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Xcel Energy is seeking another reduction in property taxes on its facilities. The change could have significant impact on Goodhue County, Auditor/Treasurer /Assessor Brad Johnson told Goodhue County commissioners Tuesday. "This would have a statewide impact and could vary from county to county," Johnson said.
BASEBALL Red Wing 6, New Prague 4 Kingsland 1, Goodhue 0 Eau Claire Immanuel 9, Pepin 5 SOFTBALL New Prague 2, Red Wing 1 Winona Cotter 6, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 1 Kenyon-Wanamingo 3, Holy Family 1 Kingsland 15, Goodhue 3 TENNIS Red Wing 7, Hutchinson 0
Red Wing boys track and field coach Jerry Schaubach is a math teacher which might help explain his post-meet interview with the press. "Every meet we have pluses and minuses," Schaubach said.
American Legion American Legion Auxiliary Post 54 will have their last meeting of the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Legion clubrooms. Goodhue Pioneers Goodhue Pioneer Club will have a noon potluck Friday in the Goodhue Community Center. Woman's Study Club Red Wing Woman's Study Club will meet at noon Friday at Kathy Hutchson's home, 1117 Wildflower Court. Officers will be introduced.
One month after opening in its new location at 2918 South Service Drive in Red Wing, Fiesta Mexicana still is experiencing a booming business -- and it's in space more than twice the size of the former building. "But we don't want to get too big," said Annee Solis, who owns the restaurant and its Rochester counterpart with her former husband, Jorge.
RIVER TRAFFIC Monday: Jacob Michael Eckstein, 2 barges, up, 2:51 a.m.; Magnolia, 3 barges, down, 2:48 p.m.; Eddie Touchette, 2 barges, down, 3:40 p.m. TRAIN Eastbound: No. 8 9:04 a.m. daily. Westbound: No. 7 8:49 p.m. daily.
LAKE CITY -- The Lake City boys and girls golf teams claimed both team titles during a Hiawatha Valley League meet at Lake City Country Club Monday. For the boys, the Tigers fired 160, beating Zumbrota-Mazeppa (170) and Cannon Falls (170) by 10 shots. Kenyon-Wanamingo placed fifth at 185. Sean Olson of Zumbrota-Mazeppa earned medalist honors with a one-under par 34. Josh Hinsch carded a 42 for the Cougars and Joel Varner had 46. Mike Kruse rounded out the scoring with 48. Lucas Schumacher turned in another good score to lead the Tigers, firing an even-par 35.
Elementary orchestra classes will be eliminated and general music and band classes will be combined at Twin Bluff Middle School, following action Monday night by the Red Wing School Board. The elimination of fifth-grade orchestra has met with resistance from many parents whose children are involved in orchestra. Five parents spoke at the meeting. "A lot of these kids have invested a lot," parent Nina Verin said. "The community has really benefited from them." Many suggested fund raising to keep the program and asked if other avenues could be taken. Supt.
Top students attended the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference, "My Time to Shine." "I had high expectations of these students and they came through," said BPA adviser Doris Gruber. Red Wing High School senior chapter members Emily Ekblad, Dustin Lindstrom and Aaron Maki, as well as Gruber, joined more than 5,000 secondary and post-secondary students Wednesday through Sunday in Dallas. They participated in business skills competition, workshops, certification testing, and the national officer candidate campaigns and elections.
Today Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5 p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Green Party, 6 p.m., Lincoln High School, Lake City. Red Wing School Board, 6:30 p.m., Sunnyside Elementary School. Red Wing Lodge 8 AF&AM, 7 p.m., Masonic Temple. AA/Narcotics Anonymous for teens, 7 p.m., St.