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Jorgen Karlsrud had the game-winning hit -- a solo home run in the fifth inning -- to lead Red Wing past Prescott Monday night in American Legion baseball. Prescott scored the game's first run with a run in the third inning. Red Wing got the run back in the bottom of the fourth before scoring the game-winner in the fifth. "Jorgen Karlsrud had the big hit of the game with a solo home run to centerfield," Red Wing's Gregg Ulvenes said. Prescott outhit Red Wing 8-5 in the game.
A memorial fund has been established for Dan Gabrielson, the slain soldier with the 652nd Engineer Co. based in Ellsworth. Money may be sent to: The Dan Gabrielson Memorial Fund; Attn: Glen Meier; Bremer Bank; 109 N. Wisconsin Ave.; Frederic WI 54837.
CORRECTION Jail incident Cory Gagnon was identified as an inmate of the Goodhue County Jail in an item in Friday's FYI page. Gagnon is a county employee. Wrong information was given to the R-E. BRIEFS Diamond Bluff Board Diamond Bluff Town Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Town Hall. Dawnbreakers Dawnbreakers Kiwanis will meet at 6:45 a.m. Thursday at the St. James Hotel. Jay Venderlinden will talk about baseball. Duplicate bridge Duplicate bridge will meet at 12:15 p.m.
ELLSWORTH -- Cindy Flemke hasn't talked to her brother who's stationed in Iraq for about six weeks. But she and husband, Dan, are letting him in on a secret they don't even know. The Flemkes are pregnant and the sex of their baby will be a surprise to them and their family -- with the exception of her brother, Sgt. Daniel Maxwell of the U.S. Army Reserve 652nd Engineer Co. based in Ellsworth. The Flemkes had their doctor write the sex of their baby on paper.
DIVORCES Goodhue County Joan Harbaugh, Pine Island, and Kevin Harbaugh, Pine Island, joint legal custody of three children. Todd Eaton, Cannon Falls, and Susan Eaton, Farmington, Minn., joint legal custody of two children. Kriston Fields, Cannon Falls, and Shawn Fields, Cannon Falls, joint legal and physical custody of three children. Mary Bryant, Red Wing, and James Bryant, Red Wing. Sheila Holman, Welch, and Bernard Holman, Pepin. Luann Stewart, Red Wing, and James Stewart, Red Wing. George Wilcox IV, Kasson, Minn., and Angela Wilcox, Mi
Today Pierce County Fair Committee, 4:30 p.m., fairgrounds. Red Wing Public Library Board, 4:45 p.m., library. Cancer support group, 6 p.m., First Lutheran Church. Parents R' Us, 6 p.m., Red Wing High School. Ellsworth Village Board, 7 p.m., Village Hall. Red Wing City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. AA/Narcotics Anonymous for teens, 7 p.m., St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Maiden Rock Al-Anon, 7 p.m.
16-and-under softball AUSTIN, Minn. -- Red Wing competed at the Class B state tournament during the weekend. Red Wing defeated Sauk Rapids 13-3 in the opening game, but then lost to North Area 7-4 and lost to Shakopee 2-0 in the final game. In the first game, Ellie Rohan was 3-for-3 with two doubles, four runs scored and three RBI to lead Red Wing. Teammates Emily Rooney, Amie Fairbanks and Genna Strauss added two hits each, while Sam Pugh, K.C. Boldt and Katie Lange also added hits.
Wednesday Called to 500 block of 20th Street, 12:03 p.m., natural gas line cut during trenching for pipe, no fire. Friday Called to Riviera Cabinets, 3860 Vermillion St., 1:05 p.m., fire alarm; no fire. Called to 200th block Fulton Street, 7:10 p.m., report of vehicle fire; no fire.
"The Good Earth," a collection of garden and flower artwork by nearly two dozen area artists, is on display through August at the Red Wing Arts Association Gallery in City Hall. "We wanted a garden and flower theme to coincide with the July 26 garden tour," said Linda Day-Dunlap, association director. People can purchase tickets and get maps to the gardens at the gallery.
LUND-BROWN Amber Lund of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., and Christopher Brown of River Falls were married May 30, 2003, at First Lutheran Church. The Rev. Brian Scott officiated. She is the daughter of Dale and Lynn Lund of Red Wing. He is the son of Paul and Marsha Brown of Prescott. Matrons of honor were the bride's sisters Erika Schendel of St. Paul Park and Heather Ahern of Red Wing. Bridesmaids were Jen Smith of St. Louis Park, Minn., Julie Berg of Hudson, Wis., and Jen Meyer of Eagan, Minn.