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Today Bloodmobile, until 7 p.m., United Lutheran Church. Pierce County Human Services Committee, 5 p.m., office conference room. Gamblers Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Assembly of God Church. La Leche League, 6:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church. Goodhue County comprehensive plan: conservation, water, sustainable development, 7 p.m., Zumbrota Public Library.
FIRE CALLS Wednesday: 7:28 a.m., called to Southeast Technical, 308 Pioneer Road; fire alarm, 7:28 a.m.; St. James Hotel, 406 Main St., false alarm, 1:08 p.m.; Vasa Children's Home, 5225 Highway 61 Blvd., fire alarm, 1:26 p.m. RIVER TRAFFIC Wednesday: L.J. Sullivan, 12 barges, down, 2:31 p.m.; George King, 9 barges, down, 4:23 p.m.; Martha R. Ingram, 15 barges, down, 9:08 p.m. TRAFFIC COURT The following cases of area residents were processed in Goodhue County District Court.
14-and-under baseball ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. -- Red Wing AA defeated St. Paul Park 3-0 Monday. Kenny Kuyath picked up the win on the mound as he pitched all seven innings. He gave up just one hit and struck out 11. Kuyath added an RBI single on offense, while Seth Karlsrud had a triple, Aaron Johnson belted a double and Ross Niehues, Kevin Wadley and Jake Laffey added singles for Red Wing (6-1-1). 12-and-under softball The Red Wing Aces lost the consolation championship game of the Red Wing Invitational Saturday.
To The Editor: In my 74 years, and all of them living in Red Wing, I have spent countless hours on the shorelines of the river and Lake Pepin. What I witnessed in Bay City where the Pro Walleye contest was held three days prior was one of the most disgusting things I've ever seen. Just along the small stretch of road that is open shoreline, there were more than 50 dead walleyes some of them big walleyes.
The message to the Red Wing City Council was clear: People in town are willing to plant flowers, mow city lawns or stock library shelves if valued city services can be spared from the budget-cutting ax. A roomful of residents urged council members during a town hall meeting Tuesday to expand volunteer programs and get creative as they look to trim $1.2 million from the city's 2004 budget. "The potential is there," said Sal Baringer, a member of the Public Library board. Many residents said they don't want to see the quality of life diminish due to short-term financial dif
Today Bloodmobile, until 7 p.m., Cannon Falls St. Pius V Catholic Church. Al-Anon, 6:30 p.m., Friendship House, 480 W. Eighth St. Newcomers Book Club, 7:30 p.m., Jimmy's Pub. Alcoholics Anonymous (12-step meeting), 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Thursday Dawnbreakers Kiwanis, 6:45 a.m., St. James Hotel. Golden Kiwanis, 11 a.m., Young's Cabin. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Noontime Kiwanis, noon, St. James Hotel. Bloodmobile, 1-7 p.m.
POLICE/SHERIFF Jail book-ins Tuesday Freddy Aviles, 26, West St.
The buyer is good, the offer is fair and the time is right. That's what members of the Red Wing School Board said Monday as they voted to sell Jefferson Elementary School to Red Wing Area Seniors for $1.2 million. The deal, which supporters say is a win-win situation for the seniors and the community, could be finalized this fall. Nancy Swanson, executive director of Red Wing Area Seniors, said the organization is eager to move to a permanent location. She told the board a campaign to collect the $1.2 million could be wrapped up by Sept. 30.
Dawnbreakers Kiwanis Dawnbreakers Kiwanis will meet at 6:45 a.m. Thursday at the St. James Hotel. Lisa Skipton, Goodhue County land-use director, will talk about the comprehensive plan. Golden Kiwanis Golden Kiwanis will have a picnic at 11 a.m. Thursday at Young's Cabin. The Rev. Tom Kommers, new priest at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, will speak. Noontime Kiwanis Noontime Kiwanis will meet at noon Thursday at the St. James Hotel.
At Fairview Red Wing: June 15, 2003 Genavieve Hazel Griffeth was born Sunday to Anita Jo Yliniemi and Brent Allan Griffeth of Red Wing.