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Three very different types of live entertainment are scheduled next weekend at the Sheldon Theatre -- a blues band, a rock program with nine high school bands, and a men's chorus that specializes in Broadway show tunes. Tickets are available from the box office, 385-3667, by calling (800) 899-5759 toll-free, or on the Web at www.sheldontheatre.org . Chicago Blues The final Club Sheldon event of the season will feature Jimmy Johnson and His Chicago Blues Band at 8 p.m. April 4.
Red Wing School Board will get a little extra time to evaluate which, and how many, teachers will be laid off for the 2003-04 school year. Education Minnesota Red Wing, the teachers' union, offered to change contract language that required layoffs to be final June 1. The district now has until the state deadline of July 1. The School Board subsequently canceled its meeting Thursday night at which time it was scheduled to begin issuing layoff notices. With the June 1 deadline waived, Supt.
Social Singles Social Singles dance is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight today at the Gas-Lite on Highway 10 between Ellsworth and Prescott. A DJ will play requests from the 1950s and '60s. for information, call (715) 448-2082. TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly will weigh in at 5 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
To The Editor: Everyone has the right to an opinion; that is freedom of speech. I do have a problem when they are laying in the middle of the street and blocking doorways and whatever else they are doing. Watch the news. Do you see "Liberate Iraq" protesters getting arrested? No. The anti-war protesters are being arrested all the time. Don''t get me wrong. I wish there wasn't a war. But there is and I as an American am going to support all our troops over there. Do you watch the news? Maybe you should.
Tuesday: Clara Sobaski from Highways 35 and 63 to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 11:09 p.m. Thursday: Harlyn Borgschatz from hospital to Fairview Southdale, 7:39 a.m.; Alex Jeldes from Vasa Children's Home to hospital, 4:18 p.m., and return, 8:16 p.m.
The Senate Republican Caucus brought its message Thursday to Red Wing in a town hall-style meeting at the Goodhue County Justice Center. The meeting is one of several designed to hit areas of the state that have wavering Republican support, said Sara Amaden, caucus communications director. The caucus expects more such meetings in the coming months. Senate Minority Leader Dick Day of Owatonna was accompanied by Sens. Pat Pariseau, R-Farmington, and Claire Robling, R-Prior Lake.
Today ELC winter camping program, 6-7:30 p.m., Frontenac State Park. Hiawatha Toastmasters' tall tales and international speech competition, 6:30 p.m., Hobgoblin Music. Arts Alive stage show, 7 p.m., Sheldon Theatre. Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church. "The Nut Factory," 8 p.m., Zumbrota. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Saturday Friends of the Library used book sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Red Wing Public Library. Tree pruning class, 8:45 a.m., depart Dressen's, Hay Creek.
Wednesday: Mona Butler from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 7:27 a.m.; Susan Janisch from Norwood Products to hospital, 8:31 a.m.; Randall Carlson from hospital to Fairview-University Medical Center, 11:07 a.m.; Carol Ryshavy from 2606 Malmquist Ave. to hospital, 7:30 p.m., and to Fairview-University Medical Center, 9:44 p.m.
At Fairview Red Wing: March 10, 2003 Emma Janie Lowrie was born Monday to Kristin Albers and Jason Lowrie of Red Wing. March 22, 2003 Alek Chester Schulenberg was born Saturday to Angie Kreye and Dustin Schulenberg of Red Wing. At Lake City Hospital: March 20, 2003 Sadie Elizabeth Baures was born Thursday to Jennifer Baures of Lake City. Ryann Elizabeth was born Thursday to Bobbi and Mike Willers Lake City. March 24, 2003 Emeliya Rose was born Monday to Miranda and Paul Dose of Lake City.
Care packages from home boost troop morale in times of war. During the Vietnam War, Red Cross volunteers gathered to fill coffee cans with homemade goodies packed in popcorn. This war is different.