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The Pierce County Sheriff's Office hopes that the upcoming holiday season will be a time of great joy for everyone. But as people gather to celebrate the holidays, some families and friends will have to cope with the absence of a loved one who was killed in a traffic crash.
My 2nd District congressman, John Kline, has one last anti-worker effort before his retirement. Kline, under the cloak of darkness and in secret meetings with employer lobbyists, seeks to endanger the retirement millions of workers were promised in their Defined Pension Plans.
ZUMBROTA — Anthony Shore and his All Star band celebrate the season with the Christmas songs of Elvis, as well as the year-round classics and favorites. From the singers, horns, and the "King himself," this is Shore's most popular show, selling out at multiple venues. "Christmas with the King," is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the State Theatre.
Despite record yields in much of the Midwest, U.S. farmers are expected to make less money this year than in 2015, a new report finds. U.S. farm income is forecast at $66.9 billion in 2016, down from $80.9 billion in 2015 and the lowest annual total since 2009, according to the Farm Sector Income Forecast issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service.
Dulak to sing as part of Advent Organ Series Melanie Ohnstad of Minneapolis will play for the final concert in Advent Organ Series at the Presbyterian Church of Red Wing. Special guest will be Ben Dulak, who returns to his hometown to sing as part of the concert. Music will be 12:15-12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14. A soup and sandwich freewill lunch will be available 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. The organizers invite people to reflect through music during this busy time of year. Valley View musical continues
Japan attacked Pearl Harbor 75 years ago today, propelling a previously reluctant United States into the thick of World War II. The surprise attack at the U.S. naval base in Hawaii (which was not a state at the time) killed more than 2,400 people, injured another 1,280, and had young men and women across the nation lining up to answer the call in whatever capacity they could. In the end, some 16.1 million U.S. citizens served and America became a world leader.
Naughty or nice? Better yet, The Second City's festive new show, "The Holidazed and Confused Revue," promises to be naughty and nice. Chicago's premier comedy troupe will present an evening of all-new sketches and improvisational skits at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Sheldon Theatre. "It's definitely not like any other holiday show you'll see this season," Sheldon officials promised.
Motorists who travel the 30-mile stretch of State Highway 60 from Waterville to Kenyon will soon see the speed limit increased from 55 mph to 60, Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The new limit will go into effect on the two-lane roadway as well as on Highway 13 north of Albert Lea as soon as new signs are installed in December, according to a news release Friday, Dec. 2.
The public comment period for a proposed ash landfill in Red Wing opened Monday. Comments can be submitted to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency until 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org , by phone at 651-757-2728, or by mail to Sherri Nachtical, Resource Management and Assistance Division, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, 18 Wood Lake Drive Southeast, Rochester, MN 55904.
A "community meeting" has been announced for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Red Wing Public Library. This appears to be a promotional meeting for the garbage incinerator ash mining project that the Red Wing Public Works Department is pushing along with Xcel Energy. An announcement from the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce gives the impression that the chamber is also promoting this.