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Mississippi Shuffle Mississippi Shuffle planning committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church. All interested organizers should attend. Vasa Farmerettes Vasa Friendly Farmerettes will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at Rosann Pearson's home. Note change of location. Saddle Club Hay Creek Valley Saddle Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Labor Union Hall on Third Street. TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at St.
AMBULANCE RUNS Thursday: Francis Lieffring from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to United Hospital, St. Paul, 9 a.m.; Vicki Berquist from 2488 Malmquist Ave. to hospital, 9:40 a.m.; Eileen Anderson from hospital to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 12:27 p.m.; Eleanor Peterson from Jordan Tower I to hospital, 1:59 p.m. TRAFFIC COURT The following cases of area residents were processed in Goodhue County District Court. Fines do not necessarily include surcharges or other fees imposed by the court. Feb.
Joel Schrimpf of Goodhue qualified for the NCAA Division II National Wrestling Championships after placing in the top four at the North Central Conference Championships. Schrimpf, who wrestles for Minnesota State University, Mankato, placed fourth in the 184 weight class to earn the trip. Three of his teammates will accompany him March 14-15 to Wheeling, W.V., for the big meet. Schrimpf's last appearance at the NCAA Tournament was during the 2000-01 season. -- Luke Witt of Red Wing continues to shine for SC Bayer Uerdingen 05, the team he plays professionally for in Germany.
AMBULANCE RUNS Tuesday: Howard Kunz from Fairview Red Wing Clinic to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 11:10 a.m.; no transport from 1940 Audrey Ave., 8:14 p.m. Wednesday: Harold Grabitske from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to St. Marys, 1 a.m.; Shane Greenlee from Welch Village Ski Area to hospital,2:41 p.m.; Marilyn Perrete from Welch Village to hospital, 9:23 p.m.; Chris Wiech from 180 Charles Ave. to hospital, 11:30 p.m. TRAFFIC COURT The following cases of area residents were processed in Goodhue County District Court.
Today Gamblers Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Assembly of God Church. Social Singles, 6:30 p.m., B Wells, Frontenac. Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission, 7 p.m., Community Development Building. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Friday Tax assistance, 9 a.m.-noon, Red Wing Senior Center. Red Cross Bloodmobile, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. Church Women United, 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church. Alcoholics Anonymous, 2 p.m.
Red Wing Shoe Co. honored recognized employees for extraordinary efforts and accomplishments in 2002 at its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday. Eric Bantley, who joined the company 18 months ago from Rocky Boots, was singled out for product development. He created 74 styles since his arrival, including styles of fishing, hunting and casual shoes. He developed the safest boat shoe among 17 competitive shoes tested by a leading boating publication. Irish Setter business increased from roughly 100,000 pair sales in 2001 to more than 200,000 pairs in 2002.
ZUMBROTA -- A community notification meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School for Bruce Tiedemann, a Level Three sex offender who recently moved to rural Zumbrota. According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections, Tiedemann, 27, "has a history of forced sexual contact with adult females," and he "has bound victims and used physical force to gain compliance." Tiedemann was not known to his victims, the DOC said. Tiedemann was released from prison in December 2001 and settled in Mazeppa. He moved to rural Zumbrota on Feb.
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Today Tax assistance, 6-8 p.m., Red Wing Public Library. Red Wing Wildlife League, 6 p.m., Izaak Walton clubhouse. 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 Pierce County Highway Committee, 8:30 a.m., highway office. 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. Hospice's Coffee and Conversation, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Seminary Plaza.