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Support the troops rally Support the troops rally will be from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at East Avenue and Main Street. Lions Club Red Wing Lions will meet at noon Monday at Marie's Casual Dining. VFW Auxiliary VFW Auxiliary 1218 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion. Installation of officers is planned. Members are reminded to bring items for the silent auction.
A wrong time is listed for a meeting. A person's name is misspelled. A sentence contains a typo or wrong grammar. Such errors appear more frequently than we'd like to admit at the R-E. They also go to the heart of our credibility. It's reasonable for readers to ask: If they can't get the little things right, how can we trust them to get the complex stories right? For many readers, such errors are more than annoying. They go to the issue of fairness, says Robert Haiman of the Freedom Forum.
POLICE/SHERIFF Police tickets Wednesday: Nicholas Wand, South Wayne, Wis., semaphore violation; Jacob Foley, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., lend or permit use of driver's license by another; Gary Kline, 1807 1/2 W.
Today Al-Anon, 6:30 p.m., Friendship House, 480 W. Eighth St. Red Wing Wildlife League, 6 p.m., Izaak Walton Clubhouse. Southeast Technical guitar show, 6:30 p.m., Blue Moon. Pierce County Land Management, 7 p.m., Courthouse. Alcoholics Anonymous (12-step meeting), 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Thursday Hiawatha Valley Society of Human Resource Management, 8-10:30 s.m., Southeast Technical. Golden Kiwanis, 9:30 a.m., St. James Hotel. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m.
Xcel Energy is seeking another reduction in property taxes on its facilities. The change could have significant impact on Goodhue County, Auditor/Treasurer /Assessor Brad Johnson told Goodhue County commissioners Tuesday. "This would have a statewide impact and could vary from county to county," Johnson said.
BASEBALL Red Wing 6, New Prague 4 Kingsland 1, Goodhue 0 Eau Claire Immanuel 9, Pepin 5 SOFTBALL New Prague 2, Red Wing 1 Winona Cotter 6, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 1 Kenyon-Wanamingo 3, Holy Family 1 Kingsland 15, Goodhue 3 TENNIS Red Wing 7, Hutchinson 0
Red Wing boys track and field coach Jerry Schaubach is a math teacher which might help explain his post-meet interview with the press. "Every meet we have pluses and minuses," Schaubach said.
American Legion American Legion Auxiliary Post 54 will have their last meeting of the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Legion clubrooms. Goodhue Pioneers Goodhue Pioneer Club will have a noon potluck Friday in the Goodhue Community Center. Woman's Study Club Red Wing Woman's Study Club will meet at noon Friday at Kathy Hutchson's home, 1117 Wildflower Court. Officers will be introduced.
One month after opening in its new location at 2918 South Service Drive in Red Wing, Fiesta Mexicana still is experiencing a booming business -- and it's in space more than twice the size of the former building. "But we don't want to get too big," said Annee Solis, who owns the restaurant and its Rochester counterpart with her former husband, Jorge.
RIVER TRAFFIC Monday: Jacob Michael Eckstein, 2 barges, up, 2:51 a.m.; Magnolia, 3 barges, down, 2:48 p.m.; Eddie Touchette, 2 barges, down, 3:40 p.m. TRAIN Eastbound: No. 8 9:04 a.m. daily. Westbound: No. 7 8:49 p.m. daily.