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AMBULANCE RUNS Thursday: David Mahoney from Red Wing Health Center to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, midnight; Eleanor MaGee from Hi Park Care Center to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 7:39 a.m.; Bernice German from 22220 325th St. to hospital, 9:28 a.m.; Shirley Boschen from hospital to St. Marys, 9:47 a.m.; Danielle Stanfield from Welch Ski Area to hospital, 7:18 p.m.; Betty Hauschildt from 1510 W. Fifth St.
Be nice to your customers. Say hello and thank you with sincerity. Offer sympathy when they're down. Most of all, though, service -- a business's most important asset -- should be its main product. The only way to build and maintain good service is by building relationships today, said Petra Marquart.
The editorial cartoon (R-E, Jan. 9) is typical of the R-E's right-wing leanings. Who do you think is going to make up President Bush's $600 billion loss to the treasury -- the people who will benefit from this tax break or the middle- or lower-class? My guess is that my check will be smaller and my withholding greater. I see the School Board has approved a contract with the cooks association (R-E, Jan. 7). That's funny since the cooks won't even be voting on that written contract until Jan. 21. Somebody needs to check their facts. (Editor's note: The caller is correct.
PREP BASKETBALL Boyceville 71, Pepin 33 Elk Mound 56, Plum City 39 PREP WRESTLING Cannon Falls 49, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 25 Pine Island 54, Kenyon-Wanamingo 18
MAZEPPA -- Cannon Falls lost the coin flip during its Hiawatha Valley League meet against Zumbrota-Mazeppa Thursday evening. But that was about all the Bombers lost. The Bombers darted to a 34-6 lead after seven matches and put the meet away in the 10th, claiming a 49-25 win. "The guys wrestled pretty good," Cannon Falls Coach Dudley Flodeen said. "We had some early pins and that's what we wanted to do just get out there and hammer it right away.
Today Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Saturday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. American Legion oratorical contest, 1 p.m., Legion clubrooms. Square dance, 7:30 p.m., Music Loft at Hobgoblin Music. Social Singles, 8 p.m., Sheldon Theatre. Leo Kottke, 8 p.m., Sheldon Theatre. Sunday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. (Big Book) and 8 p.m. (non-smoking), AA clubroom above Elks Club. Senior Dance, 6 p.m., Red Wing Elks Club.
Alvin Richard Vogt, 85, Pepin, died Wednesday at Pepin Manor. He was born April 15, 1917, in Nelson, Wis., to Albert and Emma (Preifert) Vogt. He attended school in Nelson, then worked with his father on the home farm. On Aug. 17, 1940, he married Anga Thompson. They moved to Nelson in 1945, where he worked for the Nelson Cooperative Creamery for 25 years. She died Dec. 25, 1969. On April 7, 1971, he married Faye Hetrick in Nelson. They lived in Nelson where he worked for the Corps of Engineers until retiring in 1983. In September 1996 he moved to the Eastside Apartments in Pepin.
CANNON FALLS -- Goodhue County commissioners set 2003 goals at their annual workshop Wednesday. The budget was the No. 1 issue at the session led by leadership consultant Steve Johnson of Red Wing, and commissioners know they may face some tough decisions, especially if state aid is drastically reduced to county governments.
Joel G. Kyllo, 89, Apache Junction, Ariz., formerly of Goodhue, died Dec. 28, in Mesa, Ariz. He was born Jan. 19, 1913, in Belle Creek Township to Robert and Clara (Dokken) Kyllo. He grew up on the family farm and attended country school. He graduated from Goodhue High School in 1932. He served in the U.S. Navy. After his discharge he started working in the shipyards in Bremerton, Wash. In the late 1960s he retired and moved to Apache Junction.
12&Under girls hockey Red Wing was defeated by Prior Lake 13-1 Tuesday night. Elle Anderson had Red Wing's lone goal. She was assisted by Katie Vonch and Elizabeth Bauer. A Squirts ROCHESTER -- Red Wing defeated Rochester 7-1 Sunday. Patrick Noesen had a hat trick to lead Red Wing, while Kas Mapel, Andrew Shock and Josh Mensing (2) also scored. Getting assists for Red Wing were Shock, Noesen, Henry Jaeger and Jerod Nelson. Splitting time in goal for Red Wing were Abe Rohan and Nick Blue.