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An underground fire on East Fifth Street caused a major power outage throughout Red Wing around 11:40 a.m. Thursday, March 29. The outage was caused by a fault in an underground feeder, Xcel Energy said Friday. The company was working to determine the cause of the fault and make repairs.
Q: How do I stop peddlers from coming to my door? I'm elderly, and I don't like unlocking my door to a stranger. A: Your question comes at an excellent time, the Red Wing Police Department always see an increase in solicitors, peddlers or transient merchants complaints during the spring and summer months. This is a great opportunity to provide our community members with the law affecting solicitors and also provide some safety and educational tips. Red Wing City Code Section #6.22 Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants.
Years ago there tended to be three distinct times in a person's life — childhood, adulthood and old age. Children attended school, typically through grade 8 but sometimes through college. Jobs and labor followed, with people working as long as they could. And if you lived long enough, you had the twilight years. Today, many people can be a student, a worker and/or a senior citizen at the same time.
An underground fire on Fifth Street caused power outages throughout the city of Red Wing around 11:40 a.m., Thursday, March 29, according to a city news release. The outages prompted early closings of Red Wing schools, which will release students 90 minutes early.
Women Cents will host its version of the TV show "Shark Tank" Tuesday April 24 at Mandy's Coffee and Cafe. The event begins with social time at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program 6-7 p.m. Three local charitable groups will "compete" for the evening's donations by pitching a current need. Attendees will be asked to be judges and cast votes following the brief presentations.
So far, the Red Wing Bridge project has progressed with minimal traffic impacts to the Mississippi River crossing or the downtown area. This is about to change.
The Red Wing City Council will hold a budget workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in City Hall council chambers. This workshop will be the first in a series throughout the year as the council builds its 2019 budget. This meeting will cover the basics of the budgeting process and an examination of revenue sources. Citizens are encouraged to come learn more about how the city budget is put together. For more information, call 651-385-3618.
GOODHUE — Mark Diercks is an occasional trout angler and full-time beef farmer whose 300-acre operation includes some of the most erosion-prone cropland in Goodhue County. His 17-acre bluff-top field in Belvidere Township drains into a coldwater trout stream and, eventually, Lake Pepin, a widening of the Mississippi River. Throughout the Mississippi River/Lake Pepin Watershed, the Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District is targeting dozens of sites like Diercks' with a $545,000 project designed to improve water quality and trout habitat.
Churches Around the Park to conclude Lenten series on Friday A host of pastors will participate in ecumenical Good Friday worship noon March 30 at United Lutheran Church. The service of readings and prayers will be the capstone to the Churches of the Park Lenten series. Throughout the season leading up to Easter, Christ Episcopal, Church Church of St. Joseph, First Lutheran, First Presbyterian, First United Methodist, St. Paul's Lutheran and United Lutheran churches have taken turns providing preachers and sanctuary space for Wednesday evening worship.
On March 21 and 22, 2018, the Minnesota State College Southeast's Band Instrument Repair program hosted a visit from two members of the Atelier staff from Yamaha. They are repair and design specialists that Yamaha has working in California, New York, Europe and Asia.