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CORRECTION School Board A story in Wednesday's paper incorrectly reported that most Red Wing students have a study hall during the course of their seven-period daily class schedule. Red Wing Principal Larry Sonju said Thursday that 673 of the 1,098 students at Red Wing High School have seven classes. We're sorry for the error. BRIEFS Rotary Club Rotary Club will have a fellowship meeting at noon Tuesday at the St. James Hotel. Lions Club Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the American Legion. Speaker will be District Gov.
Red Wing's coldest spell in two years brought its lowest temperatures Thursday night with a chilling minus 11 degrees at Lock and Dam 3. This is the coldest January has delivered since 2000 when the mercury dipped to minus 21 on Jan. 21. Thursday morning readings ranged from 24 below in northwestern Minnesota to 6 below in southeastern Minnesota, according to an Associated Press report.
ELLSWORTH -- After 26 years, Bill Lewis is stepping down from his perch as an assistant coach for the Ellsworth wrestling team. Thursday night, the Panthers gave Lewis a going-away present for his long service and dedication to the program. No, it wasn't a gold watch. But it was a 62-9 win over Durand in a Middle Border Conference dual meet. Lewis has been with Ellsworth for most of its unbeaten streak against Durand.
To The Editor: In response to the comment about the cost of busing students who are within walking distance of Sunnyside to Burnside (People's Platform, Jan. 23): Our contract with our transportation service is based on a block of time, not distance, so it would not increase the cost of transportation to the district to bus a student in the Sunnyside area to Burnside. As we exam the different ways of housing our student, we are looking into the grade-level centers. This option would allow for balancing of class sizes and better utilizing the staff that our district employees.
BAY CITY -- They're called farm stead dairy artisans that's the new name for dairy farmers who've branched out to niche markets and Michelle Wieghart is one of them. Yet the Spring Valley, Wis., woman, who runs a 38-cow dairy farm with her husband, Leroy Clark, couldn't have turned her farm into one of the few rural yogurt-processing centers in the Midwest without help from the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation. That's one of the success stories shared with EDC members Wednesday during its annual meeting at Mike's Bay Town Bar & Grill in Bay City. Wieghart and
Are you interested in bidding on a city project? Learning who is on the county's delinquent tax list? Reading the official minutes of the last School Board meeting? That information plus much more is found regularly in the Republican Eagle in a section clearly marked "public notices." Government legals and public notices also are a click away on our Web site: www.republican-eagle.com . For convenience and consistency, we encourage state lawmakers to keep intact the requirement that local governments publish legal notices in newspapers.
Gymnastics Red Wing Area Association WINONA, Minn. -- Two Red Wing Area Gymnastics Association teams participated in the Winona meet during the weekend. The Eagles finished fourth with a score of 102.5 and the Swans finished sixth with 74.9.
Class of 1943 Red Wing Central High School Class of 1943 will meet at noon Monday at Liberty's Restaurant. Conservation District Goodhue County Soil and Water Conservation District board of supervisors will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Soil Conservation Office in Goodhue. Happy Circle Happy Circle Extension home study group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Jeanne Banidt's home. Wacouta Planning Wacouta Planning Commission will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday fronting 29885 Lakeview Ave.
At Fairview Red Wing: Jan. 14, 2003 Jake David was born Tuesday to Carrie and David Peterson of Goodhue.
AMBULANCE RUNS Wednesday: Lucille Kraft from 1662 Woodland Drive to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 8 a.m.; Richard Foster from 325 Plum St. to hospital, 1:20 p.m.; Charles Smythurst from Seminary Home to hospital, 1:34 p.m., and return, 3:41 p.m.; Thomas Potswold from hospital to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 4:15 p.m.; Laverne Wittenberg from W6434 Cemetery Road to hospital, 10:29 p.m. Today: Laverne Wittenberg from hospital to St.