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ZUMBROTA — Hear the strong harmonies, kazoos and songs of Pushing Chain duo Boyd Blomberg on guitar and vocals and Adam Moe on fiddle and vocals. Join the entertaining duo as they perform their original songs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.
The Henkel Foundation, a nonprofit Minnesota-based entity established by Henkel's Bergquist Co, made a contribution to the local Habitat for Humanity organization that will enable the charitable group to fund a land purchase on which to build affordable housing in the Cannon Falls area.
Q: What are the ordinances or laws in regards to plowing snow from one's driveway onto the curb side/yard on another's property across the street? A: Great question, and by the time you read this, we should have more snow on the ground! It is a misdemeanor for someone to remove snow from their property and deposit it on neighboring property, streets or sidewalks.
Follow young Jim Hawkins and his friends as they sail a dangerous sea of adventure with Long John Silver and his pirate band at the helm when the Missoula Children's Theatre and some 50 Goodhue County 4-H members present an original musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's epic novel "Treasure Island." The 4-H'ers are rehearsing approximately four hours a day this week in preparation for the shows, which will be 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Sheldon Theatre.
Bells of the Bluffs Handbell Ensemble will perform "Music from the Heart 2," a Valentine's Day-themed concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at First Presbyterian Church, 503 W. Sixth St., Red Wing. The program will include both familiar and unexpected music for sweethearts and music lovers. Favorites including "Singin' in the Rain," "Love Will Keep Us Together" and "Moonlight Serenade" are a few of the selections planned. JuBELLation, the First Presbyterian Church handbell group, also will perform.
Red Wing City Council approved the installation of one electric vehicle charging station during the regular meeting Monday, Jan. 22. The council decided to move forward with this project after being awarded a $2,000 CERT seed grant to cover the cost of installation. The remainder of the project will be covered by the city, and the total project cost is just under $16,000. The council decided to waive an optional lifetime warranty on the station in favor of the standard three-year warranty so they can charge a market rate fee for use of the station.
The majority of area schools are not in session today, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, as crews continue to clear roads in the wake of a blizzard.
This film screening and conversation of "Power and the Land" scheduled for today is canceled due to snowfall. At this time, there is not a date in place to reschedule the event. If you want to learn more about the Rural Electrification Administration, Goodhue Township or electricity, visit the Goodhue County History Center. The History Center is open today until 5 p.m.
Hiawatha Valley Transit will suspend regular bus service at noon today, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, due to the winter storm sweeping Goodhue County. Dial-a-ride service in Red Wing will continue until 9 p.m. today, a transit spokeswoman said. Call 866-623-7505. Regular service likely will resume Tuesday. The general hours are: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For associate degree nurses — also known as registered nurses — earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing can become the pathway to a more challenging career with increased responsibilities and rewards. Winona State University has developed a successful RN to BSN completion program, which has expanded to include the Red Wing area. The first group of students came to the Minnesota State College Southeast campus Jan. 9 for orientation.