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Trains adjusted their schedules so travelers would arrive in Red Wing on time to take a meal at Clara's House, as the St. James Hotel was affectionately called during her tenure. This year Sturdiwheat is introducing a bread-pudding mix based on the recipe of Clara Lillyblad, proprietress of the St. James Hotel from 1931 to 1972.
Today Goodhue County Horticultural Society, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church. Chapter ET of PEO, 7 p.m., Jan Roseen's home. AA/Narcotics Anonymous for teens, 7 p.m., St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Alcoholics Anonymous (nonsmoking), 8 p.m., United Lutheran Church. Tuesday Goodhue County Board, 9:30 a.m., Government Center. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Baby story time, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Red Wing Public Library. Rotary, noon, St.
AMBULANCE RUNS Thursday: Helen Goulet from Fairview Seminary Home to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 10:15 a.m., and back, 11 a.m.; Ben Jacobsen from Welch Village Ski Area to hospital, 3:52 p.m.; Florence Tefft from 814 Aurora Circle to hospital, 11:04 p.m. Friday: Carole Beckler from 433 W. Fourth St. to hospital, 10:23 a.m.; Johanna Johnson from Welch Village Ski Area to hospital, 2:28 p.m.; Doris Wilson from Jordan Tower 1 to hospital, 3:08 p.m.; no transport from Jordan Tower, 5:12 p.m.; Robert Hilleshiem from 433 W. Fourth St.
A nontraditional class for students with emotional behavioral disorders, and some Native American students, is opening new doors and hope for those who previously had little to strive for. "You've got a bond here with them that you could never have in an office," said Chris Rogers, Red Wing High School social worker. He was bundling up before hiking a trail near Hay Creek where his class would be building a winter shelter. Rogers teaches a winter survival course that is run through the Student Educational Adventure program.
Residents of Red Wing and other communities who have participated in Blandin Foundation's community leadership program well understand the organization's commitment to the vitality of rural Minnesota. So it's little surprise that the foundation has stepped to the plate once again by announcing it is shifting its priorities to focus solely on economic development. Said Paul Olson, longtime president of the foundation: "The opportunity for rural communities to review their economy is where our attention needs to be.
NORTHFIELD, Minn. -- The Red Wing gymnastics team placed sixth out of eight teams at the Northfield invitational Saturday. The Wingers had a team score of 129.25. Northfield won the invitational with a score of 142.95. "We need to break the 130 barrier," Coach Beth Mayer said. "We've been very consistent. We've been right at 129 for a while. But when you add up everyone's season bests, we are in the mid-130s. We just need to have everyone do their best on the same night." Tami Klenke led the Wingers on the vault with a 19th-place finish.
A 34-year-old elementary school teacher living in Cannon Falls faces multiple charges of sexual misconduct with a child. Ari Levie is on leave from his third-grade teaching position at Northview Elementary School in Eagan, Minn.
Red Wing boys basketball Coach Kraig Ulveling thought the Wingers played their best game of the season as they knocked off Farmington 70-51 Friday night in the Missota Conference. The Wingers played well at both ends of the floor. "We really busted the game open in the first quarter," Ulveling said. The Wingers outscored the Tigers 24-11 in the opening frame. Aaron Motz paced Red Wing with 17 points, including four 3-pointers. Patrick Herzog pumped in 12 points and Marcus Schmit had 10. Dan Folkerds scored nine points off the bench, including three 3-pointers.
Today Stampin' with the Spirit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Immanuel School, Hay Creek. Peace vigil,10 a.m., John Rich Park. Romance author Lois Greiman, 10 a.m., Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Bel-va-dears, 2 p.m., Ethel Bollum's home. Sons of Norway, 2 p.m., Jordan Tower II. Sunday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. (Big Book) and 8 p.m.
BOYS BASKETBALL Red Wing 70, Farmington 51 Byron 65, Cannon Falls 23 Goodhue 78, Wabasha-Kellogg 52 Prescott 51, Ellsworth 45 (OT) GIRLS BASKETBALL Cannon Falls 42, Byron 31 Wabasha-Kellogg 41, Goodhue31 Colfax 38, Plum City 37 Lake City 45, Stewartville 37 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 49, Kasson-Mantorville 34 Rochester Lourdes 46, Kenyon-Wanamingo 31 BOYS HOCKEY Holy Angels 4, Red Wing 1