outlaw. Gary Allan, who has won over fans, peers and critics with a blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances, will come to Treasure Island Resort and Casino for two performances — Feb. 17-18. The California native released his first album, "Used Heart for Sale," in 1996 and since then has released eight additional studio albums selling more than 7 million albums, five of which are certified gold and three certified platinum.
Monday, Jan. 1 New Year's Day. Many government offices closed. Tuesday, Jan. 2 Red Wing Harbor Commission, 7:30 a.m., City Council Chambers. Goodhue County Board, 9 a.m., Government Center boardroom. Red Wing Port Authority Board, 4:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Featherstone Township Planning Commission, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall. Wednesday, Jan. 3 Canceled: Airport Board. Pierce County Law Enforcement Committee, 4 p.m., LEC Emergency Operations Center.