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The Red Wing girls golf team has been ranked No. 1 in Class AA since the very first shot last season. For two years, the Wingers have held that top billing. And they're not about to relinquish it. The Wingers will shoot for their third straight Class AA crown Tuesday and Wednesday at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn. After losing seniors Mallery Voigt and Sam Braschler, many people were unsure how the Wingers would compete in 2003.
FRONTENAC -- Stopping halfway up a steep path overlooking the Mississippi River, Jane Shafland's comment probably echoed that of other weekend hikers. "This would not be for the faint of heart," said a half-joking Shafland, gazing up a shaded and winding trail at Frontenac State Park. Shafland and her husband, Dan, were among more than 150 groups who hiked, picnicked, watched birds and gazed at the river during an open house Sunday at the park. The event drew many visitors because permit fees were waived for the day, but it was curiosity that brought Dean Schaubhet
Three particular students at Red Wing High School are taking special pride in their work as they complete their year-long wood shop projects. Dave Glover's independent special education wood shop class, consisting of Jacob Allen, Shane Munsen and Chad Shafer, have completed a gliding porch bench, a nightstand and a gun cabinet. They are students with mild physical or mental disabilities who have passed intense safety classes and are experienced with various woodworking tools. "My goal was to get every kid in special ed into shop class," Glover said.
Today ADHD support group, 5 p.m., ArtReach. Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5 p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Red Wing Sister Cities Commission, 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Red Wing Human Rights Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall. Sons of Norway board, 6 p.m., United Lutheran Church. Red Wing School Board, 6:30 p.m., Tower View Alternative School. AA/Narcotics Anonymous for teens, 7 p.m., St.
A state engineer overseeing sinkhole repairs on Highway 61 believes the project will help prevent future holes, but a geologist familiar with the area says the problem is more complex. From the beginning, Calvin Alexander said, he has maintained that the road collapse is a larger problem than the Minnesota Department of Transportation would like people to believe.
Today Summer Comedy Silents Series presents "Sherlock Jr." and "Spite Marriage," 7 p.m., Sheldon Theatre. Blue Moon After Hours presents The Bank Porch Band, 7:30 p.m. "The Staggerford Murders," 8 p.m., Jon Hassler Theater, Plainview, Minn. Folk music by the folk trio Waysiders, 8-10 p.m., Rhythm & Brew, Lake City. Lake Pepin Players present Gary Burghoff in "Sylvia," 8 p.m., Allen-Hovde Theater, Pepin. Sunday "The Staggerford Murders," 2 p.m., Plainview. "Sylvia," 2 p.m., Pepin. Tuesday "Tony & Tina's Wedding,
First Friday square dance set in barn The Barn Cats will play for the June First Friday square dance, which will be from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. June 6 in the Music Loft at Hobgoblin Music, Highway 19. A caller will call the tunes. No dance experience is necessary to participate; all ages are welcome. Admission is $5 for adults, $2.50 for 12 and under.
The Red Wing Aces got big hits from veterans Jay and Corey Tauer and Chris Guetzlaff to post a win Friday night. The Aces defeated Dodge Center 5-3 at the Red Wing Athletic Field. It was Youth Night at the game and Manager Corey Tauer said the night was a success. "It was a good night," Tauer said. "We had over 125 kids here.
Fairview Auxiliary Fairview Red Wing Auxiliary board meeting will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the first-floor board room at the Medical Center. Rotary Club Rotary Club will meet at noon Tuesday at the St. James Hotel. Speakers will be Kay Kuhlmann and Karen Mueller from the Grand Excursion.
Monday: crews responded at 7:45 p.m. Monday to ADM Co., 126 La Grange St.; minor damage to cyclone. Wednesday: crews responded at 11:14 a.m. to fire alarm at Red Wing High School; dry ice in science lab set off alarm.