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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.
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.
Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, West Avenue between West Fifth St. and West Seventh St. will be closed. The closure is needed to replace utilities near the West Sixth St. intersection and rebuild the West Avenue and West Sixth St. intersection. A signed detour will be posed via West Fifth St., Bush St. and West Seventh St. The work will last approximately three weeks with the road reopening around Labor Day when work is complete.
The Corn in the Park event scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 9, in Central Park has been cancelled because of rain in the forecast. Red Wing's Got Talent has also been cancelled. Organizers are working on a potential rescheduled date.
Come and enjoy a day of music and fun activities at the Family Music Festival noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Hobgoblin Music, 920 Highway 19, Red Wing. The event, hosted by Universal Music Center and Hobgoblin Music includes: an air guitar competition, a community drum circle, kite flying, rock star face painting, karaoke-style stage singing, instrumental workshops with Universal Music Center instructors, music games from ArtReach, and more. There will be free Hanisch Bakery Guitar-shaped cookies (while they last) and the Fast Food Kart will be selling picnic-type items.
Monday, Aug. 7 Pierce County Finance/personnel Committee, 4 p.m., Courthouse boardroom. Red Wing School Board, 5:30 p.m., City Hall council chambers. Tuesday, Aug. 8 Pierce County Building Committee, 4 p.m., Courthouse boardroom. Pierce County Information Services Committee, 5 p.m., Pierce County Office Building large meeting room. Wednesday, Aug. 9 Pierce County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 4 p.m., Courthouse boardroom.
CANNON FALLS — Ever wonder what the inside of an armored response attack truck looks like? Stop by the TRIAD: Citizens and Law Enforcement Partnership meeting 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Shepherd's Center, 120 State St. W. The new Goodhue County armored vehicle, the Bearcat, will be available for inspection and rides.
Brunch planned at St. James Hotel The River Valley Christian Women's Connection will hold a brunch at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, in the St. James Hotel's Laurentine Room. Donna Yecke will speak about "Life-What's it all about?" Special feature will be Lefleur Fashions of Woodbury. Reservations and cancellations are essential. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Barb at 651-212-6503. The River Valley Christian Women's Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. Handbell Boot Camp is back
Live Healthy Red Wing, in conjunction with the city and support from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, encourages residents this weekend to think about what they would like to change at Old West Main Street. In an effort to promote a safer area for pedestrians, Live Healthy presents Reimagine Old West Main Street.
Rain has slowed work and the planned detour of the Highway 52 ramps on the south side of Highway 58 in Zumbrota will be delayed until Monday, Aug. 7, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.