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ST. PAUL -- Lake City's Tim Thompson said he had just one goal heading into the Class AA state wrestling meet at Xcel Energy Center -- a state title. And Thompson will have a chance to achieve that goal today. Thompson defeated defending state champion Brandon Dick of St. Michael-Albertville 13-11 in Friday's semifinals at 119 pounds. Thompson was the only area wrestler to advance to the finals. He will meet Nick Kulseth (42-0) of Windom Area for the title today. Cannon Falls senior Micah Flodeen fell short in his quest for a title at 130.
To The Editor: I've followed the debate over the wisdom of an American-led invasion of Iraq, one that consists of a "coalition of the willing" but does not have express U.N. authorization. Because of the grave importance of the issue, it is critical this debate be as clear as possible. Generally, writers on both sides have presented solid arguments for their respective positions.
Senior students present art show RIVER FALLS -- Graduating senior artists will show their works during March in Gallery 101, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building, University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Two receptions are planned for the show, "Defining Texture: Inviting Curiosity." The first will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 7, and a second event with music by Scantily Clad will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 10. Participating artists are Jennifer Marie Paris, fibers; Monica Marie Schultz, painting; and Rhonda Leigh Willers, ceramics.
Today Old-time dance with The Cardells 2-3 p.m., disc jockey dance with lessons 7-11 p.m., Ellsworth Middle School. Wylie and Wild West, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sheldon Theatre. St. Croix Valley Community Orchestra, 6:30 p.m., Kleinpell Building, UWRF. "Les Miserables," 7 p.m., K-W High School in Kenyon. "Conjugal Rights," 7 p.m., Stone Mill, Cannon Falls. Lee Mensinger, 7-9 p.m., Rhythm & Brew, Lake City. The Back Porch Band, 7:30 p.m., Blue Moon After Hour. Radoslav Lorkovic, 8 p.m., Oak Center General Store.
CORRECTION Arrest report Corinna Kells, Ellsworth, was booked Feb. 19 into Goodhue County Jail on a Washington Court warrant for a probation violation relating to a 1997 DWI conviction. The warrant was not for a new DWI conviction. Washington County authorities corrected their original report. BRIEFS Class of 1983 Class of 1983 reunion planning meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bierstube. For information, call Kim Perkins, 388-1249. Welch Board Welch Town Board will meet at 7 p.m.
AMBULANCE RUNS Thursday: Wallace Wells from 1807 Messiah Road to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 7:18 p.m.; Helen Bell from 1718 W. Sixth St. to hospital, 7:49 p.m. TRAFFIC COURT The following cases of area residents were processed in Goodhue County District Court. Fines do not necessarily include surcharges or other fees imposed by the court. Feb.
Today Peace vigil, 4:30 p.m., John Rich Park. Social Singles, 6 p.m., The Bluffs. Newcomers Ladies' Night Out, 6 p.m., A Scrapper's Story. "Conjugal Rights," 7 p.m., Stone Mill Dinner Theater, Cannon Falls. "Our Miss Brooks," 7 p.m., Red Wing High School. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Saturday Chapter ET of PEO, 9:30 a.m., Marilyn Josephson's home. Tax assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Red Wing Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m.
FRONTENAC -- Dan Prebe of Frontenac, a local businessman and competitive motorcycle hill climber, is paralyzed from the mid-chest down as a result of a snowmobile accident Feb. 20 in northern Minnesota. Prebe was on a trip with friends when the accident occurred around 11 p.m. He was thrown from his machine as it came to a 90-degree corner and he struck a wooden barricade, according to his son, Aaron Prebe. Prebe was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, where he underwent major surgery.
BOYS BASKETBALL Byron 53, Pine Island 41 Kingsland 52, Kenyon-Wanamingo 28 La Crescent 53, Caledonia 51 Lake City 42, Plainview 39 Rochester Lourdes 63, Dover-Eyota 42 St. Charles 59, Wabasha-Kellogg 26 Winona Cotter 53, Lewiston-Altura 36 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 71, Stewartville 44 Goodhue 75, Medford 31 GIRLS BASKETBALL Elmwood 48, Plum City 45 Prescott 51, Durand 42 Altoona 60, New Richmond 50 Osceola 43, Northwestern 27 Hayward 39, Barron 35
To The Editor: We invite everyone to a rally supporting our troops and their mission at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Fourth and Main streets in downtown Cannon Falls. Everyone is encouraged to make signs expressing their support. With all of the coverage being given to anti-war protests, it is important to let our service people know that the majority of the people in this country support them and what they are embarking upon.