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Representatives of local governing bodies will be meeting Thursday evening in Zumbrota to assess what's been done to meet the first round of budget reductions. If they've done their homework, they ought to run out of flip charts. The League of Minnesota Cities has rolled out its response to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed cuts to local government aid.
Red Wing baseball coach Brian Auge said his team came away from Monday's game "a little better and a little tougher" despite a loss. The Wingers lost 3-2 in nine innings to Rochester Mayo in a nonconference contest. "This was an outstanding high school baseball game," Auge said. "Both teams played well." The Wingers took an early lead with a run in the fourth inning. Nick Carlson reached base on an error and was moved to second and then third by sacrifice bunts from Dave Jenson and Marcus Schmit.
BASEBALL Rochester Mayo 3, Red Wing 2 Lewiston-Altura 6, Goodhue 2 Lewiston-Altura 6, Goodhue 1 SOFTBALL Lewiston-Altura 13, Goodhue 0 Lewiston-Altura 15, Goodhue 2 Randolph 7, Kenyon-Wanamingo 4
Today Pierce County Board of Health, 6 p.m., office. Wacouta Town Board, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Hiawatha Toastmasters, 6:30 p.m., Red Wing Senior Center. "Parenting for Prevention Celebrating 10 Years of KIDS: Handle With Care," 7 p.m., Red Wing High School. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Wednesday Business and Professional Women's Colloquiu, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. , Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Women's Network, noon, St.
The following cases of area residents were processed in Goodhue County District Court. Fines do not necessarily include surcharges or other fees. April 3: Thomas Skulski, Hager City, no valid license watercraft, $15; Mark Blaisdell, Lake City, false information to officer, $100, two days jail; Delores Erath, Zumbrota, dumping of garbage, $200; Debra Floren, Kenyon, speeding (64-55), $40; Daniel Nelson, Kenyon, speeding (51-30), $70; Troy Rasmussen, Zumbrota, speeding (73-55), $60; Jacob St.
Red Wing School Board took action Monday night that will ultimately reduce 30 teaching positions and nine programs within the district. Forty-six positions are in jeopardy as the board slices some $2.2 million from the district's $23 million budget for $2003-04. The cuts are necessary to pull the district out of statutory operating debt. Thirty-five tenured employees -- including Sue Wolter, president of the local teachers union -- were placed on an unrequested leave of absence and have the right to request a hearing.
At Fairview Red Wing: April 9, 2003 Ethan Andrew was born Wednesday to Heidi and Aaron Aslakson of Red Wing. April 12, 2003 Carson Adam was born Saturday to Julie and Adam Trok of Hager City. April 15, 2003 Hayden Robert was born Tuesday to Julie and Brent Wyatt of Red Wing.
RIVER TRAFFIC Friday: Prosperity, 8 barges, down, 4:10 a.m.; Myra Eckstein, 11 barges, down, 4:55 p.m.; Jeffboat, 15 barges, up, 7:15 p.m.; Magnolia, 3 barges, down 9:15 p.m.; R. Clayton McWhorsten, 9 barges, up, 10 p.m. Saturday: Magnolia, 3 barges, down, 1:59 a.m.; Penny Eckstein, 5 barges, up, 3:10 p.m.; Jeffboat, 12 barges, down, 7:55 p.m. Sunday: Kathy Ellen, 8 barges, up, 12:14 a.m.; Hal D.
Property valuations Goodhue County Assessor's office mailed 2003 valuation notices to all property owners whether the value changed or not. People questioning their proposed value or classification may contact 385-3006. The Board of Appeal and Equalization will meet May 1. Golden Kiwanis Golden Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the St. James Hotel. Robin Fortier will talk about activities at Red Wing Senior Center. Noontime Kiwanis Noontime Kiwanis will meet at noon Thursday at the St.
Finding the perfect gown is a big stress for many high school girls as prom swiftly approaches. Scheduling hair appointments, manicures, finding the perfect shoes, jewelry, corsage, and, don't forget -- the date, all become minor details, well sort of, compared to choosing the gown of choice. Red Wing students Nicole and Katrina Lash had their work especially cut out for them when trying to search for dresses that met the requirements of their religion. The Lashes are from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, better known as the Mormon Church.