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The Flyway Film Festival again will offer an eclectic variety of films to the Mississippi River towns of Pepin and Alma, Wis., and Red Wing. The festival, which runs Oct. 19-22, has attracted national attention for its creative spirit and inclusive nature. Flyway has chosen the documentary feature "Stumped" to open the festival 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sheldon Theatre, following its recent successes at the Cleveland International Film Festival and the Tallgrass Film Festival.
The city of Red Wing will collect computers, televisions and screens, cellphones, printers and many more items at a reduced fee or free during the annual electronic recycling event. On Saturday, Oct. 21, stop by to drop off your used electronics between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Red Wing Waste Campus, 1873 Bench St. The E-waste Event is available for all residents and businesses in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The primary goal is to recover and recycle electronics and electrical products to keep them out of the waste stream.
Benedictine Health System in conjunction with Lockton — a workers compensation insurance broker — recognized communities who reached workers compensation and safety program goals during the BHS annual conference. Workers compensation and safety performance uses six metrics tracked quarterly: DART rate, frequency rate, loss rate, safe patient handling frequency rate, safe patient handling loss rate and lag time. These workers compensation goals reflect industry benchmarks and BHS policy.
Q: Are there any ordinances or laws regarding the use of bow and arrows within the city limits? A: Under Red Wing City Code Section 10.5 FIREARMS, BOWS AND DANGEROUS WEAPONS a bow and arrow can only be discharged in an "Archery Only Hunting Zone" regardless if it is used for target practice or hunting. In Goodhue county there are ten archery shooting ranges and they can be found by going to dnr.state.mn.us/shooting_ranges/list_ranges.html?county=25&name=
Goodhue County DFL is hosting a workshop on political caucusing 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Cannon Falls Elementary School cafeteria. Anyone who has never attended a caucus, has questions about them or wants to attend the DFL caucus on Feb. 6, 2018, is encouraged to attend. Everyone age 16 and older is welcome to this free event. Donations will be accepted to defray the room rental cost. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Temporary traffic signals at the Highway 56 bridge at Kenyon will be removed today, Monday, Oct. 16 as the bridge replacement project nears completion, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists should be alert for construction crews, who are completing the remaining work around the bridge in Kenyon, Flaggers will be controlling traffic. Both lanes of the new bridge will be open when the contractor is not working.
Many people are surprised to learn that trust in organized religion has declined in recent years. In fact, the Pew Research Center recently released a report revealing that the Christian percentage of the population fell 8 percent between 2007 and 2014. Starting Oct. 26, during A Pale Horse Rides, WSWJ 104.7FM will explore what the Bible has to say about Christianity's future. In addition, stories from the 1,200 years that led up to Martin Luther's Reformation will illustrate this topic.
If you aren't sure what "revisionist Western swing" sounds like, don't be concerned. All you really have to know is that Junior Brown's music is as original as the instrument he plays. After decades of awkwardly switching from his standard guitar to his steel guitar during performances, Brown decided there must be a better way to do it. It came to him in a dream: Combine the two. His "Guit-Steel" is a double-necked instrument that allows him to switch from standard to steel at mid-song, without pause.
ZUMBROTA — Motorists on Highway 52 at Zumbrota are reminded that traffic slow downs are expected through early Monday morning, Oct. 16, as crews demolish the old Highway 58 bridge over Highway 52, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Crews will be taking the old bridge down and dropping portions into sand on Highway 52. They are expected to remove the bridge by 5 a.m., Oct. 16 and reopen Highway 52 to traffic. If work is completed earlier, the highway will open sooner.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule takes effect Sunday, Oct. 15, and Xcel Energy wants to ensure that residential customers who need assistance paying their energy bills this winter can get help they need. Under the rule, income-eligible customers are protected from service disconnection Oct. 15 through April 15, if the disconnection would affect the customer's primary heating source.