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Four young women in Goodhue County were named Dairy Princess royalty last week, putting them one step closer to the coveted Princess Kay of the Milky Way title. Kjersten Veiseth from Zumbrota, Catherine Keller from Bellechester and Kira Quam and Kate Rechtzigel both from Kenyon were crowned April 7 at a Goodhue County Dairy Association ceremony and banquet. The dairy princesses will serve as goodwill ambassadors representing the dairy industry in Goodhue County.
Goodhue County's Emergency Notification System, CodeRED, will be tested Monday, April 9, to validate telephone numbers in the county's database. There is no need for action if you receive a call; emergency personnel are merely testing the system to ensure it is operational as needed, and to encourage additional residents to enroll to receive future notifications. The caller ID will read 855-969-4636 or 866-419-5000, and text messages will show 76993.
Randolph FFA Chapter will hold its annual tractor parade Friday, April 13, at Randolph Public School. Sign-ups are 8-8:30 a.m. with no cost to participate. The parade will start at 9 am. All farm tractors of any age, size and color are welcome. Randolph FFA Chapter started 16 years ago with 27 tractors and grew to 130 tractors last year. It is the largest tractor parade in Minnesota.
Q: A vehicle was swerving all over the road, so I called 911 and reported the car. The dispatcher asked me for the license plate number, but I couldn't read it because it had a cover over it and made it unreadable. What is the law regarding license plate covers?
The following Goodhue County meetings have been canceled for Tuesday April 3 due to inclement weather: Land Committee meeting - 4 p.m. Committee of the Whole - 4:30 p.m. Goodhue County Board - 5 p.m. Items on meeting agendas will appear on the April 17 agendas.
The Minnesota State College Southeast campuses in Red Wing and Winona will close 2:30 p.m. April 3, 2018, due to weather. All classes and activities after 2:30 are cancelled, according to a news release. READ MORE: Snow keeps coming; schools closed
Easter services offered Sunday Advertised worship services include: Christ Episcopal Church, 10 a.m. Christ Episcopal Church, Old Frontenac, 9:30 a.m. Church of St. Joseph, Mass 9 a.m. and Spanish Mass 11 a.m. Concordia Lutheran Church, 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. First Lutheran Church, 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. First United Methodist, 9:30 a.m. St. John's Lutheran, 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 6:30 a.m. at the Pharm property, 9:30 a.m. United Lutheran Church, 7:30 a.m., 8:40 a.m., 10:45 a.m.
An underground fire on East Fifth Street caused a major power outage throughout Red Wing around 11:40 a.m. Thursday, March 29. The outage was caused by a fault in an underground feeder, Xcel Energy said Friday. The company was working to determine the cause of the fault and make repairs.
Q: How do I stop peddlers from coming to my door? I'm elderly, and I don't like unlocking my door to a stranger. A: Your question comes at an excellent time, the Red Wing Police Department always see an increase in solicitors, peddlers or transient merchants complaints during the spring and summer months. This is a great opportunity to provide our community members with the law affecting solicitors and also provide some safety and educational tips. Red Wing City Code Section #6.22 Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants.
Years ago there tended to be three distinct times in a person's life — childhood, adulthood and old age. Children attended school, typically through grade 8 but sometimes through college. Jobs and labor followed, with people working as long as they could. And if you lived long enough, you had the twilight years. Today, many people can be a student, a worker and/or a senior citizen at the same time.