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The budget workshop for Red Wing City Council will be held tonight, Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. Below is the list of agenda items. • Budget priorities • Goal of the workshop • Review long-term financial plan • Update on strategic planning process • Review draft 2018 proposed budget recap by fund type • Distribute and highlight proposed 2018-2022 capital improvement plan • Review next steps in the budget process.
Red Wing Environmental Learning Center will fire up its brick oven and serve pizzas to the community 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at 442 Guernsey Lane. Children and adults are invited to check out the new facility, and potentially enjoy a slide show, music or an activity. Cost is a freewill donation. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, something to drink and your own reusable place setting. The next pizza night will be Sept. 21.
Monday, Aug. 14 Red Wing Public Library Board, 5 p.m., Library Foot Room. Agenda: This special meeting is to present the summary of the library director's job performance review. Red Wing City Council Budget, 5 p.m., City Hall council chambers. Agenda: Budget workshop Red Wing City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall council chambers. Tuesday, Aug. 15 Goodhue County Budget/Personnel Committee, 7:30 a.m., Administration Conference Room.
Red Wing's Chapter of the Audubon Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, in Central Park. Bruce Ause will open the meeting with comments regarding the chimney swifts that roost across the street inside St. John's Lutheran Church chimney. An additional special guest is Pastor Todd Engel of St. John's, who will provide a historical perspective on the chimney and the work that has been done to maintain the swift's habitat. People then may wait and listen for the swifts, which likely will begin entering the chimney around 8 p.m.
After 60 years, Red Wing firefighters continue to show their support children and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.From Aug. 15-17, Red Wing Fire Department will be on the streets with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists and customers to donate to Muscular Dystrophy Association. "We are thrilled to be working with the Red Wing Fire Department for another year of
City of Red Wing Engineering Department announced that street paving will begin Saturday, Aug. 12, on the following streets: • North Service Drive between Arby's and Old West Main Street • Old West Main Street between North Service Drive and Withers Harbor Drive Paving will begin at 6 a.m. and is expected to be completed around 2 p.m. Flaggers will be directing traffic. Access to business and residents will be maintained during work, but delays may be present. If possible, motorists should use alternative routes.
ZUMBROTA — Haley Hinrichs' dream of representing Minnesota dairy farmers and having her likeness carved in butter came true when she was named Princess Kay of the Milky Way in August 2016. For the past year, Hinrichs of Goodhue has been serving as the goodwill ambassador for the Minnesota dairy industry by visiting classrooms to teach students where their food comes from, participating in the NFL's Fuel Up to Play 60 campaign, encouraging children to live healthy lifestyles, and making countless public appearances.
Q: When should a person use the non-emergency phone to contact police instead of calling 911? A: Residents who do not have an emergency, want to report previous criminal activity, or wish to have a situation checked on (suspicious activity) should call 651-385-3155 (24-hour non-emergency dispatch number). If you want general information, follow-ups or to schedule community policing and crime prevention events, you may call 651-267-2600 during normal business hours.
Friends and family will hold a benefit for Roy Glasby, who was diagnosed with with incurable pancreatic cancer. The benefit, 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Eagles Club, 1220 Vermillion St., Hastings, will include a silent auction, baked goods and raffle. Although Glasby's cancer is incurable, hospice care is required to help control his pain and assist him with the final stages of life. Proceeds from the benefit will assist hospice costs and related expenses. A dinner of chicken or pork, sandwich, pasta salad, chips, and cookie is $10 a plate.