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At Lake City Hospital: April 5, 2003 Edgar Estrada Jr. was born Saturday to Laura and Edgar Estrada of Lake City. April 9, 2003 Ariana Maurene Malles was born this morning to Amanda Moyer and Thomas Malles of Lake City.
Today Student printmaking exhibit, until 6:30 p.m., Tower View Alternative School. Neighborhood and Parks Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall. Carnival, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Colvill Family Center. Cancer support group, 6 p.m., Fairview Red Wing Professional and Community Center. Home Stretch, 6 p.m., Jordan Tower II. Hiawatha Toastmasters, 6:30 p.m., Red Wing Senior Center. Izaak Walton League, 6:30 p.m., clubhouse. U.S.
White Rock Bank has opened a loan production office in the Riverfront Centre downtown. The Cannon Falls-based bank plans to open a 4,000 square-foot branch at the intersection of Tyler Road and Highway 61 this fall. The full-service facility is expected to have three drive-up windows and a drive-up automatic transaction machine. The downtown office will primarily offer real estate, consumer and commercial loans. Lynette Smerud is the loan production office manager. Bank President Joe Tapp said the bank chose to open a branch in Red Wing due to customer demand.
The Senate DFL plan to erase the state's deficit -- taxing Minnesotans another $1 billion -- reminds us of cash-poor individuals who seize the opportunity to buy an item on sale for $1,200, saving $300 from the originally marked price of $1,500. They forget they're still spending money they don't have. Senate DFLers argue that their plan balances the budget in a fairer way than the plan Gov. Tim Pawlenty and House Republicans propose.
Juanita Society Juanita Sewing Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Red Men Club. Members should bring a $3 gift and a snack to share. Noontime Kiwanis Noontime Kiwanis will meet at noon Thursday at the St. James Hotel. A committee meeting day is planned with a presentation on the club by the president. Anderson Center Tower View Alternative School student printmaking exhibit will be open from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Anderson Center. Cancer support group Cancer support group will meet at 6 p.m.
AMBULANCE RUNS Friday: No transport from parking lot behind Ben Franklin Store, 11:20 a.m.; Florence Peterson from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to Fairview Seminary Home, 1:23 p.m.; Sylvan Anderson from hospital to Fairview University Medical Center, Minneapolis, 2:12 p.m.; Austin Blue from 1012 West Ave to hospital, 4:47 p.m.; no transport from Withers Harbor Drive and Highway 61, 5:03 p.m.; Marlene Martin from Highway 35 south of County Road D in Bay City to hospital, 5:35 p.m. Saturday: No transport from 719 Beech St., 4:37 a.m.; Tanya Nibbe from hospital to St.
Sitting in small, old-style desks from a rural school, dancing a traditional Norwegian jig and touching an albino python gave from Twin Bluff Middle School students a hands-on experience at the Goodhue County Historical Museum. The Historical Society is providing the annual Developing Awareness of Students' History DASH program for Goodhue County students in grades 4-6. About 485 students from Twin Bluff Middle School, Kenyon-Wanamingo Middle School, St. John's Lutheran School, Concordia Lutheran School, St.
BRIEFS Neighborhood committee Neighborhood and Parks Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the mayor's office at City Hall. TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Hay Creek Township Hay Creek Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Town Hall. Road maintenance bids will be awarded at 7:30 p.m. Toastmasters Hiawatha Toastmasters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Red Wing Senior Center. Theme is "Tax time."
Rep. Jerry Dempsey, R-Red Wing, said budget targets announced by House Republican leadership do a good job of addressing some of the shortfalls in the governor's budget. No tax increase is proposed, but the House Republican plan increases spending for nursing homes and senior programs, and helps local governments by protecting more local government aid. "We make a few changes in spending priorities to help some of the most vulnerable Minnesotans." Dempsey said in a prepared statement.
Members of the Red Wing Weightlifting Club competed at the USA National Junior Weightlifting Championships in Orlando, Fla. March 28-30. Simon Klimesh, Paul Gronvall and Matt Kleffman represented Red Wing on Team Minnesota. All three were competing at the national level for the first time. Klimesh finished 12th in the 62 kg weight class. He had a snatch of 165 pounds (75 kg) and a clean and jerk of 226 pounds (102.5 kg) for a total of 391 pounds (177.5 kg). Gronvall placed sixth in the 85 kg weight class.