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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.
So, as this year draws to a close and our Aerie days are over, we have a few thoughts concerning this matter. The Class of 2003 can be defined in one word : average. This is not to say that we didn't contribute to Red Wing High School. We simply went about this in our own way which in most cases was out of the public eye. This year's senior class is a perfect balance of ambitious overachievers, underachievers and a large number of students who lie in between the extremes. Throughout our education, we have all learned what it means to be an individual.
This edition's student spotlight shines on Weston Kramp, a sophomore at Red Wing High School. He was chosen because of his interesting and rather unusual hobby -- bug collecting. What first interested you in bug collecting? "When I was 3, I saw my mom's collection and wanted to start my own," he said. Are you in any groups or organizations? If so, have you won any awards for your collections? "I won a reserve champion ribbon in 4-H. I've also won a few blue ribbons on my other collections." He also collects foreign coins and currency.
The Prairie Island Native American community has been generating attention this legislative session for the cards it holds in the nuclear waste debate at the nearby Xcel Energy nuclear power plant. But Prairie Island, and the other tribes that profit handsomely from casinos, are equally embroiled in the debate over whether to expand gambling in Minnesota. The push to expand gambling beyond the borders of reservations is not new, but the flush economy kept the idea from moving forward in previous years.
Today 85-mile garage sale, until 5 p.m., around Lake Pepin. Car seat safety check, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Trenton Cemetery annual meeting, 10 a.m., cemetery. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Sunday 85-mile garage sale, until 5 p.m., around Lake Pepin. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. (Big Book) and 8 p.m.
Red Wing had more hits and fewer errors than Cannon Falls but wasn't able to take advantage of that and suffered a 7-1 loss in the nonconference game Friday night. "We just couldn't capitalize," Red Wing Coach Brian Auge said. "We didn't capitalize and they did. "We outhit them and were still outscored by six runs.
Art, music planned at Crossings ZUMBROTA -- "Life Light Love" is the theme of an art exhibit at Crossings at Carnegie. Katelyn Mariah, artist and writer, and Gary Hansberger, musician and poet, united to "bring the invisible into form, " organizers said. On May 9, the artists will be joined by musician Aryk Allyn for a program of spiritual music and paintings. On May 10, Crossings will present a solo show by former Red Wing singer, songwriter and guitarist Cam Waters.