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MINNEAPOLIS -- For three quarters Thursday night, the Red Wing boys basketball team outscored three-time defending state champion Minneapolis Patrick Henry. It's unfortunate, but one bad quarter was all it took. For the second straight season, the Patriots eliminated the Wingers from the state basketball tournament -- this time holding on for a 59-54 victory at Target Center. Red Wing will play Como Park in the third-place game at 4:30 p.m.
CORRECTION Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Eggenberger's correct address is: A1C Michael Eggenberger, 444AEG LRS, APO AE 09367. He is serving overseas and is the son of Lee and Sharon Eggenberger of Lake City. We're sorry for the error. BRIEFS CPR training A few openings remain in the 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday adult CPR class at the St. James Hotel. Call 388-9166 to sign up for the free class. Book sorting Friends of the Library will sort books for the used book sale from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
AMBULANCE RUNS Wednesday: David Jennings from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to Seminary Home, 10:36 a.m.; Loren Fox from hospital to Fairview-University Medical Center, Minneapolis, 7:23 p.m.; no transport from Jordan Tower II, 8:46 p.m.; Victor Mueller from Hi-Park Care Center to hospital, 9:25 p.m. Today: Evelyn Marsh from 433 W. Fourth St. to hospital, 12:57 a.m.; James McCabe from 1412 W. Fourth St. to hospital, 6:31 a.m. TRAIN Eastbound: No. 8 9:04 a.m. daily. Westbound: No. 7 8:49 p.m. daily.
At Fairview Red Wing: March 7, 2003 Hunter Cole was born Friday to Ruth and Cole Hansen of Red Wing. March 14, 2003 Ty'shay Latrese was born Friday to Jennifer and Timothy Staten of Red Wing.
Toastmasters Hiawatha Toastmasters will be host for an area tall tales and international speech competition at 6:30 p.m. March 28 at Hobgoblin music. Guests are welcome to hear local speakers compete. Winners will advance to district competition. For information, call 388-2100 or 388-0998. Happy Circle Happy Circle Extension home study group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Lill Ryan's home.
Why do nurses Ruth Hurt and Brenda Hernke look forward to their jobs each day at Cannon Falls Community Hospital? What attracted Eddy Wuorenma to his job as Hager City postmaster? Does the task of watching barges pass through U.S. Lock & Dam 3 ever get monotonous for Judy Kiges and Karen Randall? And who has known someone who worked in a sewer pipe factory? "Working for a Living" -- jobs of the present and past -- is the title of this year's Progress Edition. The four-part edition will be inserted as the second section to the newspaper next week.
Dan Ludwig reacted to news of another war in the Gulf region with the same emotions as many others who have been through a major military conflict.
Red Wing senior Marcus Schmit has been selected to play with the out-state team in the Minnesota high school football all-star game June 28 at Macalester College in St. Paul. Schmit will represent the Wingers as a wide receiver. "He feels pretty good about (being selected)," said Coach Paul Schmit, who is also Marcus' father. "It should be a lot of fun. They treat the kids really nice at this event. They really take care of them." -- Speaking of All-Star games: Red Wing boys basketball coach Kraig Ulveling will coach in this year's Coaches Association basketball All-Star game.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Nineteen-year-old Airman Dwayne (Dewey) Evan Davison died Monday from injuries he suffered when hit by a pickup on Thomas Drive in Panama City Saturday morning. Davison, a native of Lake City, Minn., had been in critical condition at Bay Medical Center's intensive care unit since the wreck. Davison and two friends, Danny Dubard, 18, and Eric Stratton, 20, were walking "well off the roadway" Saturday morning, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said, when a Toyota pickup driven by Brandon Ryan Davis, 21, of Crestview, Fla., veered onto the shoulder.
Tuesday: Timothy Murray from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to Fairview-University Medical Center, 9:05 a.m.; Curtis Wandmacher from hospital to Fairview-University Medical Center, 3:24 pm.; Dorothy Carlson from 1913 Perlich Ave., #203, to hospital, 6:49 p.m.; Alice Giellis from hospital to Fairview-University Medical Center, 6:59 p.m.; Nicole Caturia from County Road 3, Hay Creek, to hospital, 8:52 p.m. Today: Duane Wagenmann from 1305 Southwood Ave. to hospital, 12:04 a.m.