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Residents across the nation deserve to find out the results of the presidential election on a timely and reasonable basis. Legislation under consideration threatens to keep Wisconsin residents in the dark -- at the whim of election officials. Assembly bill 113 proposes that clerks withhold from public inspection records of the canvass of the presidential election until 10 o'clock that night. The consequences are clear for the public.
Red Wing's Al Harteneck threw his 10th perfect game Wednesday night. Harteneck bowled the perfecto in the Businessmen's League at Nybo's Lanes. It was his third game of the night. He scored a 245 and 236 in his first two games to finish with a 781 series, which was the high series of the night. The 45-year-old now has 10 perfect games on his resume.
ST. PAUL -- Allowing more nuclear waste to be stored in Minnesota either is good for business or is nuclear racism, depending upon who does the analysis. The dispute's two sides on Wednesday began debating a House bill to allow Xcel Energy to store more nuclear waste at its Prairie Island and Monticello plants. Discussion will continue Tuesday, and maybe Wednesday, on a bill written by Rep. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake.
Hospice memorials Red Wing Regional Hospice received donations in memory of Norman Gilbertson, Joannie Pittinger, Molly Stephenson, Judith Atlee, John Patrick Murphy and Richard Wettern. For information, call 385-3410.
AMBULANCE RUNS Wednesday: Nicole Wohlers from 24219 Highway 61 Blvd. to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 6:38 a.m.; no transport from Highway 58 and Danielson Drive, 4:51 p.m.; Lois Gates from Seminary Home to hospital, 7:50 p.m.; Nathan Taylor from 1977 Chokya St. to hospital. Today: Nathan Taylor from hospital to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 1:20 a.m.; Marya Tomczik from hospital to St. Marys, 3:56 a.m. BUILDING PERMITS Residential: George Haugen, 1948 W.
Jail book-ins Sunday Bryce Suess, 22, Grand Meadow, Minn., by Red Wing police, first-degree property damage, theft, possession of burglary tools, driving after revocation. Monday Steven Back, 19, Racine, Wis., by Red Wing police, property damage, theft, attempted theft, possession of burglary tools. Matthew Fromdahl, 19, Rochester, by Red Wing police, property damage, theft, attempted theft, possession of burglary tools. Timothy Lange, 38, address unknown, by Dakota County, warrant for theft by check, issuance of dishonored check; released.
Today Al-Anon, 6:30 p.m., Friendship House, 480 W. Eighth St. Alcoholics Anonymous (12-step meeting), 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Thursday Dawnbreakers Kiwanis, 6:45 a.m., St. James Hotel. Hiawatha Valley Society for Human Resource Management, 8 a.m., Southeast Technical College. Tax assistance, 9-11:30 a.m., Red Wing Health Center; 1-4 p.m., Red Wing Senior Center. Golden Kiwanis, 9:30 a.m., St. James Hotel. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Noontime Kiwanis, noon, St.
Players for the first Republican Eagle All-Area charity basketball game have been selected. The game is at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at the Red Wing High School gym. The game will be co-ed, featuring some of the best basketball players from the area. Autographed items from local professional sports teams are to be raffled off during the event.
ELLSWORTH -- A couple from Ellsworth and their 3-year-old daughter were killed and an Ellsworth man was injured when two vehicles collided Tuesday night on County Road V in Pierce County. Todd Zimmer, 30, and Michelle Zimmer, 29, were dead at the scene. Haylee Zimmer, 3, died a short time later at River Falls Hospital, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. The accident happened about 8:40 p.m. on County Road V one-fifth of a mile east of County Road C in Hartland Township.